Author Archives: jlansingsylvia

Obama Uses Facebook to Combat Cyber-Bullying

Almost everyday, I thank my lucky stars that the major forms of social media – MySpace, Facebook, Twitter – did not exist when I was in middle-school. As a young, awkward, braces-wearing tween, I had a hard enough time blocking … Continue reading

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The Dictator’s Game 2.0

In a previous post, I questioned the relevance of a popular game theory experiment, the Prisoner’s Dilemma. Now, I want to explore the implication of another economic theory game: the dictator game.   The dictator game is another game that … Continue reading

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The Prisoner’s Dilemma 2.0

The Prisoner’s Dilemma is a widely used example in game theory that attempts to illustrate why or how two individuals may not cooperate with each other, even if it is in their best interest to do so. Basically,  the Prisoner’s Dilemma … Continue reading

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Tweeting for Charity

Last week, USA Today launched a “Twitter challenge” for charity, wherein the newspaper (news website?) asked Twitter followers to lay bare their hopes and dreams, along with their favorite charity, for a chance to be featured in an upcoming USA … Continue reading

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Google Events Reminder: Wedding @ 5pm

When I think of social media, I don’t automatically think of Google. Yet the tech conglomerate has radically altered the way we live, work, and play online.     Gone are the days when we all had day planners. Now … Continue reading

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Online Giving via Online Auction

Bidding For Good is a online auctioning website that helps non-profits run auctions for charity. The site charges a $595 start-up fee plus takes a commission on all the money raised. Is online bidding still hot enough as an Internet … Continue reading

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@bridetobe I do!

This is old, but had to share! A couple updates their Facebook statuses as part of their wedding ceremony.

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