The faculty members here are neither clairvoyant nor peering over shoulders. They, along with colleagues at eight other colleges, are testing technology from a Silicon Valley start-up, CourseSmart, that allows them to track their students’ progress with digital textbooks.
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Requiring nonprofit disability groups to ask permission from the government every three years and navigate a complex legal minefield to implement urgently needed accessibility technology is not compatible with progressive, conservative, or libertarian values; the goal of equal access for people with disabilities; or common sense. Even the librarian admitted in 2010 that the DMCA exemption process “is at best ill-suited to address the larger challenges of access.”
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Just look at that hair, you can tell he showered this morning. Drew currently resides in a quaint little corner of the Goose Lane office. Don’t worry; we’ve equipped his cage with a large water bottle to keep him hydrated and a wheel for exercise. Overall, he seems quite pleased with his new surroundings.