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6 Serious Consequences of Neglecting Your Kids' Online Privacy

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.07.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Online privacy is a little like your weird Uncle Bob. He's hard to understand, and you really only miss him when he's gone. And just like Uncle Bob, online privacy can sound a little paranoid. Internet predators. Online safety. Data mining.

The Hottest New Trend in Marketing

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 03.25.2017 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

We are past the point of being dazzled with the latest application. We don't want to live our lives online 100 percent of the time. We have come to this point where it's about technology enhancing our offline lives -- not replacing it. Hence the concept of omnichannel marketing.

5 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Needs

Lauren Bowling | Posted 01.15.2017 | Business
Lauren Bowling

Being my own boss has been both super fulfilling and super stressful, and I'm still learning how to keep it all balanced. Sometimes it just seems like there aren't enough hours in the day and I'm inundated with ads, Instagram posts and email newsletters about the other digital entrepreneurs I'm following and they make it all look so easy. How do they make the #digitalnomad lifestyle look so easy?

It's Time to Have 'The Talk' With Your Kids About Being Smart and Safe Online

Common Sense Media | Posted 10.21.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

You don't have to be an expert on texting, Instagram, Minecraft -- or whatever else your kids are into -- to have The Talk. Start by reading up on what's going on in your kids' world (for younger kids and older kids). Ask them to show you what they like online, and why. Be sure to listen.

Teens and Digital Wisdom: Give Them a Round of Applause

Sue Scheff | Posted 06.30.2016 | Parents
Sue Scheff

We often hear negative news about teens and how they use digital media. But research shows that teens can actually show adults a few things about being cyber-savvy.

Welcome to the Internet of Things

Roberto Ramos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Roberto Ramos

Digital technologies have made our lives instantaneously simpler, for the most part. And as Moore's law of technology posits, it keeps swiftly moving in that direction with smaller items serving as catalysts.

'It Is Up To Us To Destroy Or Save The Planet': A New Phase Of Evolution

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.04.2015 | World

Biological evolution has taken 3.5 or 4 billion years to get us where we are. The adaption of our species to the social environment -- social evolution -- has been must faster. Now that we can read and write the genetic code, put it in digital form and translate it back into synthesized life, it will be possible to speed up biological evolution to the pace of social evolution.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Randi Zuckerberg, Part 3 (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 08.11.2013 | Parents
Jimmy Nguyen

How do you raise children in the digital age? In part three of my interview with her, Randi Zuckerberg talks about parenting issues in an era where technology is so accessible to kids. She also discusses the children's book she is writing.

Welcome to the Decentralization of Your Life

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

The world has become de-centralized. Your life is decentralized in ways you could not have imagined even 10 years ago. You carry the power of what was the world's most powerful computer 20 years ago in your pocket now.

Complete Your Father's Day Celebration With These Gifts

Ivo Lukas | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

With your busy schedule, you may have forgotten that Father's Day is right around the corner...but that doesn't mean you can't get Dad a great gift that screams "Happy Father's Day."

Imminent Chaos

Bruce Judson | Posted 07.21.2013 | College
Bruce Judson

The essence of a good education is, to a large extent, the ability to recognize an important issue in a particular field of study, analyze a problem if it exists, and determine the best course of action.

20 Life Hacks and Tools to Boost Productivity on Your Computer

Peter Walters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology
Peter Walters

Combined, these tools make my digital life more secure, assessable and coordinated. I could lose my computer tomorrow and rest assured that nothing of mine (lest the computer) was lost.

How My Daughter Taught Me To Love Work And Motherhood

Kathryn Tucker | Posted 05.11.2013 | Parents
Kathryn Tucker

Why don't we decide to look at the choices we make in our lives not as sources of anxiety, but as enormous opportunities for inspiration, both to and from our children?

Digital Fire: At War With Ourselves

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell C. Smith

Maybe the real issue with learning how to reinvent oneself is the simple fact we really don't know how we formed our identity in the first place.

The Accessibility Of Envy On Social Media

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Fahad Faruqui

Comparing how you look, the model of your cell phone and car, clothes and handbags, and summer travel plans with others develops a rat race mentality. Our lives are then consumed in trivial competitions.

BlackBerry Steps Up

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Research in Motion unveiled its new BlackBerry today, BlackBerry Torch, which features a touchscreen as well as a slide-out keyboard and lots of other cool features.

Five-Way Video Chatting on Skype

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Skype is expanding its services. Starting May 10th, it will offer five-way video chatting. The service will be free to start, but Skype does plan to charge for it in the future.

iPad 3G + WiFi Video Issues

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

In the wake of Steve Jobs's anti-Flash rant, a new voice has emerged in support of HTML5. Microsoft said that IE9 will play both HTML5 and Flash videos.

Apple iPhone 4G ... Maybe?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

After taking apart a new version of Apple's iPhone, Gizmodo determined that it has a front-facing camera, among other novel features.

Shelly Palmer: Understanding ISO for Digital Camera

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

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Contest: "I Have Even Twittered During Sex" (Six Words on the Digital Life)

Larry Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Smith

In six words, tell us how the web and digital technology are changing how you think, work, live, or love.