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Self-Driving Trucks Are Going To Hit Us Like A Human-Driven Truck

Scott Santens | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Scott Santens

We are facing the decimation of entire small town economies, a disruption the likes of which we haven't seen since the construction of the interstate highway system itself bypassed entire towns. This time, it's different. This time, there's no need for entire towns to even exist at all.

Damon Beres

If You Leave Open A Million Tabs, This Chrome Extension Is For You

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 05.18.2015 | Technology

Hooray!

Predicting the Future Google

Josh Gershonowicz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Josh Gershonowicz

While these changes will certainly take time and a multitude of other shifts will happen in the meantime, it's always good to keep a pulse on where Google is going. It effects us all, for better and for worse.

#AMF2015 Tackles Politics, Religion, Ethics, Innovation

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.16.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Toss some hot political issues, mix in religious extremism, factor some ethical considerations and blend in innovation to produce the most sought-after ticket in Arab media events.

Is Homophobia to Blame for Google Claiming That This App Is Sexually Explicit?

Jenny Block | Posted 05.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Jenny Block

The Curve Magazine Android app has been suspended again. Why? "Violation of the sexually explicit material provision of the Content Policy." That's what they say anyway. Except the app contains NO sexually explicit material.

Forbes Reinventing America: The Entrepreneurial Workforce Summit in Detroit

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
Sugar Rautbord

Paul Noglows, the executive producer of the Forbes Reinventing America Project, brought together all the ideas, personalities, innovations, corporate cultures, and solutions in an opinion-packed summit to a city that is convinced it is a new frontier.

Nico Pitney

Inside The Mind That Built Google Brain: On Life, Creativity, And Failure

HuffingtonPost.com | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.29.2015 | Technology

(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty) Here's a list of universities with arguably the greatest computer science programs: Carnegie Mellon, MIT, UC Ber...

Our Mother the Machine

Dan Rockmore | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
Dan Rockmore

Machine-made consciousness remains one of the great challenges of modern science. "Ex Machina" makes us think about what that might mean.

Wegmans Tops List of Companies With The Best Reputations

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business

Goldman Sachs has the worst reputation of any major American company. Upstate New York-based grocery chain Wegmans is the most highly-regarded company...

Techweek Meet Kansas City... Kansas City Meet Techweek

Jason Grill | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology
Jason Grill

Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Blurred Lines of Genetic Data: Practicality, Pleasure and Policing

Jessica Cussins | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology
Jessica Cussins

A new rumor is spreading that Apple may be leveraging its ubiquity to encourage iPhone owners to participate in DNA testing, perhaps to bulk up the medical data-collecting capabilities of its ResearchKit.

Google Just Made It Even Easier To Order Food Online

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.13.2015 | Technology

Nom nom nom. Nom nom nom nom.

Judge Google: Why the EU Should Embrace Google's Role in the Right to Be Forgotten

Edward Lee | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Edward Lee

This exchange between European and American perspectives is healthy. So is the heated public debate over the wisdom of the right that has ensued in Europe, the United States, and elsewhere

Correlation of Social Media to Search Results and Reputation

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
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. If it is left to the Internet, you will not be happy with the results.

A Look At the Next 10 Years in US-European Relations

Lucia Annunziata | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
Lucia Annunziata

For all of us over here in Europe, this seems like our weakest, loneliest moment. But it is high time for Europe to grow up, and as everybody knows, there's no better way to force someone to grow than to inflict a little suffering on them.

Entrepreneurs Tasked With Saving the World

Dante Disparte | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Dante Disparte

In the past few years more than 80 innovative startup companies as of April 2015 have been valued at more than $1 billion. With the most innovative and those with the most potential reaching well beyond this mark.

How OS Switchers and First-Time Smartphone Buyers Work

Michael R. Levin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

In addition to attracting buyers from other smartphone platforms, mostly Android, Apple relies in part on a shrinking pool of first-time smartphone buyers. Yet at least in the U.S., first-time smartphone buyers, either those coming from a basic flip phone or true first-time mobile phone owners, choose Android phones by a large margin.

Principles-Based Regulation and Compliance: A Framework for Sustainable Integrity

Harlan Loeb | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Harlan Loeb

Over the last decade, in unprecedented terms, the dramatic escalation and expansion of risk has complicated the global business environment. Both the speed of this transformation and the new categories of risk that have emerged threaten the durability of most global companies as well as their license to operate.

Google Is Embedding Engineers At HBCU Campuses To Fix Tech's Diversity Problem

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 05.03.2015 | Black Voices

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to ...

The Internet of Everything: Boring, But So Important

John M. Eger | Posted 05.03.2015 | Technology
John M. Eger

When we are just getting used to Twitter and Facebook, Email and SPAM, along comes "The Internet of Everything" (IoE) where everything -- well almost everything -- is connected to everything else.

7 Ways to Build a Community Using Data-Driven Narratives

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

The bottom line: If you can adopt the mindset of what matters to your customers and how you can empower them, then the rest will follow.

Hello Facebook, Goodbye Privacy: FB's Rogue "Hello Android" app

Mark Weinstein | Posted 06.29.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Smartphones these days tend to be more about the "smart" and less about the phone. With all the cool apps and features we can use on our devices, t...

Viruses, Hacking and Hoaxes: The Unfortunately Unethical Side of the Internet

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 06.29.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Unethical abuse of communication is not new. The rabbinic scholar, Rabbeinu Gershom, lived a thousand years ago and was considered one of the earliest and greatest scholars of the Ashkenazi Jewish community.

If Your Android Apps Are Crashing Suddenly, Try This Fix

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.29.2015 | Technology

A new Android system update may be to blame for frequent app crashes on smartphones.

Google Will Now Tell You If You're Making A Major Password Security Mistake

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.29.2015 | Technology

Are you guilty of this password faux pas?