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Parents are Responsible for Kid’s Smartphone Addiction, Not Apple

“We have met the enemy, and he is us.” – Walt Kelly, Pogo A couple of Apple investors want the tech giant to do more to fight smartphone addiction among children. Their open letter cites alarming evidence that smartphone and social media use can lead to distraction, depression and addiction.[…] Read On

Why Millennials Have Their Priorities Screwed Up

If you did any shopping this holiday season you may have noticed a change in the way retailers are marketing: They’re selling the shopping experience as much as they’re selling products. Experiential marketing is all the rage. According to research, millennials value experiences over owning things. So brand marketers are[…] Read On

The Myth of ‘Make the World a Better Place’

I bet a lot of people watching CNBC yesterday cringed when virtual reality pioneer Jaron Lanier referenced the anti-vaccine movement that led to a resurgence in potentially deadly childhood diseases like measles and whooping cough. “Think about parents who worry about vaccines,” said Lanier. “I think vaccines are marvelous technology,[…] Read On

Don’t Let the #MeToo Hysteria Ruin Your Work Relationships

Guess I’m going to need surgery to repair a torn ligament in my hand. Whatever. That’s 2018. Last time I checked, it’s still 2017. It’s holiday season, and that means it’s party time. And yes, I do practice what I preach, especially when it comes to getting out and having[…] Read On