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Davar Ardalan

Will Virtual Reality Resonate in Rural Timor-Leste?

Davar Ardalan | October 25, 2016 | Impact
Technology is democratizing the way media is produced, distributed and consumed. Today, teens in remote rural villages of Timor-Leste regularly access Facebook on their smartphones. But what kinds of interesting and relevant content are being produced and shared with them? Our recent trip to Timor-Leste, sponsored by the
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy

Clinton and Trump's Foreign Policies Share Common Principles

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy | October 25, 2016 | Politics
By Tania F. Cohen From the embers of an election season rife with negativity rises an unlikely phoenix: reminders of the potential for bipartisanship in U.S. politics. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's proposals for fighting...
Peter Greene

Was NAACP Duped?

Peter Greene | October 25, 2016 | Education
Charter fans do have options here. They could, instead of arguing that the NAACP can be dismissed because they are now ignorant dupes, actually listen to what they're saying.
Charlie Wood

Cutting Australia's Emissions? Its All Hot Air

Charlie Wood | October 25, 2016 | Politics
Watching the Australian Government try to navigate the difficult shoals of energy policy in the 21st century is like watching a ship adrift without a compass, or perhaps a map provided by the fossil fuel industry back in 1950. While major emitters in Europe, North America and Asia are...
Advertising Week

The New B2B Decision Maker: 6 Ways Brands Can Attract Millennials

Advertising Week | October 25, 2016 | Business
Liz Lee, Senior Strategist, Gyro While B2B brands may observe the success of Broad City Emojis and see how Red Bull can dominate on Snapchat, they struggle to see the takeaways that can help them communicate their...
Advertising Week

Emoji Fill the Essential Need for Expression in our Communication Schema

Advertising Week | October 25, 2016 | Business
Alexis Berger, Chief Strategy Officer, Emogi Humans evolved to retain visually communicated information Humans are visual species. The first sign of sophisticated human intelligence dates back 40,000 years to cave drawings discovered all over the world. The intricate depictions of...
Advertising Week

Machine Learning is About to Turn the Marketing World Upside Down

Advertising Week | October 25, 2016 | Business
Derek Slater and Steven Wong Scene: It’s 2017, and your CEO calls you in. She asks about your market segmentation—you have five personas, based on demographic data. Then she hands you a report from the data scientist. He’s identified nine distinct...
Leigh Steinberg

3 Solutions To Eliminating NFL Ties

Leigh Steinberg | October 25, 2016 | Sports
Any of these systems are preferable to the current method. They all offer complete certainty and a winner. They cut down the length of the overtimes. They narrow the time on the field for exhausted players. This change is needed.
Edward Goldman

Number of Art Museums in L.A. Keeps Growing

Edward Goldman | October 25, 2016 | Arts
Recent L.A. cultural news and events bring to mind the lovely, tongue-in-cheek expression that "one can never be too rich or too thin", to which I would like to add that "one can never have too many museums" either. Here's what I mean. Since I came to L.A. three decades...
Joy Page Manuel

The Day Donald Trump Made Me Grow Up

Joy Page Manuel | October 25, 2016 | Women
The memory of this nightmarish bus ride surfaced as I listened to this candidate flaunt his disgusting behavior and belief that he can always get away with most anything, including the putrid words that come out of his mouth as he objectifies women.
Deborah De Santis

Families Under One Roof

Deborah De Santis | October 25, 2016 | Impact
CSH has launched One Roof to change the lives of vulnerable families struggling at the intersection of homelessness and child welfare involvement, and you can help. When families have a safe, permanent place to call home they can focus on the things parents care about: the safety, well-being...
Carol Muske-Dukes

Foreclosing On Trump

Carol Muske-Dukes | October 25, 2016 | Politics
My mother was a Democrat and my father a Republican. They often said, laughing, that they "canceled each other out" at the ballot box.
Ken Reed

Winning? It's Just 1 Thing

Ken Reed | October 25, 2016 | Sports
I believe the healthiest - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually - way to view sport is this: Winning isn't everything, it's just one thing.
Constance Scharff, Phd

Voting Yes For Medical Or Recreational Marijuana Legalization Will Probably Save Lives: Your Vote Matters

Constance Scharff, Phd | October 25, 2016 | Politics
This year's election is already underway and while most of us are paying attention to the presidential candidates, there are a lot of other elected positions and ballot measures that are important to consider.
Connie Lawn

Hospice Month - November 2016

Connie Lawn | October 25, 2016 | DC
Hospice Month - November 2016 From Connie Lawn and Dr. Charles Sneiderman Hospice is not really about dying, it is about "Making the most of every moment, " living life as pain free as possible, and preparing for the next phase of life, or death". My hospice is...
Bridal Guide

50+ Beautiful New Wedding Dresses For Every Type Of Bride

Bridal Guide | October 25, 2016 | Weddings
Check out our favorite dress from each new major designer collection.
Bruce Fein

Obama's Stupid Stuff In Iraq

Bruce Fein | October 25, 2016 | Politics
President Barack Obama's foreign policy of "Don't do stupid s[tuff]" has been turned on its head in Iraq. The stupefying stupidity of our continuing military involvement featuring more than 5,000 American soldiers ranks with our carnival of imbecilities during the Vietnam War. We have no definition of victory. We...
Jeff Wald

I Agree With Donald Trump

Jeff Wald | October 25, 2016 | Politics
I have written a number of times this election cycle on my views of the Republican Nominee, most of which expressed disagreement and surprise. But here are some areas of common ground after nearly 16 months of disagreement.
Adrienne Trier Bieniek

Waking Up On November 9th

Adrienne Trier Bieniek | October 25, 2016 | Women
The problem is that this election has been dominated more by glib statements, heavily repeated rediculousness and terse quips than it has been a smart discussion of the issues.
Matthew La Corte

International Entrepreneurs Can Create American Jobs

Matthew La Corte | October 25, 2016 | Politics
Other countries around the world, including Canada, Australia, and Germany, have adopted startup or entrepreneur visas to help fuel economic growth.