The Incredible Shrinking Home Office

The Incredible Shrinking Home Office

The home office is going through a startling evolution. Home office PC sales are at their lowest numbers in their history, thanks to the rise of tablet computers and smartphones, which offer unprecedented convenience, mobility, and power. You could even say the...
The Future of Music Is Subscriptions

The Future of Music Is Subscriptions

As I discussed in my previous columns, “The Turntable as Metaphor for Digital Revolution Reluctance” and “What Happened to the Music?” I’m enduring a years-long lament about the evolution—some might say revolution—happening to the...
In Memoriam: Philip “John” Bovberg

In Memoriam: Philip “John” Bovberg

Philip John Bovberg—“John” to family and friends, and “Mr. B” to countless students and fellow educators—passed away at UCLA Medical Center on Monday, December 16. He was 65 years old, given six months of additional life thanks to the generosity of a heart donor....
an interview with emily m. danforth

an interview with emily m. danforth

One of the more satisfying and rich teen breakouts this year has been emily m. danforth’s The Miseducation of Cameron Post, a sprawling coming-of-age novel about the struggles of a gay preteen/teen growing up in the disapproving and conservative/religious atmosphere...