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In or Out?

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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A Manifesto for Women as Agents of Peace

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

Men and women who have not had opportunities to question gender roles, beliefs and cultural/religion roots, cannot change them. Women who are not aware of their rights cannot claim them.

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.

World Bank: Let Some Sunlight In

Nezir Sinani | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Nezir Sinani

Information on projects worldwide should be available for all to see online when it becomes available. A completely new culture of openness at the bank would go a long way toward growing trust between the bank, civil society organizations, the private sector and bank clients the world over.

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 2)

Menas C. Kafatos | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Menas C. Kafatos

Not only have we become disconnected from each other, our over-connected and technologically driven culture has led us being disconnected from nature!

Closing the Digital Divide

Kim Gomez | Posted 04.19.2015 | Education
Kim Gomez

While we encourage agencies to make information easier to find, we must ensure that our citizens know that any information that they may need is available, where to find it, and perhaps most important, give them the skills they need to undertake the "search and acquire" process.

You Be You or Someone Else Will Try -- Identity Theft Prevention Techniques

Mark Steber | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

According to top industry specialists, almost everyone's personal information has ALREADY been stolen in one form or another. And it is just a matter of time of when it will happen again.

Je Suis at the Library

Jane Carlin and Barb Macke | Posted 04.08.2015 | College
Jane Carlin and Barb Macke

The university library may be one of the last bastions of cost-free, open access to unfettered and uncensored information in America. At the core of ...

The Black Hole

Leena Khan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Teen
Leena Khan

We were 15 friends sitting inside under artificial lighting and our hands glued to our phones on a Friday, when the enticing warmth of the sun and delicate breeze was begging us to run around outside.

European Angels Investing in High Technology (Information and Communications, Mobile and Games)

David Drake | Posted 03.23.2015 | Money
David Drake

Angel investments in Europe are increasing and into diverse sectors. In the latest survey made by European Business Angels Network (EBAN), a total of 7.5 billion Euros have been invested in the early stage market in 2013.

Fear and Ignorance Are the Locks

Stephanie Mott | Posted 03.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

It is not possible for anyone other than me to know my gender. But I cannot hate the people whose actions and beliefs are at the very root of why a transgender teenager would find it necessary to end their own life.

Americans Believe The Internet Has Made Them Better Informed

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media

The majority of Americans believe access to the Internet has made them better informed and "improved their ability to learn new things," the Pew Resea...

The TED Journey: My Stroll With Richard Saul Wurman

Ebenezar Wikina | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Ebenezar Wikina

"Most information is just stuff. It's just data. I worship understanding and all of information architecture is the discipline of making things understandable."

Telling Stories

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Stories convey information in a very unique way. Plus, they're so much more interesting and engaging than facts, bar graphs or pie charts.

Experiencing Information the Project

Dorote Lucci | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dorote Lucci

For the last year, I have been trying to write a blog about my work as a mindfulness coach guiding people through their emotions, stress and past expe...

Data Mining: The Consumer Becoming the Consumed

Henk Campher | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Henk Campher

Does it feel like someone is always watching you? Have you noticed the same ads showing up no matter where you go online? And they all try to sell you stuff that has very little to do with your actual interests?

Are You Ready for Aging?

Carol E Wyer | Posted 11.15.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It is imperative you maintain a sense of humor. That will help you hugely since after all, getting older is not for sissies.

Are You Driving Your Data? Or Is Your Data Driving You?

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.27.2014 | Technology
Steven Crandell

Leaders parade decision-making as rational and strategic because they "have the numbers" to support it. The tech revolution with its miraculous information-processing seems to support the idea of data as king.

Access to Technology for All Women in Turkey

Melis Figanmese | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
Melis Figanmese

It is no doubt Turkey's women are tech savvy. They're laughing all over social media at conservative ideals and throwing slippers to oppose violence a...

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Set Decorator

Anne M. Strick | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

"It's sort of like a perpetual scavenger hunt. I discuss with the Director and the Production Designer all the things that will add to the script, or fill in the blank spots -- all the between-the-lines elements."

The Cost of Free Information

Alejandra Dubcovsky | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Alejandra Dubcovsky

The Drug Enforcement Agency paid over three quarters of million dollars for information that it could have gotten legally and for free. This money went to an Amtrak employee for confidential information about train passengers.

Free Flow of Information Is Critical in Crisis

Rev. Larry Hollon | Posted 10.14.2014 | Religion
Rev. Larry Hollon

"Fear has gripped the nation." With those words, the Rev. George Wilson of Liberia summed up the state of his country and described the cost of not allowing information to flow freely in a time of crisis. His report was discouraging but motivating at the same time.

Desperate for Alzheimer's Caregiving Information? Go to Alz.org

Marie Marley | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Need information and advice about wandering? Agitation? Hallucinations? Incontinence? Go to Alz.org. Need help finding an assisted living facility in your community? Yes. Go to Alz.org. Would you like to enroll your loved on in a clinical trial? Alz.org has an online feature to help you find one.

If it Walks Like a Goose and it Talks Like a Goose

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

I've always loved the saying: 'If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.' Because nothing can argue with that, can it...

2015, A Crucial Year

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 09.23.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

I was born in the early '90s, therefore I have little knowledge of what happened in the '80s about the massive spread of HIV/AIDS and the causes, preconceptions, concerns about the soaring death rates and news coverage about the disease.