Internet

6:00pm

Sun June 22, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: The Lecture Hall Is Obsolete

Airs Sunday, June 22 at 6 p.m. Is the college of the future online? With the popularity of MOOCs (massive open online courses) and the availability of online degree programs at a fraction of their on-campus price, we are experiencing an exciting experiment in higher education. Does the traditional classroom stand a chance? Will online education be the great equalizer, or is a campus-based college experience still necessary?

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7:35am

Thu October 3, 2013
Commentary

What Was I Thinking with Brian O'Nuanain 10/03/13

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain is trying to take the high road when it comes to the internet.

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6:00pm

Sun May 19, 2013
Intelligence Squared US

Intelligence Squared US: The Internet Is Closing Our Minds

Airs Sunday, May 19 at 6 p.m.  Does the internet poison politics? It's been argued that the rise of 'personalization,' the use of algorithms to filter what you see online, and easy access to the like-minded, have served to reinforce our pre-conceptions. Is the information bubble a myth, or is it undermining civic discourse? Is the rise of social media really broadening our world views, or narrowing them? The debaters are Eli Pariser, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Evgeny Morozov, and Jacob Weisberg.

7:35am

Fri July 29, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Connectivity in other times.

Commentator Archie McDonald reflects on the dependence we now have on the internet and instant connectivity.