Blessed Is He Who Writes Without Using Smiley Faces

Pity the elusive mouse who must struggle to disconnect himself in the minds of youthful humans from the ubiquitous, plasticized keyboard kind. Does anyone any longer recognize the fundamental literary distinction between Walt’s beloved “Mickey” and...

4 Suggestions for Parenting in the Digital Age

More parents than ever are becoming accustomed to seeing the top of their teenager’s head. That is assuming that the parent is looking up from their smartphone, tablet or laptop. We live in an increasingly digitally connected society because technology has...

Do You Balance Your Physical and Digital Worlds?

The advent of the Internet has placed the world at our fingertips, contributing to what journalist Thomas Friedman called the “flattening” of the world. Mobile devices with Internet access, such as smartphones and tablets, have made us more connected than...

Religious Groups Latch On to the Groupon Craze

CHICAGO (RNS) Social deals are going spiritual. Inspired by their religious callings—and the $713 million in revenue that social deal pioneer Groupon took in last year—a growing number of entrepreneurs are making a go of the fast-growing social coupon space with sites...