Society News

April 2, 2013
Keith Chen

Back to the Future Tense

Scientific American is a bit late boarding the train for this one. Keith Chen, an economics professor at Yale, started circulating his unpublished working paper over […]
March 24, 2013
Tim O'Reilly

DIY, YC, and VC

The new media guru, Tim O’Reilly, recently linked to DYI, a website geared towards kids-as-would-be-makers. It’s not just adults; young people also need an online community […]
February 6, 2013
Hong Kong

The Spring Continues

It’s amazing to how the Arab Spring uprisings throughout North Africa and the Middle East are continuing to have repercussions throughout the world. The role of […]
October 30, 2012
protests in china

People Power in Modern China

China’s rapid ascent in the last decade as a new global economic superpower has taken many forms, and the once-despotic nature of the ruling class is […]
September 24, 2012

Workers’ Rights Still Big News

China and India continue to command the attention of the international media, as the world watches these two emerging superpowers grow, develop and contend with increasing […]
May 14, 2012
Finally Good News - Different Races Joining Hands

Good News: We’re All Connected!

An interesting article recently appeared on the BBC website, detailing a new study that links linguistics and culture with areas rich in biodiversity. In the past, […]