TEM Lab in Tunisia: T-Birds Open Doors

by Nate Stickney We arrived in Tunisia not knowing a single one of its 10 million residents, but within hours we were already astonished at how small the world truly is. On Day 1 we met with a Thunderbird graduate who has lived and worked here for several decades.  On Day 2 day we met […]

Caption Contest Winner

This week’s caption contest winner is Thomas Carpenter who had the most Facebook votes for his caption submission: “Sadly, Nate’s hearing is going. When Nikhil asks him to tell a new joke, he starts telling “Anuj joke.” Look for our last contest posting this trimester on our Facebook page for your chance to win a $15 gift card […]

Hedonic Adaptation: Why Netflix Should Limit Binge-Watching

By Nate Stickney On February 14, 2014, Netflix released the second season of the hit television program “House of Cards.”  By the end of the weekend, roughly 2% of the Netflix subscribers on U.S. broadband networks had finished all 13 episodes, with similar numbers in Europe. [1]  This “binging” phenomenon isn’t new, with 50,000 subscribers […]