How Queerness is a Step on the Road to Transhumanism

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Angelus Morningstar discusses how technological change is reconfiguring society to permit queerness, and how queerness might help us better understand these changes.

Are Those Around You Quietly Annoyed with You?

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A reminder about actions we probably already know are not our best form.

7 Pictures That Prove We’re Living In The Future

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The future is now, y’all.

Unautomate: Do it by Hand

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Sometimes making things harder isn’t a bad thing. When we must do things ourselves, and it costs us in time and effort, it forces us to consider whether it’s worth doing at all.

The Modern Gentleman Doesn’t Exist … Because Women Won’t Let Him

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Why is it then that the idea of the gentleman seems so stuck in time and stifled by an unrealistic and widespread view of how a man should act and the lifestyle he should embody?

Claude Shannon: The Man who Turned Paper into Pixels

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He’s the man you never heard of, but should have.

Cutting in Line Is Not OK—Unless You Use ReservationHop

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Power has its privileges, but apps can level the playing field—unless of course, they’re designed to entitle the entitled.

Why I Put 10 Years on My Back to Play Show & Tell at Microsoft’s YouthSpark Live

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I carried the last 10 years of my life in a book bag in order to illustrate to teens and millennials that successful entrepreneurship is about building a culture of achievement, not branding.  — When former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer last year announced Microsoft YouthSpark, a company-wide, global initiative to create opportunities for 300 million youth […]

How to Choose the Best Educational App for Your Child

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Developers make big promises about educational value and often design their products with the aim of getting users hooked. However, you will not miss out on the opportunities apps offer as long as you choose wisely, by using your life experiences and drawing on expertise of those around you.

That Time a 7 Year-Old Pitched Me His Story

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Standing in front of a corner store on a hot June day in Philly, a former student tells me why he’s newsworthy.

Cooling Up the Conversations on Global Warming

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B.O.L.D member Rashaun “DJ Reezey®” Williams is putting a spin on sustainability with swag and expertise.

Can Philadelphians Afford to Pay for Fresh Air?

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Philly is the 11th most polluted city in the U.S and a metropolis with the highest rate of deep poverty, so if someone did sell cans of fresh air, could anyone afford it?

Put That Thing Away

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What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.