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The Idea Revolution: How Youth of Color Will Build Our Future

Brandon Hill | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Brandon Hill

What if I told you that the cure for cancer will come from the mind of a Hispanic girl in South Central Los Angeles? Or that the invention that will replace the Internet will come from the imagination of a Black boy from Harlem?

A 102 Year Old Cleveland Institution Goes Global

Michael Goldberg | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Until late last year, people who wanted to participate in a forum at The City Club of Cleveland had to drive to 850 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, park the car, take the elevator to the second floor, sit down in a chair, and wait for the mike.

The President of Harvard Is Named 'Faust'

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 03.07.2015 | College
Neil S. Greenspan

In the last six years the exceptionally influential Wall Street firm, Goldman Sachs, has been reported to engage in business practices that would appear to be strongly at odds with the professed values of Harvard and just about any other not-for-profit university or college.

What Will Living in San Francisco Be Like in 2020?

Quora | Posted 03.01.2015 | San Francisco

Within San Francisco proper, there will be roughly ten new mid to high-rise towers on the skyline grouped around Rincon Hill across to the central subway corridor, fanning out to more mid-rise tower complexes across Central SoMa and tailing out towards the west end of SoMa (Van Ness) and lower Polk.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Rev. Jesse Jackson Takes on Silicon Valley

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 02.21.2015 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

For anyone who thinks it is poor timing to host an economic summit focused largely on increasing diversity in Silicon Valley during a climate of protests against police brutality, here is a rebuttal: the two are connected, according to Rev. Jesse Jackson.

The Best TV Shows Of 2014

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

It's been a wonderful year for television, with shows like "Transparent," "The Comeback" and "Orange Is The New Black" delivering top-tier writing, ac...

'I Can't Breathe': Eric Garner's Last Words Symbolize Our Predicament

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 02.17.2015 | Black Voices
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

"I can't breathe" speaks from the grave and describes the circumstances faced by many who are being choked by a system that treats different races and classes of people unequally.

Cash Out or Stay Put

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.11.2015 | San Francisco
Geri Spieler

With real estate prices skyrocketing in Silicon Valley, some of my friends are deciding to cash in on their homes, grab the extra bucks and take a hike out of town or out of state and live the good life somewhere else with lots of money to spare.

The Best Is Yet To Come: Tech Leaders Predict What's Coming Next

Grace Nasri | Posted 02.14.2015 | Technology
Grace Nasri

As we begin to wind down the year, many executives within the tech industry are looking ahead to 2015 and evolving strategies based on expectations of what's coming next.

Facebook's MarkZ Bytes the Cooked Apple

Mark Weinstein | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I'm an online privacy advocate. I do dozens of radio interviews every month on the subject. I attend and speak at symposiums such as the GMIC SV Conference last week. I am also CEO of Sgrouples Inc., which recently launched the world's private communication network, MeWe.

5 Secrets to Success From a Silicon Valley Professional Organizer

Amanda Kuzak | Posted 02.10.2015 | Small Business
Amanda Kuzak

LinkedIn sent me a reminder last week that I've been a professional organizer for 10 years and in business for in California for 5, I think that means I'm local right?

Maureen Ryan

The Best Returning TV Shows of 2014 | Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment

There are more than 60 shows on the three end-of-year lists I've come up with -- Top 10 Shows, Best New Shows and Best Returning Shows. More than five...

Room at the Inn

Steven Crandell | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Steven Crandell

When you have no place to rest and little money, a coffee shop that permits you to visit its warm premises, use its free power or free Wi-Fi, that hands out cups of cold or hot water, is more than a resource. It's a temporary sanctuary.

Building the Next Silicon Valley: Your Regulations Are My Opportunity

OpedSpace | Posted 02.04.2015 | Technology

Combined with sufficient talent and capital, the cities that host pioneering new businesses in their first deployments have every advantage in the world to become home to the Amazon of tomorrow.

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Make It Clear He's Cool With China

The WorldPost | Matt Sheehan | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg isn't just learning to speak Mandarin Chinese. He also seems to want the gatekeepers of China's Internet to know he's...

How to Turn Your Brand Into a Social Crusade

Tom Hayes | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business
Tom Hayes

Today, successful brands create social movements around themselves: the key proposition is not 'buy me' but rather, 'join me.'

What Is It Like to Grow Up in the Silicon Valley Right Now?

Quora | Posted 02.03.2015 | Education

I'm going to come at this from the perspective of a teenager that's currently growing up in Palo Alto. I attend Palo Alto High School. There are many Pros and many Cons.

The 12 Days of Work-Life Imbalance: Holiday Tips From 12 Women in Tech and Female Entrepreneurs From Silicon Valley (Part 1 of 3)

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Caitlin Roberson

I used to think a lot about work-life balance and often felt really out of balance. Call it what you will -- adaptive transitioning or the delayed...

Uber's Value Just Doubled To $40 Billion In 6 Months (Sorry, Haters)

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.04.2014 | Business

While many of us have spent the past six months getting mad at Uber, Uber has spent the past six months making $22 billion magically appear. The ri...

7 Fantastic Off-The-Grid U.S. Travel Destinations You've Probably Never Considered

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 02.01.2015 | Fifty
Abby Tegnelia

Sure, it's fun to book a weekend in popular American cities like Miami, New York and Los Angeles. But some of my favorite jaunts are in cities you might not expect. So I've curated a list of some incredible off-grid getaways to take in across the U.S.

3 Ways Technology Can Make Travel Easier

WHERE | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel

By Geoff Kohl, chief travel editor for Where® Behind the scenes of your sunny vacation at the beach is the dark-arts world of technology. It's a g...

A Stanford University Debate: Transhumanism vs. Anarcho-Primitivism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.20.2015 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Last Saturday night at Stanford University, I had the honor of publicly debating the world's leading anarcho-primitivist philosopher John Zerzan. As a transhumanist, I differ from Zerzan on just about every topic.

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.

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Could Be Gambling Silicon Valley's Support Over Net Neutrality | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

Republicans are courting Silicon Valley, eager to make inroads with tech companies and the millennials who love them. The Silicon Valley ethos overlap...

Why It Took So Long For Google And Facebook To Donate Cash To Ebola Fight

TIME | Jack Linshi | Posted 11.13.2014 | Impact

Until last week, there was one group largely missing from the list of Ebola donors: Silicon Valley companies. Facebook’s and Google’s donation ...