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Ask.fm and Social Media in General — Another Heads-Up for Adults

I know that the issue of kids being bullied while using Last.fm — six teens have committed suicide, [reportedly] after being bullied on the site — is not new news., but it’s relatively new to me. I’m no Luddite, but … Continue reading

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You Have to Laugh

A Huffington Post re-post: A sign that’s especially amusing in the light of the European horse meat scandal. Of course, some of us also remember the kangaroo scandal back in the day, when a Wendy’s near where I grew up … Continue reading

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Cynwyd Station and the Lower Merion Historical Society — A Good Fit

I came across this Plan Philly posting recently about efforts to restore the old Cynwyd Station . It’s a cool, collaborative project in Lower Merion that, when completed, would be the beginning of a Cynwyd Heritage Trail, eventually linking to … Continue reading

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Leniency in the Tyler Clementi Case — The Wrong Kind of Example

I wrote previously that I didn’t want to see the Rutger’s student accused of spying on Tyler Clementi be made an example of with an overly harsh sentence or deportation.  Unfortunately, by sentencing Dharun Ravi to 30 days in jail, … Continue reading

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Think Before Taking Action — Sound Advice from Rutgers

I came across this Daily Targum opinion piece — Think before taking action – The Daily Targum: Columnists. — written by a Rutgers University senior in response to the verdict in the Dharun Ravi case.   I was struck by — and … Continue reading

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Kingsley Dennis’ Fascinating Look at How We Look at What Lies Ahead

Kingsley Dennis provided my first ‘wow moment’ for this morning. The piece is a really interesting look at where we are today, in terms of politics, the economy, globalization — the whole picture, and how are views and behaviors may … Continue reading

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