Here's the thing about this saying, attributed to Lao Tzu (just below, in quotes), and others like it, which are very popular on the interwebs: It's (...
When authors think about promoting their book, they usually think how to get the word out online.
Just as organisms and their genes compete for survival in the environment and gene pool, ideas compete for survival inside brains. Famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has used this insightful analogy to explain how ideas spread and evolve.
Across the world many are pausing to commemorate World AIDS Day. It is estimated that 1 in 5 people who have HIV/AIDS. Those stats are both saddening...
There may well be duties in these data for university officials. But there are duties in them for parents, too. The victims are, inescapably, our daughters. The report is shockingly silent on the fact that the perpetrators are, inevitably, our sons.
The cultural pastime of sharing memes has garnered quite a few headlines lately. If you don't know what I'm talking about, you should. Here's a crash course on what I think are becoming the comics of the digital age...Memes.
So today was my yearly visit with my psychiatrist and yes I have one and please stop judging.
I have dealt with every breed and every temperament out there and I can assure you harboring breed discrimination will get you bitten. We treat humans as individuals so shouldn't we treat animals as individuals, too?
Straight Outta Compton, which documents the rise and ensuing events of the legendary rap group N.W.A. is not only being lauded for the well-crafted film, but also the manner in which the promotional campaign tactics have taken a life of its own.
Not all sarcasm is bad, and in the right situations it can be useful if not hilarious. So use it sparingly and with caution.
In my spring course about technology and politics, we discussed how technology is viewed as good or bad, and the impact it has on society. After hearing about the "right to be forgotten" debate in class, I tried to look at the ruling and its impact from different viewpoints.
The truth of it is, a lot of mommies seem to rely on wine to survive their children. Or at least they think it's cool to joke about it because everywhere I look these days there are memes and statements and Facebook posts about motherhood and wine.
We love it when Twitter puts its collective hive mind in the gutter. Here are some of the best tweets around the recently trending hashtag #DescribeYourSexLifeInATvShow.
Technology is changing at an incredible pace. Keeping up with tech terms can be confusing and intimidating. You run across them all the time -- reading online, listening to the news and watching TV. Instead of understanding the story, you're left scratching your head and missing the point.
I'd like to start a new Facebook meme: Tag five people whose posts you're envious of in today's newsfeed.
It's been fun to watch pundits try to add something -- anything -- of value to a worldwide discussion about a $77 dress. What the commentators have generally overlooked is the larger and deeper meaning of #TheDress meme. It's about subjectivity in an era that is both global and local.