"Am I that small? Is there really so much more out there, beyond my life, my world?" These are liberating thoughts for kids who largely believe the world revolves around them. Particularly this tech-saturated generation, where the world they know best fits in the palm of their hand -- aka their smartphones.
When most people think of data, highly structured Excel spreadsheets come to mind. Many folks are shocked to learn that the vast majority of data today is actually "messier" and unstructured.
Two parties in one night. For Halloween, we were invited to two different parties. Both started at 8 p.m., and both held the promise of a good time.
Next week, Common Sense Media will release a new study on media use among children 8-18. The world has changed radically since the last iteration of this study, five years ago.
I really want to be happy for these men and women, but I also really want to make the perfect paper airplane out of my college degree. While you're trying to hold off on eating a proper meal until you get paid, you can read up about the richest YouTube folks out there. From baking, to playing a violin, to talking while playing video games, these people have used their ... um ... talents ... to rack up millions of dollars.
No matter how committed you are to your significant other, you will always feel attraction to others. We can't help our feelings. We can, however, control whether or not we act on those feelings.
"Don't be evil" was famously created at Google's founding by an engineer who wanted something so bold that it would be impossible for the company to back away from it. But it has haunted Google ever since.
Years from now, are you going to think about that internet video that got a million views your friend sent you, or that film that changed your life?
He's a successful YouTuber, a book enthusiast, and has cultivated quite the following on social media. Ben Alderson - aka Benjaminoftomes - is a superstar in his own right. Now, Ben is embarking on another journey with his new micropublishing house.
Saul Hansell talks about how the Buddhists define suffering - and how media companies are suffering now. Steve talks about YouTube wanting to be Cable...
Born in Venezuela, Mariale Marrero is a makeup junkie turned beauty guru who started an all Spanish YouTube channel to cater to a neglected audience. Fast forward six years, her popularity is unreal.
Taking stock in the video and television world. On today's episode: With all the focus on millennial viewers, Saul and Steve decided to recruit a youn...
The death of a child is an unspeakable tragedy. When 13-year-old YouTube star Caleb Logan Bratayley unexpectedly died last week, it captured the attention of millions of young teens and their families.
You don't have to be a famous celebrity like Lady Gaga or Rihanna to have a personal brand. If you have a website or social media account, you already have one.
One of the great attributes of America is the social mobility of its people. The opportunity to strive for a better life is more readily available. Yet only nine miles from the center of Manhattan is abject social immobility.
Reading used to be something we did in solitude, but thanks to the Internet, things have changed dramatically. Now, reading has become something people from all around the world can partake in together, meeting on social media sites to talk about their favorite books.
People released from prison frequently face challenges. To start, people with prison records have a hard time finding a job. If employers won't hire the formerly incarcerated, then the formerly incarcerated can take a different tactic.
My writing partner Paul Kraly and I decided that while we were still not suffering from triskaidekaphobia, we'd brainstorm a companion piece to the re...