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The future is here

“The future is here; just that it is unevenly distributed.”                                      

                          William Gibson

To see the future you just have to look around: look at what your own children do, watch them using social media, enjoying their leisure time.

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Digital Natives

My boyfriend calls me ‘Egg’. It’s a pet name that stemmed from the overwhelming roundness of my circular head. My best friend often tags me in old photos to laugh at how ugly I once was, and when I was 13 years old my parents applauded and laughed at me when I slammed my door in teenage angst. 784 more words

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Can You Tell Fake News From Real? : NPR

"Many assume that because young people are fluent in social media they are equally savvy about what they find there," the researchers wrote. "Our work shows the opposite."

Stanford researchers assessed students from middle school to college and found they struggled to distinguish ads from articles, neutral sources from biased ones and fake accounts from real ones. 221 more words
Ideas

COUNSELING & Digital natives struggle with a culture that doesn’t understand life in the internet age

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: Pastors can suffer from the same disconnect that psychologists are experiencing when they try to understand the nuances of those living in a digital culture. 299 more words

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Texting and Mid-Fifties

Media affects our whole life, especially social media. Young people spending most of their free time on the social media platforms chatting with friends and some… 212 more words

Digital Discipleship: It matters for Everyone (Part I)

Sherry Weddell in Forming Intentional Disciples says, “We must be convinced that all the baptized – unless they die early or are incapable of making such a decision – will eventually be called to make a personal choice to live as a disciple of Jesus Christ in the midst of his Church.” (pg. 558 more words

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The ETGers are here. Are you ready?

I must confess that I like Bob Lewis.  Quirky, curmudgeonly, always writing with a heavy dose of cynicism toward the established management order. Nevertheless, he has the uncanny ability to always strike pay dirt when he digs, both in his previous books such as… 750 more words

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