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Google Is Still An Old Boys' Club

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google isn't making much headway diversifying its workforce beyond white and Asian men, even though the Internet company hired ...

Google... Jeans

David Sable | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
David Sable

I love the way we use the word platform today. In fact, according to Google the use of the word has skyrocketed over the years, particularly as it became a metaphor for developing ideas and products that shared some common core.

Futuristic Google Project Wants To Control Devices Without Touching Them

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology

You can talk to them and wear them, but in a not-too-distant future, you may not even have to touch your devices. A new endeavor from Google's Adva...

Your Smart Home: Google's Brillo Pad

John Bates | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
John Bates

Beyond the home, as the smart city evolves, we'll have street lamps that only come on when someone is there, traffic systems that dynamically reroute based on what's happening on the roads, buildings that optimize themselves to the number of people and weather conditions - so much is possible.

Ronaldo and Bale Transfer Buzz Rallies After Disappointing Season Ends

Ignacio Chavarria | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports
Ignacio Chavarria

Google search volume regarding the possible transfers of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale out of Real Madrid reached its highest point of the year in the second half of May.

Self-Driving Cars and the Trolley Problem

Tanay Jaipuria | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Tanay Jaipuria

Can you imagine a world in which say Google or Apple places a value on each of our lives, which could be used at any moment of time to turn a car into us to save others? Would you be okay with that?

Google Introduces Simpler Privacy Settings

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making its privacy controls easier to find and understand in an attempt to make the more than 1 billion users of its ...

That's Why You Can't Force Creative Minds

Nora Oravecz | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact
Nora Oravecz

The other day I had quite an interesting conversation with an acquaintance who told me that she/he doesn't really get what is this thing about motivation. Why do people need motivation? He read my blog, watched the videos but still, it doesn't make sense to him why it's necessary or important even.

The Mindset of the Millenial: Disruptive & Committed for the Long Run

Harlan Loeb | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Harlan Loeb

Both in the context of their class participation and their assigned work, the differences in their thinking and social behavior proved startling to me, a Baby Boomer. My takeaway: This definitely is the generation that will change how we think and how our largest institutions behave.

Here's What's Up With Google Photos

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.28.2015 | Technology

You can get your hands on it now. But how new is it, really?

How to See Your Site Through Google's Eyes

Jayson DeMers | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Once you understand how Google views your site, you can determine the key areas of your site that you need to improve and take action to salvage your domain authority and rank.

Why Do People Hate Everything?

Galanty Miller | Posted 05.27.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

If you Google why do, the first search entry that comes up, that finishes the question for you, is why do dogs eat poop. How does the human brain work? How does the theory of relativity work? Nah.

Climate Change This Week: Bi-Polar Problems, Solar Breakthrough and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.27.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter and a little more crowded.

Liberal Arts and Our Future

Linda Katehi | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Linda Katehi

We will always need talented engineers and scientists. But our future rests on how successful we are in getting technology and humans to interact in ways that benefit our planet and everyone who lives on it.

Tales from Online Reputation Management (ORM)

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Individuals, Companies, Governments and Brands need to pay careful attention to the correlation between search, social media and reputation control and management.

Hyundai Is First To Offer Android Auto System

AP | Posted 05.26.2015 | Technology

Starting Tuesday, Android smartphone users with a 2015 Sonata can ask dealers to download the system for free.

Can Transhumanism Overcome a Widespread Deathist Culture?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 05.26.2015 | Religion
Zoltan Istvan

To change the deathist culture in America and abroad, it's important for people to understand that lengthening lives and having the ability to overcome human mortality is not something that has to be seen as clashing with religion.

Is Google Killing Wonder?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.26.2015 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

Yes, you may have gotten the answer to your question, and wasn't that so nice and tidy? But at what cost? The question, and any conversation or subsequent mental gymnastics that it might have generated, dies an immediate and unfortunate death.

Twitter Is Stupid

James Whittaker | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
James Whittaker

It's not the product I find stupid. Nor the company that makes it. What is stupid is Twitter's insistence on ignoring their value as an engine of commerce and mindlessly following the lead of Google and Facebook as an engine of advertisement. Wake up, Twitter.

Google Doodle Honors Sally Ride

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

“Everywhere I go I meet girls and boys who want to be astronauts and explore space, or they love the ocean and want to be oceanographers, or they lo...

Google Maps No Longer Shows The White House When You Search For 'N---- House'

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics

Google has corrected an issue with its Google Maps search algorithm which had led users who searched for "nigga house" to the White House. "This we...

3 Ways to Maximize Control of the Image of Your Business

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.22.2015 | Small Business
Ashley Wren Collins

In a world where information travels with the agility of a fast food order and your individual on-line presence thrives long after your death, controlling your image on the Internet, to the extent of what is possible, is imperative, particularly for career success.

Damon Beres

Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible, And They're Not Fooling Anyone

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 05.28.2015 | Technology

"What is your favorite food?" Come on.

The Sudden Implosion of "Secret" May Reveal A Secret: Is Silicon Valley Out Of Touch Or Just Losing It's Touch?

Tony Potts | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Tony Potts

If you look at the Secret timeline, it's demise started last August, 2014. This inverted hockey stick trajectory came just days after it raised $25m in July. An investor's nightmare, no doubt.

What Does the Future Hold For Media?

Andrea Stroppa | Posted 05.19.2015 | Media
Andrea Stroppa

Obviously the overall role of journalism is rapidly changing: is it better stick to old news reporting or create click-baits? Should we aim at "former readers" or consumers?