Category: EDUCATION

​Senator Hawley on Social Media: “addiction is actually the point.” by Cal Newport

Senator Hawley on Social Media: “addiction is actually the point.” June 29, 2019 Photo by Natureofthought. Early last month, Josh Hawley, the newly-elected senator from Missouri, gave a speech about big tech at the Hoover Institute. He made a couple points that caught my attention, such as when he said this: “Social media only works ...

Naval Ravikant, Email, and the Future of Work by Cal Newport

Naval Ravikant, Email, and the Future of Work June 19, 2019 In a recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast, Naval Ravikant referenced economist Ronald Coase’s 1937 paper, “The Nature of the Firm,” which later helped Coase win a Nobel prize. The mathematical details of this paper are dense, but on Rogan’s show, Ravikant summarizes its ...

المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن – د. علي عجمي: صناع الحضارة – إسهام العرب في بناء الحضارة الإنسانية

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Podcast: المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن -12 حزيران 2019م

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المنتدى الثقافي في ديربورن 12 حزيران 2019م

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GenEd: Kill the Mockingbird, Already!

As a serious study of American racism, Harper Lee’s "Mockingbird" is shallow, misleading, and actually quite dangerous.

Imam Dr. Salie Achmat: Using Pedagogy to Edify, Rectify, Transform, Predict, and Serve

This lecture was given in the Muslimish conference in Dearborn in 2018. It was recently published on Muslimish Youtube channel. Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LpbM9J1wsqA   Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGgk4ibipqI    

​On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens by Cal Newport

On the Pleasures and Sorrows of Life Without Screens June 1, 2019 Photo by Marketa. I recently received a message from a friend of mine, a young man named Mike. He told me that Digital Minimalism had changed his life. Naturally, I asked him to elaborate what he meant. In response, he listed the following ...