Protect the rules of democratic institutions
Should Tweeting Politicians be able to Block Users?
An interesting debate has been opened up by lawyers who have argued that President Trump should not block Twitter users from posting on Twitter. I assume this issue concerns his account @realDonaldTrump (32M followers) but the same issue would arise over his newer and official account as President @realDonaldTrump (almost 19M followers). Apparently, the President … Continue reading Should Tweeting Politicians be able to Block Users?
The Rules of Real World Games & the RNC
There is a debate underway in the Republican Party (the RNC) on the rules governing the primary elections and caucuses and their translation of their results into delegates to the party’s convention. One side argues that the rules are unfair, in that the popular vote is not being mapped proportionately into the delegate selection process, … Continue reading The Rules of Real World Games & the RNC
Should university faculty restrict use of social media in the classroom?
Do you think that university instructors should restrict the use of social media in the classroom? While some believe that social media might undermine the boundaries of the classroom, such as by sharing with colleagues who are not enrolled in the class, it is arguable whether this battle has been lost long ago, such as … Continue reading Should university faculty restrict use of social media in the classroom?