Permission to Wonder

Permission to Wonder

"Permission to be puzzled and to think. Consent to use their powerful eyes and intelligent minds. Time to noodle and figure things out. The go-ahead to use what they already know to reflect on what they don’t: the first steps in learning. Again, not answers but ways to figure out things on their own."—Philip Yenawine

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

"We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share. This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity." — Paulo Coelho

Reaching Your Limits to Find Joy

Reaching Your Limits to Find Joy

"You are never really playing an opponent.  You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy." — Arthur Ashe

Keeping Up With an Ever-Evolving Internet

Keeping Up With an Ever-Evolving Internet

Welcome to the future of the web where innovations are moving us from the semantic web of today into the Internet of Things (IoT). With these innovations come questions—how have previous technology shifts affected us, and how will future technology impact us?

Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and the Internet of Things

Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and the Internet of Things

The internet has become an integrated, seamless, and often invisible part of our everyday lives. Some see this connection as a way to a brighter future, while others have trepidations. The only thing that seems certain is that the Internet is changing rapidly, the laws surrounding the Internet are changing even faster, and it’s all we can do to try and keep up.

Facebook, Sentiment Analysis, and Emotional Contagion

Facebook, Sentiment Analysis, and Emotional Contagion

Sentiment analysis and emotional contagion are nothing new, but Facebook’s recent research study, dubbed by the media the “emotion manipulation” study has launched heated debates regarding the accuracy of the research and the ethics of performing experiments on people without their knowledge or consent.