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Let's Go Humans

Gary Shapiro | Posted 01.12.2017 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

In the age of connectivity, big data and artificial intelligence (AI), the world is asking an existential question about the role men and women will p...

Is it Time for a New Morality?

Shayne Looper | Posted 12.30.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

Attitudes about the morality or immorality of various lifestyle choices are in constant flux. It may be that opinions about what is morally acceptable...

A Good Connection: Girls' Schools in East Africa Collaborate for Computer Lab Access

Andy Bryant | Posted 10.04.2016 | Impact
Andy Bryant

Building a community of creative collaborators is our daily mission at Segal Family Foundation. We think that every meaningful relationship must begin...

The Closer We Are Connected In Cyberspace The More We Disconnect With Ourselves

Miss Deap Khambay | Posted 09.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miss Deap Khambay

It was this coaching element that I believe everyone would benefit from. So to have a regular and structured way of this happening each week is so valuable.

Science Fiction Is Fiction No More

Matt Grob | Posted 09.06.2016 | Technology
Matt Grob

Ever since I was a young boy, I was fascinated by science fiction. One of my earliest memories was watching Star Trek the Animated Series on TV for th...

Engaged Voters Are Internet-Connected Voters

Sarah Pike | Posted 08.23.2016 | Politics
Sarah Pike

That's a big portion of voters that many local politicians are missing. And for those low-income, limited-access groups who prioritize social media, those platforms may be one of the only venues they have to get involved with local politics.

Broadband Connectivity Is A Social Determinant Of Health

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Without broadband connectivity to the last miles of America, neither the nation's health citizens (taxpayers, all) won't fully benefit from the promis...

Helsinki: A Very Smart City

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2016 | Technology
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's not every day one sees a fully-functional smart city, given crumbling urban infrastructure in many countries, so a visit to a metropolitan area that runs well and serves its residents efficiently is a delightful sight for sore eyes.

Why Parag Khanna's "Connectivity" Doesn't Quite Connect

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 05.12.2016 | World
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This review appeared first in The New York Journal of Books. Donald Trump must be punching himself for not locking up the rights to the title of Para...

Connectivity for the Bottom Billion: A Call for Collective Action

Steve Schmida | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Steve Schmida

In the developed world, we take the universal availability of the Internet largely for granted. That connectivity in turn creates tremendous opportunities and benefits for individuals and businesses alike. What we often forget is that less than half of the world's population has access to the Internet.

Is It Better To Pay for United's In-Flight Wi-Fi With Miles?

Map Happy | Posted 05.10.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Last November, United made the decision to switch from Gogo to a more unified payment system. Meaning, those flight passes no longer work! This post ...

The Stone Age Is Over. Kansas City Definitely Got The Memo.

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 05.10.2016 | Business

The arrival of a new streetcar in Kansas City, Missouri, heralds the beginning of a major technological shift for the Midwestern city. Lights along th...

These Maps Show How Vast New Infrastructure Is Bringing the World Together

Parag Khanna | Posted 04.24.2016 | World
Parag Khanna

SINGAPORE -- It turns out that what most defines the emerging world is not fragmentation of countries but integration within regions. Major world regions are forging dense infrastructural connectivity and reorienting their relations around supply chains rather than borders. The same world that appears to be falling apart is actually coming together in much more concrete ways than today's political maps suggest.

What Happens When We Share the Other #halfthestory?

Tajci Cameron | Posted 04.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

She decided to share the other #halfthestory instead of just the glam shots -- the spilled eye shadow, broken phone screen, late nights spent working and studying, eating on the run, and connecting with people on a more "real, human level" -- as a whole person.

These Balloons Could Soon Expand Internet Access To Millions

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Giant, jellyfish-shaped balloons could soon give Internet access to millions more people around the world -- and potentially save lives. Research show...

In the Fight Against Climate Change, Let's Protect Biodiversity

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 03.16.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

We're focusing on the nonliving, physical environment. "But Earth's living environment, including all its species and all the ecosystems they compose," is receiving little attention.

The Best Place to Take a Business Call on the Run

Map Happy | Posted 02.16.2017 | Travel
Map Happy

Need to make a business call while you're running between meeting locations? Look for these quiet spaces when a Starbucks just won't do. This post or...

You are What You (Android)Wear

Michael L. Berman | Posted 02.12.2017 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Once upon a time there were two AndroidWear smartwatches. One boasted a rich Swiss heritage, while the other was bred from solid Chinese stock. Their...

An Intention for Hope in the New Year

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 12.29.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

Hope. In the darkest moments it is still there. We've faced more than enough hardship to understand if it had evaporated. But it hasn't.

Chart Your Course and Enjoy the Ride

Tajci Cameron | Posted 12.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tajci Cameron

Not too long ago a good friend of mine sat down with my partner/husband and me and complimented our courage in "trusting God to pilot our ship." I kn...

Something Extraordinary Is Happening In The World, But Most People Haven't Noticed

Gustavo Tanaka | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Gustavo Tanaka

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening. Silently, people are being woken up and are realizing how crazy it is to live in this society. With the advent of the Internet, the small are no longer speechless. There is a voice.

The U.S. Airlines With The Best Wi-Fi

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.24.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Many airlines are installing faster satellite-based systems with enough capacity to satisfy everyone. So which airline is the best?

Paris: The City of Light... Always

Christy Jacobs | Posted 11.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Christy Jacobs

Today, I ask that we all stay in a place of LOVE. Send love and light to the souls who gave their lives to teach us lessons of community and connectivity. Send love and gratitude to the souls still on Earth who lost loved ones and are now in mourning.

Dark Matter And The Dinosaurs

Lisa Randall | Posted 10.31.2016 | Science
Lisa Randall

Though both dark matter and dinosaurs are independently fascinating, you might reasonably assume that this unseen physical substance and this popular biological icon are entirely unrelated. And this might well be the case. But the Universe is by definition a single entity and in principle its components interact.

The Biggest Challenge

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Symptoms show up that make us aware that there is something in our lives that requires attention. We may become irritable, impatient, depressed, agitated, physically ill, anxious, or develop any number of other symptoms.