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The 5 Pieces Of Advice I'd Give About Screens If Parents Ever Asked

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2015 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

The explosion of tech and screens into the lives of children is outrageously obvious to me as a pediatrician.

The Things I Do to Feed the World

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 06.02.2015 | New York
Karin Kloosterman

Even the US Customs guy at the New Jersey airport gave me an approving nod: "A technology for hydroponics?" He flips over my business invitation from the NY company to see if there wasn't something inside. "Well, you know, it's still," in a fake finger-wagging voice, "...illegal here?" he says, waiting for my reply.

Innovating for Impact: Wearables for Good

UNICEF Innovation | Posted 06.11.2015 | Impact
UNICEF Innovation

Wearable technology opens new channels for connecting the hardest to reach to services, to new ways for citizens to have their voices heard, and to new opportunities for civic engagement in larger government processes.

These Groups Are Helping People Put Down Their Phones And Truly Connect

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.12.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Is Your Technology Use Hurting Your Kids?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Lisa Firestone

The usage of smart phones has overwhelmed the population, with people barely able to make it through dinner without texting, tweeting or surfing online. The problem is that checking in on Facebook often means checking out of whatever interaction you might have with the person sitting right across the table.

It's All About the Power, Baby! Getting Juiced With Kickstarter

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 12.21.2013 | Hawaii
Kelly Mitchell

We all encounter it. That everyday issue that drives us bonkers. Power. Or lack thereof. How often to you check the power on your device? Plan your n...

BYOD to School? 5 Tips for Keeping Student Devices Secure

Caleb Barlow | Posted 12.01.2013 | Technology
Caleb Barlow

Whether in junior high or in college, many students have one thing in common: a smartphone or tablet is in their pocket or backpack. According to eMarketer, by the end of 2013, smartphone users will represent over half of all mobile phone users. And by 2016, nearly three in five Americans will have a smartphone, including students.

Michael Kors, Look Out: Samsung Has a New Watch!

Amber Rehman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Style
Amber Rehman

Today Samsung announced its highly anticipated Smart Watch aptly name GALAXY Gear. Are people ready for the smart watch revolution? Do people even wear watches any more?

Why Devices Aren't Ruining Experiences and Relationships

Simone Collins | Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology
Simone Collins

People have always augmented their real-world experiences with "devices," be they cards, newspapers, books, cameras, or tour guides. There is no reason to become alarmed about this activity now.

LOOK: Your Brain On Tech Overload

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Your device isn't evil unto itself, of course. But the more you can become aware of your own habits and the effect your screen time is having on you, the more in control of your attention you can be.

Connected & Not Connected

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Right now there are two kinds of people and two kinds of devices: connected and not connected. This may sound obvious or trivial; I assure you it is not.

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

Experts: Move To Electronic Medical Records Needs Oversight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Fred Schulte and Emma Schwartz Huffington Post Investigative FundThough electronic health records may greatly improve medical care in the future, ...

On Healthcare Reform Stimulating the Economy: The Massachusetts Example

Maggie Mahar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maggie Mahar

Too many proposals for healthcare reform focus solely on universal access and run the risk of sending good money after bad. The question we need to ask is: "Access to what"?