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Picture This: Using Visual Aids to Inspire Creativity

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Picture it: this is a phrase that so many creative thinkers use when they're introducing their new project. The best ideas begin with a compelling image.

7 Futurists On What To Expect In The Next Decade

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

From smartphone apps that can do seemingly everything to driverless cars and eerily humanlike robots, the past decade has seen dramatic advances i...

The Reputation Economy: Are You Ready?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

You probably grew up getting lectures from your mom about the value of a good reputation. Well, as usual, Mom was right -- and maybe more than she knew. Reputation is about to become a capital asset, and it's going to be digital.

New 'Smart' Headlights May Make Driving A Lot Safer

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.31.2015 | Science

From self-driving cars to drunk driver-detecting lasers, researchers are using technology to help make the road much safer. And now, engineers at G...

Q -- Next Generation Bio-Data Device

Dirk Stroda | Posted 04.29.2015 | Technology
Dirk Stroda

It may look like the new Apple Watch or one of the 'Activity Tracker' systems for your wrist, nicely designed and in-style for a day-to-day use.

Your Next Bible Will Be A Hologram

Christianity Today | Stephen Smith | Posted 01.27.2015 | Religion

Microsoft this week unveiled HoloLens, an augmented-reality headset that overlays text and images on the real world and, in particular, anchors them t...

Davos: What Future Do You Want?

Don Tapscott | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Don Tapscott

Do you agree or disagree that in the future we will think "inserting radio-frequency identification in our babies' bodies is as normal as vaccination"? This is just one of many provocative questions put to the participants in a spirited Davos session entitled "What Future Do You Want?"

The New World of Cutthroat Apps

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

There's a new crop of apps intensifying competition among brick-and-mortar retailers by giving consumers a faster means of comparison and more advanced personalization. What this means is that businesses have to deal with the linear change of ever-increasing consumer options.

The Creepy 'Black Mirror' Universe Could Be Closer Than You Realize

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.09.2015 | Technology

Now in its third season, "Black Mirror" has shown us myriad advanced technologies that seem, frankly, pretty horrifying.

Polls of Future Past: A History of Public Expectations for the Future of Science

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 03.09.2015 | Science
Kathleen Weldon

Science fiction sometimes barely beats out science fact as technological advancements rapidly transform the world. But the changes that are anticipated aren't always the ones that arrive. Here's a look back at what the polls tell us the public has expected from scientific progress -- and how often they've been disappointed.

The 8 Most Game-Changing Innovations Of 2014

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

As the year draws to a close, it’s worth glancing over our shoulder. What technologies and themes were brightest in 2014? Read on. (And keep in ...

The Internet of Things Far Bigger Than Anyone Realizes -- Part 2

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The Internet of Things (IoT) is not merely about creating savings within current industry models. It's about upending old models entirely, creating new services and new products.

From 3D Printers to Self-Replicating Machines

Tim Ward | Posted 01.18.2015 | Impact
Tim Ward

I've seen the future. It looks like a microwave oven, but inside, a small robot arm is zipping away, making things. As I watched this working three-D printer on display at the main in BHV department store in Paris, I remembered seeing my first fax machine in the 1980s.

Cybernetic Synthetic Biology And The Internet Of Living Things

Lee Cronin | Posted 12.01.2014 | Science
Lee Cronin

If it was possible, then the extension of "the internet of things" to "the internet of biology" e.g., bacteria, molds, plants and crops should also be possible -- in fact all living things could be networked and online.

One In Three Americans Think We'll Be Living Like THIS In 50 Years

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.17.2014 | Science

What will the world be like in 2064? Just imagine: Will we have robot caregivers, like in the freaky sci-fi flick "I, Robot?" Will we be able to te...

Here's What Americans Think Tech Will Look Like In 2064

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Technology

We think robots could soon make art, half of us are ready for driverless cars, and drones creep us out. These are some of the results of a new stud...

This Japanese Restaurant Of The Future Has No Employees, And It's Absolutely Terrifying

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Sure, waiters can be distracting. But imagine going to a restaurant and having no need to interact with a single human. Welcome to the future, as ...

South Korea's New Hybrid Media: Wall Posters Gone Viral

Seung-yoon Lee | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Seung-yoon Lee

It is ironic that the 'most wired' society is picking up pen and paper once again.

WATCH: This Guy's Toaster Is So Much Cooler Than Yours

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The Internet is old news. With the rise of 3D printing and networked devices, the next wave of connectivity has been dubbed "the Internet of things." ...

Graduating to the Adulthood of the World

Craig Snyder | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
Craig Snyder

I'd like you to pretend with me that you are much older than today and that you are remembering, as if you had already been witness to, what are today...

Review: Moga Pro Game Controller for Android

Turnstyle | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Turnstyle

by Kent Foster The Moga Pro game controller for Android devices aims to take mobile gaming to the next level, and with the exception of some minor...

You'll Be Able To Buy This Amazing Gadget For $80 This May

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

Turns out that 2013 is, indeed, a Leap Year. Leap Motion, the company that makes the hotly anticipated gesture-control device of the same name, ann...

Jason Gilbert

These 13 Modern Day Problems Could Soon Be Obsolete Thanks To Emerging Technology

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.18.2013 | Technology

You want to turn off the light in your bedroom, but you are so comfy and cozy under your blanket. Your plants are always dying because you have no ide...

8 Types of Technology That Will Be Essential in the 2015 Workplace

Heather Huhman | Posted 01.06.2013 | Technology
Heather Huhman

If technology continues to evolve at the current rate, the 2015 workplace could look quite different from today's office spaces. From a company's hiring process to sharing knowledge with employees, technology has the ability to change the way we all work.

Jack Dorsey: The Next Move For Tech Is A Disappearing Act

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.27.2012 | Technology

As the co-founder and chairman of Twitter and founder and CEO of Square, Jack Dorsey is obviously well-versed in tech success: Both of his businesses ...