AIF BLOG - April 2012

April 18, 2012
Each year TIME magazine recognizes "the people who inspire us, entertain us, challenge us and change our world." We congratulate these Aspen Ideas speakers who were named to this year's TIME 100 list of most influential people in the world:Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy.Pete Cashmore, founder and CEO of Mashable.Hillary Clinton, secretary of state, joined us at the 2005 festival as senator of New York. She...
April 13, 2012
[Ed. note: This blog was originally published on 1/11/12. Updated 4/13/12.] Experts are constantly examining the effects of "living socially" on our well-being. And up until recently, most of the focus has been on the detriments of Facebook and Twitter.The New York Times reported this week that many researchers are "looking to Facebook, Twitter and the rest for opportunities to identify problems, to hear cries for...