technology

Technology stifles student creativity

Schools need to limit the use of computers. These distractions are stifling student creativity. They need to write and read books, not engage in artificial learning. Teachers need ...

Are Auburn kids too wired or just tech-savvy?

Julann Brown admits it can be difficult to pull her sons away from a video game or the computer screen. While the Auburn mom of two says gadgets of the 21st century — smartphone ...

Hunting just plain wrong

Re: “Modern hunting morbid, unfair,” (Reader Input, Oct. 11). I don’t just think hunting that way is unfair, I think hunting an animal is just not right. I don’t think the ...

Another View: Living in the material, 3D real world

Ah, yes, you saw George Lay and me on the front page of the Journal a couple of weeks ago (Feb. 9), mesmerized by fancy iPads and learning about the Adult School computer classes. ...

Auburn’s Placer is High-tech

Technology is booming at Placer High School in the form of Twitter, Google Apps, robotics and more. Teachers and students throughout the Placer Union High School District are usin ...

Our View: Auburn needs monopine

Auburn is evolving and its technology should, too. A 78-foot cell phone tower somewhat disguised as a pine tree is a small price to pay to bring the city up to speed with the Int ...

Classes inspire the inner techie

Technology is changing by the second, and a local school wants to help adult residents keep up. The Placer School For Adults is offering a number of computer and technology classe ...

Technology abounds in Auburn

Do you have techies in your family? Are you at a loss for what to get them this year? Auburn stores are selling a variety of the hottest new high-technology items for the gadget l ...

“My Tech Trip” sticks to the “fax”

As I started out on my vacation down the American River on my “U-Tube,” conditions couldn’t be better. My favorite song was playing on the “C.D” player – “All My Eyes ...

And Another Thing: Columnist shares thoughts on technology, kindness

So one of those politicians running for something — what is it this time, there are so many of them and these elections keep leaping up and grabbing me by the throat — preside ...