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What Happened to My Son's Memory? Science Explains Phenomena Affecting Digital Natives

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 01.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Jackson

As a parenting expert and author, I'm fortunate enough to work with some of the premiere universities and hospitals currently conducting research on this very subject. So shouldn't I be inoculated against this type of unwelcome infiltration in my own home? Um, hell no. No parent is.

Dear Founders, How to Eat an Elephant

Jeremy Shure | Posted 01.26.2015 | Small Business
Jeremy Shure

As New York hunkers down and prepares for a massive snow storm, my mind wanders back to 1988. I was in the fifth grade, and my entrepreneurial juices were flowing when my town in Maryland got hit with our first snow storm of the year.

From Continuity to Disruption

Jonathan Hall | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Jonathan Hall

Brands have long stood for consistency......a dependable consumer experience driven by a business model that draws efficiency from repetition, streamlining and mass production.

Keeping Your Data Safe and Synchronized Across All Devices

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

The online security industry is getting all shaken up. You might have avoided the Cyber Monday promises that we wrote about some weeks ago, but since ...

US Tech Policy: SOTU 2015

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

During his State of the Union address the President of the United States made several specific references to the state of our technology. The problem is that no one can agree on how this might be achieved.

How to See the Future First

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

One of the biggest challenges innovators face is to truly understand the market opportunity space before they start creating a strategy and well in advance of product development. Since we can't see the future, we need to gain some real insight from deep domain experts and make sense of possible scenarios.

If You Upload Your Mind To A Computer, Are You Still You?

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 01.26.2015 | World

One of the most mind-bending far future predictions you'll hear from some futurists is this: Eventually, the technology will exist to copy your brain ...

Yagana Shah

5 Bad Behaviors From The Past That Are Now Totally Common

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.26.2015 | Fifty

We love our smartphones, tablets, apps and whatnot, but we have to admit, we've noticed technology has made the world a slightly ruder place. Stores n...

Is Innovative Art an Oxymoron?

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.25.2015 | Arts
Soren Petersen

What "Bull's Head" did for art 70 years ago may have, knowingly or unconsciously relied on the same sensationalism as today's sensationalistic art, however the innovation level was an order of magnitude higher.

You Can Get A Scholarship For Playing Video Games

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 01.25.2015 | College

For students who love video games, life can be a constant battle between making it to the next level and doing something more productive. At least tha...

12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.25.2015 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

The big news were, of course, LinkedIn Pulse going public, allowing the millions of networks users to express their voices freely, connect with each other, and learn from each other.

At Davos, Technology CEOs Discuss the Digital Economy

Don Tapscott | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Don Tapscott

Davos: One of the most anticipated discussions at this year's meeting was the plenary session on The Digital Economy. Given that I wrote the book that coined that term 20 years ago, I attended with great interest.

Why Designers are Integral to All Marketing Activities

Lee Traupel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Embracing and inculcating design into your business starts with knowing you have an issue. It's like sobriety, until you admit you have a problem, you are not going to find the promised land.

Deflate This! On Footballs and Higher Education

Dan Butin | Posted 01.23.2015 | College
Dan Butin

We must begin to offload the transfer of information to other means and embrace our role as helping students to transform knowledge. And this transformation, in turn, may actually help us to do all those other things we claim to do.

How to Restore Trust in News

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.23.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

It's hard to trust the news overall when many major stories are ignored by news outlets. It's hard to trust the news when the press does so little fact-checking.

Why Martin Luther King, Jr. Did NOT Say, "I Have a Plan"

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Instead, he shared a dream that provided a vision of equality and hope for a struggling nation. His dream was not to get elected and not to become rich; it was a dream that was to and for everyone.

I Don't Want a Promotion to Management

Vala Afshar | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Vala Afshar

In my previous post with Steve Snyder, CIO/CTO of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, we discussed delegation and dealing with failure. Ana...

CEO Mark Fields Drives Ford into the 'Mobility' Business (Post + Podcast)

Larry Magid | Posted 01.22.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

"We're thinking of ourselves not only as just an auto company," he said in an interview, "but we're also thinking ourselves as a mobility company."

Arianna Huffington Speaks At Davos About Journalism, Activism, 'Pop And Policy'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.23.2015 | Impact

Solving critical problems doesn't have to be left up to political big wigs -- given the right tools, everyday people can create change, Arianna Huffin...

Texting and Sitting: The Dangers Of Distracted Caregivers

Tammy Gold | Posted 01.22.2015 | Parents
Tammy Gold

Parents need to emphasize to their caregivers the importance of putting away their phones while at work as someone would do in any other job. Of course it is difficult to completely disconnect, however, during work hours most professionals check in at certain points throughout the day and for caregivers this would be when the children are napping or engaged in another activity.

Peacebuilding Reboot

Sheldon Himelfarb | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact
Sheldon Himelfarb

The overwhelming majority of conflict resolution work done in the 1990s and 2000s was funded by governments. But today's peacetech projects are launched by digital humanitarians bootstrapping their own startups.

Hey, Buddy. Shh. Want a Signed Ebook?

Tom Morris | Posted 01.22.2015 | Books
Tom Morris

When I was a kid, a famous circus came to town. My mother arranged for me to meet The Human Cannonball behind the tent, after his show. I couldn't believe my luck. He was truly impressive, almost a god among men to a young, small town boy like me.

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Wage Last-Minute Campaign To Undermine Net Neutrality Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are waging a last-minute campaign to gather support for net neutrality legislation that critics say will undermine the princ...

Five Facts About Social Media Usage Today

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Kyle McCarthy

What a difference a decade makes. Ten years ago, Facebook launched as a network strictly for college students. However, in 2014 more than half of online adults 65 and over are now using Facebook.

5 Simple Swaps that Slim Down Everyday Cooking

Natalie Whelan | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Natalie Whelan

If you're playing the substitution game fast and loose, give these surprising swaps a shot. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to save a lot of calories and add a lot of nutritional value with very little effort.