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33 articles found.

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Communication

 3 records found

English Spelling is Ridiculous by Sally Davies / Aeon


(My World   August 7, 2021)
Why is the English spelling system so weird and inconsistent? Yet, most people use it with surprising accuracy…
Topics: Communication History Language, Meaning Technology Writing


The Facebook Threat by Stu Johnson


(My World   October 16, 2020)
Increasing concerns for the role of Facebook in fueling social strife…
Topics: Civility Crime, Justice, Punishment Freedom Internet Media Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Social Media Social Unrest, Division Technology Trends Voting & Elections


Is Talk Cheap? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 27, 2015)
When I heard that certain people (mostly youth) spend too much time texting rather than talking, I was not surprised…
Topics: Communication Relationships Social Media Technology



Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 1 record found

Modern Religion by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 9, 2017)
Finding God or making God in our image?…
Topics: Change Faith God Religion Science & Technology Technology



General

 3 records found

It's Time for Americans to Buy Less Stuff by Terry Nguyen / Vox


(My World   October 29, 2021)
Thanks to the supply chain crisis, holiday shopping won't be easy this year—even if you buy early…
Topics: Advertising Change Cost of Living COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Ethics & Morality Financial Holidays Holiday Season Lifestyle, General Opportunity Social Issues Technology


Facts and Fakes by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 8, 2019)
It's often hard to discern the difference…
Topics: Communication Language, Meaning Lies, Deception, Scams News Social Issues Technology Trends Writing


Innovation by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 30, 2017)
Innovation is more than incremental change…
Topics: Change Future Social Movements Technology Trends



Government & Politics

 3 records found

Driven Apart by Stu Johnson


(My World   October 10, 2020)
Where and how you get information matters…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making COVID-19 Dysfunctional, Broken Government Internet Media Politics Research Social Issues Social Unrest, Division Technology Values Voting & Elections


Driven Apart or Drawn Together? by Stu Johnson


(My World   November 21, 2018)
Reflections on the state of the nation at the mid-term elections…
Topics: Attitudes Civility Demographics Diversity & Pluralism Faith Government History Media Politics Social Media Technology Trends Trust Voting & Elections


Polls and Polling by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 25, 2016)
The challenges of opinion polls and voting technology…
Topics: Government Research Technology Voting & Elections



Health & Wellness

 2 records found

We're Just Rediscovering a 19th Century Pandemic Strategy by Sarah Zhang / The Atlantic


(Health & Wellness   February 27, 2021)
The first way to fight a new virus would once have been opening the windows…
Topics: COVID-19 History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Learning Technology


A Paradigm Collapses by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   November 11, 2017)
Lessons from three decades of the Low-Fat Revolution…
Topics: Change Food & Nuitrition Research Science & Technology Statistics Technology



History

 1 record found

A Tale of Two Hughs by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(My World   October 1, 2021)
One born to opportunity, the other to obscurity…
Topics: Achievements Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Character, Integrity History Hopes & Dreams Opportunity Technology Tribute, Testimony



News & Current Events

 7 records found

Bridging the Divide by Stu Johnson


(My World   January 15, 2022)
A reminder as we look back at The Capitol Insurrection and approach Martin Luther King Jr Day that the divisions we face are not new and that there are ways to bridge the divide…
Topics: Attitudes Beliefs Civility History Media News Politics Popular Culture Social Issues Technology Trust Values Voting & Elections


Political Clout by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 20, 2021)
The role of Big Tech raises questions about who decides what we think and see…
Topics: Communication Internet Language, Meaning News Social Issues Social Media Technology Trends Values


Does Size Matter? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 13, 2021)
Is Big always Better?…
Topics: Business Government News Social Media Technology


Outside In by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   May 14, 2020)
Being engaged while staying safer at home…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Internet Learning Leisure News Technology Travel


Bulletproof Backpacks and Back-to-School Fear by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 17, 2019)
What has become of our world?…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Education Fears, Concerns Parenting, Parents Social Issues Technology


Death of a Trailblazer by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 20, 2018)
Remembering my neighbor Paul Allen
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Leadership Technology Trends Tribute, Testimony


About Face(book), Mr. Zuckerberg by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 14, 2018)
Facing up to what's gone wrong…
Topics: Business Character, Integrity Ethics & Morality Leadership News Social Issues Social Media Technology



Relationships

 1 record found

Three Generatons by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   January 14, 2018)
A soul-searching conversatoin…
Topics: Change Hopes & Dreams Innovation, Invention, Creativity Relationships Teaching Technology Trends



Technology

 10 records found

Parents of the Social Media Generation are Not OK by Samantha Murphy Kelly / CNN Business


(Health & Wellness   December 10, 2021)
Struggling to understand and navigate the potential harms that social media can have on their kids' mental health as they grow up…
Topics: Addictions Communication Family Mental Health Parenting, Parents Social Issues Social Media Technology Trends


The Lost History of the Electric Car from The Guardian


(My World   August 21, 2021)
And what it tells us about the future of transport…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Coping History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Opportunity Predictions & Forecasts Science & Technology Technology Transportation Trends


Coping with Technology by Barbara Greenleaf


(My World   September 25, 2020)
Technophobes are born, not made…
Topics: Coping COVID-19 Humor Internet Learning Personal Issues Technology


Ode to Joy by Stu Johnson


(Connections   April 9, 2020)
The human spirit responds to the COVID-19 pandemic…
Topics: Arts & Entertainment Communication Computers (and other Digital devices) Coping COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News History Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration Internet Music News Opportunity Religion Technology


Look Who Just Turned Fifteen by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 9, 2019)
Mark Zuckerberg's baby is growing up…
Topics: Communication Internet News Popular Culture Relationships Science & Technology Social Media Social Movements Technology


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Travel

 1 record found

A Needle in the Sky by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 30, 2022)
This month the Space Needle celebrates ts 60th anniversary…
Topics: History Technology Travel



Trends

 1 record found

Who Do You Trust? (2021) by Stu Johnson


(Our World   July 23, 2021)
After an upward bump in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in July 2020, Gallup's annual survey of confidence in American institutions returns to a long downward trend…
Topics: COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Demographics Government History News Racism and Inequality Religion Research Science & Technology Social Issues Social Movements Social Unrest, Division Statistics Technology Trends Values Voting & Elections