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Computers, handguns and tequila

“A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history — with the possible exception of handguns and tequila.” –Christopher Harper Mitch Radcliffe? Ratliff?Computers, handguns and tequilaAnd That’s The Way It Will Be… News and Information ina Digital World) Found this quote in a paper written by a student. I’ll have to get that book. Update, 09 Dec: Whoops, it looks like Harper was quoting a…

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College-prep expectations don't mesh with realities

“I worked hard in high school, but they could have worked me harder,” said Belisle, now a sophomore. “Not only was I adjusting to new people, a new place to live and a new city, but I was adjusting to a new way of learning.” | From the U.S. Department of Education to the company that designs the Advanced Placement (AP) program, experts have described a growing problem: High-school and…