“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein Previous to this class, I thought of digital literacy as a familiarity with technology. Being able to use technology in an effective way and create cool content that everyone wants to read/interact with seemed like a very interesting thing to do, but … More Looking Back and Looking Forward
What will the world be like in 2025? For me personally, I imagine it a lot like today, mainly because I don’t think I really comprehend how much the world is changed in the past ten years. Which makes sense. If you look in the mirror every day, nothing really changes, but your 15 year … More The Future of the Digital World
I read a popular infographic the other day that essentially represented the population of the Earth as a village of 100 people. It went on to detail the number of women, men, children, the age range, the languages that each would speak, etc. Some of the numbers were surprising given that we assume a lot … More Why Should We Care About Digital Inequalities?
SBK16? Bring it on. This year, my mom, and sister and I decided to skip the wild college spring break and take a little vacation to the coast of Florida. I haven’t spent much time in Florida, despite my great love for both the beach and warm weather, and I was excited for a week … More Hey There Amelia
“It’s essential to keep an open mind, and to be willing–better yet, eager–to try new things.” – Michael Abrash I’ve always had a great love for Hispanic food, and a great passion for learning about different cultures and traditions. The Hispanic community in the United States has experienced a large growth in the past few years, … More Expanding Cultural Horizons
When I first brainstormed blog ideas, I resorted to scrolling through the sites I read all the time; blogs, newsletters, even Buzzfeed became inspirations for me. I’m certainly not the first person to write a food blog and I’m definitely not the last, but I tried to put an original spin on my content in … More A Lesson in Storytelling
“There has never been a sadness that can’t be cured by breakfast food.” – Ron Swanson, Parks and Recreation Ever since its birth in the United Kingdom and growth in the windy city of Chicago, the concept of Sunday brunch has served as a way to bring people together (and to eat large quantities of … More 10 Reasons Why Brunch is the Most Important Meal of the Day
“Nashville, man. That’s the place to be.” – Willie Geist I ended up in Nashville on whim, a lucky interview and an internship that taught me as much about myself as it did about economic analysis. It was the first summer I’d ever been completely on my own and it was terrifying. I lived on … More Summer in the (Music) City
“Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.” – Pablo Picasso So what inspires you? Is it a person? A place? A phrase, a work of art, a piece of literature? The digital realm, although incredibly diverse and interactive, can be a very one dimensional one. There is room for mistakes, room for accidental misspellings. … More Creativity Beyond the Digital World
Hello from the Northeast? My name is Adele (kidding, it’s Alice) and I’m 20 years old. I was born and bred in Connecticut and moved to Charleston, South Carolina just in time to start my freshman year at Furman University. I’m a Business major with a minor in Latin American Studies. As I get into the … More Hello, it’s me.