More than three-quarters of all Americans own a smartphone. In 2018 those 253 million Americans spent $1,380 and 1,460 hours on their smartphone and other mobile devices. That’s 91 waking days; cumulatively, that adds up to 370 billion waking American hours and $349 billion. In 2019, here’s what we could do instead…Read More
Elon Musk has called it: you’re already a cyborg. Your smartphone enhances your mind, your spectacles enhance your vision, and your pacemaker (if you have one) regulates your heartbeat. Our environment is increasingly wired, sensor-filled, and digitally connected—and so are we! This trend will only continue.Read More
Even after decades of affirmative action, black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago, according to a New York Times analysis.Read More
Save money and trees by reading digitized copies of printed magazines from your local library. They may have a digital magazine collection that you access with the apps by RB Digital, Flipster or Zinio together with your library card, so check with your local branch. The Internet Archive also has a free digital magazine collection to browse.Read More
Around 70 percent of college graduates are in debt today. The average person leaves school $30,000 in arrears, and many owe more than $100,000.
Hundreds of companies are now offering student loan assistance to their workers.
"It's as meaningful to recent graduates as 401(k)s," said Meera Oliva, chief marketing officer at Gradifi, a Boston-based firm that designs student loan repayment programs for companies.
The essence of life is that it is full of challenges, and some say 'life is a test' thus we must be able to face different challenges that arise in life and believe that we can overcome them. In order to do so, we have to reframe our mind from the limiting to the limitless. So here are three ways that have been scientifically proven to help us to break out of the constraints, and to realize the great potential within each of us. Spoiler alert: growth mindset, meditate, and be positive…See why.Read More
It is mutually beneficial to the organization and the individual to share the diversity of experiences and thoughts in a group or team.Read More
Racial diversity in groups injects complacency with tension and interrupts herd behavior with analytical thinking to produce innovation and more accurate conclusions.Read More