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Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' May Be Trouble

Russ Warner | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Russ Warner

Despite good intentions, Nearby Friends presents challenges for those concerned about cyberbullying, stalking and privacy. Because most teens are not very cautious when adding "friends" on Facebook, this new service could be more of a disservice.

XPRIZE's new $2 million incentive for tracking ocean acidification

OnEarth | Posted 11.13.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Jason Bittel, OnEarth Book-length grant applications, faculty review committees, tenure-track requirements--my eyes glaze over just thinking about ...

Do the NSA's Phone and Internet Monitoring Programs Make Sense?

Jeffrey A. Miron | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Jeffrey A. Miron

The National Security Administration's monitoring of Americans' phone calls and internet communications raises a fundamental question: when is increased security worth reduced privacy or civil liberty?

Jason Cherkis

FBI Surveillance Of Occupy Wall Street Focused On Finance Sector

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Was Tim Franzen stockpiling weapons? What was Tim Franzen's philosophy? What was his political affiliation? Did Tim Franzen ever talk ab...

Protecting Your Kids Online: Is Your Child a Social Network Risk-Taker?

George Garrick | Posted 01.16.2012 | Parents
George Garrick

Many parents still don't understand the risks their kids are exposed to on social networks; or they think that the potential dangers only involve "oth...

How Do I Know It's Working? Monitoring and Evaluating Your Social Change Marketing Campaign

Dorie Clark | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Dorie Clark

"Baking in" monitoring and evaluation from the moment your campaign is developed will help you track progress, determine if your approach is effective, and modify mid-course if necessary.

Improving the Contractor Control Status Quo

David Isenberg | Posted 05.26.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

In a paper called "Controlling the Corporate Warrior in Iraq," David Strachan-Morris of the University of Leicester, illustrates the problem of controlling private military contractors.

Developing Your Digital Marketing Blueprint

Fauzia Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Fauzia Burke

Digital marketing is a very innovative field right now and everybody is trying different things in different combinations. You just have to find the right combination for you and your customers.

Let's Be Intelligent About Social Media Intelligence

Karthika Muthukumaraswamy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karthika Muthukumaraswamy

While increased social media use by the government for enhanced communication is great, monitoring public information that is not authorized for such purposes raises privacy concerns.

Swine Flu: The Need for a Strong Public Health System

Gina Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gina Solomon

Swine flu is a wake-up call: we have one of the best public health systems in the world, but it has been mismanaged and starved for resources for years.