8 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2024

When it comes to using AI, it’s important to remember that these tools can only help. They do not completely do the work for you. Think of AI products as good rough drafts — to reach the level of quality …

How to turn your voice memos into text

Voice notes can be a handy way of recording ideas and reminders while on the go. But in audio form, they have limitations: You can’t easily search through them, and you can’t quickly check them when you need to be …

My McLuhan lecture on enshittification

This is Cory Doctorow at his absolute best, a definitive statement describing enshittification and suggestions on how to counter it.  Enshittification, writes Doctorow, is “a three stage process: First, platforms are good to their users; then they abuse their users …

Passkeys might really kill passwords

It’s clear that the industry is increasingly betting on passkeys as a replacement for passwords, a way to use the internet that is both more secure and more user-friendly. But for all that upside, it’s not always clear how we, …