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How Green Screen Worked Before Computers

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.05.2015 | Technology

The use of computers and green screens to create special effects in films and TV shows is so commonplace today that it’s hard to imagine a time when...

Donations To Clinton Foundation Nearly Tripled Last Year

AP | KELLY P. KISSEL | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Contributions and grants to the tax-exempt foundation that former President Bill Clinton operates with his family grew near...

The Shift From Promotion to Pragmatism in Impact Investing

Randall Kempner | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Randall Kempner

I'm in the midst of an exciting and exhausting round on the conference circuit which has taken me across the continent and back. This week I'm in South Africa participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week festivities. Luckily, I have had plenty of reading material for the plane rides.

Ebola Does Not Need to Be a Death Sentence

Paul Farmer | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Farmer

The Ebola outbreak currently devastating West Africa threatens the lives of not just those infected with the virus, but all who require medical care, whether treatment for malaria or prenatal care for a healthy pregnancy.

Hillary Clinton Is Right, Every Child Must Be Considered 'Too Small to Fail'

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

In a recent Washington Post article it was reported that the federal Healthy Start program was changing and becoming more of a competitive grant progr...

Integrated Development: Advancing the Conversation

Patrick Fine | Posted 12.08.2014 | Impact
Patrick Fine

We need to be intentional, purposeful and practical, carefully thinking through when and how we approach and implement integrated programs.

This Is Not A Human Head

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.02.2014 | Technology

Believe it or not, the face in the above video is not real. It is made completely of computer-generated images, and it will give you nightmares. T...

CGI Brings In $103 Billion To Solve World's Pressing Issues

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.29.2014 | Impact

After wrapping up its 10th annual meeting on Wednesday, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) saw its commitments to helping the underserved across the ...

Nelson Mandela's Widow Offers Simply Perfect View On Gender Rights

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact

Graça Machel, Nelson Mandela's widow, took to the stage at Clinton Global Initiative to speak out on behalf of women and girls worldwide. Machel,...

Report: More Than 80% Of CGI Commitments Have Succeeded

Forbes | Tom Watson | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact

Some fascinating news from the Clinton Global Initiative, currently in lockdown mode on 52nd Street this afternoon (the President’s visit is nigh). ...

A Three-Pronged Approach to Urban Resilience

Philip K. Ryan | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Philip K. Ryan

The fact is that is most of us don't sit up and take notice until bridges actually collapse, pipes burst and sidewalks give way. Take what has been recently happening in Los Angeles.

Hillary Clinton Gets A+ For New Program To Get 14 Million Girls In School

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a $600 million effort Wednesday to enroll girls in secondary schools around the globe, aiming to ad...

Eleanor Goldberg

Matt Damon Nails Impression Of Bill Clinton, Raises Water Awareness While He's At It | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact

Actor Matt Damon sprinkled in some humor with talk of the global water crisis, channeling "Bubba" in his panel discussion at Clinton Global Initiative...

Obama Unveils Efforts To Support Human Rights Groups, Tells Activists 'USA Stands With You'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact

President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday the U.S. government’s increased efforts to better protect and empower human rights groups and the activi...

5 Reasons Why We Should Kill Off Kerosene Lamps for Good

Andrew Webb | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Andrew Webb

Ultimately, kerosene lamps are not wanted, and not needed. These two families are just two of over one million customers we have served who have told us about the dignity that comes with ditching kerosene

Clinton Global Initiative Makes Big Statement About Empowering Women

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton marked the 10th anniversary of the former president's annual Clinton Global Initiative, pointing to female ...

The Power of Books to Change the World

Kyle Zimmer | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Kyle Zimmer

If we needed another call to action regarding the transformative power of education - on individual lives and the world we live in - here it is. In ...

What Will Become of Syria's Students and Scholars?

Allan E. Goodman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Allan E. Goodman

The academic crisis is even more dire than Iraq in war-torn Syria, where universities have been occupied or destroyed and thousands of students and professors have been displaced, threatened, or killed.

Gerry Smith

The US Government Is Awful At Technology, In One Chart | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.14.2014 | Technology

The White House said this week that it has created a new team of tech wizards, led by a former Google employee, to help the government avoid another b...

Tampons for Innovation and STEM Underwater Dreams

Julie Kantor | Posted 09.23.2014 | Education
Julie Kantor

Last night, we sat at the Smithsonian Institute for the kick-off dinner of The STEM Innovation gathering. Our table had a vibrant and humorous conversation over wine and lavender infused lemonade about OB Tampons as a proven engineering solution.

Cathedral Thinking: Can Houses of Worship Become Beacons of Sustainability?

Thomas P. Kimbis | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Thomas P. Kimbis

"Cathedral thinking" refers to deep dedication to a complex endeavor that will outlive its architects. Today, it's imperative to apply this philosophy to climate change -- a threat that's taken centuries to create and requires unprecedented, strategic engagement to resolve.

Chelsea Clinton: There Are Platforms Beyond Politics To Make Change

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

The WorldPost: First of all, what is the concept behind the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) University, which is meeting this week in Arizona? Chel...

Pratham: Chelsea Clinton on Board USS Intrepid for Education in India

Jim Luce | Posted 03.12.2014 | New York
Jim Luce

In looking back at 2013's most successful Manhattan events, the one gala that stands out for me took place on the U.S.S. Intrepid along the West Side ...

PostPictures: A New Generation of Pictorial Structuralists is Introduced by New York's bitforms gallery.

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

PostPictures is the name of the exhibition assembled by curator Chris Romero and gallerist Steve Sacks at New York's bitforms gallery in Chelsea. The show's nomenclature may strike us as curious, even dubious. For what can come after pictures but more pictures?

Obamacare Contractor: Troubled Website Will Be Fixed By Key Deadline

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Obamacare's problem-plagued website will be fixed in time to allow people to enroll in private health ...