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Librarians Need to Show Up

Many libraries conduct traditional outreach like tables in front of Starbucks, storytimes at the local parks, or showing up at community meetings. These are great ways to get out of the library and into the community at large. 868 more words

In the Weeks That Follow: Media Literacy and the Identity Politics of Terror

The Need for Media Literacy

To contextualize my thoughts on the way we form our perceptions of humanity at large, I have a confession to make. 2,501 more words

Journalism & Research


Reflections on our partnership*

After introducing our Investing in Social Capital partnership in our last blog we thought that this would be a good time to share how the partnership has been strengthened through working to introduce a social capital approach into the… 608 more words

Investing In Social Capital

Special Status

There are many joys experienced in marriage and fatherhood, but I’ve found that an incidental one is the social respectability that goes with them.  A man sitting alone on a park bench could be Ted Bundy, but put a wife and kids around him and he becomes Mike Brady.   611 more words


Walkie-Talkie Voice Messaging App Roger Lands $1M Led by Social Capital

Roger, a walkie-talkie-style voice messaging app that launched in late 2015, has landed a $1 million seed round led by Social Capital.

Voice messaging — known as push-to-talk — is nothing new. 699 more words


Rational choice and spatial based solidarity problems

“Strategies that are rational at the level of the individual can lead to unintended consequences or suboptimal outcomes at group or society level, thereby creating solidarity and inequality problems” 330 more words