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Wearable Technologies: Sci-Fi Novels Gone Awry?

Sanjna Verma | Posted 09.03.2015 | Technology
Sanjna Verma

My hopes for wearable technology is that it evolves to assist our human evolution, not handicap it. I don't want to see our blood types poisoned by inserting chips unnecessarily into the crevices of our body, but I do want wearable technology to create longer lifetimes, invent eco-friendly homes, and above all, sustain the planet and humanity.

2015 State of Service - 15 Key Business Findings

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

In a knowledge sharing and hyper-connected economy, where on-demand services are fueling business growth and customer advocacy, companies must differentiate with faster, smarter, proactive and personalized service.

Top 6 Apps for Business Owners (and How to Leverage Them to Save You Time)

David Finkel | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Here is a short list of my top 6 apps and how I use them to better run my business. All of them are inexpensive, simple, and best in class.

It's Time to Stop Public AOL User Shaming

Galanty Miller | Posted 09.03.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I still use an AOL email address. There. Are you done snickering? I'm glad I amused you. No, I don't have one of those hip, state-of-the-art, space-age gmail accounts. So, now what? I have to give back my coolness membership card?

Can Technology Change the Way You Eat?

Ali Rosen | Posted 09.03.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Despite the human element that will always exist in the hospitality industry, behind the scenes a technology boom is exploding around everything from reservations to produce sourcing to customer information to loyalty programs.

Rotten Apples

Greg Scarnici | Posted 09.02.2015 | Technology
Greg Scarnici

I've been an avid Apple user ever since I starting writing my college papers on the Macintosh Classic in the early 90s. As years wore on, I upgraded as my budget allowed, eventually acquiring the first iMac G3 in 1998. Apple products were so incredible back then, and I'd laugh at friends and family members when they'd call to ask for help removing a virus from their pathetic PCs.

The Fight Against Technodespondence

Inga | Posted 09.02.2015 | Comedy
Inga

I have a personal hate-hate relationship with all things technical. Change one little thing on your computer and it's like the butterfly in Australia that flaps its wings and causes tornados in Kansas. Trying to fix it changes enough things to add monsoons in Asia.

Debunking the 5 Big Myths about WordPress

Kristen Thomaselli | Posted 09.02.2015 | Technology
Kristen Thomaselli

The Internet is abuzz over last month's major WordPress update. But despite the update, some people are still skeptical of using WordPress, chiefly because of some baseless myths about the platform. Here are the five most prevalent -- and why they're wrong.

The Appliance Whisperer

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.02.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Inanimate objects are out to get me. I can deal with human beings, either by ignoring them or by telling them such dumb jokes that they ignore me. But machines have me baffled.

Are You A Nomophobe? How To Tell If You're Too Dependent On Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Most Americans check their phones at least once an hour. But for some of us, digital devices are more than tools used to habitually text and tweet; th...

How Successful Product Managers Avoid Burnout

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.01.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

I recently spoke with multiple former PMs who needed to take year-long sabbaticals to get themselves back on track. They were tired. Their anxiety was running high. They could not seem to get any of their goals accomplished. They were in a funk. Sound familiar?

In Defense of the Selfie

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 09.01.2015 | Technology
Bruce Reyes-Chow

So the next time you find yourself grumping about people sharing a selfie, a cheesy image quote, a picture of their dog, a sunset, their coffee, or any other life event -- consider that maybe it's not about them being too "me" focused, but about how much you really care about hearing about them at that particular moment in time.

Technology -- Our Untreated Addiction

Zane Rubin | Posted 09.01.2015 | Teen
Zane Rubin

We're a permanently lit, constantly over stimulated, and always connected without any connection culture.

The Next Generation Retail Mobile Consumer -- Wait 'til You See This!

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Imagine, mobile takes over retail... completely. Customers research, compare and even purchase while they are standing at the merchandise rack in the store.

4 Questions Entrepreneurs Ask Before Starting a Business

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.01.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Asking questions is a sign of a curious mind. Every entrepreneur worth his salt asks many questions before starting out, and keeps asking questions throughout his journey. The toughest questions are the ones you ask yourself, so keep asking and listen carefully to your own answers.

Big News: Women Startup Challenge NYC to Fund Women-Led Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.01.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Hey, big news: I'm working with Women Who Tech again to scale the Women Startup Challenge. Next up: The Women Startup Challenge NYC at Microsoft on N...

Why a Digital Detox Is Essential Every Now and Then

Sakshi Talwar | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sakshi Talwar

Our ability to stay balanced in this day and age of exponential technology proliferation shall assist us in connecting to more things real and being present in the moment. The idea is not to become arcane or completely disconnect with the tech space but to strike equivalence in life.

Technology Is Forever Changing How We Pray

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.01.2015 | Religion

Christian leaders are no strangers to social media. On any given day, even Pope Francis will use his Twitter platform to offer a prayer ...

Online Harmony: A Shared Responsibility

Denise Lisi DeRosa | Posted 08.31.2015 | Parents
Denise Lisi DeRosa

Being a good digital citizen requires that each and every one of us who uses and benefits from the connected world take ownership of it's culture and climate. Remember to be your best self online and encourage others to behave with thoughtfulness and kindness online.

Problems in Finland and With the P-Tech Education Miracle

Alan Singer | Posted 08.31.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

According to the standard narrative, a big part of the success of the Finnish education system is the country's focus on math, science and technology education to prepare its students for 21st century jobs.

Doing Business in Nigeria: How Technology Is Changing the Way We Operate

Mary Olushoga | Posted 08.28.2015 | Impact
Mary Olushoga

Africa is rising and technology is changing the way we do business. We as entrepreneurs have a responsibility to operate at the highest level of professionalism and excellence.

5 Secrets of All Successful Product Presentations

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.31.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Even if you learned to picture your audience naked to calm your nerves, you are going to need to say something of value. You can have brilliant ideas, but if they are stuck inside or wrapped in too much junk, they serve you no good.

9 Hollywood Robots That Will Never Take Over Content Marketing

Mitch Causey | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Mitch Causey

Robots may take over the world someday, but I guarantee this bunch won't be taking over content marketing anytime soon.

When Is a Pivot the Right Thing to Do?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Let's face it -- situations change. When you started your company, you knew the market, had a plan and probably executed it with precision and focus. Even if you did everything right and had a good, solid run, you may find yourself facing a changing business environment.

How the Ashley Madison Hack Might Impact You

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology
NextAdvisor.com

Whether you are a part of the database or not, this hack could affect you. Millions of e-mail addresses, home addresses, credit cards and other information are contained within the leaked database.