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4 Tips for Better (And Less Biased) Interview Questions

Natalie Johnson | Posted 11.22.2015 | Business
Natalie Johnson

The answer to the question should be relevant for the role. What not to ask: "If you were able to have dinner with any person in history, alive or dead, who would that be?"

The Latino Emojis You Never Knew You Needed Are Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.20.2015 | Latino Voices

Get ready to lose your 💩!  An app that includes more than 250 emojis inspired by the food, culture and people of six different Latin American ...

2015 Holiday Technology Gift Guide

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.20.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

The holiday shopping season is in full effect. Hanukkah begins the evening of Sunday, December 6 this year, which means if you're shopping for Hanukkah observers you have about three weeks fewer to shop for gifts.

5 Payment Platforms Every Fempreneur Should Consider in 2016

Nancy Laws | Posted 11.18.2015 | Technology
Nancy Laws

According to INC, it's time for Paypal to move over. Paypal has been the go-to platform for online payment, it is easy to use, widely available, and o...

14-Year-Old Gets Lessons in Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 11.17.2015 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues This year a teen delegation from the United Kingdom won a trip to Silicon Valley, courtesy of...

Kids These Days: Emily Moseley Is One of the Leading High School Engineers Changing the World

Brian Kil | Posted 11.17.2015 | Education
Brian Kil

Today, we live in a world where every high school kid in the United States was born with access to the Internet--whether in her own home or at his local library. I've always been fascinated with the idea of a generation that was raised in the Internet age.

Empowering Tech-Loving Minority Teens to Be Next-Gen Tech Leaders

Monica Gray | Posted 11.16.2015 | Education
Monica Gray

Teens live and breathe technology. There has never been a truer adage. Whether they're jamming on MP3 players, typing Snapchats, or playing video ga...

This Is What Tech's Gender Gap Looks Like

Sarah M. Aoun | Posted 11.13.2015 | Technology
Sarah M. Aoun

There have been significant strides made lately to highlight and help close the gender gap in tech. Emphasis has been placed on creating women's spaces and mentorship for women, and there has been a growing movement to encourage young girls to pursue interests in the sciences.

What's it Like to Work In Silicon Valley if You're Not in Tech?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 11.12.2015 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

If you're a techie in Silicon Valley today, chances are you have a six figure salary and a comfortable living situation. But what if you don't work in tech? What's it like being in Silicon Valley when you have to struggle to make ends meet and you see 20-year-olds with million dollar mansions?

Paradise Lost: The Affordability Crisis of San Francisco

Maguire Mealy | Posted 11.11.2015 | San Francisco
Maguire Mealy

When the real estate site Zumper released their monthly National Rent Report for September 2015, it came as no surprise that San Francisco was at the ...

What Was Apple Thinking?!!

Patricia Rust | Posted 11.10.2015 | Hawaii
Patricia Rust

From Burberry to Apple Dreary!!! What was Apple thinking? I don't know whether any of you have been in the Apple Stores in Hawaii recently, but the...

The New Guide to Managing Media for Tweens and Teens

Common Sense Media | Posted 11.05.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Today's kids are immersed in media. More than ever before, tweens and teens are watching, reading, listening, creating, and communicating throughout their entire day. It's become harder to distinguish between screen time and just ... time.

The 21st Century Rape Whistle: How to Think Critically About Tech for Women's Safety

Anna Kegler | Posted 11.03.2015 | Women
Anna Kegler

Tech projects aimed at women's safety are hot right now: a new one pops up every couple of weeks. It's easy to get excited about them, because violence against women is a persistent problem, and tech holds the promise of a shiny, new, and groundbreaking solution. But there's a lot below the surface.

8 Technologies That Define the Next Generation in Home Security

Frankie Rendón | Posted 11.02.2015 | Technology
Frankie Rendón

Protecting your family, home and assets from unwelcome intruders is still a basic concern in today's digital age. Therefore, these high-tech surveilla...

Who Cares How Millennials Want to Work?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Working for a communications strategy firm while in graduate school, my boss told me that my generation was technologically astute, individualistic, cynical and had a healthy disdain for authority. And this guy liked me. Sound familiar?

How Product Managers Make a Great Impression With 1.0 Products

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.27.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

You have big plans for your product and you know that the end vision is going to rock. The trouble is, you want your customers to love your product when you release Version 1.0.

University of Illinois, Cities of Champaign and Urbana, Throw Hat In Ring For "Mother Of Invention" Title

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 10.23.2015 | Chicago
Dr. Abraham Froman

We've all heard the old English proverb, "Necessity is the mother of invention," meaning difficult or impossible scenarios prompt inventions aimed at reducing the difficulty.

German Entrepreneurs Want To Teach Refugees How To Code For Free

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 10.23.2015 | World

A group of tech entrepreneurs in Germany wants to help the country's newcomer refugees find jobs by giving them coding lessons for free. A Berlin-bas...

Tech Addicts Beware: These New Gadgets are Waiting for You

Michael L. Berman | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Tech addiction: The inability to stroll through the aisles of a computer/box/department store without drooling over and buying computer-based/electronic items you really don't need.

5 Steps to Create a Brilliant Product Vision

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Before you build your product, you must have a true north for where you are going, and then share a compelling story about its necessity and worth. You must start with crafting your vision.

What U.S. Businesses Can Learn from their French Counterparts (and Vice Versa)

Gary Shapiro | Posted 10.20.2015 | World
Gary Shapiro

Dozens of tech entrepreneurs, from fledgling startups like Wistiki and Prynt, to tech powerhouses like Withings and Parrot, will gather Oct. 21 at the Pavillon Cambon Capucines to showcase their latest innovations to the press and industry analysts at CES Unveiled Paris.

How the Computer Age Was Born in the 'Silicon City' of New York

Louise Mirrer | Posted 10.20.2015 | Arts
Louise Mirrer

When you think of the New-York Historical Society, you may imagine exhibitions about the Founding Fathers, or programs about the Civil War. Or maybe you picture the rare Colonial-era books and documents in our research Library, or our spectacular collection of Tiffany lamps.

Web Storytelling Heads Back Offline With 'Sherlock Holmes and the Internet of Things'

Turnstyle | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Lance Weiler makes interesting stuff. If you follow the seam where entertainment and tech intersect than you've pro...

The Curse of the Platform Product Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.16.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

On a group bike ride yesterday, a fellow rider shared an interesting perspective. He has spent the last several years at a well-known technology company and was recently promoted to VP of Product Management for Mobile Platforms.

How Universal Orlando Sets the Stage for Halloween Horror Nights 25 in just 60 Minutes

Jim Hill | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It takes a lot of coordination between various departments across the theme park. Not to mention months and months of advance planning.