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The Innovator's Mindset: Envisioning the Future

James Canton | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
James Canton

Is Google now working on artificial intelligence and deep learning to turn the web into just a more efficient search engine, or are they creating a new a type of synthetic intelligence that can predict and help our civilization?

Sam Harris Is Not Religious, But He's Spiritual -- and He's Putting His Faith in the Power of Conversation

Nick Simmons | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Nick Simmons

Harris's next book will be, perhaps, his most controversial -- which is a rather impressive claim for the author of books that claim to disprove the notion of free will and call for the end of faith in America.

My Kid Hates Me and It's All My iPhone's Fault

Ashish Toshniwal | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
Ashish Toshniwal

As I watch my infant son navigate a touch screen like he was born to it, which he technically has been, I start to wonder what a typical day in our house will look like in just a few short years, when he is eleven.

Giving Your Brand a Future Edge

Joanna Franchini | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Joanna Franchini

If you work in the world of brands, at some point you've probably heard an exasperated creative director quote legendary adman Bill Bernbach: "How do you storyboard a smile?"

An Open Letter to My Future Self

Sheena Amin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Sheena Amin

You're smiling as you read this because you understand that the choices I make today affect you and your daily life right now. You are truly proud and honored to have been me because your overall journey sprinkled with mistakes, hardships, rejections, failures, and heartbreaks became your recipe to the happiness that resides in you in this very moment.

A New Era for Clinton Global Initiative and Founders

Maura Kelly | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact
Maura Kelly

The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) marked its 10th anniversary this September in New York and brought together more than a thousand leaders in phil...

What Would It Take To Change A Culture?

Jim Selman | Posted 09.29.2015 | Impact
Jim Selman

Cultural Strategist Robert Richman joins Jim Selman on Possible Futures. ...

Are Machines Taking Over?

Alex Pirouz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

As the industrial revolution makes way for the digital revolution, with machines performing ever more complex tasks and online platforms replacing bricks and mortar businesses, more and more jobs in today's economy will begin to disappear.

Everything You Need to Know About Finances in Your 20s

Avelist | Posted 09.29.2015 | College

Everyone's different. Different personalities. Different goals. As with everything else, having a healthy financial life can look different for everyone. To find the budget style that's best for you, start by writing down all the elements of your finances:

Why We Should Worry About 'Technotrash'

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.29.2015 | Technology
Suren Ramasubbu

Despite the widespread belief (bordering paranoia) in the damage caused by the digital age on the environment, it is interesting that the very same era has also led to a rise in globally connected awareness of environmental issues.

Why I'm Excited About the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting: An Insider's Perspective

Alex Amouyel | Posted 09.25.2015 | Impact
Alex Amouyel

As Director of Program for the Clinton Global Initiative, I can't wait for the start of CGI's 2015 Annual Meeting, to be held Sept. 26-29 in New York City.

Ten Years After, Before You Begin

Andrew Frishman | Posted 09.25.2015 | Education
Andrew Frishman

As a nation, it behooves us to consider how we prioritize various learning experiences. As millions of high school students leap through the hoops and hurdles of the next 9 months of the school year, we must look beyond short-term gains in specific skills and knowledge toward their longer term needs and desires.

A Window Into Mars

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 09.24.2015 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

If this little device can bring a sky full of stars into my 8 foot by 3 foot bunk on simulated Mars, maybe the right sort of technology can allow the right sort of human to be at ease with few or no true windows to our future worlds.

Controversial 'South Park' Episode Depicts Donald Trump Being Raped And Killed

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.24.2015 | Entertainment

"South Park" clearly doesn't respect Donald Trump's authoritah. The show completely ripped on the presidential candidate on Wednesday night and ...

The Present Is a Wonderful Gift: 8 Exercises on How to Discover It

Martín Llorens | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Martín Llorens

The following are eight exercises that you can put to practice whenever you want to consciously connect to your present and discover the only reality that truly exist in our lives, the magic behind the power of now.

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.24.2015 | Green
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

Pope Francis: A Spokesman for Our Planet

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

When Francis speaks to Congress and the United Nations this week, as he did in Havana recently, this call for all of us to be responsible will no doubt be a part of his message to this country. And the timing is perfect.

Evidence Shows Our Future Is Far Better Than We Think

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 09.16.2015 | Technology
Dragos Bratasanu

The future looks incredible because we are finally reaching the unique point in history when our needs are met by technology and we can start focusing on our passions, on what we most value in life, and also when we are empowered by technology to change the world for the better.

Power vs. Legitimacy: How the NFL and NCAA Have Lost Their Trust

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 09.15.2015 | Sports
Tyson Hartnett

The NFL and NCAA have power. Nobody is questioning that. But legitimacy is a question that still needs to be answered. 10, 20, 30 years ago, yes, these two institutions had legitimacy. Things most likely weren't perfect, but there wasn't a public outcry for reform.

Why Every Successful Person Has a Roadmap

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

If you don't have a roadmap you are likely to suffer. The challenges of life make it easy to lose your way or whip-saw yourself in different directions. And when you do your progress towards your next step and your long-term target will be stunted.

The Seahawks' DJ Is Hesitant to Play Future for Obvious Reasons

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 09.15.2015 | Sports

Songs from Future's album "DS2" have become a staple for any DJ who knows what's good right now. The rapper's rise to mainstream fame has even inspir...

Join Me in Celebrating National Arts in Education Week!

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

Unfortunately, we all know that when school budgets tighten, the arts are the first to go. But when we celebrate, we also bring attention to the decision makers who decide what gets cut. Let's get informed, let's get out there, and let's get some attention.

The Connected Planet and the Future of Business

James Canton | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
James Canton

How does connectivity create new business or career opportunities for you? How might you capitalize on connectivity-as-a-business model to start up a new venture?

Evolution Will Change How You See the World

Lawrence Rifkin | Posted 09.10.2015 | Science
Lawrence Rifkin

When the idea of evolution sinks in - really sinks in - evolution hits home with power and an emotional rush.

A Game of Thrones World

LJ Charleston | Posted 09.04.2015 | Style
LJ Charleston

For some of us, all that we need to satisfy our shadowy side is a trip to an amusement park so we can scream from a little pink carriage on the Wild Mouse -- but for others, our life experiences have a dark, steamy side.