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Remote Work Can Work For Tech

Alaina Percival | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
Alaina Percival

As technology continues to fuel the success of businesses around the world it's becoming ever more important to find and retain talented tech employee...

Back to School: Brush Up On Cybersecurity Best Practices

Joe Ross | Posted 09.30.2016 | Education
Joe Ross

Starting a new school year, for students of all ages, brings a new sense of purpose and opportunity. A new academic year welcomes new notebooks and ga...

Made With Code Unveiled New Project at Global Citizen Festival

Alex Schattner | Posted 09.30.2016 | Technology
Alex Schattner

This past Saturday, at the star-studded Global Citizen Festival, Google's Made with Code initiative unveiled a new project. After Metallica's spirited performance, 'Quantico'-star Priyanka Chopra, a host of the evening, was joined on stage by a legion of teen girls.

This Is What Happens When The White House Brings Tech And Creativity Together

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.30.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, big news: the White House is hosting a South by South Lawn (SXSL) event on Monday, October 3rd. This is about civic engagement and accessibility, which is more important than ever. The deal is, the Craig Newmark Foundation is a partner in the SXSL event on the White House lawn.

Climate Change This Week: Faith Leaders Spread Solar, Wheat Crops Threatened, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this giant Ecuadorian rainf...

The Next Big Thing for Business Growth: Snapchat's On-Demand Geofilters

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Rachel Wolfson

Snapchat's on-demand geofilter is fairly new (it was released in February of this year) and not many people are aware of the amazing benefits that it offers to businesses.

How to Craft a Winning Product Roadmap Presentation

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

So, you just built an awesome roadmap. Congrats. Customers are going to love it because you prioritized what many of them were asking for. You did a fine job working with the sales team to make sure they were aligned with the product's direction. And engineering was standing tall right by your side in full agreement.

4 Ways To Survive the Tech Bubble Burst

Sharat Sharan | Posted 09.30.2016 | Technology
Sharat Sharan

Every week, new speculations emerge of an impending collapse in Silicon Valley. When will the bubble give way?

This Mover and Shaker Is Changing How Californians Use Technology

NationSwell | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact

Managing the technology that undergirds a $171-billion, 228,000-employee operation is no easy task. And it's even harder when working under laws that ...

Meet the Mastermind Behind an Innovative, New Way to Teach Math

NationSwell | Posted 09.29.2016 | Impact

In elementary school, Matthew Peterson struggled mightily with math. When an instructor explained a problem, Peterson would be so focused on figuring ...

How Can Technology Improve Healthcare for Everyone?

Quora | Posted 09.28.2016 | Technology

How can the tech and startup industry affect the healthcare industry in the US? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where com...

Innovating a Path to Water Abundance

XPRIZE | Posted 09.28.2016 | Green

By Alisa Ferguson I walked outside the other day and something seemed off. The sky was dim, overcast. The ground was wet. I felt something dripping o...

Why I'm Most Excited About South by South Lawn

Damian Bazadona | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

SXSL is thrilling not only for gathering creative thinkers and entrepreneurs in our nation's capital, but for its focus on doing good and inciting change. I'm honored to take part in this event that challenges us to make a positive difference in our country.

A Mindful Thought Leader: YapStone CEO Tom Villante gets Personal about his Brand

Stacey Cohen | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Stacey Cohen

In 1999, CEO and co-founder Tom Villante started YapStone with an ambitious goal: Converting pesky paper bills into online payments. Shortly after, YapStone debuted RentPayment -- the first payment solution for the apartment rental industry -- and changed the way payments are processed.

Elevator pitches that kill it

Javier Saade | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Javier Saade

Elevator pitches are ice breakers that, if successful, lead to deeper discussions about your company. Conventional wisdom says they last 60 seconds. I...

The Dark World Of Teenage 'Finsta' Users On Instagram

Daniel Patterson | Posted 09.30.2016 | Parents
Daniel Patterson

Finsta: noun; a fake (or second) Instagram account, primarily used to hide scandalous and overtly sexual behavior, cultivate an alter ego, and functio...

Did You Know There Really Is a Craig of craigslist?

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.27.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Forty years ago today I joined the grown-up work force. My entry point was at IBM in Boca Raton, Florida. Then later at General Motors in Detroit. ...

Why No One Cares About Your Product Strategy

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.27.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

The group returns exhausted from the 48-hour huddle with the "master plan" in hand. (And for some, with an even more inflated sense of self-importance.) And then everyone promptly forgets about it.

What Does The Future Hold After Telemedicine 2.0? Think Small.

Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra

Big data has been a primary focus of change in the U.S. healthcare system. Small data, however, will drive even more change for individual patients and disrupt both the Internet of Things and physician's day to day clinical practice.

10 Professional Texting Etiquette Rules

Diane Gottsman | Posted 09.26.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Convenience, speed and efficiency have turned texting into a primary form of personal communication for many of us. Text messages are becoming increasingly common in business for the same reasons.

How Women Are Changing The Refugee Crisis Response

Mariya Parodi | Posted 09.28.2016 | Technology
Mariya Parodi

Half of all refugees in the world are youth. As countries host millions of refugees and aid reaches the most vulnerable, programs that invest in youth...

Our Lives In Data: 3 Takeaways

Sissi Johnson | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Sissi Johnson

Data, and especially big data, has a certain appeal when uttered from the lips of Apple's Tim Cook and other deep-minded algorithm enthusiasts and marketers.

Blockchain Could Be Music's Next Disruption

Don Tapscott | Posted 09.26.2016 | Media
Don Tapscott

This post was co-written with Imogen Heap. Artists can finally get what they deserve. Anyone who follows the music industry knows of the tussles betw...

A Facetime Eulogy

Sister Jenna | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Sister Jenna

Today, I found myself in a most unusual position of giving the eulogy at my father's funeral through FaceTime while riding a train to New York City.

Beyond Killer Robots

Flynn Coleman | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Flynn Coleman

This past April, experts from 87 countries gathered for a summit in Geneva on "Killer Robots." These state party representatives to the United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons were there to discuss whether these robots, more formally known as "lethal autonomous weapons," should be regulated or restricted to operating only under "meaningful human control," which would require humans to retain control over the critical functions of weaponry, such as the selection and engagement of targets