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Education Closes the Gap that Legislation Leaves Open

Written by Joe Phelps There’s a lot of talk about legislating more governmental control of the major social media platforms. While there is room for legislation to hold digital services (such as Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and Instagram) responsible for some mis- dis-...

Social Media is Only Part of the Problem

Social Media is Only Part of the Problem

Written by Joe Phelps, CEO, Getting Better Foundation Netflix’s documentary, ”The Social Dilemma”, exposed the motivations and technologies of social media platforms as well as the algorithms that drive them. What it doesn't explain however, is the complex challenge...

What We Say Matters

By Belinha De Abreu, PhD., author, researcher, friend of The Getting Better Foundation We live in troubling times.  The news in the past months have shown how conflicted our world is and how disconnected we are despite being the most technologically connected...

Education – Are we making progress?

(Literacy, Intelligence, Technology, Gender, Curriculum) Literacy - One of the moments I’d like to take back was a teenaged argument with my Dad, when I’d called him ignorant and illiterate.  Today, with changed perspective, I regard my Father as one of the...