KAMDAR: Acting for Aaron and open access

Guest Column

Kamdar: Good or bad, the Internet is here to stay

I like the Internet. I do a lot of Internet-based work, research, activism, communication and plain fooling around. It’s been good to me. So, generally, when I read articles or books by people like Nicholas Carr or Sherry Turkle — labeled, by some, as “Internet pessimists” — my first instinct is to be mad. These […]

Sci-Tech

Kamdar: Tech is bringing sexy back

This is a relationship advice column in the Science and Technology section of the News. Yes, I’m going to spend the next however-long-it-takes-you-to-read-this to convince you that (thesis:) being tech-savvy is sexy. Really sexy. Like, long-walks-on-the-beach sexy. Stop laughing. Think of how many damsels (and man-damsels) in distress the student techs have saved. Programmers, Web […]

Sci-Tech

Kamdar: Protect net neutrality

Let’s say something big happened at Yale. Like, huge. Smart investing causes Yale’s endowment to skyrocket, giving free tuition to everyone, or something. Of course, the News breaks the story, but major media sources like The Wall Street Journal catch on soon after. With the current architecture of the Web, the two sources are on […]

Sci-Tech

Csar, Kamdar and Slade: Lux et Veritas et Gmail

Guest Column

Kamdar: Open up, Yale

Guest Column