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October 13th, 2015 at 10:08 am

By 2025, 50% 0f consumers under 32 won’t pay for cable

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By 2025, half of all adults under 32 won’t pay for traditional cable subscriptions, according to a new Forrester study. An online survey of 32,000 U.S. adults found that 76 percent subscribe to cable. Of the 24 percent who don’t pay for cable, 18 percent are cord-nevers—people who have never paid for a cable subscription—while 6 percent are cord cutters, meaning they have canceled their cable subscriptions. The report notes that this year, digital cord-nevers have surpassed cord cutters and represent “the next stage of evolution in TV viewing.”

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October 12th, 2015 at 4:15 pm

The future of coworking and why it’s not just for startups and freelancers anymore

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DaVinci Institute, Westminster, Colorado

Would you define your workplace as fun, friendly, inspiring, collaborative, and productive? If not, you may have to ditch your own desk and take a seat at a coworking space near you. Even if you aren’t an entrepreneur or freelancer, the benefits of coworking, according to Deskmag’s annual Global Coworking Survey, are pretty hard to ignore: 71 percent of participants reported a boost in creativity since joining a coworking space, while 62 percent said their standard of work had improved.

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October 1st, 2015 at 6:04 pm

Top 5 trends for innovative tech in education

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Technologies like augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) are no longer future-gazing technologies and are becoming firmly accepted by the education sector for adding value to learning experiences.

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September 25th, 2015 at 2:55 pm

Making connections at work matters in the ‘age of loneliness’

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We all would like to avoid that feeling of loneliness. Research shows it’s terrible for our health; it diminishes cognitive performance and the immune system, increases the risk of heart disease and dementia and hastens early death. And the psychological effects are just as bad; studies show that people need strong social connections to feel happy and find meaning in their lives, and that many of us would actually rather receive mild electroshocks than be alone.

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September 24th, 2015 at 4:47 pm

TV and digital are converging: Charts

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Last month, Wall Street hammered a few major media stocks. Since then it has become fashionable to say the end of TV is nigh. But as the real world continues to show, while the TV business is undergoing massive change, it’s not going to disappear any time soon — if at all.

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