Paul Taylor is the executive vice-president of special projects at the Pew Research Center and author of the book The Next America. An expert in demographic, social and generational research, Taylor recently visited Big Think to discuss the millennial generation.
Renowned travel writer Rick Steves, an evangelist for budget-conscious vacationing, supports paying a little extra for the best hotel, transit, and local knowledge.
As public subsidies for higher education dwindle, universities and colleges need to realize that their greed is causing a drain on the millennial generation and middle class.
The secret to making it to 25 years and beyond is to maintain the partnership's importance over work, kids, and other parts of life.
"Think not the bigotry of another is any excuse for your own."
-John Wesley, English preacher and co-founder of the Methodist movement
Waiting at a traffic light to cross the street is boring and annoying, especially when there are no cars and you’re in a rush. This is why a lot of people (yourself included, probably) often run it, even though, crossing at a red light is really dangerous. A clever traffic light, created by the ...
Perri Gorman has founded two successful tech startups even though she can't code. She considers herself more of a "product CEO" than a "non-technical CEO."
Big News! Climate change makes news! There's sustained, high-profile coverage in the major media this week, prompted by the UN Climate summit in New York. It's great news that climate change is making news. But it’s also sad, because as soon as the events are over, coverage will fade away, at least until the next meeting, or the next violent weather event, or the next political controversy stirred up by those still trying to promote doubt.
Fans of Dan Brown (and Tom Hanks) hoped to get an education in the Italian Renaissance along with their beach reading (and movie-going) of The Da Vinci Code. But they're missing out on a Renaissance master of art and mathematics just as captivating and mysterious as Da Vinci—Piero della Francesca.
Networking and mentorship are important tools for building your career. Each requires its own unique brand of initiative. To find a mentor, you first need to demonstrate that you'd be a good mentee.
When did HR departments become almost categorically dedicated to compliance? Human Resources needs to serve the function of its name: be a resource for employees.
“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.”
According to tech columnist Dan Tynan, embracing technology helps the elderly lead fuller lives. The best way to help seniors adopt new gadgets is to sell them on their relevant benefits.