An interesting article in the New York Times this weekend for anyone interested in the intersection of technology and education:

Jaron Lanier (Microsoft Research Partner Architect and virtual reality pioneer) writes about the potential downside of using technology for learning, even while acknowledging its strengths. When you use technology to predict the weather, your finances, and even your own musical tastes, do we lose the capacity for creativity, self-invention, and self-reflection? What do you think?