It never fails. At some point, the mask slips among the “tolerant” members of academia and we are exposed to their real controlling and authoritarian face. Over the past few weeks there have been two good examples of this. At Harvard, we had senior Sandra Korn (“a joint history of science and studies of women, gender and sexuality concentrator”, whatever that might be) declare that academic freedom is an outdated concept and that “academic justice” is a much better concept:
Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, We are fast approaching the moment when the value of the counterfeit trust, the counterfeit assets and the counterfeit promises are revealed as fakes.
The initial call for papers has now been issued for the Association of Private Enterprise Education annual meeting to be held in Maui, Hawaii on April 14-16, 2013.
Call for Papers 2013
The Association of Private Enterprise Education
An Iowa State University professor has a fresh idea for how to improve living conditions for confined chickens on farms — give them omni-directional treadmills and headsets to create a virtual reality living environment.
You’ve got skeletons in your digital closet. Do you have a right to keep them hidden from view?
Days after Europe’s highest court ruled that Google and other search engine operators can be forced to remove links to personal information that are “no longer relevant” or “excessive” — drawing privacy-advocate praise and free speech-protector scorn — the implications of the so-called “right-to-be-forgotten” ruling for Internet users in North America remain uncertain.