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Great visualization of 200 years of immigration to the US

March 27th, 2015 at 1:50 pm » Comments Off

Many of us may assume that Mexico has always been among the main sources of immigration to America, but a cool chart by Natalia Bronshtein shows, that’s not even close to true.  

Craft brewers now have more than 10 percent share of beer market

March 24th, 2015 at 2:21 pm » Comments Off

According to the nonprofit Brewers Association based in Boulder, CO, Craft brewers increased their market share of the American beer industry in 2014.  

Millennials: keeping up with the news is important, but without paying for it

March 23rd, 2015 at 6:53 pm » Comments Off

According to a report released today by the Media Insight Project, a collaboration between the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, most millennials don’t seek out news on social media, but the vast majority of them get news from social networks once they see it there.  

What giant food companies think millennials want

March 9th, 2015 at 12:32 pm » Comments Off

The question that every major food brand is wrestling with right now:  What do millennials want?  An article recently in Forbes clears up why, ”There are 80 million millennials in America alone and they represent about a fourth of the entire population, with $200 billion in annual buying power.”  

The Software Revolution

February 21st, 2015 at 2:31 pm » Comments Off

The Software Revolution By Sam Altman In human history, there have been three great technological revolutions and many smaller ones.  The three great ones are the agricultural revolution, the industrial revolution, and the one we are now in the middle of—the software revolution.

Data mining shows global link between wealth and corruption

February 20th, 2015 at 3:03 pm » Comments Off

A question that social scientists and economists have long puzzled over, how corruption arises in different cultures and why it is more prevalent in some countries than others.  But finding correlations between corruption and other measures of economic or social activity has always been difficult.

Drivers refusing to talk to police at DUI checkpoints

February 19th, 2015 at 3:06 pm » Comments Off

  It has never been said that it is fun to go through a DUI checkpoint, at the very least because they slow people from getting to their destination.  However, it is generally understood that while not very fun, the checkpoints help to keep drunk or impaired drivers off the road.

Report: Children’s digital skills don’t match their confidence levels

February 16th, 2015 at 1:18 pm » Comments Off

  Most children believe they know more about the internet than their parents, yet 43 percent do not know how report abuse on social networking sites.  

Millennials want to work for organizations that focus on purpose not profit

February 14th, 2015 at 12:00 pm » Comments Off

We project on them both the worst—they’re all lazy and apathetic!—and the best—they’re all progressive and caring—about our society so Millennials have taken on an almost mythic air in our country.  

All over the world girls outperform boys in math and science

February 3rd, 2015 at 7:25 pm » Comments Off

With Silicon Valley struggling to add diversity into the male-dominated tech companies, a new study suggests that women have a natural head start.

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