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The Millennials Myth

Donna Morris | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Donna Morris

We are all bombarded by content about millennials - how they study, work, buy, socialize and do virtually everything else. Demographers and researchers typically consider this magical generation as having been born between the early 1980s to the mid-1990s or early 2000s. The common premise is that millennials share characteristics that will have unique influence across industries, given the large population they represent.

Physicians and patients find benefits to using social media in healthcare

Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra | Posted 08.26.2016 | Technology
Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra

In our technology-driven society, many patients make their health choices based upon the direction they receive from peers, colleagues and role models...

How Tech is Ruining Romance

Sramana Mitra | Posted 08.26.2016 | Technology
Sramana Mitra

Technology makes a lot of things possible that are detrimental to society. One of them is Tinder and other hook up apps. These days, you can swipe...

A Tech Leader's Mission to Empower Parents

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 08.26.2016 | Technology
Natalia Brzezinski

Language is power. One space where the world is experiencing a seismic power shift is in the family and the gender roles that shape it. But the way w...

The Canadian Tech Leakage Conundrum

A.J. Steigman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
A.J. Steigman

When one thinks of Canada, does a superb technological environment come to mind? Well, in today's age it should. Canada boasts one of the most successful entrepreneurial ecosystems in the world. The Toronto and Waterloo tech scenes have been generating an onslaught of new startups.

This Startup Helps You Find Billion Dollar Startups.

Steve Feiner | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Steve Feiner

In a city that is known for its investment banking and property conglomerates, the thought of an innovative technology startup is probably as mythical as a unicorn. In tech terms, a unicorn, is a company worth over $1 billion. So far, Hong Kong has one tech unicorn.

5 Ways Your Kids Can Get You Hacked

Adam Levin | Posted 08.25.2016 | Parents
Adam Levin

For adults, home is a refuge, but for children it is a never-ending treasure hunt. While you're out -- you know, paying for the place -- it's a safe bet your kids are getting into your stuff, and when it comes to things digital, that can be a serious problem.

ETS to Replace Students with Avatars in Teacher Certification Exams

Alan Singer | Posted 08.25.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

When I first saw this posted in a Badass Teachers Instagram I thought it was a joke. It was a little funny, but really too ridiculous to believe. Mayb...

Shattering Stereotypes: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Whether or not one committed the crime, when one is released from prison the community often fosters their own reality of that person. It goes without...

Vive La Revolution!

Emma Bellis Ferreira | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Emma Bellis Ferreira

So, since jumping off, (see my last blog), it's fair to say that things have gone a bit mental at Moonface Marketing -- who knew! I'm still managing to keep the work life balance in check and I'm still working from anywhere.

Climate Change This Week: Heating Up, Melting Away, Upping Wind Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.24.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Jeweled Flower Mantis found ...

How to Get the Most Value Out of Your Coding Bootcamp

Quora | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology
Quora

What are some tips for making the most of a coding bootcamp? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions a...

Connecting Every Neuron: The Future Of Brain-Mapping And Illness Discovery

Nikhil Reddy | Posted 08.25.2016 | Science
Nikhil Reddy

A reality of science is understanding that the more we peer and examine, the more our studies elude us.

Werner Herzog's Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Ruth Starkman | Posted 08.26.2016 | Entertainment
Ruth Starkman

Werner Herzog, legendary auteur, prolific documentarian, whose many films include Aguirre Wrath of God, Fitzcarraldo, Rescue Dawn, Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Encounters at the End of the World, is also a cult internet celebrity.

Life is Like a Cell Phone. To Make it Understandable, You Have to Hit at Least Five Bars.

James Napoli | Posted 08.24.2016 | Comedy
James Napoli

Politics. The economy. World unrest. Life is complex, and does not readily yield any meaning. Yet, it consistently offers us clues through everyday...

How One Teacher Inspired a Legacy of Making the Classroom a Haven for Invisible Children

Kermit S. Randa | Posted 08.25.2016 | Education
Kermit S. Randa

"I was one of those children. The student that the teachers would whisper about." This month in our Inspired2Educate program, a story came across my ...

How IOT Can Make a City Smarter?

William Morrow | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology
William Morrow

Image Source IOT (Internet of things) has become the talk of the technological world, but have you ever thought about this concept deeply and analyzed...

I Took A Weekend-Long Screen Break To Work On Being More Present

Amy Tan | Posted 08.24.2016 | Parents
Amy Tan

When I took part in a 48-hour digital detox -- a complete abstention from screen time -- over a recent weekend, I felt mostly excitement and just a little bit of fear.

Brand A New Look

Shinjini Das | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Shinjini Das

So, there you have it folks, the A-Z's of building and branding a sustainable social media image. What are your thoughts around creating a long-term personal brand via social media? I would love to hear from you!

CEOs Must Create The Business Model Innovation Sandbox

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.23.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The worst place to develop a new business model is from within your existing business model. - Clay Christensen The top 10 industries that are being...

Stressed Out? Try Outsourcing The Small Stuff

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

I'm excited by innovation and creative exploration, so I'm always seeking new ways to leverage the power of technology to make my life smoother and better balanced. Outsourcing small stuff is helping me do that.

Why America's #1 Business Advantage is Being Ravaged by Cultural Shifts and Social Media

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

American business is fast paced, entrepreneurial and built on rugged individualism. While many nations have business cultures that run away from risk and avoid 'breaking new ground' at all costs, US business seeks them out almost like a moth is drawn to light.

Sound Cannons Versus Black Lives

William Cheng | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
William Cheng

Arriving at the twilight of summer, we've witnessed yet another season of broken hearts and windows and formations and bodies and boundaries. Shouts of "Black Lives Matter!" have reached fever pitch amid civilians' protests against racism, hate crimes, police brutality, and injustice.

Applying to Selective Tech Companies? Here's How to Nail Your Interview

Quora | Posted 08.22.2016 | Technology
Quora

How can engineers ensure they're competitive when applying for selective companies? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where...

Five Game-Changing Companies Dominating Their Industry

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
Deborah Stachelski

In today's fast-paced lifestyle and sky-high expectations, companies are more challenged than ever to come up with the best, most innovative solutions to our problems. We become more demanding every day (can we say donut delivery?), and more dependent on technology to do, well, anything.