Author Archives: Jacob Blevins

Adulting: Not Always the Easiest

A major theme in the entertainment industry is coming of age or “adulting.”  The big hit movies such as Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and Star Wars follow the adulting process as shown in Campbell’s hero’s journey, the journey … Continue reading

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Creating a Picture Book to Entice all Audiences

Rosetta Stone’s “Because a Little Bug went Ka-CHOO” is very popular in the market of children’s picture books.  The book tells the story of how a small bug causes, with only a “Ka-CHOO,” a seed to fall on a worm, … Continue reading

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Teamwork at its Finest

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Bashing Millennials: Editorial Response

Editorial: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/corporate-america-chases-the-mythical-millennial.html?_r=1&register=google Claims: “Everyone knows millennials don’t read news” (Para 1) –False; This claim that millennials don’t read the news is obviously not true. Even here at Georgia Tech, I see almost every student is interested in the news around … Continue reading

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Crossing the BIG threshold

1. Five images of maturity in adolescence: what does “grown up” mean?  Lauree C. Tilton-Weaver, et. al., Five images of maturity in adolescence: what does ‘‘grown up’’ mean?, Journal of Adolescence, Science Direct, Volume 24, issue 2, Elsevier, April 2001, … Continue reading

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Adult? I doubt that…

“Am I old enough to make the decisions of an adult and to live on my own,” many teenagers ask.  The answer to this common question is more difficult than the average teenager would like it to be as adulthood … Continue reading

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