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President Obama: Protect Bristol Bay, Stop the Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA's comprehensive Bristol Bay watershed assessment needs to be completed and issued in final as soon as possible, and EPA must then proceed promptly to protect the region under its federal Clean Water Act authority.

What's Next for Places?

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

There's nothing new in the need for places to grow their appeal and maintain it. Throughout history, attractive locations have acted as a magnet for people, economic activity and cultural life, which all boosted their power and attractiveness.

Google Feature To Let You See Through Walls

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

TechCrunch reports that Marissa Mayer, Google VP of Location and Local Services, told a crowd at the Social Loco social networking conference that Goo...

Lose Your Privacy

Aaron Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Aaron Shapiro

A transparent society delivers levels of information and service that were never before possible and are highly desirable. The price is a loss of privacy.

Glympse Lets Friends Track You Even When You're Driving

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

A lot has been said about Facebook's new Places service but it's far from the first geo-location service for smartphones.

Facebook's Places And The Private Spaces In Between

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

I'm in the pragmatic optimist camp - happy to see technology's progress. However, we need to remain vigilant and wary of how private companies gather and aggregate our private thoughts and actions.

Twitter Goes After Foursquare

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Twitter now easily integrates with Four Square; the company also just announced Twitter Places, its own location-based service. Why check in, when you can just tweet and let your followers see where you are? 

Biodiversity Remakes Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

The Copenhagen UN Climate Change Conference addresses unparalleled environmental crisis and the need to transform our relationship with nature. Many p...