The Democracy of Technology

Disease triggered Dr. Elaine Smokewood’s fall from the safety of the academic womb. She’d once disparaged technology but after the life-altering diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease, she was forced to embrace 21st-century gadgets that enabled her to continue her passion for teaching literature and creative writing at Oklahoma City University.

Link to strong article/video about Dr. Smokewood and technology: http://chronicle.com/article/Taught-by-a-Terrible-Disease/63347/