Noah D. Arney

A student affairs professional's musings on books, education, politics, and cooking.



Tag: technology

  • Surface Phone?

    I love my Windows Phone. Unfortunately it’s time to upgrade and I can get a very good Android phone for $200 cheaper than the new Lumia 950. So I’m going to have to say goodbye to the Windows Phone for a few years. That being said Microsoft has done a good thing getting their ecosystem into […]

  • I Am Not a Wallet

    I had this thought last night when trying out Sims Free Play on my phone. Everything takes forever to complete. While most of these pay to speed up games take about one to two minutes to do a task early in the game, just long enough to figure out what else you can do, Sims […]

  • Time for Inside Higher Ed to End Anonymous Comments

    There have been many cases against anonymous comments. Popular science removed their comments entirely for a good reason, as referenced in a New Yorker article: “The editors argued that Internet comments, particularly anonymous ones, undermine the integrity of science and lead to a culture of aggression and mockery that hinders substantive discourse.” Huffington post brought […]

  • On Technological Change

    We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. -Bill Gates