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Will Automation Upend Journalism?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.25.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Talk of automation is making the rounds again and unless newsrooms retool, adapt, and media organizations train journalists to cope with it, more staf...

Why Does Choice Make Us Unhappy?

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

Isn't life great? So many choices. I can pick almost any product I want, consume it how and when I want, wherever I want. Different pricing, different everything, just for me.

/HuffPost On Slack Will Get You The Latest Headline

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology

We know you're very busy, we know your work's important, but that doesn't mean you can't keep on top of the news. Introducing: The Huffington Post Sla...

All Bots Aside: Filling Broadway's Empty Seats

Damian Bazadona | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

New York attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman recently released a report detailing his office's investigation into the ticketing industry titled "Obs...

What the Bot Revolution Could Mean for Online Learning

Daily Bits Of | Posted 06.22.2016 | Technology
Daily Bits Of

The bots I'm referring to are the so-called chat-bots. They're "smart" programs that you can have a conversation with, and get help from, via the messaging app of your choice.

Can Robots Save U.S. Software Development?

Toby Nwazor | Posted 03.31.2016 | Technology
Toby Nwazor

History tells a story of machines and robots replacing people. This may be what is about to happen to overseas developers. And yes, once again it is robots that are taking their place.

It's Time for Commerce Apps to Go All-in on the API Economy

Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.24.2016 | Technology
Nate C. Hindman

I recently had a chance to play around with the Uber API and the experience reaffirmed my belief that Uber is pushing the API economy forward in a meaningful way, providing a roadmap for other commerce apps to follow in building out their own API programs.

Magazines Thrive, Still Surprise

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.29.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Can print magazines survive, thrive and surprise, what with all the existing online, digital and mobile fare? Absolutely, say media industry experts, adding that those who have declared magazines' demise are off-track.

This Dude Automated His Tinder Account and Dominated the Dating Game

Brian Hanley | Posted 04.12.2015 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Vancouver-based developer Justin Long invented a Tinder bot that automates the already-expedited, mobile matchmaking process. Leveraging facial recognition algorithm Eigenfaces, Long's bot swipes both right and left on its creator's behalf.

Most 'People' Reading This Aren't Human

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.17.2013 | Technology

While you read this article, be aware that a number of non-human "bots" are here, too, and they probably outnumber you by a healthy margin. That's ...

WATCH: New Drone Helicopter Wants To Be Your Personal Trainer

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 06.07.2012 | Technology

In March, we introduced you to Tacocopter, a drone helicopter that could automatically deliver tacos to wherever you were standing. Meet the opposi...

How High Tech Scalpers Hoard Hannah Montana Tix

The Wall Street Journal | Ethan Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ticketing giant Ticketmaster is taking aim at what it says is a new obstacle for fans hoping to attend concerts by hot acts like Bruce Springsteen, Va...