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Entries by Steve Nelson from 10/2011

New York Bike Lanes Are All the Rage

| Posted 10.17.2011 | New York

For 55 years I've ridden and raced bicycles. In these years I have never run into a human being. The respect is not reciprocal. Yet New Yorkers seem acutely interested in seeing that I, and other cyclists, mind our manners.

Occupy Wall Street's Not Just About the Economy

| Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

There's no way to know if this nascent "movement" can even change debit card fees, much less the world. But recognizing and embracing our common humanity is not a bad place to start.

Kill Your Television - The Downside of Technology

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Education

Learning is primarily a social activity, best nurtured through and among relationships. The rote, unimaginative practices that characterize much of today's approach to learning are deeply flawed.