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Snapchat Will Let You Replay Messages For 99 Cents

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

Snapchat just figured out a new way to make money. The ephemeral messaging service announced a new feature Tuesday that lets users pay 99 cents to rep...

Trillions of Digital Photos Stored in "Clouds" But "Inkdot" Brings Them Back to Stunning Life on New Mediums

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Although eccentric British photographer David Bailey once suggested that it "takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer," quality photography has indeed come to us masses.

This App Will Call The Police If You Let Go Of Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Alexis Fitts | Posted 09.02.2015 | Technology

Zach Winkler was a senior at the University of Missouri when he began to notice that a lot of women at his school felt unsafe. Moreover, the hundreds ...

Lounger Is Like Tinder For Airports, Connecting You With Fellow Fliers

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.01.2015 | Travel

Could your soulmate be hiding amidst the cast of characters you encounter at the airport? Lounger, described by Boarding Area as the "Tinder for frequ...

Forget 'Convergence' -- This Is the Age of 'Divergence'

Chandran Nair | Posted 08.17.2015 | World
Chandran Nair

HONG KONG -- Does the average app designer in Silicon Valley understand the cultural context of a 13-year-old Cambodian girl and the needs and wants of a billion others half a world away? This is a divergence that obscures a truth that technological cheerleaders rarely admit -- that proper investment in technology (in toilets rather than telecoms, for instance) has been deemed less important than searching for the massive valuation of a company whose social utility is marginal at best.

Magical App Will Turn Ad-Filled Subway Stations Into Pop-Up Art Galleries

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.24.2015 | Arts

Few things are more aggressively unpleasant in the early morning than walking into a subway station emblazoned with advertisements broadcasting the la...

Gypsy Circle: The Social Travel App You Need

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 06.29.2016 | Technology
Cat del Valle Castellanos

Maybe you've asked, "Why doesn't someone create an app that helps me connect with friends before I arrive at my destination?" Well, good news. Meet G...

Bridging Technology and Law to Bring Perpetrators

Mark S. Ellis | Posted 06.09.2016 | World
Mark S. Ellis

"Citizen journalists" typically use social media platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Google and Twitter to disseminate real-time news and first-hand accounts of sometimes startling events.

Cow Chips and Politics

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics
Don Ringe

Several years ago, I bought into the notion that GSR (Galvanic Skin Response) technology could be a measurement used in political focus groups to analyze the intensity of a group member's response to a series of TV spots.

Rick Steves Audio Europe: An Ancient Seduction in Athens

Rick Steves | Posted 05.04.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

As much as I love guidebooks, a museum or sight is much easier to enjoy when you can listen while gazing at what you came to see, instead of looking down and reading from a book. Here's a two-minute sample (recorded on my iPhone) starring Aphrodite, Pan and Eros.

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Work? Plus News of the New "Sober" Dating App

Nicholas Snow | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

Reports, NPR, a "Critic Faults Alcoholics Anonymous For Lack Of Evidence." Plus, a recent story in the New York Times asks, "Do Alcoholics Anonymous ...

Does Your Company Need to Make an App?

Jayson DeMers | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Determining whether or not to create an app can be challenging, but it's a decision that more companies are facing. The cost of designing and developing an app can be high, especially if you prioritize quality, and the overall value to your users can range from negligible to highly significant.

Coding: The Next Superpower

Amrita Venkatraman | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology
Amrita Venkatraman

At the end of the hackathon, you don't feel as though you just did a giant research paper, but more like an artist finishing a masterpiece. There is no feeling like it.

People With Disabilities Can Easily Find Accessible Spots With This App

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.23.2015 | Good News

Inspired by his own experiences, a filmmaker has created an app to help people with disabilities. Jason Da Silva was diagnosed with multiple scler...

Blackberry Now Officially Delusional

Jack Hidary | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Jack Hidary

Now the company has taken another delusional turn. Since it lost the game in the open marketplace it wants the government to step in and MANDATE that all apps in the iPhone Appstore and the Google Play store must be replicated for Blackberry.

5 Simple Swaps that Slim Down Everyday Cooking

Natalie Whelan | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Whelan

If you're playing the substitution game fast and loose, give these surprising swaps a shot. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to save a lot of calories and add a lot of nutritional value with very little effort.

This '4D-Printed' Dress Is Changing The Way We Define Fashion -- And Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.09.2015 | Arts

The Kinematics dress, created by generative design studio Nervous System, is, in all cliches, not your average piece of fabric. For starters, the Muse...

Most Delicious? Oreos Versus Tracking Cookies

Mark Weinstein | Posted 02.07.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

You would think that cookies and technology together would make the most awesome partners since chocolate and peanut butter, right? If only...say it ain't so!

This Crowdsourcing Startup Empowers Locals

Dieter Holger | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

Americans are frustrated with the powers that be but that doesn't mean they should ignore local issues directly affecting them. In Santa Cruz citizens are proposing solutions to the water crisis with the help of crowdsourcing startup Civinomics. How? With an app of course.

Katniss Everdeen's College Application Essay

Paul Jury | Posted 02.01.2015 | Comedy
Paul Jury

It's College App. season... and Hunger Games season... and Katniss is hoping to get into an Ivy League. Yes, even the Mockingjay struggles with these stupid essays.

Comedian Damon Wayans Launches App, Discusses Hollywood's Future

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.17.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Comedian Damon Wayans got the attention of techies last week at The Samsung Developer Conference in San Francisco to discuss his new app, Flick Dat, a...

Going Against the Flow: Vivienne Harr of Make a Stand

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.20.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

When Vivienne Harr, Chief Inspiration Officer at Stand, was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: "Compassion is not compassion without action."

That Awkward Moment When You Don't Know What Hummus Is

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.15.2014 | Comedy

Haven't we all been in this position? You're having a great night until all of a sudden, your date finds out that you've never had hummus before. A...

Disruptive Women: A Conversation With Susan O'Brien, Founder of Smigin

Maura Kelly | Posted 11.03.2014 | Women
Maura Kelly

Innovations and provocative ideas come and go. And some can truly disrupt the status quo. I'll talk with women building companies in a digital economy and forging a new entrepreneurial landscape.

This Is What Tinder For Kids Would Look Like

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents

With the wild success of the adult hook-up app Tinder, it was only a matter of time before someone tapped into the kids' market. Finally, "Kinder" ...