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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?

Alexander Howard

Here's The Problem With Using YouTube As A Babysitter For Your Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Howard | Posted 05.19.2015 | Technology

In its relentless search to organize the world’s information, Google may have stumbled in its efforts to present the results to children. Six weeks ...

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