IT Trends :: Thursday, March 29, 2007

Opinion

Sense & Clickability
By Terry Calhoun

College student-aged human beings do some pretty stupid and potentially unsafe things. There's nothing new about that observation. That's why wars are mostly fought by the young: Everyone else is smart enough to let young enthusiasts "portray" cannon fodder in places like Iraq and Vietnam....

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Coming Soon: 2007 Campus Technology Innovators
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