Better Writing Begins with the Right Tools
Word processing software has not only changed the way we write; it's changed the way we read. It pays to think about what we want from our writing tools.
The Internet Needs a “Handle With Care” Protocol
Emotion can be difficult to parse online. Why not adopt a common protocol that lets our fellow internet citizens know our emotional state?
What Gift-Giving Research Tells Us About Giving Tech Gadgets
Whatever the gift, it’s worth stopping to think about how much we really want to entangle our gift-giving with the digital realm.
#MeToo and the New Era of Internet Celebrity
We may want to support the #MeToo victims, but many of us also feel allegiance to our favorite celebrity. And the internet is at the heart of that dynamic.
How Librarians Can Be Digital Mentors for Teens
The role of librarians, archivists, media trainers, and other information professionals in fostering a healthy digital world for the next generation.
Finding the Words We Need to Talk About Sexual Assault and Harassment
"Me too." As the conversation around sexual assault has spread, it's become clear that not everybody is prepared to talk about such a difficult issue.
Can We Build a Better Facebook?
Is it time to turn our back on Facebook? And if so, what social network could possibly replace it?
What Star Trek: Discovery Can Tell Us About Tech and Social Progress
What makes Star Trek essential for any contemporary tech user is its role in helping us understand our relationship to technology.
Facing Ourselves Online
The photographic pressure to curate our faces is inextricable from the online pressure to curate our lives; to present and perform.
Does the Internet Help or Harm Our Ability to Weather Natural Disasters?
Does our technology help us deal with disaster? Or does it put us at risk by creating the illusion that we are immune from disaster?