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Alone in a Crowd, High-tech Style

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

Why the need to be constantly tuned in (to whatever people are listening to) and tuned out (of the world around them)?

Colorado Solar Plant To Bring 300 Jobs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A Germany-based solar company plans to open its first North American manufacturing site in Denver. Gov. Bill Ritter and Denver Mayor J...

Anatomy (and Meaning) of the "Did You Know?" Video Series (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

The onslaught of new technologies -- cell phones, video games, social networking sites, the Wikipediazation of information, the reach of YouTube and Skype, you name it -- have ushered a seismic shift in education: how our kids learn, how our teachers teach, how curriculum is shaped and presented, how individual students, powered by technology, process and experience what they're learning.

Eliot Spitzer: How technology can help stockholders take control of the corporations they own.

Slate Magazine | Eliot Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Twitter, text messages, YouTube, and other technology transformed politics in 2008. This success raises a compelling question: Can the same technology...

Winning Online: 10 Tips for 2010 Campaigns (Part II)

Matt Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Matt Dunn

The reality is that Election Day 2010 is one year away. It's time for campaigns to start gearing up, and interactive needs to play a bigger role than it did in 2008 or 2009.

Dreaming of a Dumb Christmas

Tom Dunkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom Dunkel

If you're still wondering what to get me for Christmas, maybe I can help. No Smartphone. No Blu-ray player. Please, nothing that asks more of me than "insert tab A into slot B."

Apple Expected To Unveil New Ipod Next Week

Huffington Post/ AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Apple Inc. has officially set Sept. 9 as the date for its next music-themed product launch event in San Francisco. Apple unveiled redesigned iPod N...

What Does an Extremist Look Like?

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geri Spieler

Is an extremist tall, short, young, old, thin, fat? Would you know if the person standing next to you was about to pull out a gun and shoot? Scary ...

Kindle or Kindling?

Al Seckel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Al Seckel

Over a week later, my wife's Kindle is still empty, and we have both returned to purchasing real books from

Deep Web: Google Can't Grasp It, Other Technologies Arriving

New York Times | ALEX WRIGHT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One day last summer, Google's search engine trundled quietly past a milestone. It added the one trillionth address to the list of Web pages it knows a...

The Geisha iPhone App

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

I hate iPhone apps. I only have Facebook and Pandora on my phone, because I don't want to masturbate all day with it. Isn't it enough that I simply have a phone?

Amid New Media Landscape, Rachel Maddow Manages to Succeed in Old School Medium

Steve Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steve Miller

In an ever diminishing television world, Maddow has taken a large chunk out of the millennial generation and thrust them back in front of the tube. The combination of her intelligent approach and the most exciting presidential campaign in generations has produced a phenomenom.

A Saint, an Angel and a Mac G5

Shari Albert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shari Albert

I went to Tekserve in NYC to get a prognosis for my i-book G3. I know all you computer nerds out there are like, "What does she expect? Mac doesn't even make that model anymore." I'm a bit of a luddite.

Power Failure: McCain's Batteries Are Flat

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

McCain says nothing about the ecological consequences of the technology behind the car battery contest. He speaks merely of cost, wanting us all to be able to maintain our lifestyle -- just pay less.

China Gains Tech Trophy; Wake-up Call to the West

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rebecca Fannin

Once it was Japan that threatened to be the major technological rival to the U.S. Now that trophy goes to China and its rapid climb from a low-cost producer to a high-tech inventive nation.

The Question Concerning Digital Technology

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hugh McGuire

I'm not interested in technology per se, I am interested in the ways we might use it to make our lives richer and more meaningful.

Guess The World's Top Ranked Tech Country

Wall Street Journal | Ben Worthen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Want to work for a business that not only uses the most advanced technology, but is part of a culture that promotes the adoption of new technologies? ...

Why Artists Shouldn't Have Blackberries

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I have come of age as an artist during the most accelerated period of connectivity our species has ever known.