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What Is Even More Powerful Than Coming Out?

David Fleischer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Fleischer

It turns out that our willingness to listen as well as talk -- a combination we can call Coming Out 2.0 -- not only affects those who are conflicted about LGBT people or prejudiced against us. It also keeps their hearts and minds changed for a long time.

Carolyn Gregoire

Why Are Millions Of People Spending So Much Time Watching Others Play Video Games? | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Amazon just spent nearly $1 billion to buy, the world's most popular game streaming platform. Every day, millions of users tune in to Twitch...

'Cool Hand Luke' Quote was Right: Failure to Communicate is Spreading

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology
The University of Central Florida Forum

The spoken word is a beautiful gift to mankind. But it appears we are intent on treating it like an oversized sweater given by some distant aunt at the holiday season; we put it in a drawer and forget about it.

Social Strategy for Business - Don't Just Do Social Be Social

Syed Balkhi | Posted 10.21.2013 | Business
Syed Balkhi

Thanks to technology and the emergence of social media, we now have the ability to connect with a large number of people no matter where they are in t...

What's Happening to Us?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Rubinstein

Let me begin by saying I have a desktop, a laptop, a tablet, an e-reader and a smartphone. I use them all and think they're great technologic advances...

Wheelchair Wisdom: Invisible Threads Are the Strongest Ties

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

As we go through the aging process and experience grief and loss, and as friends and family pass on, the need for connection to extended family, friends, community, and to all of humanity, becomes even more important. Being connective means being ready to connect.

Future Conversations

Paul Stoller | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
Paul Stoller

Confronting an incredibly seductive array of "devices" we sometimes forget that the foundation of any society is the ability of its members to interact, communicate, and compromise for the common good.

Running a Business? It's Time to Get Personal

Sanjay J. Patel | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business
Sanjay J. Patel

Strong relationships in business are imperative, and they are made stronger through regular, face-to-face interaction. When face-to-face isn't possible, business professionals need to look for other ways to make themselves visible.

Texting: The First Regression in Human Communication

Sam Koppelman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Teen
Sam Koppelman

What truly makes texting a step backwards for the human race is that texting is MUCH more difficult and time-consuming than talking.

Campus Community Needs Fewer Walls in Order to Succeed

The Crimson White | Posted 06.18.2012 | College
The Crimson White

Many of us have lost a sense of community. We have willingly given it up. But whether we know it or not, we still need it.

Can You Hear Me Now?

Stephanie Sandberg | Posted 05.24.2012 | Technology
Stephanie Sandberg

The sad account of Tyler Clementi's short time at Rutgers exposes a deficit that feels like a missed opportunity: direct conversation. To me there seemed to be an alarming lack of simple human interaction around him in his final days.

Enjoy This Killer App for the Holidays!

John Brown | Posted 03.01.2012 | Technology
John Brown

No, no need to buy it online -- you already have it in you if you use it! Note: While this product can be used by every human being on the face of the earth, it can be especially useful for diplomats.

And Sitting at the Next Table... Social Networking in a Global World

Alan L. Kramer | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business
Alan L. Kramer

With new Apps, new databases, new social networks being developed, etc., none of these replace the face-to-face meetings where the experienced search professional makes the world seem like "it's a small world, after all."