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Phone Ignites Gas Station Fire

Flames shot up around a 21-year-old college student whose cell phone rang while he was pumping gas. –Phone Ignites Gas Station Fire (http://www.cbsnews.com) I’m glad the guy wasn’t hurt. If we could rig up something similar in classrooms and theatres, I bet people would remember to shut off their ringers. The graphic shows what looks like a female hand covered in flames behind a fancy flip-tip PDA phone that’s hovering in…

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Favorite Blog Entries: Journaling Mode

What does one do with a blog? Here are links to some of my favorite recent postings that highlight part of what I do with my blog. Teaching Plagiarism Roundup In honor of Mike Arnzen’s unmasking of a plagiarist, here are a few recent blog entries on academic dishonesty. Circle Games and Cyberpunk In order to discuss some of the key concepts in the novel, I had to make sure…