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Generation Z

Generation Z
Terminology[edit] USA Today sponsored an online contest for readers to choose the name of the next generation after the Millennials. In the article, Bruce Horovitz wrote that some might call the term "Generation Z" rather "off-putting" and a name that is "still in-the-running" for the next generation. The article proposed some alternate names including: iGeneration, Gen Tech, Gen Wii, Net Gen, Digital Natives, Gen Next, Post Gen.[1][3] In 2013, Jeanine Poggi reported in Ad Age that Nickelodeon channel is looking to serve a new breed of kids born after 2005 who it dubs "post-millennials".[2] "Scholars Generation" was proposed by a writer at A Time to Succeed coalition who "works to ensure that all children in the nation’s high-poverty communities have better learning time in school".[4] Authors William Strauss and Neil Howe wrote several popular books on the subject of generations. Plurals is a name coined by marketing firm Frank N. Traits and trends[edit] See also[edit] References[edit]

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Generation X Generation X, commonly abbreviated to Gen X, is the generation born after the Western Post–World War II baby boom. Demographers, historians and commentators use beginning birth dates from the early 1960s to the early 1980s. Origin and etymology[edit] Hungarian photographer Robert Capa initially referred to post-World War II youth as "Generation X" Douglas Coupland popularized the term "Generation X" in a novel about young adults and their lifestyles in the late 1980s. The term Generation X was coined by the Magnum photographer Robert Capa in the early 1950s. Millennials Terminology[edit] Authors William Strauss and Neil Howe wrote about the Millennials in Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069,[2] and they released an entire book devoted to them, titled Millennials Rising: The Next Great Generation.[3] Strauss and Howe are "widely credited with naming the Millennials" according to journalist Bruce Horovitz.[1] In 1987, they coined the term "around the time 1982-born children were entering preschool and the media were first identifying their prospective link to the millennial year 2000".[4] Strauss and Howe use 1982 as the Millennials' starting birth year and 2004 as the last birth year.[5] Newsweek used the term Generation 9/11 to refer to young people who were between the ages of 10 and 20 years on 11 September 2001.

100 Websites You Should Know and Use Entertainment Meet David Peterson, who developed Dothraki for Game of Thrones There are seven different words in Dothraki for striking another person with a sword. Among them: “hlizifikh,” a wild but powerful strike; “hrakkarikh,”a quick and accurate strike; and “gezrikh,” a fake-out or decoy strike. But you won’t find these words in George R. R. Middle age Middle age is the period of age beyond young adulthood but before the onset of old age . Various attempts have been made to define this age, which is around the third quarter of the average life span of human beings . Definitions [ edit ] According to Collins Dictionary , this is "... usually considered to occur approximately between the ages of 40 and 60". [ 1 ] The current edition of the Oxford English Dictionary gives a similar definition but with a shorter span: "The period of life between young adulthood and old age, now usually regarded as between about forty-five and sixty."

4 Reasons Being a Pop Culture Nerd is Harder Than You Think #2. Militant Sects of Pop Culture Nerds Augmented Grocery Shopping: How a Korean grocer moved virtual shopping to the subway It’s the kind of experiment that seems like it was hatched for a satirical spoof video, but the results were anything but funny. Home Plus, the 2nd largest grocery chain in South Korea formerly known as Tesco, needed to increase their market share without building more stores. The idea they had was simple and elegant, albeit completely offbeat and somewhat insane. “Let the store come to the people.”

Ageing Ageing (British English) or aging (American English) is the accumulation of changes in a person over time.[1] Ageing in humans refers to a multidimensional process of physical, psychological, and social change. Some dimensions of ageing grow and expand over time, while others decline. Reaction time, for example, may slow with age, while knowledge of world events and wisdom may expand. Research shows that even late in life, potential exists for physical, mental, and social growth and development.[2] Ageing is an important part of all human societies reflecting the biological changes that occur, but also reflecting cultural and societal conventions. Ageing is among the largest known risk factors for most human diseases.[3] Roughly 100,000 people worldwide die each day of age-related causes.[4] Age is measured chronologically, and a person's birthday is often an important event.

Viral Journalism and the Valley of Ambiguity How much does search engine optimization play into how effectively a story is picked up virally? If a story contains rhetoric that is more likely to get passed on, even if it's "important" — famous names, scandal — does that play a role? Take recaps, here and elsewhere: I'm slowly drifting away from them because they seem to be increasingly simple plot recounts that go over the sexy sexiness of sexy sex and the fabulous fabulousness of fabulous fabulousness. Based on reads and short, quipy comments, I'd assume those are more popular than deep-dives that try to answer "so what?"