Out of Africa

I am most definitely not in Africa. But from the projects I've been working on, I might as well be. Nurses for Africa At work, we're helping out with a site for 16 nurses from St. Louis that are in Zambia, providing medical care and education and HIV/AIDS prevention. Zambia is in southern Africa. Each … Continue reading Out of Africa

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Would you rather…?

Analyzing priorities in a digital world I spent the holiday weekend at a friend's lake house. One day while we sat on the dock, his father asked me if I'd rather go without the Internet or my cell phone? To me, this made no sense - considering I can access the Internet from my phone AND make calls online. Add that to the fact that I own a laptop and have a wireless air card for Internet access...I realized that I am fortunate to have so many ways to communicate that I do not have to chose between technologies! The Beneath the Brand blog recently posted an OTX survey of teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17, asking them which scenario they would prefer. The findings indicate that today's adolescents have a completely different perspective on communication, social relationships and technology.