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Liberia has much of what remains of West Africa’s rain forest, but logging is rampant. The initiative is not an act of charity but a trade: Liberia gets income, which it needs; Norway gets to preserve biodiversity and take a small step against climate change.
Millennials have already steered the country to a place where diplomats tweet, gay marriage is turning mainstream, and running a blog can be more financially secure than a company gig. If we’ve done all that before 35, get ready.
In the larger scheme of things, this is a signal that politicians should be paying more attention to non-traditional media portals, which may have better reach with key youth demographics than do TV and radio. Frankly, reaching an audience online is the new normal, and we’ve seen from the Obama administration’s embracing of YouTube for live streamed events that the interest in online media as a primary medium for method distribution goes all the way to the top.

50 Things About Millennials That Make Corporate America Sh*t Its Pants

28. We want freedom more than anything else.

31. We distribute the news, not the other way around.

33. We’re willing to listen to one another.

45. We refuse to hate what we do.

48. We have passion.

49. We have morals.

50. We have each other.

In 1985, 37 percent of computer science undergraduate degrees were earned by women. By 2010, that number had fallen by half to 18 percent. Now just 0.4 percent of all female college freshmen say they plan to major in computer science.
One thing is clear: whoever dominates the digital domain will control the eventual outcome—whether it takes a week, or a generation.
if procrastination is so clearly a society-wide, public condition, why is it always framed as an individual, personal deficiency? Why do we assume our own temperaments and habits are at fault — and feel bad about them — rather than question our culture’s canonization of productivity?
Twitter has this very narrow advantage in real time which is powerful, particularly in certain moments where lots of things are happening. But I definitely think the News Feed algorithm is a pretty amazing thing. In general people feel like they can share stuff that they think is interesting and Facebook will route it to someone else who actually agrees that it’s interesting and try to not show it to someone who doesn’t.
We live in an era when rapid change breeds fear, and fear too often congeals us into a rigidity which we mistake for stability
Lynn White
Half of social network site users have shared news stories, images or videos , and nearly as many (46%) have discussed a news issue or event. In addition to sharing news on social media, a small number are also covering the news themselves, by posting photos or videos of news events. Pew Research found that in 2014, 14% of social media users posted their own photos of news events to a social networking site, while 12% had posted videos