Commentary

On the myth of neutral technology

In the wake of last week’s news that a Yale police officer drew his gun on an (unarmed) African-American Yale student under highly questionable circumstances, I felt compelled to turn back to a recent article in The Atlantic that had caught…

Catching Up with Language Play

Overview I’ve been reading and thinking about play in language learning lately, with an interest both intuitive and intellectual. Before going much farther, I should make a few distinctions clear. The first is that I don’t mean the observation of…