Geofff Nunberg's piece on NPR's Fresh Air, Steve, Myself And i: The Big Story Of A Little Prefix, offered his version of the history of the letter 'i' as it relates to Apple products and the internet. He also shared his thoughts on the role iSchools play in connecting people with technology.
"It isn't just about computer science anymore, either. That isn't where you go to find out how technology changes people's lives, and where it fails them, or how to make it less intrusive and more humane. Those are the questions people are taking up at the Schools of Information that have sprung up at research universities like UCLA, Toronto and Washington -- iSchools, for short. It's a different i-, but it too stands in for a connection between technology and the social world."
Read the transcript or listen to the story here.