Tag Archives: China

#hashtags can change the world

For Hundreds of years, since the dawn of the printing press, people have never been able to communicate or voice a means of free expression as they do today.  The greatest tool for transparency and free speech the world has ever known has only just recently developed in our lifetime.  We’re looking at just the very beginning of an era that is arguably much greater and maybe even more significant than the industrial revolution.  Today, we are experiencing an information and free expression insurgency.

The lines of journalism are becoming blurred as well as like lines between video, magazine, newspaper, books, blogs, social networks.. it’s all morphing into something.. at a rapidly fast pace and changing almost daily.  We’re watching now as people, companies and governments grapple with the most influential source that is not in any way physically tangible but limitless and permanent. Continue reading “#hashtags can change the world” »

a Shattered Confidence

is what my generation faces in the wake of America’s present circumstances.  It’s ‘we’ the ‘young’ people of my generation who have to deal with and pick up the pieces of an extremely irresponsible former one.   What is so sad is that my generation (including myself) have completely lost confidence in their country.  It’s as if by Fall 2008 we started to see the plummet of the modern day Roman Empire and we fear it’s so far gone it just looks like a giant unfathomable mess that cannot be salvaged.  We all knew it was heading in this direction, slowly but surely, yet apathy and greed conquered.  America fell behind in the very world it invented. Continue reading “a Shattered Confidence” »