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Christine Boese
Works at Fidelity Investments
Attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Lives in Brooklyn, NY
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The choice of college is among the most important investment decisions individuals and families make, yet people know little about how institutions of higher learning compare along important dimensions of quality. Drawing on government and private sources, this report analyzes college “value-added,” the difference between actual alumni outcomes (like salaries) and the outcomes one would expect given a student’s characteristics and the type of ins...
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A new study suggests that just two weeks of eating a changed diet is enough to drastically reduce the amount of lingering ag chemicals.
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Many questions about the extent of environmental damage in the Gulf of Mexico remain unresolved, say scientists.
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With the debate over NSA surveillance at a critical juncture, it’s worth examining how money flows from the spy agency to contractors and to some of the NSA’s loudest defenders.
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A leading psychologist has warned that young men are facing a crisis of masculinity due to excessive use of video games and pornography.
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A Comcast Time Warner Cable behemoth could have spelled trouble for consumers and online innovators.
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The renowned physicist is featured in a soon-to-be-released video of the classic song from the 1983 film The Meaning of Life.
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Work
Occupation
Associate Director of User Experience
Skills
UX, IA, IxD, CS, Social Media, HCI, Usability Research
Employment
  • Fidelity Investments
    Independent Contractor - Design Lead, 2015 - present
  • Atmosphere Proximity (BBDO)
    Associate Director of User Experience, 2014 - 2015
  • H4B Chelsea
    Senior/Lead UX - Contractor, 2013 - 2014
  • Razorfish
    Senior Information Architect, 2007 - 2014
  • University of Montana - Missoula
    Pollner Visiting Professor (endowed), 2005 - 2005
  • CNN
    Writer/Researcher, 2001 - 2006
  • Clemson University
    Assistant Professor, 1998 - 2002
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Various: Web Designer, Graphic Design, Marketing & Recruitment, Graduate Assistant, 1993 - 1998
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Brooklyn, NY
Previously
Atlanta, GA - Clemson, SC - Wasilla, AK - Troy, NY - Fayetteville, AR - Eau Claire, WI
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Tagline
News junkie, social media and content strategist, and UX design lead
Introduction
Fighting the fascists, in love with Walt Whitman's Brooklyn, mainlined raw news at CNN, met musicians in Atlanta, defeated evil warlords with Xena, got piled high and deep, watched the Web being born, communed with Emily Dickinson, experienced the harmonic convergence in Arkansas, chased tornadoes, found a pocket full of poesy, got progressive in Wisconsin, played high school basketball in Alaska, fanatic about biking, cows and dogs, I'm an explorer who takes lots of road trips.
Bragging rights
Rachel Maddow let me sit in her big chair.
Education
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Ph.D. Rhetoric, Technical Communication, HCI, 1998
  • University Of Arkansas
    M.F.A. Creative Writing, Poetry
  • University Of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
    B.A. Journalism
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Fixing Alaska cars with a can-do dad who followed 3 simple rules
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My dad has spent a good part of his life in his garage. When I’m there, I tell myself I’m being frugal. But lately, as Dad ages and I begin

Down and dirty fairy tales: How this rediscovered stash of darker-than-G...
www.salon.com

The translator of a newly discovered trove of 150-year-old tales on the gender-bending surprises found there

The FCC May Call the Internet a Utility, Defend Net Neutrality
www.popularmechanics.com

New rules would reclassify ISPs as common carriers and grant the FCC much more authority to regulate them.

Republicans and Wall Street Say To Hell With Protecting the Public! | Bi...
billmoyers.com

As Congress tears down banking regulations, Bill talks with MIT economist Simon Johnson about the danger of another financial crisis.

Beyond the war on science: Why the right embraces ignorance as a virtue
www.salon.com

Current efforts to nullify abortion coverage in Ohio and elsewhere can all be traced back to the Bush White House

Two giant planets may cruise unseen beyond Pluto - space - 11 June 2014 ...
www.newscientist.com

Planet X could have company – rocky bodies orbiting in weird clusters suggest that two monster planets hide in the outer reaches of the sola

The Guggenheim Puts 109 Free Modern Art Books Online
www.openculture.com

Back in January, 2012, we mentioned that the Guggenheim (the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed modern art museum in NYC) had put 65 art catalogues

Target Will Not Apologize To Quvenzhane Wallis for Removing Her From In-...
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Dystopian Novel, The Water Thief, Imagines the Corporate-Controlled Futu...
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Nicholas Soutter's novel may take place in the future, but it's clearly a future today's society created, with corporations ruling all and c

Ursula Le Guin's Viral Video: "We Will Need Writers Who Can Remember Fre...
billmoyers.com

The 85-year-old sci-fi writer gave a stunner speech at the National Book Awards last month about the problem with capitalism and the power o

NPR Design Team Takes In-House Design to New Levels
www.howdesign.com

Amid changes in technology & content consumption, the NPR design team bridges digital & physical design to take in-house design to new level

Evil Fox News idiocy, unchecked: As Stephen Colbert departs, demented lo...
www.salon.com

O'Reilly, Hannity and Scarborough are excited: Without "Colbert Report," their loud, lunatic voices have more power

Sports on MSNBC? News Outlet Will Launch Streaming-Video Hub To Test New...
variety.com

MSNBC is getting ready to debut a new show about sports. And one focused on books. And another that will examine celebrity and popular cultu

Ricker is right, Puffball is wrong
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Today’s offering, dear readers, comes more as a correction than a column. And it’s also an apology to two old teachers and one new friend.

Claudia Emerson, Pulitzer-winning poet, dies at 57
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The former poet laureate of Virginia and professor at Virginia Commonwealth University died from complications associated with cancer.

Pulitzer-Winning Poet, Claudia Emerson, Has Died
www.styleweekly.com

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and a former poet laureate of Virginia, Claudia Emerson, has passed away from cancer. She was 57. Emerson, who c

How Medium Is Trying to Bring Back the Web We Lost | Mediashift | PBS
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Two years ago, journalist Clive Thompson was duped by an erroneous Wikipedia edit. On the day Yahoo had announced that former Googler Mariss

“Simple-minded darkies”: Meet the white supremacist who’s about to be Ne...
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A recent remark is just one in a long line of bigoted and offensive statements from incoming GOP Speaker Ira Hansen

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