By Caleb Keith - One of the greatest technological conveniences today is to have an entire collection of music with you wherever you go. The ability to take all of your music with you has only conventionally been around since Apple introduced the first iPod alongside iTunes in 2001. The iTunes digital music store crushed … Continue reading Is Apple Relevant?
By Joel Hess - How in the world did America go from being a majority against same sex marriage to a majority for it? Facebook, Instagram, twitter, and bumper stickers. Facebook allows for an exponential spreading of quick slogans. Period. And who is going to argue against a rainbow or against two people who are … Continue reading Stop being a Facebook Christian
By Caleb Keith - The Internet is amazing. Endless streams of information are readily available for everyone to enjoy. Our computers, phones, and for some even our wrists are ringing and buzzing all day as new information streams to our devices. In addition to receiving information the Internet has given every man and woman the … Continue reading The Power of an Internet Voice
By Paul Koch - A few weeks back I was at a party in honor of my good friend Scott Keith having successfully finished his PHD. After locating the bottle of rye and settling into a few conversations with old acquaintances, Scott was escorted to a chair in the middle of the room so his … Continue reading The Rebellion of Friendship
By Scott Keith - Well, I did it! I got a new phone. True to my word I did not get an iPhone 6, because it sucks. But, I did get an iPhone 5s, and I am now running the famed iOs 8. This phone has changed my world. You see iOs 8 has predictive … Continue reading Thinking is for Morons
By Scott Keith - I will not be pouring a bucket of ice over my head anytime soon. Two movements that have gone viral on Facebook are emblematic of how our culture approaches thankfulness and giving. Our world’s orbit revolves around self-aggrandizement and ostentation. Social media promotes it, and we love it. Our tendency to … Continue reading Ice Buckets and Thanksgiving
By Scott Keith Rarely is my social conscience inspired by a sermon. Yet, Pastor Koch’s sermon on Sunday hit me right between the eyes. We are more alone than ever in a world of endless connectivity. We are surrounded by people. We are surrounded by technology. We can reach out to people all around the … Continue reading That Cantankerous Critic: “Alone!”