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Thinking Aloud: For Queen or Caliphate?

Aug. 27, 2014 by Darius 

People beheading other people don’t normally have a British accent anymore.  The ISIS fighter who beheaded American journalist James Foley did, though, and that stirred up a lot of controversy.  266 more words

Thinking Aloud

Demographic trends in aerospace

Different industries have different demographic characteristics. This is not a particularly surprising observation. As a young adult, I had jobs in industries that employ a high proportion of youth, including restaurants and retail. 413 more words

Statewide Trends

Return to Hilltop Church

I remembered Mara’s Hilltop church in all its faded glory.

The imposing gray Romanesque façade rising above the busy, dirty street—the broad, shallow steps leading up to the impressive portico and a trio of wooden doors —the pigeons flying out of the unused bell tower—the terraced grounds bordered on all sides by wrought-iron fencing—it was familiar and alien to me at the same time. 530 more words

If You Only Knew

The "App Gap": Mobile Apps Overtake All Others in Digital Media Consumption

It was bound to happen.

The bulk of time Americans are spending on digital media … is now happening on mobile applications.

According to data released this past week by Internet and digital analytics firm… 375 more words

Business

More stuff and demographics

Was looking at this UK shop price chart another day, which got me into thinking – will goods inflation ever come back?


It is no news to many that disinflation currently globally is driven by goods prices rather than services.  292 more words

Deflation

Demo-Graphics: Doctor Who

It’s Monday and we’re looking at the latest Facebook Fandom breakdown. It’s been about a year since I did a report about Doctor Who, and with the latest season premiering this past weekend, it seemed like a perfect time to follow-up on… 293 more words

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Buzzfeed 2.0

Got a few moments to share? As part of our human practices, we’re interested in how the public view synthetic biology. That might be telling us you are very pro- or anti-, that you don’t care, or maybe you just don’t really know what it is! 62 more words

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