This year's TED was a remarkable collection of thinkers and dreamers -- here are some images from the past week's event
Often at TED, there's bit of innovation that is causing the most conversation, and it is the thing that's just around the corner... not yet public bu...
At a time when the U.S.-Russian relations at a governmental level are frosty, the positive impact of civil society organizations, such as the Russian American Foundation, and their initiatives cannot be overstated.
In Europe, where authorities' efforts have been more energetic, Google was forced to admit that its cars were drawing in material from households' unencrypted WiFi networks -- having at first denied it. Or rather claimed in Germany that it was a software programming mistake.
People come pre-wired with expectations of how businesses should be run. Do people show up for work at 9:00 a.m.? Is it OK to show up for work in a hoodie and unshaved? How about remote employees -- is that OK or too much trouble?
One thing is certain. Politicians throughout the democratic world are pushing for stronger censorship and surveillance by Internet companies to stop the theft of intellectual property.
When I started writing for Upside magazine in late 1999, my first assignment was a story about an obscure search startup with a weird name based in Mo...
Soviet central planners, whom Brin's family sought to escape, tried to predict demand for goods and services with catastrophic consequences. American immigration officials shouldn't harbor the same conceit. It's time to end this charade.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin were once computer science nerds trying to find their way in a world without Google -- but they quickly got to work on what would later become the algorithm behind the world's most heavily trafficked search engine.
When it comes to careers, boys are five times more likely to go into technology. Why is this? At what point are we losing our girl geeks to other industries?
I challenge each of you, as you reflect on your own vision and entrepreneurial plans, to take a lesson from Larry and Sergey. This world needs more exceptional people. Act like one and you too may beat the odds.
I dreamed I died and went to computer heaven. And lo, I had passed to the next realm, and found myself standing before the great and awesome entrance to my celestial reward, and there was a nerd in a business suit with no tie holding a tablet.
Can truly great ideas for companies really be separated from the people who generate them? If not, then are VCs and angels today operating on a myth?
Technology has been the ever-present caretaker throughout our history. It has been the muse for thought leaders like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Linus To...
The film, due in 2012, will shine the spotlight on Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page -- both radically different moguls than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Here are five candidates to bring the search engine's story to the big screen.
One thing is certain, after the outright failure of Google Wave and lackluster response to Google Buzz, this is the company's last legitimate opportunity to go head to head with social networking king Facebook.