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New Artist Reviews: Daniel Grinberg

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.05.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Folk music evokes a feeling of warmth and introspection through its meaningful lyrics and sweeping soundscapes. It is constantly reinventing its sound without compromising its soul.

Strategies for Growing the Transhumanism Movement

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Future Transhumanist City -- Image by Sam Howzit Transhumanism--the international movement that aims to use science and technology to improve the h...

Who's Really Addicting Us to Technology?

Nir Eyal | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Nir Eyal

"Nearly everyone I know is addicted in some measure to the Internet," wrote Tony Schwartz in a recent essay in The New York Times. It's a common com...

The Value of "The Cloud"

Kelly Marie Fairchild | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Kelly Marie Fairchild

Gone are the days of hand written notes and manually entered data into excel spreadsheets, which are then emailed through a chain of several people. W...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Chromecast

Thrillist | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology
Thrillist

By: Alex Bracetti @alexbracetti Credit:Flickr/Iannnnn Google Chromecast is yet another media-streaming device on the market that makes it ridiculou...

The Drone Invasion

John Sanbonmatsu | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics
John Sanbonmatsu

If Jeff Bezos, the billionaire CEO of Amazon, has his way, thousands of drones could soon be hurtling through the airspace above our heads, delivering millions of packages to Amazon's customers. Instead of having to wait the eternity of a day to receive their orders, consumers could get them in 30 minutes, or less.

Technology vs. Promotions: Who Wins?

Brian Walker | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Brian Walker

As Americans, perhaps the only thing we love more than our football is our pizza. And on Sunday, those two loves will intersect in perfect gluttonous harmony during Super Bowl 50 for what's not only the biggest date on the NFL calendar, but the biggest day of the year for pizza delivery, to boot. 

Going off Script: The Office of the Future Is All About the Experience

Randy Howder | Posted 02.04.2016 | San Francisco
Randy Howder

Does the backlash from open offices, which comes precisely at the same cultural moment as the opening of Facebook's "largest open-plan office in the world," mean the open-plan's hegemony is soon to be over? If so, what comes next for the workplace?

How Marissa Mayer Could Turn Yahoo Around

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology
Mark Goulston, M.D.

If I were Marissa Mayer, I'd say/write the following to anyone who is in any way curious about Yahoo and its future. It's what I refer to as "assertive humility."

Who Will Win at This Year's Crunchies?

Drew Lesicko | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology
Drew Lesicko

TechCrunch's annual award show, the Crunchies, will reveal its winners Monday, February 8 in San Francisco. The award show highlights innovation in te...

Andrew Ng, Chief Scientist at Baidu, Explains the Future of Work

Quora | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology
Quora

How will work and jobs change over the next 10-20 years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are a...

Can We Turn Our Dreams Into Watchable Movies?

DreamsCloud | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology
DreamsCloud

Technology has already evolved to the point of being able to recording a very simple dream and projecting it on a computer screen, complete with your dream images, your dream conversations and your movements within the dream.

Don't Get Snowed: New Car Technology Could Save Your Life

Deborah Hersman | Posted 02.05.2016 | Technology
Deborah Hersman

During treacherous winter driving conditions, you can stay safe by making use of vehicle technologies standard in almost everything riding on four wheels today, including rental cars.

Engineering the Future of Mental Health Care

Sheila Hamilton | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sheila Hamilton

Mental health care lags behind traditional health care in its employment of standardized data, instant access to vital information about patients, and consistent care for people in crisis. The system is so fragmented and chaotic.

Smart Guns Aren't Science Fiction and Americans Want to Buy Them

Inverse | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology
Inverse

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Ben Guarino Call smart guns what you will -- personalized, child-proof, safer -- but don't call th...

Adidas, Art Comes First & Federico Curradi Highlight Pitti Uomo 89

Sissi Johnson | Posted 02.03.2016 | Style
Sissi Johnson

How does a fashion brand stand out in the current oversaturated marketplace ? It goes above and beyond the norm. This season at Pitti Uomo 89 editi...

Study Finds That if You Spend More Than an Hour a Day on Social Media, You're Probably Not Sleeping Well

Allure | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Allure

I don't even need to ask if you fall asleep every night checking Instagram, because I know you do. And while you may consider the glare of your iPhone screen a virtual lullaby, it's not exactly putting you into REM.

How to Become Google, Amazon, or Facebook (in Theory)

Anant Jhingran | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology
Anant Jhingran

We admire Google, Amazon, Azure, Netflix, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Swift. How many more of these are there? Hundreds? Perhaps thousands? No way....

UK Aims to Put Driverless Technology into the Fast Lane

Adi Gaskell | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Driverless cars are undoubtedly big news, and the UK is aiming to ensure it stays at the forefront with the announcement of eight new projects receiving a total of £20 million in funding to develop various driverless technologies.

How Startups Are Helping Build a 21st Century Government

Jeremy M. Goldberg | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Jeremy M. Goldberg

Last week, we announced the launch of the second Startup in Residence (STIR) program for entrepreneurs to work with San Francisco, Oakland, San Leandro and West Sacramento to develop technology-based solutions that address challenges facing local government.

The Best Tech Gadgets at CES 2016

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

When I returned from the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks ago, everyone wanted to know what was hot this year. I get that same question every year following CES and once again I rattled off the usual hot categories of virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics and drones.

Mobile Is Personal: Why Mobile Is Essential for Patient-Focused Care

Jessica Miller-Merrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Technology
Jessica Miller-Merrell

Mobile is the single most important change in the world since the invention of the internet. Seventy-one percent of adults in the U.S. now own a web-enabled smartphone or other wireless device.

Is Africa Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Mmanti Umoh | Posted 02.02.2016 | Black Voices
Mmanti Umoh

We are on the border of a Fourth Industrial Revolution that will fundamentally change the way we work and live in the coming decades but what exactly does it mean to Africa?

Climate Change This Week: The New Coal, Hot Water, Clean Energy Justice, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. Unique Giraffe Beetle, another bi...

10 Women in Tech to Watch in 2016

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.04.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Hey, I've been working some within the women in tech community, supporting women-led startups and code programs for women and girls. Lots of times, the folks in this community don't get the recognition they deserve.