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Women in Business Q&A: Julie Yoo, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Kyruus

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Julie Yoo is a Co-Founder of Kyruus and serves as the company's Chief Product Officer. She was previously the VP of Clinical Product Strategy at Generation Health, where she oversaw the development of the company's clinical programs and data analytics platform.

These Gorgeous Maps Show The World's Great Cities From A Local's POV

HuffPost Japan | Talia Lavin | Posted 02.19.2015 | Arts

Everyone knows that tourists tend to take a lot of photos—especially in cities that attract a lot of them. Any New Yorker will gripe about the selfi...

The Importance of Understanding Metadata in Modern Society

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 04.19.2015 | Technology
Rajat Bhageria

Data is the fundamental basis for our lives today. Future generations will able to look back at all our data -- via sources like Twitter, Facebook -- and paint an accurate picture us. And yet, the vast majority of us simply don't understand how data works.

Under Armour's Purchase Of MyFinessPal: What Happened To My Data?

Julie Ask | Posted 04.15.2015 | Technology
Julie Ask

Most of us tend not to have especially deep loyalties to these myriad tools, so we might have three fitness apps on our device, collecting significantly similar data, but each with different data visualizations or other features that make them unique.

Going Against the Flow: Kaustav Mitra, Global VP of SAP Startup Focus

Charu Sharma | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Kaustav Mitra is an avid student of entrepreneurship and its role in the creation of new ecosystems and economies.

Could Your Fitbit Steps Be Art?

Kerri Allen | Posted 04.11.2015 | Arts
Kerri Allen

In the Kennedy era, the concept of "wearable technology" that would capture your every motion and wink of sleep was the stuff of science fiction. But for conceptual artist On Kawara (1933-2014), logging everyday minutiae became his life's work and legacy.

Truth and Trust Under Siege: Do We Care?

Harlan Loeb | Posted 04.11.2015 | Media
Harlan Loeb

NBC's escalating crisis surrounding respected news anchor Brian Williams' fabrication of details about his reporting from Iraq in 2003. The deal Twitter just struck with Google to make tweets more searchable online. These two events should open a new referendum on the relationship between truth and trust in the information we digest daily.

Using Health Know-How to Build Healthier Communities

Alina Tugend | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Alina Tugend

In the world of community development, the fact that ZIP code often trumps genetic code in determining a person's overall health has become convention...

The Myth of the CMO's Super-Short Shelf Life

Julie Ginches | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Julie Ginches

With the recent advances in data management platform (DMP) technology, the new standard for marketing is the complete view of the customer across all screens. It's been promised since the dawn of digital, but it is in fact now coming true.

A Data Driven Approach To Washington

Alex Wirth | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact
Alex Wirth

For the past year, my roommate Jonathan Marks and I, with the help of a team of Harvard, MIT, and George Washington University undergraduates have bee...

Your Sherpa to All Things Disruption - James McQuivey

Ondi Timoner | Posted 03.14.2015 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

If you're looking to follow someone who has their fingerprint on the leading edge of disruption, look no further than James McQuivey. He is VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester Research.

Dana Liebelson

Obama Asks Congress For Stricter Laws On Data Hacking And Privacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, President Barack Obama urged Congress to pass new measures to protect Americans online, including requiring U.S. companies to...

f in 2014 Content Was King, Where Will 2015 Take Us?

Lucy Cooper | Posted 03.09.2015 | Media
Lucy Cooper

Readers of this blog will be aware of the macro trends we see as we move into 2015; mobile first, identified and measurable distribution channels and the need to change behaviors both internally and externally in order to execute.

Obama Poll Watch -- December, 2014

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Barack Obama's job approval polling numbers, at times, seem to follow seasonal trends. He usually loses ground in the summer, particularly in August. In winter, however, he usually gains ground. This year Obama seems likely to repeat this pattern, if December's numbers are any indication.

Digital Marketing Will Define Social Media in 2015

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 02.28.2015 | Business
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

In 2014, we identified more questions than answers about the value of social media relationships. Let's hope this is the year that SEO thinking, reasonable data privacy expectations, and clear data and methods move us forward.

The Year In Graphics: Our Favorite HuffPost Visuals Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.22.2014 | Media

This year, the HuffPost graphics and data teams did a lot, from visualizing #BlackLivesMatter protests, to finding out how many molecules of Bey...

Top YouTube Video Trends, Video and Stars of 2014

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.21.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

We all know 2014 was all about the booty. Anything else proved intensely uninteresting to our collective national Anaconda.

What Do You Want This Year?

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Art Markman, Ph.D.

As December winds to a close, we reach the time of year where people across the globe are starting to think about how next year will be different from this year.

To End Poverty, We Need to Know What We Don't Know About Women and Girls

Sri Mulyani Indrawati | Posted 02.14.2015 | Impact
Sri Mulyani Indrawati

It is not just data. Sometimes our definitions fall short. Take, for example, the way we view income and labor. It simply doesn't cover enough of the work that women, and in particular poor women, are doing -- especially in their own households and the vast "informal" economy in which most of the world's poorest people work.

Where Does Corporate Giving to the Arts Go?

Lane Harwell | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Lane Harwell

Recent studies by Americans for the Arts, Giving USA, and others have drawn welcome public attention to the role of corporate giving in the creative ecology -- some sounding alarms and others offering rays of hope.

Executive Survey Shows the Benefits of Data Innovation Across the Whole Economy

Victoria Espinel | Posted 02.08.2015 | Technology
Victoria Espinel

We commissioned Ipsos Public Affairs to poll 1,500 senior executives and business decision-makes across the United States and Europe about the role of data analytics in their companies. We found a number of things that were surprising.

The Evolution of Demography

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.07.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The 2015 International CES is just around the corner. If you walk the show floors (there will be several this year) one of the first things you will n...

Data Innovation in Africa

Travis Korte | Posted 02.04.2015 | Impact
Travis Korte

While many commentators have focused on data-driven innovation in the United States and Western Europe, developing regions, such as Africa, also offer important opportunities to use data to improve economic conditions and quality of life.

BUILDing Better, Healthier Communities

Brian Castrucci | Posted 02.04.2015 | Impact
Brian Castrucci

Our consequences-based approach to health care will lead to a lifetime of medication, countless doctor visits, and the need for surgery and other costly interventions for those who are chronically ill.

How One Man Turned a Municipal Police Department Into an Agile Software Company

Rich Nadworny | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Rich Nadworny

In the middle of this, Burlington Police Chief Mike Schirling asked a critical question: What if we built this ourselves, based on our own needs and experience?