The Tweeting Twenties

You ask your students to sum up The Great Gatsby in a tweet, and as always they deliver. Here’s a sample: ”In the gorgeous 20s, one great man forever longing for the love of his life. Love disaster and heartbreak in their dashing, glamorous lives.” ”Everybody who is anybody is seen at Gatsby’s glittering parties. […]

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Google is The New You

In an episode of The Ricky Gervais Show (Future, S02E08) Stephen Merchant teases Karl Pilkington with the idea of a not so distant future where we might have a chip inserted into our heads to give us immediate and constant access to the Internet. To the amusement of Gervais and Merchant, Pilkington retorts: “Hang on […]

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