doug — off the record

just a place to share some thoughts

December 1, 2010

  • Slow News Day

    Two of my daily blog reads, Paul Cornies’ Quoteflections and Stephen Downes’ Half an Hour commented on this news story which reported that the date April 12, 1954 was “The Most Boring Day in History”.  I recall reading the story as well and thinking to myself – it must be a slow news day for someone… Continue reading

  • links for 2010-11-30

    The Answer Sheet – What Tom Friedman got wrong about schools and why it matters The great New York Times columnist Tom Friedman wrote in a recent piece that if he were a cub reporter today, he’d want to be “covering the epicenter of national security — but that would be the Education Department.” (tags:… Continue reading