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Raise a Follower Not a Leader

Melissa Vello | Posted 09.14.2016 | Parents
Melissa Vello

Leadership is overrated. All too often accompanied by inflated ego and entitlement, it tears us apart, offers a temporary façade of confidence, and severs our relationship with the only true leader.

The New Generation -- Misunderstood or Just Different

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Tarun Sakhrani

We live in an interesting world, and interesting times, for sure. Of course, this is the world we live in today, and one that may be interesting to us. However, for those of us that did not know of another time, this is interesting stuff.

Familiarity Breeds Contempt? Citizenship and Boundaries in the Digital Wild West

Michael P. Murphy | Posted 02.22.2017 | Religion
Michael P. Murphy

The ancient Roman festival of Terminalia honors Jupiter Terminus, the god of borders and boundaries. Good Romans celebrated this festival each February 23rd by jointly decorating the very sites that demarcated their properties, offering requisite sacrifices, and then feasting the night away in a communal gathering.

The D*ck-tionary You Need To Decode The Crappy Texts We All Get

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 11.11.2015 | Arts

Text messages are deceptively simple -- so few letters, yet so much time spent on anxiously decoding what they mean. According to a previous Pew stud...

Our Relationship Status With Tinder And Dating Apps: It's Complicated

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 01.03.2017 | Technology

After centuries of failed attempts, technology has finally, with the invention of geolocated dating apps, led to the downfall of Western civilizati...

Bringing Looking Back

Anna Akbari, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2014 | Technology
Anna Akbari, Ph.D.

We often prefer to stay glued to a steady stream of curated content and digital correspondence directed specifically at us, especially when we're alone. But there is value in casting our gaze upon the general backdrop of everyday life.

Social Media, Teens, and a Q&A With It's Complicated Author, danah boyd

Marcus T. Wright | Posted 05.10.2014 | Home
Marcus T. Wright

The rapid advance of social media has given kids and teenagers a wide variety of platforms to express themselves to their peers through the internet. ...

'I Put on a Show, Now I Make It': Screens and Teens at Maroon 5

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2013 | Media
Alex Soojung-Kim Pang, Ph.D.

A couple songs into their set, I realized that as Adam Levine moved around the stage, a wave of smartphones would rise up and down, following him as if magnetically attracted them.

Cowbird: A New Cultural Force on the Internet

Patricia Martin | Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology
Patricia Martin

Since 2008, I've been keeping an eye on Jonathan Harris. He's a renaissance man for a new century: artist, computer scientist, visionary. He caught m...

Why Millennials Won't Grow Out of It

Patricia Martin | Posted 02.26.2012 | College
Patricia Martin

It's no hype: folks between 18 and 29 are very different from the rest of us. Their aspirations, political leanings, attitudes and beliefs set them apart from generations preceding them.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

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