The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected

The New York Times: Lower-income teenagers spend an average of eight hours and seven minutes a day using screens for entertainment, while higher income peers spend five hours and 42 minutes. En: “People in this region of the world understand that the real thing is everything that’s happening around big data, AI, and that is […]

On Social Media, No Answers for Hate

The New York Times: Instagram, which was created as a site for people to share curated photos of their food, adorable pets and cute children, has largely avoided scrutiny over disinformation and hate content — especially when compared with its parent, Facebook. But social media researchers said that the site had over the last year […]

A Young Activist’s Advice: Vote, Shave Your Head and Cry Whenever You Need To

Emma González, een tiener die school liep tijdens de Parkland shooting: On the 16th, I was asked to speak at a gun control rally by a woman on the school board. For what seemed like the first time, adults were treating me and my peers as though they cared about what we had to say.

A Faster and More Flexible Home Page that Delivers the News Readers Want

Heel interessante blik achter de schermen door het Open Team van The New York Times: Our first round of prototypes were pretty crude: we built them quickly, with the intention of testing our assumptions and throwing most of them away after gathering data. We started out with simple paper prototypes. (Our favorite was a cardboard […]