Alexandra Samuel is a digital explorer.

For two decades, her research, writing and speaking have shaped the way we use and understand the Internet. An internationally recognized expert on the business and social impact of technology, Alex works with the world’s leading companies, NGOs and publications to craft the stories and strategies that define how we live and work online.
From the pages of the Harvard Business Review to the boardrooms of Fortune 1000 companies, Alex sparks the conversations that turn organizations and people into online leaders.

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Alexandra Samuel is a digital explorer.

For two decades, her research, writing and speaking have shaped the way we use and understand the Internet. An internationally recognized expert on the business and social impact of technology, Alex works with the world’s leading companies, NGOs and publications to craft the stories and strategies that define how we live and work online.
From the pages of the Harvard Business Review to the boardrooms of Fortune 1000 companies, Alex sparks the conversations that turn organizations and people into online leaders.
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How to Raise the Next Mark Zuckerberg

Investors and tech geeks love to talk about “unicorns”: tech startups that are worth $1 billion or more. Incredibly, many of these dazzling success stories, like Facebook and Snapchat, have been launched by people in their early twenties. Other...

Why parents shouldn’t feel technology shame

I’ve spent the past two years conducting a series of surveys on how families manage technology, gathering data from more than 10,000 North American parents. And it turns out that the most successful strategy, far from exiling technology, actually embraces it.

How to raise a white hat hacker

Today in the Christian Science Monitor’s Passcode, I look at what it takes to turn a curious, tech-minded kid into an ethical hacker.

How to tone down your tech

If you’re looking for a little online sanity, there are better options than a digital fast. My first post for the Headspace blog shares five great alternatives.


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What if you could use online tools the way Alex does: to beat digital overload and focus on the work that matters most?

Now you can learn to use social media like a pro. Work Smarter with Social Media: A Guide to Managing Evernote, Twitter, LinkedIn and Your Email is a new book from the Harvard Business Review Press that shares Alex’s approach to using social media on the job.

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LinkCraft: Your guide to the LinkedIn/Minecraft merger

Gaming juggernaut Mojang, best known for its Minecraft platform, will acquire social network LinkedIn, technology outlets reported today. The acquisition was undertaken by Microsoft, an umbrella holding company that is largely unknown to most Minecraft users. The...

Kids’ Screen Time is a Feminist Issue

The cultural panic over kids and screen time has never made sense to me. In my latest JSTOR post, I dig into feminist history for analogies to the current anxiety about kids and technology, and discover there’s plenty of precedent.