Category Archives: Contemporary
Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator by self-termed media manipulator Ryan Holiday, is fashioned as an exposé into the world of blogs, by which he means any type of material published online (including on social media). As … Continue reading
An article entitled Would it be boring if we could live forever? explores the issues and implications surrounding the technology intended to extend life. With some now predicting that we’ll be able to halt the aging process by the end … Continue reading
Economics are important in human life, and striking the right economic balance leads to any number of benefits. This is particularly worth thinking about today, as the current American and global economic crisis has been afflicting society for nearly five … Continue reading
Increasingly prevalent and sophisticated robotics represent a force that is changing the world and how society operates. As this Forbes article describes new robotics being developed (it describes a new robot called the SAMI), as well as the investments going … Continue reading
Millennials, or generation Y (the group of people born from roughly 1980 into the 2000s), facing high unemployment and changing societal dynamics, want meaningful careers—that is a takeaway from this Forbes article.
One is inundated with news stories and facts about the ways technology is changing life today. For years, we have been hearing that advancing technology will make life nearly unrecognizable over the course of the current century. Science fiction authors … Continue reading
I recently finished Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel by Jonathan Foer, which is very well done. The book is moving and literary, and since it centers on an event (9/11) so recent in memory, very powerful. As this … Continue reading