Carolyn Higgins is the former managing editor of Flip the Media and now a contributor. She explores the impact of the digital world on society and culture, environmental and global health issues. In her elusive spare time, she explores the outdoors with her family, experiments with photography and film, and makes art quilts. She reads everything from classic literature to periodicals ranging from "Outside" to "The New Yorker."
Your email inbox is a gas guzzler. We’re addicted to data. We hoard masses of photos. Distract each other with jokes and cat videos via email. We pride ...On June 25, 2014 / By Carolyn Higgins
It’s time to take a break from more frivolous pursuits on the internet – “the world’s greatest cat video data base,” according to comedian John Oliver and consider what’s ...On June 3, 2014 / By Carolyn Higgins
“You have cancer.” Or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Or schizophrenia. Or any other chronic, potentially life-threatening disease. These are not the words that anyone wants to hear. There is new ...On May 22, 2014 / By Carolyn Higgins