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Get Ready: The Netflix Election Is Coming

Sean Donahue | Posted 07.07.2014 | Media
Sean Donahue

Content is just one factor in a broader set of opportunities and challenges facing 2016 presidential campaigns. But delivery and consumption behaviors are changing by the hour. Visual rules the day.

Know Everyone in the Room Instantly: How SocialRadar Is Disrupting Networking

Ondi Timoner | Posted 07.06.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

Imagine being able to walk into a room and your phone will, "Tell you about how you are connected to those people around you and how they [are] relevant to you."

How Google Earth Led to the Discovery of a Long-Lost Forest

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The age of exploration is usually said to have ended in the late 1600s, when European settlements had been established on most of the world's continents and the search for new trade routes was pretty much over. But that doesn't mean the globe was fully mapped, not by a long ways.

Emails Show Google Cooperated With The NSA For Years

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Technology

If Google wasn't cooperating with the National Security Agency's spying program, as the company has vehemently claimed again and again, why were the g...

REPORT: Emails Show Google Got Cozy With NSA

Al Jazeera America | Jason Leopold | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology

Email exchanges between National Security Agency Director Gen. Keith Alexander and Google executives Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt suggest a far cozier...

10 Reasons You Need a Digital You

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

The reality is, no matter who you are, business professional to entrepreneur, CEO to salesperson, your digital you opens doors, creates new connections and keeps you marketable and relevant. It deserves your time.

AOL, Yahoo, YouTube Each Take Unique Road to Video

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

It used to be, video was one thing -- video. But as the worlds of television and Web hurtle toward their now seemingly inevitable convergence, a num...

The Premature Death of Twitter

Noah Mallin | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Noah Mallin

Twitter is sizable and the users who love it really, really love it. It's unlikely to wither on the vine or disappear, provided Twitter itself doesn't get lured by Wall Street's siren call into making major changes that alter the essential real-time information sharing ecosystem it dominates.

Transhumanists and Libertarians Have Much in Common

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 07.05.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Libertarianism and transhumanism have too many deep philosophical principles in common to not grow and evolve together. The all-important role of personal freedom makes the two ideologies a natural fit for one another.

The Claustrophobic Digital Village

Steven Strauss | Posted 07.03.2014 | Technology
Steven Strauss

Privacy in the future will resemble that in a small village. As with any small community, dissent from the prevailing conventional wisdom will be easy to spot and punish. Welcome to the world of social conformity enforced by hashtags.

How About That Booty Call On LinkedIn?

Dayna Steele | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Dayna Steele

The whole point of social media is to be, well, social. However, just as you would watch how you behave in person in the office or at a company event, you should do the same online.

Climate Change This Week: Hot Action, Forest Drones, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures May 1, 2014 How unusua...

The Big Data Craze Is Just as Qualitative as It Is Quantitative

Sean Donahue | Posted 07.01.2014 | Media
Sean Donahue

For brands, political campaigns and advocacy organizations that aim to have data-driven conversations with audiences, it will be more important than ever to apply qualitative logic and human reasoning to online analytical models.

Using New Technology to Give Voice to the Voiceless

Robert Muggah | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact
Robert Muggah

The consequences of violence for young people are far-reaching, spanning generations. Exposure to an assault and abuse does not only leave physical scars.

Protecting Student Privacy Comes First

Jim Steyer | Posted 07.01.2014 | Technology
Jim Steyer

Educational software is big business. But these companies are not just competing in an $8 billion marketplace. They are being trusted with information about our children, and should be held to the highest standards to ensure our children's privacy and safety.

What You Say Online Can and Will Be Used Against You

Russ Warner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Russ Warner

Don't post anything online that you wouldn't want your mother or the police knowing.

Putin's Diatribe Against Google

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Micah D. Halpern

Little or no real analysis went into the question of why, while at a conference on media in St. Petersburg, the president of Russia would say those things or what he hoped to achieve by saying them. So, why did he do it?

Google's Self-Driving Cars Are Smarter Than You Are -- By A Lot

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology

Pretty soon, Google's driverless cars may be able to drive better than you. In the video above, which was posted online this week, one of them is ...

How the Seven Deadly Sins Drive Innovation

High Tech Realm | Posted 05.22.2014 | Huffpost Code

Last Wednesday, John Pavley addressed the HuffPost Code Meetup Group and explained how taboo fuels innovation. Charles Costa attended the event and di...

Google's Self-Driving Cars Have Gotten Good At Not Hitting Jaywalkers

AP | By JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 06.28.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challen...

Google's Glass Explorer Program Was A Social Experiment That Backfired

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Google Glass was introduced without a clear explanation of what it was supposed to be used for. When promotional videos started to show people going a...

Google+ Isn't Dead. It's Just In A Coma And On Life Support

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

Google has not, and probably will never, announce that Google+ will be "sunsetted" (the company's favorite euphemism for killed off). But the Internet...

Does Facebook Know Your Location? Not for Long With Location Sentry's App

James Grundvig | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
James Grundvig

As the smartphone industry considers adding a 'kill-switch' for mobile devices to curb their theft, law enforcement officials crow that manufacturers ...

Koch Brothers, Major Corporations Sponsor Pension Reform Seminar For Judges

Center For Public Integrity | Chris Young | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

As state courts across the nation prepare to referee numerous public pension reform disputes, a gaggle of interested parties — from major corporatio...

(VIDEO) BrightRoll's DoubleClick Google Enables YouTube Programmatic Buys

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Programmatic video ad platform BrightRoll is integrating its systems with Google's DoubleClick Ad Exchange, enabling buying of video ads on Google's Y...