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Diversity As A Business Imperative? I Think Not.

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

There is a major fallacy in corporate America today. A dangerous one. One I've heard...sadly, I can't even count the number of times I've heard it.

New Technology Is Designed To Keep Babies Safe From the Dangers of Hot Cars

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 07.27.2015 | Technology
Ingrid Prueher

Whether you're tired, stressed or sleep deprived, technology can help remind you that you've left your most precious cargo behind and keep your little one safe. Lifesaving technology like this has become a necessity in today's hectic world.

5 Ways The Tech Industry Is Reshaping The Education System As We Know It

Posted 07.28.2015 | Impact

Education is experiencing a tech revolution. Chalkboards have been replaced by smartboards and the teacher’s gradebook is published online for paren...

Mindfulness: 7 Reasons to Implement Meditation at Work

Geoff Koboldt | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Geoff Koboldt

I hope that you are inspired enough to give meditation a chance as you deserve greater peace in your life. For those that already meditate, and will now try it at work, I am confident your boss and colleagues will appreciate the new super-hero at the office.

Why Does Europe Hate Silicon Valley?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

American ingenuity is alive and well. We've changed the rules of the game, invented new playing fields, and blazed new paths. Europeans would admit this reality as much as we do ourselves. The divide therefore comes when Europe thinks these services don't protect the individual.

Diversity Is a Business Crisis in Silicon Valley

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

Granted, Silicon Valley is investing in programs to attract women and minorities to the technology field, engender good will, and increase workforce diversity through pipeline development. But there continues to be a lack of urgency to change.

Saving and Improving Lives Mile By Mile, Coast to Coast

Nancy Brown | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Since mid-March, they've been riding bicycles through communities from coast to coast. Perhaps you've heard about their efforts or even saw them roll ...

Liberal Arts and Our Future

Linda Katehi | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Linda Katehi

We will always need talented engineers and scientists. But our future rests on how successful we are in getting technology and humans to interact in ways that benefit our planet and everyone who lives on it.

Google's Remarkable Monopoly on Data Intrigues Europeans

Mark Weinstein | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Mark Weinstein

In Monopoly the game, you buy properties, pay fines, and try to stay out of jail. In monopoly, the real-life big business version, you use all your leverage to dominate markets, manipulate industries, avoid fines, and hire lawyers to keep you out of jail. And most of the time you do win.

Why the Apple Watch Works

David Sable | Posted 05.23.2015 | Business
David Sable

Apple is smarter than the digibabblers. They have introduced a watch: the Apple Watch. They didn't call it the Apple Wearable or make up some new category name; they called it a watch, much like the phone they introduced that changed the category and our lives, the iPhone. They key in to people, not babble.

A Look at SXSW Interactive

Courtney Price | Posted 05.15.2015 | Technology
Courtney Price

It has been an insanely busy couple of days SXSW Interactive so far. Want to see a slice of what it is like?

Women in Tech: Brian Kraznich's Plan Is Good Economics

Stephen Adams | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Stephen Adams

High-profile promotions like those of Marissa Mayer to CEO at Yahoo, and Sheryl Sandberg to COO at Facebook, suggest that a critical mass of women have found a place in the computer technology industry.

How Silicon Valley Works

Tom Hayes | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology
Tom Hayes

Investment in Silicon Valley is at record levels. Venture firms are managing more funds and raising more money. New starts are also at a high, with more companies raising megadeals -- rounds of $100 million or more -- than ever before.

How Intel and the Internet of Things Will Change Marketing as We Know It

Ira Kalb | Posted 03.13.2015 | Technology
Ira Kalb

At the CES Show, Intel announced innovative technologies that will be used to create amazing new wearable products to help to power the Internet of Things (IoT). In turn, the IoT has the capability to improve our lives and make the job of marketers so much easier, accurate, and transparent.

Being Asian In American Business

Gil Laroya | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Gil Laroya

Asians have been fueling American high tech since the late 60's, and today the trend continues. The Asian mindset of humility and quietness puts many Asians into low paying jobs with long hours, which does a disservice to both their livelihoods and their respect.

Why Purpose-Driven Innovation Trumps All

George Bradt | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
George Bradt

Innovation that sticks is purposed-driven - led by someone on a mission to do good for others. It doesn't matter if the innovation succeeds on its own...

Curating Relationship Building to Accelerate Onboarding

George Bradt | Posted 01.03.2015 | Business
George Bradt

The heart of leaderships is relationships. If you can't connect with others, you can't lead them. This is why the core of a strong onboarding program ...

The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

In early September at the Supermobility/CTIA conferences, I moderated a discussion about the future for the Internet of Things (IoT). The women in t...

Innovation Reconsidered

Marty Neumeier | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Marty Neumeier

We still need a community of thinkers and makers and designers and funders who will spur innovation onwards, whether it's an internet-connected gadget that improves our morning routines or a novel way to produce clean energy.

I Tried the Next Level in Wearable Tech

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 12.21.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

Wearable Tech is probably one of the hottest phrases out right now. Companies on both the fashion and tech side are racing to get into the game, each entrant hoping that it has the ticket to mass consumer adoption.

Technology Just Got A Whole Lot Easier With The RealPad

John Tarnoff | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

AARP is launching an android tablet called the RealPad, aimed at tech-shy Boomers and Seniors. It is currently available to order online and will ship in the middle of October.

10 Companies Cutting The Most Jobs

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess, Thomas C. Frohlich and Robert Serenbetz | Posted 09.28.2014 | Business

Through August, planned job cuts were slightly lower than they were during the first eight months of 2013. In all, companies have announced just under...

What I Learned From Larry Ellison: Lessons in Tech Marketing

Alan Kelly | Posted 11.25.2014 | Technology
Alan Kelly

When I read the tweets that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison had stepped down, an enduring lyric jumped to mind. I tweeted back: The day the music died.

Book Review: Agent Storm, My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA

Peter Van Buren | Posted 11.11.2014 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Storm's own blustery self-image and the bit of unrealness noted aside, Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA is a decent read for anyone watching the world of intelligence who also appreciates a good story.

Shopping in Portlandia

Jon Bird | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Jon Bird

Hip. Seriously hip. Hilariously hip. Hipper than the hippest hipsters in Brooklyn, and that's hyper hip. I'm talking about Portland, Oregon a compact, very livable, and very cool city in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.