schneier on wiretapping the internet

from [Bruce Schneier](http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2010/09/wiretapping_the.html): > Formerly reserved for totalitarian countries, this wholesale surveillance of citizens has moved into the democratic world as well. Governments like Sweden, Canada and the United Kingdom are debating or passing laws giving their police new powers of internet surveillance, in many cases requiring communications system providers to redesign products and services […]

on perceived value

The University recently wrapped up some research into the perceptions of teaching and learning on campus. [The report](http://ucalgary.ca/provost/files/provost/ILTPresearchreport.PDF) includes this gem, aimed squarely at the department I’ve been a part of for nearly a decade: >There were polarised views about the centralised professional development centre. These ranged from overt appreciation for their work and views […]