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Youth say they’re the change we can believe in

by // October 3, 2018

Famed anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  However, in a world where most people believe that the system is broken, is that still the case? The short answer: maybe, but only some young people… continue »

Bots are influencing politics so we polled them.

by // September 28, 2018

The bots on social media are talking. And they’re talking about one guy in particular. You’ve probably heard a lot about bots – automated social media accounts that have been used to influence human opinions on politics and other topics. You might have heard that the Russians used them to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential… continue »

Are smart speakers helping Americans warm to automation?

by // September 25, 2018

How can you build a market for a cutting-edge product in an emerging field when people widely distrust it? That’s a catch-22 for the innovative businesses tackling automation in its many forms. On one hand, artificial intelligence can help people to be more productive at work while leading more convenient, cost-effective lives. On the other,… continue »

Are you clean or are you Instagram clean?

by // September 4, 2018

If you want to get ahead in life, you’d better show up looking clean and smelling fresh. From childhood, we learn the virtues of regular bathing and grooming as though our lives depend upon it. The irony is that for the most part, they do — at least socially. But in our Instaworld, hygiene has… continue »