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No Security: Hope X (Is Not) Decadent and Depraved - Day 1

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 09.20.2014 | Technology
Michael Nirenberg

This is part one of my three-day diary on filming my currently untitled history of hacking documentary at the Hackers On Planet Earth X (HOPE X) Convention hosted by the legendary 2600 Hacker Quarterly.

Telecommuting: You're Missing the Point If You Think It's All or Nothing

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

You either telecommute or you don't telecommute, right? There can't possibly be any gray area when it comes to this work arrangement... or so studies ...

Can the Private Sector Help Combat Hunger and Malnutrition?

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos was a step change with business and political leaders signing up to the UN Secretary General's "Zero Hunger" challenge to eliminate hunger in our lifetimes.

Wrangling Words

Sharon Hoge | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Sharon Hoge

Renowned as host of the annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Elko, Nevada, is a former railroad byway that has transformed itself into a "can do" town of casinos, covered wagons, Basque heritage, and Western verse.

Artist Profile: Ian David Rosenbaum, Brooklyn-Based New Music Percussionist

Joel Garten | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

He is very active with the music of living composers, regularly performing and commissioning new works. Rosenbaum has also performed numerous innovative percussion works which have taken music for percussion to new places.

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: Steve Reich

Daniel Asia | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

When an advertisement was plastered on the wall of some abandoned building for the performance of the first part of a new piece, I decided to attend and ended up in a walk-up loft, where we all sat on the floor. Thus I ended up at the premiere of Music for Eighteen Musicians.

Celebrate Division III Athletics

Daan Braveman | Posted 04.02.2014 | College
Daan Braveman

When the media discusses college sports, it seems to focus much of the attention on NCAA Division I athletics. Quite often, too little attention is paid to the important role of Division III athletics at campuses all over the country.

4 New Cruise Ships Sailing in 2014 | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to start planning our 2014 vacations. If sailing on a brand new cruise ship on the big blue sea is in your...

7 Top 'Art Wanks' at Tasmania's Newest Museum: 'Monanism' on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's a large box-type edifice built at a reported cost of more than $75 million into a sandstone cliff on a promontory a 30-minute ferry ride from Hobart, Tasmania's capital, on the north bank of the Derwent River.

The Words of a Creative Genius

Alex Schattner | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts
Alex Schattner

I like to help Alex out sometimes -- whisper sweet somethings into his ear. He needs me to puff up his creativity, and balance his sanity. We can't have him going off the deep end, can we?

New Years Celebrations In Florence

Paula H. Noe | Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are both celebrated in Florence, and the entire two weeks (or more) surrounding Christmas and New Year's is one continuous 'festa' (party) and with everyone walking.

The Moments and People That Shape Us

Eric Sheninger | Posted 03.11.2014 | Education
Eric Sheninger

However, in a school of close to 2000 learners I felt that I could do more. Due to the influence of my father and a passion to help as many students as possible succeed, I ventured into the world of educational administration in 2004.

Communicate Your Expectations to Your Wedding Photographer Because You Can't Get Those Pictures Later

Sandy Malone | Posted 02.20.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

it happens all the time if you don't communicate with your photographer in advance and let him or her know what is and what is not important to you on your wedding day.

Reshaping Education: Learning 2030

Nicholas Donohue | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Nicholas Donohue

At our Learning 2013 conference earlier this year, we sat down with some of New England's education leaders to talk about their vision for the future of education:

In Present Ukrainian Crisis, a Middle Way Must Be Found

Oleksandr Feldman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Religion
Oleksandr Feldman

At this fateful moment, the moral imperative I wish to convey to people on both sides of this struggle is, 'Please take a deep breath and do everything humanly possible to find a way to resolve this dangerous situation peacefully, before blood flows in earnest.'

Google Gives Information; Knowledge Promotes Empowerment

Karen Gross | Posted 02.05.2014 | Education
Karen Gross

Having recently spent a year working for the federal government in Washington and having been a Voter Advocate during the 2012 Presidential election, it seemed apt to talk to the students about voting rights -- from the time of the Ancient Greeks to today and into tomorrow.

Questionable Convictions: Congressman's Cocaine Problem Shows Need for a Political Bullpen

Steven Kurlander | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Normally, if a person is convicted of a crime and goes into a drug rehabilitation program, he or she often must cope with harsh consequences. But not...

Mommy! Daddy! Is Santa Under Attack??

Jerome Schultz | Posted 02.03.2014 | Parents
Jerome Schultz

The North American Aerospace Defense Command, a.k.a. NORAD, has been tracking Santa's journey across the globe with its Track Santa program since the mid-1950s