Does social media encourage eating disorders?

March 11, 2014 Bob Sullivan 1

We blame Facebook for everything nowadays. Should we blame Facebook for eating disorders, too? A new study says, probably. Let’s back up. The easiest way to make yourself unhappy is to compare yourself to other people. Like this: Her house is bigger! His girlfriend is prettier! She has an easy […]

Three thoughts on Snowden’s SXSW appearance

March 10, 2014 Bob Sullivan 0

Edward Snowden’s coming out party at the SXSW conference on Monday was largely a geekfest, with most discussion focused on what technology firms should do to allow consumers snoop-free communications.  You can review the discussion in plenty of places if you like, but I suspect if you care about those […]

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