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The Debate in New York State Prisons: Contraband vs. Intellectual Freedom

Last month, a new directive seeking to limit contraband in New York State correctional facilities revived the public debate over the intellectual freedom of prisoners and their access to goods more broadly. “The debate over intellectual freedom” really means just one thing: People got heated. Over books. Directive 4911A, or the “Secure Vendor Program” sought… Read the full article…


Why HTML is Not a Programming Language

HTML is great. It defines the structure of webpages and it determines how data is displayed online. What you’re looking at right now is HTML code, read and interpreted by your browser. But this doesn’t make HTML a programming language. A Markup Language HTML is a type of markup language. It encapsulates, or “marks up”… Read the full article…