Teenagers and Adolescence

September 6, 2017

It’s 10 P.M. Do You Know What Apps Your Children Are Using?

Alexander Graham Bell didn’t expect his telephone to be widely used for prank calls. And Steve Jobs was chary of children using his iThings. But social […]
April 19, 2017

Disruptions: How the Netflix Show ‘13 Reasons Why’ Led to Memes, T-Shirts and Debate

In response to “13 Reasons Why,” a 13-episode Netflix show about a high school student who commits suicide, teenage Twitter users are going at each other […]
December 9, 2016

The Sudden Rise of Lil Yachty

After 18 years of trying to get noticed, the rapper and teenage eccentric Lil Yachty has been forced recently to practice blending in. It’s mostly the […]
November 9, 2016

The Spy Who Loved Me: The Slippery Slope of Digital Surveillance

SEATTLE — In the middle of a long bicycle ride several weeks ago, I pulled over for a rest and took out my iPhone to send […]