Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

This new blog looks like it could be a good read. "Neurobonkers is a blog focusing on issues of the mind, scientific controversies and journalistic misrepresentation of science. This post is the first in a series at the Big Think, the new home of the Neurobonkers blog." The first post starts off well, reporting on exaggerated claims being made for political effect. "Suggesting that ecstasy is hundreds of times more dangerous than it really is or that cod is 210,000 times more overfished than it is utterly undermines the arguments one is trying to make." The same is true of statements, both pro and con, made about educational technology.

[Direct link]

Stephen Downes Stephen Downes, Casselman, Canada

Creative Commons License.

Copyright 2021
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2021 2:02 p.m.