Category Archive: The New World

Apr 03

“New low for millennials”: Passenger takes ‘selfie’ with EgyptAir hijacker – Red Alert Politics

While he was being held hostage for six hours on an EgyptAir flight, 26-year-old Ben Innes thought it would be a good idea to take a selfie with the hijacker, Seif Eldin Mustafa. Innes himself said “I’m not sure why I did it.” Mustafa was still in control when the young man got up and asked a cabin …

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Mar 31

The State And Future Of Live Video and the Rise of Real-Time Creators And Audiences – Forbes

  Livestreaming is setting the stage for yet another breed of creator. From scripted or episodic content to serendipity and impromptu engagement, new communities are forming around the personal brands who bring them together in the moment. The new Hollywood continues to evolve with next-gen studios recruiting up-and-coming talent to monetize in digital and also traditional …

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Mar 30

Why Gen Z has been branded ‘The Katniss Generation’

According to a new study, Gen Z — or ‘Generation K,’ for Katniss — will inherit a “dystopian, unequal and harsh” world from Millennials.   By HISTORY Recently, The Guardian released an article investigating Generation Z, the post-Millennial, perpetually plugged-in generation. Recounting a story about a girl who woke up from surgery and muttered “iPhone, …

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Mar 30

Millennials Choose Facebook For eProcurement | PYMNTS.com

The younger the procurement official, the more likely they are to migrate towards digital channels, like websites and social media platforms, to source goods and services for their companies. That’s according to new research from Sacunas, which found that a new generation of professionals is shaping the evolution of eProcurement. A survey released by the …

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Mar 30

Remaking the status quo: How the American dream changed for millennials | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Louis Delgado works on prototyping an app while drinking coffee in The Beat, 520 E. Fremont St., in downtown Las Vegas March 14. F. Andrew Taylor/ViewNeon Rebirth: The post-recession American Dream in Las Vegas By F. ANDREW TAYLOR VIEW STAFF WRITER For millennials — a term that loosely defines the generation of people currently in …

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Mar 23

In defense of Millennials | Stanford Daily

If you type “Millennials are” into Google, chances are that auto-complete will fill in the word “entitled” at the end of your sentence. The supposed fact that American Millennials, the generation born in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s, are “entitled” has been repeated again and again ad nauseam. As a millennial myself, I can certainly see where …

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Mar 23

Understanding the economic squeeze on millennials

  Did rich countries like the U.S. betray the millennial generation – the people born in the 1980s through the early 2000s? Some make that claim. For example, a report in the Guardian discusses how high unemployment, sluggish income gains and student-loan debt have hit young people in Western countries hard. While these hardships are …

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Mar 23

4 things Millennials need to navigate the Fourth Industrial Revolution | World Economic Forum

In an essay on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Klaus Schwab writes that ongoing technological innovations “will change not only what we do but also who we are,” and that the “list is endless because it is bound only by our imagination.” His examples range from those that very few comprehend (Artificial Intelligeance and biotechnology) to …

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