Could we be using fewer words associated with happiness and joy and more associated with fear in recent decades? With Google digitization of hundreds of years of literature, British anthropologists are mapping the rise and fall of “emotion” words through history, says an NPR story. This effort began simply with lists of “emotion” words: 146 […]
If you’ve been following or reading this blog for any amount of time, you know I like to talk about politics. With the National Republican Convention in August, the local news station (and one of the largest, if not the largest, local news outlets in the country), is sending one person on an all expenses paid trip to the convention as a “Star Correspondent.”
I want to be that Star Correspondent. [cont…]
I’ve been asked to be on some kind of Deseret News live panel blogging about the election results tonight. Please join me there as we watch the primary results come in from Arizona and Michigan. Click on the image below to find the panel. Coverage starts at 5:30 PM.
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Yeah, I know it’s been almost two weeks. Clearly, I’ve been a little distracted…
Which leads to the resolution: formulate systems and goals that will lead to the discipline to, well, get more done–read more books, write more…stuff, spend more time with family, serve in my community a few more hours, and, hopefully, earn a little more money.
Because let’s be honest: do I really need to respond to one more Facebook post?
Who wants to use a service that lies, cheats, and steals from them? I mean, a service other than Facebook, right? Because that’s what Facebook has been doing for years. Lure you in, get your data, pictures, friends, and then, they change the rules. It’s scary, it’s creepy, it’s dishonest, and it’s made Zuckerberg one […]