Author Archives: Helen Formanes

Infographics

A great infographic is an instant revelation. It can compress time and space. Infographics have grown by 800% in recent years for good reason.  We are visual creatures in that most of us process information based on what we see.  According … Continue reading

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A Flip Phone for Vogue’s Ana Wintour

Ana Wintour, Vogue’s editor-in-chief and fashion’s most powerful, made news when she was spotted using a flip phone at the 2014 US Open.  This befuddled many who saw her old fashioned choice in technology as a glaring contrast to her cutting-edge fashion persona.  Why would Wintour, … Continue reading

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Short History of Blogging

With 167 million blogs currently online, it is hard to imagine that the history of blogging is so short.  Blogs have become such a part of our culture that it’s difficult to remember what life was like before so many … Continue reading

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Social Media and Senior Citizens

More people than ever before are using social media and one of the fastest growing demographics among social networks are senior citizens.  Much overlooked, this age group is searching on Google, browsing Facebook News Feeds, and watching YouTube.  At Facebook … Continue reading

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Not Just Another MOOC: Wharton’s Specialization in Business Foundations

When massive open online courses first appeared in 2011, many saw it as a monumental game changer in traditional higher education by expanding access and reducing costs. “The hope was that MOOCs — classes from elite universities, most of them … Continue reading

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Altered Time: The Days are Long but the Years are Short

“In the hierarchy of digital contagion, content that evokes powerful emotions floats to the top.” – Eric Jaffe A Strange Relativity: Altered Time for Surgeon-Turned-Patient Before I die, some words for my baby daughter: Having cancer has made me acutely … Continue reading

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The Food Babe Activism on Social Media – The Good and The Bad

Looking for some inspiration to kickstart a healthier year, I picked up Vani Hari’s recently released book, “The Food Babe Way: Break Free from the Hidden Toxins in Your Food And Lose Weight, Look Years Younger, and Get Healthy in Just … Continue reading

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