Helping girls get educated

Warning: This is not a typical blog post. Let me tell you a personal story. I have two daughters. They were both born in Guatemala and lived there, in foster homes, until my wife and I adopted them. I still remember seeing children — whole families of children — standing on a sidewalk during […]

Does more information mean less knowledge?

Clive Thompson has an interesting article in the current issue of Wired that looks at why even though we live in a world awash with information, more than ever, people seem to be less knowledgeable about all sorts of important issues. Is global warming caused by humans? Is Barack Obama a Christian? Is evolution a […]