Did the NBC Bode Miller Interview Cross the Line?

NBC Outrage Tweets | Bode Miller

Make no mistake — its emotion that sells everything. In NBC’s case, it was journalist Christin Cooper who promoted Bode Miller with questions about the tragic and untimely death of his younger brother Chelone only one year prior. Here’s the clip… My wife and I were cozy on the couch watching this race. We both love the Olympics […]

Tweet from the Seat: Your Morning Social Media Habits

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What’s the first thing you do when you get out of bed each morning? Let me rephrase that… What’s the first thing you do when you wake up each morning? If you’re like 80% of smartphone users, you check your Palm Pilot, phone, tablet, etc., within 15 minutes of waking up. Why is that? How […]

How do mirror neurons affect our use of social media?

How do mirror neurons affect our use social media

Monkey see, monkey do. The history behind that idiom has an impact on actions we all take today. The scene was 1992 in Parma, Italy. Bespectacled scientists led by Dr. Giacomo Rizzolatti observed the brains of monkeys watching the actions of humans and other monkeys. The outcome was the discovery of mirror neurons, electrically excitable cells […]