Tag Archives: technology

Everything is Stupid Only if You Allow It

My new post at Times of Israel   Everything is stupid. The kids are not ok. The Jewish community in America is on the decline. Since time immemorial social commentators have decided that the generation that follows is self-destructive, lazy, … Continue reading

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Giving Away Your Privacy- The Technological Age and Liking Curly Fries

For those who have been concerned about the encroachment of government and the general loss of privacy due to technology, these two TED talks will give you more food for thought. The line between public and private has blurred in … Continue reading

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Do You Pass the Israel test?

Prager University Would you believe us if we said that the best litmus test of any society’s success is its attitude towards Israel? Well, it’s true. As George Gilder explains, whether a society envies and resents Israel’s success or celebrates … Continue reading

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Reimagining the Battle of Gettysburg; Leadership and Technology Today

TED Geographer Anne Knowles uses digital technologies to reimagine the past. In this fascinating talk, Knowles transports us to the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the Civil War. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and historical maps, she traces … Continue reading

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10 Top Time Saving Tech Tips

From David Pogue at TED Why you should listen Which cell phone to choose? What software to buy? Are camera-binoculars a necessity or novelty? As release cycles shorten and ever-shrinking gadgets hit the market with dizzying speed, it’s harder and … Continue reading

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Why Privacy Matters

Alessandro Acquisti  at TED Online, we humans are paradoxical: We cherish privacy, but freely disclose our personal information in certain contexts. Privacy economics offers a powerful lens to understand this paradox, and the field has been spearheaded by Alessandro Acquisti … Continue reading

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