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Features

Monday, June 15 2009

The Power of Story in the Digital Age

In an age where Twitter and Google seem to be taking over the world, how do people communicate information in a meaningful and memorable manner? They tell a story.


Reviews

Friday, September 19 2014

'Quench Your Thirst with Salt' Will Make You Look at the World a Bit Differently

“How literally can you take the metaphor between land and the body?” Nicole Walker asks. The answer isn't as simple as it might seem.


Tuesday, August 19 2014

What's Happening to College Education in the Digital Era?

From MOOCs to Second Life to chairs that move, Elizabeth Losh discusses all things technological in The War on Learning.


Monday, June 9 2014

How Can You Make Money from Social Media?

In A Social Strategy, Piskorski sets out to make sense of a social media culture where videos of cats garner 100,000 views but serious news stories sometimes go unwatched.


Tuesday, April 29 2014

Economics and Dating Have a Lot in Common with Each Other

Paul Oyer’s use of terms like "settling", "utility", and "market" make clear that dating can be seen as a type of business transaction. Is that so bad?


Blogs

Monday, August 15 2011

What a Kindle / Nook / iPad Can't Do: 'Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates'

Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.


Wednesday, September 15 2010

'Black Cats and Four-Leaf Clovers' and a Lot of Other Crazy Superstitions

Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.


Tuesday, April 20 2010

I'm in a New York State of Mind

New York City is all about having a dream -- even if you're aren't quite certain what it is.


Tuesday, March 23 2010

The Rockabillies


Thursday, February 4 2010

Twitterature


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