We’re constantly on the pulse of what’s caliente in business, technology, culture, and trends. Here are the links that got our hearts racing this week.
Week ending August 24th, 2012
Through a new documentary, Mexico wants to inform/remind you that it is more than drug cartels, violence and poverty. Through the enlistment of celebrities, documentarians, and personal stories, an emotional treatment is given to a country rich in so many things that do not make the front pages every day. The trailer feels a little forced, too much like propaganda, but the exercise is telling in it of itself. –Ramon
Every year since 1998, Beloit College publishes a list that reflects the world view of entering first year students. It’s a really accurate look at what is “normal” for students of different ages. –Michelle
For 10 years Andrea Seabrook was a reporter for NPR. She covered mostly US Politics and Congress. She recently left her Public Radio post and has a new blog that will help you understand politics (and politicians) better. In these times of 24 hour news cycle, news personalities and corporate interests, it’s always good to have a different or fresh perspective on the issues. I personally expect less politically correct talk and more in-depth analysis. Something tells me I can find it here. –Pavel
Researchers are able to analyze electrical signals to come up with private information of participants. Keep your PIN number away of your mind when you are playing video games! –Marissa