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Trust: The Church and Facebook

Trey Lyon | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion
Trey Lyon

You don't undo those things with better packaging, or a new release of an old product. You have to do the deep, soul-baring, painful work of repentance and asking forgiveness -- and do it without caring if this person ever comes to your church or not.

Europe Declares War on Facebook

Mark Weinstein | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

What will become of this suit? I suppose it could be dismissed but based on Schrems track record, I doubt it. And if people continue to join the suit, then this case will become less a thorn in the side for Facebook and more the privacy shot heard round the world.

A Visual Tour of Silicon Valley

Courtney Price | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

If you are ever visiting San Francisco and have an extra day for adventure, I highly recommend jumping into the car and heading to Silicon Valley. The drive is beautiful and it is a worthwhile experience to see some of the big businesses and small treasures of the tech world.

Google Pulls Game That Let You 'Bomb Gaza'

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A mobile game that simulates Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and invites users to "drop bom...

Google Gets Flak After 'Bomb Gaza' App Makes It Online

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

An extremely insensitive app has landed the Google Play store at the center of a controversy over what it allows developers to sell on its platform. ...

'Sex Tape' and the Internet of Things

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

"Nobody understands the cloud. The cloud is f***ing mysterious." This, exasperates Jay, one of a couple who has taped his wife and himself performing ...

Marketing Prerequisites for Businesses in the Billion Dollar Age

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.02.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Digital silos are collapsing right in front of us. Today's social curated, lean, API-hungry businesses built at the blurred intersection of design and user experience are forcing CMOs and CEOs to adjust their marketing strategy accordingly.

Workplace Guru Can Tell You How to Land a Job from What You Take in Your Coffee

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 07.31.2014 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Do you think you knew all the basic human resources questions hiring companies like to ask? What are your strengths? Weaknesses? HR 101, I call them. Familiar?

PODCAST: All of the San Francisco Startups

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.12.2014 | Huffpost Code

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss the latest tech news and interview special guests for the Floating Points Podcast. Season 2...

Top 10 YouTube Channels for Leaders

Larry P. Thomas | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Larry P. Thomas

Over the last year I've subscribed to a number of YouTube channels that have consistently helped me identify new trends, understand best practices, and spot high-impact opportunities. Here is a list of my favorites.

Twitter Is Still the Best Water Cooler Ever for Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

How much time is Twitter going to take to be effective for your business? The simple answer is probably an hour or two a day, depending on your products and services, community service sophistication, how you're using the platform and how aggressively you want to grow your brand.

Google Shows People Around The World Have Lots Of The Same Questions

The Huffington Post | Gregory Beyer | Posted 08.12.2014 | World

If you are in New York and type the words "why am" into Google's search bar, the first two suggestions offered by Google's Autocomplete function are "...

HOW TO MAKE ORDINARY PEOPLE EXTRAORDINARY

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.31.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

In the late 1970s, as penance for earlier sins, I signed on to help Jimmy Carter and my fellow citizens as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Interna...

These Vibrating Smart Shoes Tell You Where To Turn

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Technology

To be honest, we already thought shoes were pretty smart. They protect your feet from the elements, they keep you from stepping on sharp and disturbin...

How to Write a Synopsis? Pretend You're Carving Soap

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.25.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

I recently finished the synopsis for my new novel, and truthfully? By the end I felt like I did at Girl Scout camp, when they used to have us carv...

(VIDEO) Razorfish, Google & Videobloggers Drive 6+ Million Video Views for Unilever Haircare Campaign in the U.K.

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.25.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

A YouTube program in the U.K., designed by global agency Razorfish for several Unilever haircare brands, has driven more that six million views since ...

What's It Like to Take Google's Mindfulness Training?

Mirabai Bush | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Mirabai Bush

The way I see it, the truth reveals itself uniquely in each human being, which is amazing since there are so many of us. And it also comes through certain groups or subcultures in unique ways that the rest of us can learn from.

The Incredibly Boring Trait That All Great Leaders Need

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 07.25.2014 | Small Business

Leader is a pretty grandiose word We apply it to some of history's greatest humans from Martin Luther King Jr. to Abraham Lincoln and honor these l...

Brave New Marketing World: From Chaos to Order

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The digital revolution has intensified the clash between the top-down and bottom-up brand-building models: the former is fueled by clarity of message, which is articulated by the manufacturer; the latter is unpredictable, on the street, of and for the people.

Google: The Other Superfoods Have Got Nothing On Quinoa

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 07.25.2014 | Taste

Sorry, Goji berries.

Here's What Happens When You Type 'Why Am' Into Google in New York

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Do you know what happens when you live in New York and you type the words "why am" into Google? Before you can type the next word, Google's Autocomplete function helpfully offers to complete your thought. The first suggestion: "why am I so tired?" The second: "why am I always tired?" The Zeitgeist perfectly captured by Google. As the Belgian philosopher Pascal Chabot has put it, burnout is "civilization's disease." The thought of so many people hunched over their laptops or iPhones, asking Google, "Why am I so tired?" or "Why am I always tired?" is really sad. And the answer is not going to be given to us by an algorithm. But we can start by shutting off our devices and getting some sleep.

Why YouTube Will Never Replace TV

Joseph Farrell | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

YouTube recently embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content. A move no doubt inspired by the successes of Netflix, this is part of YouTube's continuing efforts to increase viewership and to transform itself into a destination for long-form original content. But will it work?

an't Remember Anything? Blame Google and Your Map App

Nan Silver | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Nan Silver

Before satellites dotted the sky, accurate directions often required consulting more than one paper map and gathering pertinent details from other humans like, "there will be a cemetery on the left." Once you acquired such critical information, you really didn't want to forget it.

Google Suggest Reveals The Internet's Offensive Religious Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion

Some questions are better left unasked. A look at the Google Autocomplete suggestions for different religious groups shows that people frequently t...

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Warby Parker Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

"Our thinking here is aligned with support for scale, rapid prototyping and agility."