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Convergence

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.

Federal and Private Sectors' Approaches to Cyber Collide

Peter B. LaMontagne | Posted 06.21.2015 | Technology
Peter B. LaMontagne

In the 21st century and the post-9/11 global risk environment, we are seeing the emergence of a new type of technology crossover involving national security and the commercial tech market -- or 'cross-convergence.'

Dialogue: Hope for a Better World

Mike Schwager | Posted 09.04.2014 | Religion
Mike Schwager

I believe that through deep and honest dialogue and communication between cultures, races, genders, religions and ideas, mutual understanding and the discovery of our common humanity and aspirations can and will be found.

War Clouds

James Moore | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
James Moore

Now there is another trend that investors are chasing, and it goes beyond the cloud. Convergence of storage, networking, and processing, and operating them at great speed and functionality using software out of one server box has become a growth business for some companies.

Is 'Convergence' the Next Revolution in Science?

James M. Gentile | Posted 12.11.2013 | Science
James M. Gentile

Convergence indeed represents a new era of solving complex scientific questions, certainly in, but not limited to, the biomedical sciences.

Convergence: A Power Tool for Innovation

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

A powerful strategy for driving innovation, and one I discuss in my latest bestseller Flash Foresight, is called convergence. It's about taking separa...

Razorfish Converge Shingerview: David Gerlach, Founder and CEO, Blank on Blank

David Shing | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
David Shing

David Gerlach is the founder of Blank on Blank, an original take on using the power of video to bring audio to life. Blank on Blank uncovers "lost audio" and animates it using a variety of tools and partners.

Razorfish Converge Shingerview: Matt Corey, CMO, Mass Relevance

David Shing | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
David Shing

Matt Corey is one of those people who is so excited about the future, you don't know if or when he will stop to catch his breath today. A top CMO on Twitter, he is active in the drive towards convergence around social.

Razorfish Converge Shingerview: Yael Cohen, Founder and CEO, Fuck Cancer

David Shing | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
David Shing

It's said that laughter is the best medicine and for Yael Cohen, CEO and Founder of Fuck Cancer, that is her prescribed strategy in jump-starting conversations around cancer.

Qatar Educators Integrate Media Literacy into Curricula

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.23.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

This is a summary of a chapter by the author in "Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue" edited by Ulla Carlsson and Sherri Hope Cu...

Fully Connected: Smart Phones, Tablets... and Connected TV Makes Three. Turns Out There is an App for That

Jacqueline Corbelli | Posted 06.22.2013 | Technology
Jacqueline Corbelli

Staggering data in a recently issued Jack Myers Media Economic Data Report projects a systematic shift towards digital advertising across 19 industries by 2020, with double-digit increases for all but two sectors.

Cave Fish Insomnia

Richard Borowsky | Posted 10.18.2012 | Science
Richard Borowsky

Most humans sleep their eight hours or so at night, rather than during the daylight hours. But how much would we sleep if it were always dark and had been for eons? We can't answer this for humans, but we now can for fish.

Why I Believe That This Will Be The Most Innovative Decade In History

XPRIZE | Posted 10.13.2012 | Technology
XPRIZE

Why am I so optimistic? Because of the wide assortment of technologies that are advancing at exponential rates and converging. They are enabling small teams to do what was once only possible for governments and large corporations.

Contingency or Convergence?

Victor Stenger | Posted 06.08.2011 | Religion
Victor Stenger

Purpose remains today a major area of conflict between religion and science. Religion still insists that the universe has a purpose, with humanity at its focus. However no scientific evidence supports this yearning.

Innovations in Magazines 2010: Adapt & Thrive

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Shrinking advertising revenue, fewer pages, slashed payrolls and dropping circulations haven't deterred traditional and new titles from capitalizing on fast-paced changes in the media.

The 2010 Newsroom: Lean and Techy

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Newsrooms should be converged, integrated, flexible, lean and techy, to survive in today's fast-changing media landscape, but news organizations shoul...

Peace Through Moderation: U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative's Work with Pakistan at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Peace Through Moderation (PtM) project of the Alliance for Peacebuilding hosted last week an engaging and exclusive reception recently featuring t...

Dubai's Gulf News Embraces Convergence With Gusto

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Reporters and editors at Dubai's Gulf News are blazing a trail in multimedia that could serve as an example for Arab newspapers struggling with a journalistic identity crisis.2010-06-27-editingvideo.jpg