Chapter 16. Virtual Seminars


If there was a way to make virtual seminars more about interaction and less about getting presented to on a topic, then I think as a student and as a teacher, I would get more out of it.

— Samantha Starmer

You know that obnoxious guy who keeps showing up uninvited to your friends’ parties? The one who always gets there too early so he can get sloppy drunk on the free booze and then spends the rest of the night talking about the other parties he has crashed? Technology is like that; it disrupts everything.

Modernized machinery made English textile artisans a quaint memory in the nineteenth century. Soon after, the internal ...

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