Weekly Web Harvest for 2016-07-31
- Ten Theses In Support of Teaching and Against Learning Outcomes | Jeff Noonan: Interventions and Evocations
Lots of good stuff in here.
“awakening in students a desire to think by revealing to them the questionability of things”
h/t Amy Collier
- On extraordinariness — Code for America Blog — Medium
I’m not a fan of the way this glorifies things but . . .
“Admiration and gratitude for a public servant who has achieved the impossible. Made things work in spite of the rules, not because of them. Broken dozens of protocols, risked his job. “He made it work. He’s the only guy who can run it. He knows it wouldn’t work without him so he’s deferred his retirement. I mean…he’s extraordinary.”
- Meet Moxie Marlinspike, the Anarchist Bringing Encryption to All of Us | WIRED
that yes, people will use encryption to do illegal things. And that may just be the whole point. “I actually think that law enforcement should be difficult,” Marlinspike says, looking calmly out at the crowd. “And I think it should actually be possible to break the law.”