Internet Activities Do NOT Affect Adolescence Development

Depending on the scope and topic of a keynote address I deliver, there is a point in the talk where I might tell the story about our three young goats, and why Denise and I are coaching them to publicly blog. I even wrote a post about it entitled, “Our Three Young Children Blog ……

40% of the search traffic to is because of the term ‘facebook’

I thought I’d make use of the Jetpack statistics function that comes with my WordPress installation of this site to determine what terms people entered into a search engine over the past year that brought them directly to First of all, I suppose I should thank Mark Zuckerberg for coming up with the term…

Are We Addicted to the Notification of Notifications?

Picture this for a minute. You’re facilitating a face-to-face meeting with about six people. You’re presenting a couple of topics on the overhead projector that describe next year’s objectives. As you emphatically make a point, back turned to your attendees and you’re moving towards the screen, half of your audience pulls out their mobile device…


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