I often see a father and son, about 10 years old, at the local Starbucks, each staring at their individual smartphone. They silently eat, but exchange no conversation with each other. I feel dreadfully sorry for the son, and even for the father who is missing what it means to have a son.
Brendan Iribe, the virtual reality pioneer whose name will grace a new $152 million computer science building opening at the University of Maryland College Park next year, has written Gov. Larry Hogan to express his dismay over the Board of Regents and support for UMD President Loh.