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Bringing Looking Back

Anna Akbari, Ph.D. | Posted 04.15.2014 | 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 03.10.2014 | Books
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

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....