On 2 years of deleting dating apps and the neuroscience behind adaptability.

2 years and 1 day ago, I published this piece for Vox on “How Swiping Ruined Online Dating,” and subsequently deleted all of the dating apps I had frequented for just under 7 years. It was the first…


Tips to make your holiday season more enjoyable and beneficial.

I received an email this morning with a whole set of tips and even a script for how to bring up politics and the recent elections at the Thanksgiving dinner table. …


A paradigm shift in the way we measure failure and success.

I’ve spent the last two years running what many people might call a failed startup. We failed to capitalize on our ‘first-to- market’ advantage, we never raised capital, and our user base didn’t grow in 10x multiples, achieving hockey stick or viral growth, leading us to the magical word TRACTION…


I love Facebook. I use it to power community conversation, and keep lighter relationships afloat. I use it for sporadic and serendipitous moments of joy, and of course, acknowledged moments of fomo. …


A storm of information, and an opportunity of a generation.

Does it feel like you’re reading, watching, and listening to more information than ever before? Or alternatively, after spending the last few years too overwhelmed in the digital age, have you turned off Twitter, put away your devices, maybe even started to read some print papers and magazines again, on…


A story about finding balance in a complicated world.

When you search on the Internet for quotes on audacity and quotes on humility, the majority of the…


Between the Burn: A Year Lessons of Lessons from The Playa.

This year’s Burning Man was my second Burn. The first Burn left an impression so strong that when reading the reflection I wrote last year, I feel like I was possessed with some sort of higher, divine scribe energy…


A Reflection on the Meaning of Burning Man

What is the meaning of Burning Man?

The truth is that it can mean something widely different for each of the 60,000 plus attendees, known fondly as Burners.

Some Burners are there to party with friends and strangers alike. Some are there for spiritual healing, re-energizing, or even for a…

Erica Berger

Journo, artist, yogi, urbanist, regenerative advocate. @livetbd podcast. Forbes 30-U-30, Investor. Past: @NPRGenListen, Storyful @TheEconomist.

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