Javier

Sep 19, 20183m read

Marc Benioff, TIME Magazine and The Rise of Tech Media

It’s official! Meredith Corporation is selling TIME Magazine (yes, THE Time Magazine) to Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne for $190 million in cash. The news of the acquisition ha...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Sep 12, 20183m read

Real Danger: Preparing for Hurricane Florence

By Ben Szurek One year ago, the topic of hurricanes dominated national news as massive storm systems hit parts of Texas and the Caribbean, costing lives and leaving many cities immobilized. At t...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Sep 07, 20184m read

Nike Courting Controversy in New Ad Campaign Starring Colin Kaepernick

By Ben Szurek On the eve of the 2016 NFL Season, Colin Kaepernick sat on a bench in Levi’s Stadium, San Francisco, while everyone else in attendance stood in honor of our national anthem. His...

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Javier

Sep 05, 20183m read

“Crazytown”: Disturbing Quotes from Bob Woodward’s New Trump Book

Famed Watergate reporter Bob Woodward’s new book, “Fear: Trump in the White House,” is the latest of many tell-all books to reveal (more or less) the same revelation: a topsy-t...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Aug 30, 20184m read

The Dispute Over Senator John McCain’s Legacy

By Ben Szurek On Saturday, Senator John McCain died at the age of 81 following a year-long battle with brain cancer and a final decision to stop treatment. The days following his death have seen...

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Javier

Aug 29, 20182m read

Spot.IM Community Pages: Welcome Fandoms!

At Spot.IM, we make it a point to routinely think about our users’ motivations. We chiefly choose to study and analyze their particular motivations in order to enhance our product offerings an...

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Javier

Aug 23, 20183m read

Nostalgia: Why Hollywood Can’t Stop Remaking Content

“I’d trade all my tomorrows for one single yesterday.” – Kris Kristofferson For better or worse, nostalgia is currently the most important and profitable commodity in Hollywood....

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Javier

Aug 21, 20182m read

Our 5 Takeaways from Julian Treasure’s TED Talk About Conscious Listening

Let’s be honest: Our world has become a whole lot noisier. Now more than ever our daily lives are acutely impacted by the messaging (SHOUTING) from all different types of sources. We battle th...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Aug 16, 20184m read

The Space Force, Down to Earth

By Ben Szurek Standing behind a podium in June, President Donald Trump announced a seemingly radical move for America’s Armed Forces: the development of a sixth branch of the military, devoted...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Aug 15, 20185m read

Summer at Spot.IM: Reflections from Our Interns

By Derek Willie Let’s be honest — most internships kind of suck. Interns generally find themselves grabbing coffee for the bosses or sitting around the office, bored out of their min...

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