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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...

How Are You Winning In Social Media?

John McElhenney | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
John McElhenney

Let's talk about what's working in social media and what's not. First let's get the overall stats out-of-the-way. This handy chart helps us identi...

10 Emerging GIF Artists Who Prove Motion Photography Has No Limits

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.24.2014 | Arts

The world of the Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) can be a murky realm, filled with animal outtakes, mind-boggling illusions and never-ending moving ...

Android Leads in Operating System Share

Michael R. Levin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Android and iOS Capture Windows, Blackberry, and Basic Phone Buyers Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released results of its research o...

What's Wrong With Silicon Valley's No-Poach Rule?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

What's revealed in these arrangements is striking: a belief that, once you've hired someone, you have bought the power to control their future when they work for you -- even after they've quit. In other words, you own them.

Now Google Has Its Own 'Time Machine'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesda...

Google: Getting To Know Us and Help Us Better (Part 1)

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

At first glance, Google might seem like it's focusing less on search and more on trying to find the next big thing by throwing money at a wide variety...

Kate Bratskeir

How Gchat Is Destroying Your Relationships, Productivity And Possibly Your Soul

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Gchat is turning you into an empty shell of a human being.

Nurturing the Startup Juggernaut

John Warner | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
John Warner

Startups are the juggernauts that discover new markets, which drive growth and wealth creation in our economy. It's in our interest to nurture the ecosystem that allows startups to thrive.

Farm to Fork Across America: Technology and Healthy Food for Emotional Well Being, Google and Adobe Style

Julie Ann Fineman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Food
Julie Ann Fineman

This post is co-authored by Lee Glenn "We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human nature." -...

This 23-Year-Old Will Restore Your Faith In Politicians

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Michael Tubbs, a 23-year-old councilman from Stockton, California, discussed his efforts to bring the impoverished city back from bankruptcy and his w...

Success Comes With a Good Story, and Becoming a Commodity Item

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Yahoo. Google. Apple Computer, Hewlett Packard. Each of these names is synonymous with two things; being successful, commodity tech companies -- and h...