Tech Tuesday: Websites and Apps That Save You Money

July 14, 2015 by Amy Blum


By Amy Blum

With a smart phone, computer, and an open mind, not only can you save on goods that you regularly purchase, you can also find deals on opportunities that would otherwise be a reach.

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All This, and Popcorn Too? How the Film ‘Inside Out’ Justifies Teen Turmoil for a Broad Audience

July 7, 2015 by Victoria Woodard Harvey


By Victoria Woodard Harvey

For female audiences especially, the film’s most significant tragedy centers on Riley’s core values crumbling and tumbling irretrievably into an abyss. This particular visual is a painful and graphic reminder of the fragility of a young woman’s sense of self.

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Tech Tuesday: Personalized Health and Fitness Apps

May 26, 2015 by Amy Blum


By Amy Blum

Gaining access to your personal data—your calorie intake, sleep schedule, and daily exercise regimen—is empowering. By taking advantage of these monitoring and motivational apps, you can stay healthy and get fit your way.

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Tech Tuesday: Nature & Technology

May 5, 2015 by Amy Blum

Image from Flickr via (Creative Commons License)

By Amy Blum

While the progress of technology often threatens preservation on a large scale, as individuals we can improve our natural surroundings by using technology to reduce energy consumption and protect the environment.

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Tech Tuesday: Apps to Help You Get Organized

April 28, 2015 by Amy Blum


By Amy Blum

Your handheld device can serve as a pencil and paper, flashlight, dictionary, measuring tape, and travel mirror. You might as well forget carrying a handbag altogether. All you really need is your phone and a few handy apps. Unless it is raining, of course—then you should probably have an umbrella.

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Tech Tuesday: There’s an App for That!

March 31, 2015 by Amy Blum


By Amy Blum

When you want to find complicated information, like the name of an actor in the television show you just flipped to, or a concert happening in town this Saturday, don’t get stuck trying to formulate a simple Google search: There’s an app for that.

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Wednesday 5: Women of Vision

August 20, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

Invisible Age

In this week’s Wednesday 5 we highlight women of vision—those who use the camera to tell compelling stories about our world and its complexities.

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Today’s Talk Topic: Should We All Have the Right to Be Forgotten?

May 31, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

Some of us long for the days of wraparound privacy—the days before anyone with a computer could sneer at embarrassing photos of us, or dismissive remarks about us, that someone else has posted.

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Today’s Talk Topic: Google Gets It Right

March 23, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change


That Google chose to note that March 22 was the birthday of a woman who lived to old age and noted that “the best things happen to you when you are old” is a reminder to keep an open mind.

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Tech: Noteworthy Features on the iPhone

March 11, 2014 by Alexandra Boghosian


By Alexandra Boghosian

Take some time to figure out iOS 7 for the iPhone. Here are some noteworthy new features.

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Facebook and Not Me

February 5, 2014 by Laura Baudo Sillerman

A sample Facebook page, annotated to demonstrate all the information flowing to it.

By Laura Baudo Sillerman

It is hard to imagine the world without Facebook, but not hard to long for the day when liking something meant you had thought about or experienced it for more than three seconds.

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Tech Tuesday: Gifts & Gadgets

December 17, 2013 by Alexandra Boghosian


Alexandra Boghosian

This holiday season, what are you going to get your tech-savvy friends? Here are some ideas that go beyond the obvious iPad mini.

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Tech Tuesday: I Joined Facebook; Now I Have Questions, Lots of Them!

October 8, 2013 by Alexandra Boghosian

Social Media Explained

By Alexandra Boghosian

Alexandra Boghosian is our resident techie. She frequently answers questions from our readers about their pressing technological issues. Here, she weighs in on the ins and outs of Facebook and other social media platforms.

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Tech Tuesday: Where are the Women in Tech?

September 24, 2013 by Alexandra Boghosian


By Alexandra Boghosian

Last weekend I saw the movie “Jobs,” about Steve Jobs and the tumultuous times of Apple. I could not help but notice the lack of women in the movie. What does Apple look like today for women? What about other tech giants?

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Gmail Inbox Categories, and How to Undo Them

August 6, 2013 by Alexandra Boghosian


By Alexandra Boghosian

Google decided that it would partition your inbox for you into four categories, Social, Promotions, Updates, and Forums. I might go so far as to be outraged by Gmail’s fascist presumption that everybody’s mailbox can be neatly organized into perfect little pristine boxes. Here’s how to undo those categories.

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