Amherst Wire

Is Tinder too shallow?

Is Tinder too shallow?

Jim Lyons, Writer

December 2, 2013

"Generally people base whether or not they’re going to establish communication with a “person of interest” off of physical attraction. Tinder just jumps to what hookups are all about: the looks."

Live-tweeting resuscitating live TV

Live-tweeting resuscitating live TV

Molly Boushell, Writer

November 18, 2013

"They are able to share a small piece of the experience of being on set throughout the week, while eagerly awaiting the next episode."

UMass professors help revolutionize adhesive world

UMass professors help revolutionize adhesive world

Alexandra Lane, Contributor

November 18, 2013

"Early on, he was intrigued by the biological make-up of geckos. Today, using the geckos to test their theories, the Geckskin team has been able to anatomically link geckos to the study of adhesion."

Tips and tricks for your iOS 7 update

Tips and tricks for your iOS 7 update

Molly Boushell, Writer

November 4, 2013

"So you've updated to iOS 7... and good, bad, or indifferent, it’s probably not what you were expecting."

Are smartphones making us lonely?

Are smartphones making us lonely?

Jim Lyons, Writer

November 4, 2013

"Social media erases the worry of stutters, pauses, or silences during a conversation, but these little interpersonal faults are how we truly get to know each other."

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