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Judi Casey

Blog Entries by Judi Casey

Does Technology Make Us More Human?

(23) Comments | Posted December 29, 2012 | 3:24 PM

Watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.

Amber Case in her TEDTalk, "We Are All Cyborgs Now," concludes, "... it's not the machines that are taking over. It's that they're helping us to be more human, helping us to connect with each other. "

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The Impact of Technology on Our Work and Family Lives

(2) Comments | Posted October 2, 2012 | 1:28 PM

I've been thinking a lot about the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on our work and family lives and continue to be fascinated by this topic. The Pew Internet & American Life Project reported this September that, "on the eve of Apple's unveiling of...

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Got Global Work and Family Research?

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2012 | 2:33 PM

If the inaugural conference of the Work and Family Researchers Network (WFRN) last week is any indication, global work and family scholarship is thriving. Excitement was palpable at this gathering of over 750 interdisciplinary scholars who met to discuss the latest work and family research. Topics were varied...

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Work and Family Research: Moving the Field Forward

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2011 | 12:53 PM

I continue to be struck by how work and family issues are woven into the fabric of my life. Just in the last month, I've talked with others about their work and family issues--finding quality childcare for a newborn, caring for aging parents, helping an ill spouse to recover and...

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Vacations -- Who Needs Them?

(2) Comments | Posted October 27, 2009 | 1:57 PM

Summer vacation season is over and we have definitely moved into fall. As we celebrate National Work and Family Month this October, I wanted to look back to see if workers took vacations this summer, identify the benefits of vacations and discuss the status of vacations in the U.S....

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