Culture

April 2013

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Boston: A Gollum Moment for Media? And nostalgic for Tom Friedman?

Pro-innovation-disruption-MOOC-advocate and NYTimes columnist Thomas Friedman gets nostalgic: "That's why, when the Internet first emerged and you had to connect via a modem, I used to urge that modems sold in America come with a warning label from the surgeon general, like cigarettes. It would read: "Attention: Judgment not included." Read more
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The Bad Habits You Learn in School

And it's not about smoking. John Coleman via Harvard Business Review Read more
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Turning on the Light

Blog post from MIT student Kirsten L. - #BostonStrong #MITStrong Read more
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Weekend Funnies: My Teenage Son is "Going Through a Phase" Video

Gabriel Iglesias' smart teenage son doesn't talk to him anymore. 2 Minute Video via Comedy Central Read more
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"The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination"

JK Rowling, Harry Potter Author, Captivates Crowd With Harvard Commencement Speech Read more
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ADHD: One in 5 high school boys diagnosed

Mental Steroids to the Rescue - - - - The Real Deal, "Pseudo-ADHD" and the Money Trail Read more
In my opinion, we don't devote nearly enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.
Bill Watterson, American cartoonist
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