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Why We Need to Think for Ourselves

Source: Vikram Mansaharamani, used with permission Question everything. That is the common advice given at commencement speeches to young graduates about to embark into the ‘real world’. Fresh and full of vigor, they are encouraged to reach new heights and make the world a better place. They have been taught…
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June 17, 2020
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Divisive Data

The promise of the internet was a promise of connection. Networked technologies would erase the physical and cultural space that separated us. Digital communications would unite us like never before. Online platforms would “bring the world closer together” (Zuckerberg 2017). Communication technologies would collapse boundaries, encourage dialogue, and facilitate mutual…
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June 17, 2020
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6 Strategies to Reduce Anxiety From News Headlines

Source: Pixabay If you’re feeling more stressed from reading the news, you’re not alone. In a February 2020 report on the novel coronavirus, the World Health organization coined the term “infodemic” or “an overabundance of information—some accurate and some not—that makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and…
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June 16, 2020
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This week in TikTok: A viral song sums up brands’ BLM posts

Hello from The Goods’ twice-weekly newsletter! On Tuesdays, internet culture reporter Rebecca Jennings uses this space to update you all on what’s been going on in the world of TikTok. Is there something you want to see more of? Less of? Different of? Email rebecca.jennings@vox.com, and subscribe to The Goods’…
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June 9, 2020
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Filter Bubble Chart with Word Cloud

Hi everyone,First, sorry but I cannot share the workbook I am working on. However, I am curious if anyone knows how to do this. I have created a word cloud that pulled the most used key phrases in a ton of strings (they were reviews.) In my dashboard I also…
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June 4, 2020