I've been fascinated by IBM for decades. They are one of the few companies who have been able to figure out how to reinvent themselves radically, from a product-centric company to a services-centric company.
When I first went to China in 1998 there were 6 million people online -- in the whole country, and most of them were government researchers or university students. Today there are about 800 million, many connecting via mobile.
The final installment of the "Blog Blog Project" for 2013, where I have posted student voices from the University of Delaware, is below. In the class,...
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.
A sure way to make yourself less productive is to artificially limit your individual sleep needs. We can't do without sleep. But can we do without dreams? The scientific evidence is less clear on this point.
Everywhere you look, the conversation around 'big data' is growing. From conferences, to B2B blog posts, to tech writers, to the board rooms of multi-national companies -- everyone is looking for ways to unlock the promise that comes with big data.
The five announced speakers at the annual conference of the lobbying group all reject the science of climate change, arguing that scientists are part of a conspiracy to attack the use of fossil fuels.
What if you build it, and no one comes? A great website, that is. Many times, a lack of website traffic is due to common mistakes that cause the search engines to penalize you.
In this exclusive Fresh Dialogues interview, Google's Rick Needham describes the company's fleet of electric vehicles and how it has enabled millions of miles of electric driving (almost 2M and counting).
Since Edward Snowden's disclosures about widespread NSA surveillance, Americans and people everywhere have been presented with a digital variation on an old analog threat: the erosion of freedoms and privacy in exchange, presumably, for safety and security.
When your child wonders why the Santa at the mall isn't the same as the one at Walmart, explain human cloning.
To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...
When I wrote The Age of the Platform, I knew that I was just skimming the surface. There was so much to more to cover on Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and...
"We beat out the ability of our children to dream."
The rise of the Internet has coincided with a drastic decline in new competitors emerging to challenge dominant firms.
can transparency be institutionalized in an agency that's in the business of secrecy? Can NSA be made to understand that transparency is actually in its interest because the more the public knows, the more legitimacy the agency will have, the more leeway the public will give the agency?