I didn’t expect it to change much other than my sense of self-control, but what happened was life-changing.
We need to inspire storytellers to play a bigger role in shaping society and transform global consciousness -- to create more stories (media) that matter and instill hope, courage, peace, harmony and nourish universal human values -- love, friendliness, compassion, mutual respect, etc.
This week, we've seen a prime example of how the race for a catchy headline or the editorial bent of a journal can influence how research is characterized in the press. Depending on which sources parents follow, they can come away anxious or reassured (or, likely, confused) by the same data!
Confessions of a Screen Addict About to Go (Almost) Cold Turkey in Anticipation of Screen-Free Week: April 30-May 6
I'm looking forward to a week without screens at home. Screens are so interwoven into our lives that we stop noticing whether they're fun, useful, or even necessary. We use them by default. To fill up time. To distract us from thinking. To save us from the void.
Ancestry.com has filed for a $75 million IPO, an idea you have to applaud in 2009. But, before you get your Internet-bubble