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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Spot.IM Contributor

Aug 09, 20185m read

LeBron Leads Change In His Hometown with the Opening of the I Promise School

By Ben Szurek In the course of his long and illustrious career, LeBron James has earned four MVP Awards and three NBA championships (as well as the Finals MVP Award in each of those). For eight...

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Javier

Aug 08, 20183m read

Our 5 Takeaways from Robb Willer’s TEDx Talk About Political Conversations

Every day we witness thousands of commenters and community members having passionate conversations about various political news stories. We see people with vastly different political views co...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Aug 03, 20183m read

Has Sacha Baron Cohen Discovered America?

By Derek Willie “Who is America?” asks Sacha Baron Cohen in a curious interrogation of American politics, and perhaps more controversially, of the country as a whole. Hoping to explore “th...

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Spot.IM Contributor

Aug 02, 20184m read

Demi Lovato and Opioids: America’s Problem

By Ben Szurek On July 24, a familiar name made its way into tabloids and headlines when Demi Lovato, the singer-songwriter and actress known for her hit songs “Skyscraper” and “Tell Me Yo...

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Javier

Aug 01, 20183m read

Our 5 Takeaways from Celeste Headlee’s TEDx Talk About Conversation

Spot.IM’s commitment to fruitful conversation remains top of mind. Now more than ever we see the indispensable value of constructive and cordial chats between people from different walks of li...

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