In October 1957, the people of the United States awoke to a sound that shook the country to its foundation. The Soviet Union had launched a 220-pound sphere into orbit called Sputnik. It housed a small transmitter that emitted a 20MHz [...]
We’ve lost our way. In the rush to help our children land lucrative careers in science, technology, engineering and math, we are teaching them that degrees in subjects like political science, economics, and history are non-starters in today’s job market. The [...]
Almost two years after Donald Trump was elected, the pundits are still offering their opinions as to what the political class learned from that day in November 2016. While raw election data can often produce interesting analyses, there is one simple [...]
I’ve wanted to write this story for a while, but kept stumbling over how to begin. I have listened to others question who I am, or more collectively, who the people are that I call friends, family, and neighbors. In the [...]
In the fall of 1780, things were not looking good for the American Revolution. The British had fought the Continental Army to a stalemate in the north, and rumor had it that there were enough loyalists in Georgia, South Carolina, and [...]
For all of you parents out there who feel like vomiting when your adolescent child tells you that he wants to design video games as a career, you should reconsider. The video game industry is big business.
One hit game …
While it has become rather tiresome and cliché to say that the Internet has changed everything, there are few examples where that statement is more true than in the world of marketing and communications. Old-fashion “spin” is dead. Emails, text …