African Students Association Fights against African Stereotypes
This winter, the African Students Association of Ithaca College released a social media campaign entitled: “The Real Africa: Fight the Stereotype”. They decided to create this campaign because
This is a great post by Seth Godin about a problem that is getting worse now that we are so connected with media – you help The Resistance to trick you by spending too much time trying to be ‘in the know’.
Quote from the post:
Somewhere, right this very moment, someone is having more fun than you.
Making more money than you.
Doing something more important, with better friends, and a happier ending, than you. Or possibly just better at Words with Friends than you are.
You’re missing out.
The lizard brain can’t rest until it knows that everyone likes us, that no one is offended, that all graphs are ticking up and to the right and the future is assured. But of course, the future (and the present) isn’t perfect. It can’t be.
The full post can be found here
Interesting NPR piece on Biggie and his ‘flow’
Interesting news piece about Notorious BIG … didn’t know he honed his vocalizations learning to scat from a jazz musician who took him under his wing when he was younger. Its also very interesting that he was on the path to college and could have been a doctor or lawyer … was pulling top grades … but then the streets got him.
Facts you may not know about Nintendo …
An amazing history of a company that truly dominates its space … even today.