March 2, 2018

The past month’s events provided no shortage of opinions on what is – or isn’t – free speech. Setting aside the opinions of the President and the NFL, let’s look at what constitutes “free” speech online.

No one loves The Google more than we do, but if we really think ab...

May 30, 2017

As media becomes more ubiquitous, naturally, we consume (and crave!) more of it. The easier it is to consume, the more of it we want. Perhaps most helpful to this trend is that “the media” now goes where we go via our mobile devices. So it’s no shock that, according to...

February 21, 2017

We’ve all heard a version of this riddle:

A father and his son are in a car accident. The father dies instantly, and the son is taken to the nearest hospital.

The doctor comes in and exclaims "I can't operate on this boy."

"Why not?" the nurse asks."Because he's my son,"...

December 7, 2016

This election season has brought to light a particularly virulent strain of fake news. It’s true that people promoting fake information is as old as time, but the internet has made it easy for anyone to create social media profiles and websites in order to post whateve...

November 17, 2016

If there has ever been a time that better highlights the power of like-mindedness and collective sentiment, I can’t think of one. Social media pages lit up as a result of the election of Donald J. Trump as the next president of the United States last week. Neighbors, f...

November 1, 2016

We hear this term a lot – especially in the last few months because of the U.S. presidential election. With our country more polarized than ever, many find solace in interacting with like-minded groups or what we like to call them at VISVA, those with Collective Sentim...

October 13, 2016

Part Two of Two

Our brains don’t stop growing and developing the day we graduate from high school or college. Far from it! The human brain is continuing to develop throughout our lives and scientists and doctors agree that you need to feed it in order for it to flourish...

October 6, 2016

Part One or Two

Maya Angelou said “I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.”

We are always learning and searching for better ways to do things. Be it a better way to think, or finding more information to help us come to a decision about a pa...

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