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Media With an Endangered Language Message

Alissa Stern | Posted 12.17.2014 | Impact
Alissa Stern

Whether in print or online, whether in home, schools, or community, media can provide a vehicle to communicate in endangered and threatened languages while shining attention on the need to fortify them.

Big Data: Do You Have a Plan?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.17.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Big data analytics is changing every industry. It's a hard trend, and it's spread is inevitable - the question is: how are you succeeding or failing a...

The 8 Most Game-Changing Innovations Of 2014

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

As the year draws to a close, it’s worth glancing over our shoulder. What technologies and themes were brightest in 2014? Read on. (And keep in ...

I Bow Down to Our New 'Automated' Overlords -- and Appliances

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Robots HRP-4C & HRP-2 strut across the "Robofes 2009" stage and into the future It's the year of the upgrade for me. And it has been a somewhat rude...

Can You Use Social Media Too Much? Signs to Watch Out for

Kevin Deegan | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology
Kevin Deegan

Checking into your social media accounts could be a daily occurrence for you, or perhaps it is something you do morning, noon and night, or even every hour. Everybody uses social media in different ways, but how do you know if you're using it too much?

A Global Disease Called Deflation

Edward Goldberg | Posted 12.17.2014 | World
Edward Goldberg

Two weeks ago I wrote a piece entitled THE 5 KEY TRENDS IN GLOBALIZATION THAT ARE CHANGING AMERICA and THE WORLD. On account of on going geo/economic ...

The Most Memorable, Most Hilarious Tweets By Midlifers In 2014

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.17.2014 | Fifty

While Twitter may not be midlifers' first-choice for a social media platform, without question their presence is felt there. And who among us doesn't ...

This Is How Married Couples Text Each Other

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weddings

Texts in the early days of a relationship are cute and exciting. Texts from a spouse of several years are more -- well -- practical. BuzzFeed's vid...

4 Ways Meditation Can Empower Millennials At Work and in Life

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

From my meditation teacher/practitioner perspective, I see ALL of these aspects as incredibly good, good, good and believe that meditation, dear millennials, is not only something that gels with what you already got goin' on... but it can help you navigate some of your biggest challenges.

The Plot for Tech to Drive You Crazy

Robin Raskin | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

I bought my eighty-something-year-old mom her own iPad this year thinking about how much joy it would give her. First task was to get some music. Do you have any idea how many passwords it takes to get a song off the web?

How to Build a Successful School Technology Program

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.17.2014 | Education
Jason Saltmarsh

Technology is a catalyst for change. If you want to disrupt a classroom full of children or young adults, try handing out an iPad or a Chromebook to each of them. You'll see lots of activity and excitement, but without solid planning and expectations, much of that energy will be counter-productive.

The Best Action Cams: GoPro vs. SJCAM 4000 vs. Polaroid vs. Drift Ghost vs. Garmin Virb Elite

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If you just want to memorialize your cab 1080 double cork, or are planning to parachute out of a capsule from the edge of space this holiday season, you're probably in the market for an action cam.

Holiday Gift Guide -- Technology Edition

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

As a techie with an addiction to the latest, greatest tech gadgets, I have put together a short list of the best tech gifts for holiday shoppers this season. These gifts range in price so there's something for everyone.

The Best Is Yet To Come: Tech Leaders Predict What's Coming Next

Grace Nasri | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology
Grace Nasri

As we begin to wind down the year, many executives within the tech industry are looking ahead to 2015 and evolving strategies based on expectations of what's coming next.

My 12-Step Digital Detox for a Healthier and More Productive 2015

Martin O’Leary | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin O’Leary

I've decided it's time to fight back and take action against my digital overlords. However, the reality is I actually love these digital distractions, so rather than going cold turkey, I've come up with a realistic 12-step plan to a healthier and more productive life in this digital world.

This Is What Happened When I Put Tinder Aside to Pursue the Girl of My Dreams

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

As Max Frisch said: "Technology [is] the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it."

Why It's Harder Than Ever To Unplug From Our Devices

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology

We're living in a time when a seemingly endless number of devices and apps are demanding our attention, while claiming to make our lives better and ea...

Predicting the Success of Design Driven Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Of course, there is much more to a startups success than market, technology and design execution, including team dynamics, the competitive field, surrounding ecosystem and the intellectual property conditions.

Fight Content Smog to Win Fame, Fortune and Your Dog's Undying Love

Lee Traupel | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Scratch any millennial geek today and "disintermediation" will bubble to the surface immediately. For good reason. Our world is being redefined as never before. It's the new digital world order and here is quick review for brands in need of refreshment.

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Jeffrey Braverman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Jeffrey Braverman

I'm fascinated by the way technology simultaneously connects and isolates people. My series, Encounter, explores some of the ordinary and intriguing men behind their online identities.

Green Roadmap; Not Silk Road: Kazakhstan's (renewed) Role in World Affairs

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 12.12.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Kazakhstan can offer a much more visible contribution to international peace and prosperity. This country needs to be called upon to play a stronger and more active role in the mediation of interests between the United States (U.S.) and the European Union (E.U.), on one side, and Russia and the Middle East, on the other.

2014 Mobile Year in Review

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

From the nation dousing itself in ice water for a good cause to wearable mobile devices topping holiday gift lists, mobile innovation is yet again skidding into home plate as another year draws to a close.

Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Falzone, CEO and Co-Founder, Revel Systems

Laura Dunn | Posted 12.12.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lisa Falzone is the 29 year old CEO and co-founder of iPad POS company Revel Systems. As a Stanford grad, this female entrepreneur has led her Silicon...

You Can't Have These Tech Gadgets for Christmas

Dieter Holger | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology
Dieter Holger

There are lots of gadgets that you can have this Xmas, but what about the ones you can't have?

How to Manage a Tech-Team + Project When you Don't Know Anything About Tech

Kenden Alfond | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology
Kenden Alfond

Here are four things I did to keep my tech project clicking along while googling every third word in our email exchanges.