If our country is ever to get out of its current polarized rut, our media habits need to change. People need to get their news from a wide range of sources and go beyond their own echo chambers to get various perspectives on the news. They need news that they can rely on.
While the overall news is good -- more Americans believe climate change is real -- the underlying factors for those that do not are really scary. If there is one argument we just can't win, it's an argument based on ideology. Or can we?
Bill Gates says that his $5 billion experiment in education has not failed. Gates also claims that he trusts in science. That prompted me to reread the National Academy of Sciences' analysis of the failure of test-driven accountability.
Cloud computing may have started out as an emerging trend that only IT professionals could get excited about (or fear), but it has quickly become one of the most important paradigm shifts in business today.
There is a consensus brewing among progressives, big-name foreign policy hands and some neoconservatives that a borders/security strategy is a way to leapfrog over current impediments to progress in Israel and Palestine.