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The Future of America, Innovation and the Next President

James Canton | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
James Canton

Memo to the next President of the United States. On behalf of a few hundred million folks I thought I would share with you the following. On the alm...

Mining the Inner City for the Next Generation of Digital Leaders

NationSwell | Posted 12.07.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

For Zakiya Harris, growing up in East Oakland, Calif., meant navigating between two acutely different worlds every day. "I grew up in the hood, but I ...

Eliminating Food Waste, One Sandwich (and App) at a Time

NationSwell | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

It started with a simple question. As a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012, Raj Karmani, the founder of Zero P...

Giving Homeless People a Hand Up with Technology

NationSwell | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

The seed for HandUp, a crowdfunding site that solicits donations to help the homeless, was planted in early 2012 when Rose Broome passed a shivering w...

Staying safe in the wild world of third-party app stores

Sally Greenberg | Posted 11.01.2016 | Technology
Sally Greenberg

Pokémon Go was the smash hit of the summer, with more than 500 million players using their smartphones to chase Pokémon across seemingly every town ...

Learn To Code With Ease, Even If You Are Not A Computer Science Graduate

Shinjini Das | Posted 10.31.2016 | Technology
Shinjini Das

Coders will undeniably serve as the architects of our future, and if we too want to succeed in the world of tomorrow, we must equip ourselves with the...

What did you do in School Today? How FreshGrade is Changing the Legendary Answer

Robyn Shulman | Posted 10.24.2016 | Education
Robyn Shulman

For students to be successful in the classroom, it is imperative to ensure they have as much support as possible, both at home and within the school. ...

Road Testing the Rick Steves Audio Europe app

Rick Steves | Posted 10.17.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Photo: thetravelphile.com / facebook.com/thetravelphile As museums get more and more crowded, the value of the free audio tours on our Rick Steves Aud...

How to Shop Online When You Are On a Cash Budget?

Lauren Greutman | Posted 10.17.2016 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Greutman

The problem that I had was that I wanted the deals online, but with using cash I had a real problem with getting those deals without going over budget. I found some Ninja tricks that worked for me and wanted to share them with you.

Teaching in Europe

Rick Steves | Posted 10.17.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Photo: thetravelphile.com / facebook.com/thetravelphile I enjoy many aspects of my work. But perhaps the most gratifying is to stand before a great pi...

Do Your Users Frown or Smile? New Web Feedback Tool Lets You Find Out

George Beall | Posted 10.17.2016 | Business
George Beall

With apps like Kimoji, Jamoji, and Justmoji coming out daily, it seems like everyone is trying to hop on the emoji train. And the train shows no si...

Overcharged for Wireless Service? Let Me Count the Ways.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

It looks like billions of dollars in wireless data charges are being added to customers' wireless bills, some causing "overages"; i.e.; when a custome...

Are Educational Apps and Technology Nurturing or Killing Learning?

Azzam Sheikh | Posted 10.07.2016 | Education
Azzam Sheikh

From stone tablets to electronic tablets, the evolution of technology and rise of educational apps have dramatically changed how we access information across multiple fields, from health to religion and much more.

The 3 Best Budgeting Apps For Freelancers

PolicyGenius | Posted 09.29.2016 | Technology
PolicyGenius

Being a freelancer makes budgeting at least twice as difficult as being a salaryman: You have to build a personal budget and a business budget, making sure that the books stay clean and the IRS has no reason to audit you.

The ONE Stat Your Online Business Should Pay Attention to in 2017

Sarah Peterson | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Sarah Peterson

Unfortunate fact of the day: your blog's homepage is getting in the way of people reading your articles.

Tinder Beware, Peekya Is Coming For You

Jack Choros | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Jack Choros

Let's be honest, the dating app Tinder has been cool for a while, but it's not 2013 anymore and it's about time for something new that takes things to the next level. Well, it's here, and it's called Peekya, a free new app that has the technology and business savvy to give Tinder a run for its money and then some.

Why Apple's Push for Accuracy of Health Apps Is a Major Step in the Right Direction

Hugo Mercier | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Hugo Mercier

It's becoming increasingly easy to make a fitness and health tracking app these days. Don't get me wrong -- a killer mobile experience is a feat now t...

The Trouble With Mindfulness Apps

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Once you complete the 30-minute exercise, you navigate to a video featuring a group of people who've also just tried it. A few admit the experience was not incredibly riveting at times.

The Smart Phone Evolution: 7 Amazing Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Android Phone

Toby Nwazor | Posted 09.12.2016 | Technology
Toby Nwazor

Credit I remember the first time I saw a Smartphone. I watched the user touch the screen and swipe it. I was awed... was that even a phone? The time ...

Schoold: The Next Amazon for Education Opportunities, A Chat with CEO, Sourabh Ahuja

Robyn Shulman | Posted 09.06.2016 | Education
Robyn Shulman

I had the chance to sit down with Sourabh Ahuja, CEO of Schoold. In this interview, you will learn about the Schoold app, his passion and dedication b...

Personal Branding Toolbox For Your Job Search

Tracy Darchini | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Tracy Darchini

Even if you are happily employed, you should always be working toward your next job. One key element to prepare for the next opportunity in your caree...

Exploring Play And Creativity in Children's Tablet Use

David Kleeman | Posted 08.31.2016 | Media
David Kleeman

We often get mired in questions of whether media use is OK for children, long after family patterns and habits have been established. At some point, it makes sense to shift focus and resources to how to make media beneficial for young people.

A Must Have App To Co-Parent With Ease

Karen McMahon | Posted 08.30.2016 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

Thanks to the research and development over the last 15 years there are both desktop and mobile applications that allow you to co-parent without speaking to each other.

The 6 Tools Every Graphic Designer Should Have

Harold Stark | Posted 08.30.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

Photoshop has its perks. But let's face it, it's massive, complicated and often intimidating for the casual graphic designer. Even with all the DIY guides and manuals available online, mastering Photoshop can be a tricky business, especially if you don't do a formal course.

The Future Of Car On Demand (And The Case Against Uber's Monopoly)

Carl Waldekranz | Posted 08.25.2016 | Technology
Carl Waldekranz

The most controversial thing to happen to the taxi industry was Uber's introduction of dynamic (surge) pricing. The premise was simple: we are already used to paying based on demand when buying airline tickets, so why should car rides be any different?