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Digital Revolution

Home Staging for the Digital Age

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When my real estate agent told me that my house needed "a staging," I pictured a tough love AA-type intervention, with close friends gathering round t...

Behold, The Digital Revolution That's Sweeping The Contemporary Art World

Crane.tv | Posted 07.16.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

You don't just see The Barbican's recently opened Digital Revolution exhibition in London, you live it, breathe it, even make it.

How the Internet Is Transforming from a Tool of Liberation to One of Oppression

Astra Taylor | Posted 06.05.2014 | World
Astra Taylor

Thanks to Snowden, we now know the Internet has become a giant government spying apparatus dependent on the complicity of companies we use everyday. A Reuters poll from April showed that a majority of Americans believe that technology companies including Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Amazon are "encroaching too much upon their lives." It's a rather remarkable statistic given these companies were universally loved not that long ago, widely imagined to be allies of the people against the old oligarchs.

Sterling's Lesson: Public Figures Have Few Privacy Rights

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2014 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

If anything, Donald Sterling's problems have cemented this warning for others. We know even private people have turned themselves into instant journalists in the world we live in, and you can't unring the bell of the digital revolution.

"What's a Tinder?"

Tayler Wiley | Posted 06.01.2014 | Technology
Tayler Wiley

A two-hour documentary can be condensed into a 5 minutes spoiler, and now the dating process can be shrunk to the glowing rectangles of our cell phones and intermittent chats throughout the day.

Leadership As We Know It Has to Change

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 03.29.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

Supported by their community and the power of decentralized network, the new leaders navigate a world where curiosity, vision and adaptation are more necessary than convictions and authority.

INFOGRAPHIC: Librarians Take On New Roles In Digital Age

Frankie Rendón | Posted 03.10.2014 | Books
Frankie Rendón

There is no doubt that technology has had a lasting impact on libraries. Once thought to be going the way of traditional bookstores, libraries have rebounded and are thriving in a technology fueled world.

Citizens of the Internet

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 03.03.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

We were from from all over the world but we had all grown up with a computer at home. We were not only familiar with and excited by technology but it ran in our blood.

Ken Jordan on Reality Sandwich 2.0 and Conscious Community

Zoe Helene | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Zoe Helene

Image (above): Net of Being, by visionary artist Alex Grey Ken Jordan, the cofounder, publisher and editorial director of Reality Sandwich and ...

Caring Is the Future of Consumption

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

Millennials are driving change. Even if some of the big corporate players still hold the pole position, you can already feel a change in the way they communicate with us.

Our Gutenberg Moment

Thomas Fisher | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Thomas Fisher

The librarian T. Scott Plutchak has called this "our Gutenberg moment," referring to the impact that digital technology has already had on libraries.

Processing Professors in the Consumer University

Paul Stoller | Posted 08.04.2013 | College
Paul Stoller

It is not a bad thing to measure faculty performance and student outcomes. But in the blinding light of sweeping change are we losing sight of scholarly depth and intellectual rigor?

Three Essential Questions of Big Data: What? So What? Now What?

George Bradt | Posted 02.26.2013 | Small Business
George Bradt

When you're overwhelmed by an onslaught of big data stop and answer three essential questions: What? So what? Now what? This will help you get a handle on the data, think about its implications, and turn your insights into actions.

Harvesting the Fruits of a Tech Revolution

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.20.2012 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

We are only just beginning to understand the impact the Internet and communications technology is having on the Arab world.

How To Write In The Digital Revolution

Heather Brooke | Posted 10.12.2011 | Books
Heather Brooke

As the news agenda goes into warp speed, it becomes ever more difficult for authors writing about current events to keep their books timely and relevant.

Are the Kids All Right? The "Digital Natives"

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Concern for children has been an issue since the popularization of Internet use in the mid-1990s. But while children of the digital revolution they are, natives of culture driven by the digital they are not.

T-Mobile Continues Expanding it's HSPA+ Footprint

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

It's no secret that the top four mobile network operators (MNO) -- Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile -- are locked in a heated battle for the title of "fastest network."

The Pixelization of Journalism

Charlie Firestone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charlie Firestone

The journalism business is unbundling. The functions that a newspaper performed alone can now be undertaken by new, nimble entrants, by repurposed other players, or by the public itself.

London Review Of Books Publisher Celebrates 30 Years: The Book Review Is Not Dead!

Nicholas Spice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nicholas Spice

For all the dark mutterings of the intelligentsia about the decline of serious literary journalism in the digital age, it seems the long form review essay is doing just fine.

It's the End of the Book as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

Adam Penenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Adam Penenberg

While we've witnessed the digital tsunami plowing under the music industry and news business -- and lapping at the shores of TV, movies and radio -- books, until recently, have been largely sheltered.

Transcend and Include: Fictionaut and the Future of the Literary Magazine

Jurgen Fauth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jurgen Fauth

It may be more productive to consider the changes roiling the publishing industry evolutionary rather than revolutionary.