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Listening For Disruption: Blue Lights and New Knees

Trisa Thompson | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Trisa Thompson

D-Rev sends its designers into the field to conduct interviews with patients, doctors and nurses. By talking with doctors in rural India, D-Rev learned that many babies with jaundice were not being treated effectively because their equipment was too expensive to maintain.

The World Is Becoming Safer, Wealthier and Healthier

Ali Wyne | Posted 05.16.2015 | Impact
Ali Wyne

It's no accident the world is becoming safer, wealthier and healthier: there are extraordinary people around the world who're trying to make it better. Too often, though, their names remain unknown; their contributions, unacknowledged.

How to Plan a Revolution

Peter Diamandis | Posted 09.17.2014 | Good News
Peter Diamandis

How did a simple Facebook group mobilize 12 million people in 40 countries in just one month? That's exactly what Oscar Morales accomplished when, in 2008, he created a Facebook group called A Million Voices Against FARC.

Artificial Vaginas Are On The Way

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.19.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A recent New York Magazine infographic brought to light the impressive evolution of prosthetics, which as of April includes vaginas. The piece doc...

A History of Complaints About Technology

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
Dr. Natasha Josefowitz

Change fosters discomfort until we adapt and move on. So in the meantime, let us accept our texting children, tweeting grandchildren, our wireless phones vibrating in our pockets and celebrate our continuous need for invention.

13 Incredible Tech Inventions You Won't Believe You Missed In 2013

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The tech world gave us plenty talk about in 2013. We can build smarter robots. We can 3D-print pretty much anything. Tablet wars are still going stron...

Has Technology Evolved From Tool to User?

Gil Laroya | Posted 12.28.2012 | TED Weekends
Gil Laroya

Smart devices have turned the evolutionary corner in terms of "who needs who." For the most part, the tool that we call technology uses us.

Rewiring Humanity: How Our Minds Have Been Reinvented by the Internet

Russell C. Smith | Posted 06.24.2012 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Technology is advancing at such a rapid rate that it will eventually surpass the human mind's ability to keep up with the myriad accelerations one now adjusts to, often on a weekly basis.

Wall Street Offered Better Deals 100 Years Ago

Posted 04.14.2012 | Business

Wall Street is making more money than ever, but it's that's not because it's getting the job done much better. The financial system of today is ju...

Technology: Can We Put the Genie Back in the Bottle?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Does technology serve us or do we serve it? Aren't all decisions in the final analysis just choices?

Consumer Is King of Media Transformation

Linda Sawyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Sawyer

With consumers creating and producing content, they are truly shaping the landscape and will continue to be the ultimate influencer of media transformation.