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Taylor Dibbert

Public Perceptions on Constitutional Reform in Sri Lanka

Taylor Dibbert | October 21, 2016 | World
The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is out with a new report on constitutional reform in Sri Lanka. The paper is based on field research that was conducted in August and September of this year. It includes data from all of the country's twenty-five districts. This is another...

I've Started in the Wrong Career. What Should I Do?

Quora | October 21, 2016 | GPS for the Soul
What are some tips for people who feel they've started on the wrong job path? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Joshua Reeves, CEO and co-founder of Gusto,...
Michael Levine

Moving Beyond the Screen Time Debate: The Road Out of the Digital Wild West

Michael Levine | October 21, 2016 | Education
Today's announcement by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the joint statement of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on "media use and young minds" is a timely response to a hot debate in parenting and early childhood...

Machine Learning, Simply Explained

Quora | October 21, 2016 | Technology
How do you explain machine learning to a child? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Daniel Tunkelang, data scientist, search/discovery expert, led teams at LinkedIn and Google, on

How Should I Tell My Daughter She Needs Brain Surgery?

Quora | October 21, 2016 | Parents
How do I tell my daughter she needs surgery? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Lawrence Raybon, author on Quora: "My 7-year-old daughter will need a brain...

How Much do Musicians Earn Per Play on Spotify?

Quora | October 21, 2016 | Technology
How much does the average artist earn per play on Spotify? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Glen Sears, music industry digital strategist and web developer, on Quora:...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) Ad Industry Joins Forces With Federal Agencies To Combat Digital Crime

Andy Plesser | October 21, 2016 | Technology
ORLANDO, Florida  - For the first time, the digital advertising industry--via the Trustworthy Accountability Group--has a formal partnership with federal law enforcement agencies to combat criminal activity, TAG President and CEO Mike Zaneis says in an interview with Beet.TV. Since its founding, TAG members have been sharing intelligence about bad...
Alex McKelvey

I Spent The Past Month Trying To Become An 'Informed' Voter

Alex McKelvey | October 21, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
I'm voting for the first time ever on November 8th, in large part because I'm curious to see how it feels.
Zac Thompson

"Weird Al" Yankovic Made A Presidential Debate Parody

Zac Thompson | October 21, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
"Weird Al" Yankovic made a debate parody and it makes Donald J Trump more coherent than he's ever been.
Center for Community Change Action

A 'Nasty Woman,' 'The African American,' and 'A Bad Hombre' Weigh in on the Final Presidential Debate

Center for Community Change Action | October 21, 2016 | Politics
Screen grab of final presidential debate on Oct. 19, 2016. Photo credit: Bill B. via Flickr Creative Commons 'Nasty woman' is my generation's new clarion cry By Angela Pupino There is a new clarion call for women across America:...
Rizwan A. Rahmani

Would You Rather Have A Beer With Donald Trump?

Rizwan A. Rahmani | October 21, 2016 | Politics
A few election cycles ago, many in our country decided that one of their main criteria for electing their president, leader of the free world and someone with their nuclear codes at their fingertips, was whether or not they would want to sit and have a beer with that person.
Kambale Musavuli

Countdown to Congo's Election: A Tale Of Youth Power And A Regime Decline

Kambale Musavuli | October 21, 2016 | World
On September 19, 2016, widespread protests took place across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Congolese population sent a clear message to President Joseph Kabila that he had only 90 days left to vacate the presidency because his last of two presidential terms expires on December 19, 2016.
Samuel Ramani

Why The United States Should Strengthen Its Relationship With Armenia

Samuel Ramani | October 21, 2016 | World
Since the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea, Western policymakers have worked earnestly to prevent Russian President Vladimir Putin from instigating new military campaigns in Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet region.
Valerie Casey

We Need Creativity To Survive. So Why Are We So Suspicious Of It?

Valerie Casey | October 21, 2016 | Business
Vomit. Poison. Agony. These are among the words participants used to describe their feelings in two 2010 University of Pennsylvania experiments. Researchers measured more than 200 peoples' reactions to creative proposals for dealing with stubborn problems.
Andrew Lam

Trump Could Learn From King Midas

Andrew Lam | October 21, 2016 | Politics
As with Trump, we now see the high price one pays for taking up permanent residence in the limelight. After all, overexposure can often lead to cancer.

Do We Inherit Our Intelligence From Our Mothers?

Quora | October 21, 2016 | Science
Is it true that intelligence is inherited from the mother? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Drew Smith, Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, on Quora: The...
Dawn Yanek

The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Got

Dawn Yanek | October 21, 2016 | Parents
My best friend Carrie would've been an awesome mom. Beyond awesome. She was loving, exuberant, brilliant and sassy, and she had just the right dose of crazy mixed in. Maybe a little extra crazy, but in the best ways possible.
Barry David Kluger

McCain: It's Not His Age. It's His Silence!

Barry David Kluger | October 21, 2016 | Politics
Age is irrelevant to me. Sharp minds usually stay sharp. It's the ears that stop listening or don't listen at all that bothers me and, I'm sure, that all the grieving parents in Arizona want is to get the same unpaid time off as someone who has a child, or cares for a sick family member, or service member. It's not about business, it's about compassion.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

What M.D. Students Should Know about Treating LGBTQ Youth Affected by Violence

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | October 21, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Olivia Low "Being able to feel safe with other people defines mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives."--Dr. Bessel van der Kolk On my last day of rotation in the psychiatric emergency room, we received a new patient. The keywords and phrases rang through the...
Advertising Week

Advertising Week Friday Roundup: Week Ending October 21, 2016

Advertising Week | October 21, 2016 | Business
Natalie Munio Snoopy gets the boot, Hillary (quite literally) makes Donald pay up for his hateful words, Uber heckled drivers with flying ads, fans accessed secret filters during Fox’s Rocky Horror Show premiere, and Canadians think America is already great… (sorry, Trump.) Read...