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Why Coding Matters

Learning how to code will get you a job and a salary. More importantly, it allows you the freedom of understanding that you can solve problems that seem overwhelming.

Selfies and the Corrosion of Human Memory

In an attempt to be original, to stand out amongst the almost 300 million other selfies on Instagram, we actually fade into the background. We become mundane. Photos are no longer about remembering an event; they’re about displaying. They’re about showing the world who we are, who we wish to be. And it's damaging our ability to remember.

Hunting Bears: The Rise of Fantasy Sports Wagering

Fueled by mobile apps, easy access, and lax oversight, Fantasy sports betting has rapidly risen in the last year. Companies like DraftKings and FanDuel generate income that rivals traditional sports betting, primarily because US lawmakers exempted fantasy sports from a decades-long ban of online gambling.

It's Not Technology That Sucks, It's You

Using technology is like having sex. We like the fun, the feelings, and the connection with others. But if aren’t mindful of downstream consequences like having babies, spreading disease, and dealing with psycho ex-lovers, we can end up in situations that we never anticipated.