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Doing Business in Nigeria: How Technology Is Changing the Way We Operate

Mary Olushoga | Posted 08.28.2015 | Impact
Mary Olushoga

Africa is rising and technology is changing the way we do business. We as entrepreneurs have a responsibility to operate at the highest level of professionalism and excellence.

5 Secrets of All Successful Product Presentations

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Even if you learned to picture your audience naked to calm your nerves, you are going to need to say something of value. You can have brilliant ideas, but if they are stuck inside or wrapped in too much junk, they serve you no good.

9 Hollywood Robots That Will Never Take Over Content Marketing

Mitch Causey | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Mitch Causey

Robots may take over the world someday, but I guarantee this bunch won't be taking over content marketing anytime soon.

When Is a Pivot the Right Thing to Do?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Let's face it -- situations change. When you started your company, you knew the market, had a plan and probably executed it with precision and focus. Even if you did everything right and had a good, solid run, you may find yourself facing a changing business environment.

How the Ashley Madison Hack Might Impact You

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology
NextAdvisor.com

Whether you are a part of the database or not, this hack could affect you. Millions of e-mail addresses, home addresses, credit cards and other information are contained within the leaked database.

Are We too Stupid for Google?

Nathan Timmel | Posted 08.28.2015 | Technology
Nathan Timmel

I have a friend who is constantly texting me and asking for the address of restaurants or show times of movies. The fact he could glean the very same information using his phone to go online instead of texting eludes him.

Schools for Sustainability Inc. Praises Stanley and the Green Technology Team

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 08.29.2015 | Education
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Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Recently, we had the pleasure of interviewing Stanley Dorsainville. His captivating personal journey and commitment to human rights have driven him to accomplish quite astounding feats before the age of 26.

Jimmy Kimmel's Rude Interviewer Proves Technology is Terrible

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.28.2015 | Comedy

Jimmy Kimmel thinks people are paying less and less attention to ... Oh, wow! Kylie Jenner be doing that cray-cray stuff on Instagram a...

INDEX: Award -- Show Me the Money

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Announcement of the INDEX: Award is much more than a loud rally for promoting high-impact and beautifully formed design solutions.

Unplugging By Plugging in and its Effect on Relationships

Annie Grayer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Media
Annie Grayer

If our online persona is a multi-tasking machine that keeps all of its tabs open and responds to every buzz, how is the truly unplugged version of ourselves going to be satisfied with just one person, and consistently keep blinders up to all of the temptations whizzing by?

The Social Entrepreneur Interview Series: Meet Erwan Kezzar of Simplon

Alexandre Mars | Posted 08.27.2015 | Impact
Alexandre Mars

During my journey, I've had the fortune of meeting a number of ambitious and persistent social entrepreneurs along the way. In this story series, you will hear from some of these indomitable leaders.

Digital Business Transformation Is a Team Sport

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Matt Preschern is Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of HCL Technologies, a US$6.0 billion global information technology services company.

Climate Change This Week: Wind Winds Up, Extinctions Explode and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.26.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."

The Blind Spot: Virtual Internships

Fatemeh Sheida Gholamimehrabadi | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Fatemeh Sheida Gholamimehrabadi

With the geographic barrier to entry being removed, the diversity and sheer quantity of the application pool increases. These qualities of the application pool allows a team to select individuals best-suited for a position. A very important group that can potentially enter this workforce is the economically disadvantaged that can otherwise not afford to relocate and pay upfront living expenses while working unpaid.

Tech In Search of More Style

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Scott De Buitléir

The desire to personalize your cell phone has been part of our lives for many years now; from being able to select ring tones that were like Pac-Man sound effects, to turning your smartphone into minions.

College Students Ban Texting During Class

Sue Gober | Posted 08.26.2015 | Education
Sue Gober

Today was the first day of class for the Fall 2015 semester at our university. I am in the School of Education and help train the pre-service teachers. I thought it was an awesome start because our elementary/early childhood majors were excited, enthusiastic, energetic and talkative.

The Godfather of Public Computer Science Education

David Cahn | Posted 08.26.2015 | College
David Cahn

Meet Mike Zamansky, Don of the most successful computer science program in America, "The godfather of computer science education" according to iconic venture capitalist Fred Wilson.

5 Ways Technology Can Benefit Your Grandparents

Clara Tsao | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology
Clara Tsao

Today, 60 percent of seniors are online, growing at more than six percent every year. Although millennials are largest users technology, it can be easy to overlook the opportunities computer and mobile devices have to help those 65 and over.

The Product Manager vs. Project Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

It was a big day. I was presenting a new product idea to the executive team. After speaking with dozens of customers, the product team knew that we had touched a nerve. This idea would be an excellent way to increase our market share against our competition.

A Conversation With Bryan Johnson

Patrick Daniel | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Patrick Daniel

At a small café in Nolita in the heart of New York, following this year's Effective Altruism Global, entrepreneur and investor Bryan Johnson talks about his entrepreneurial journey and his goal of rewriting the operating systems of life.

Crowdsourcing Dystopia

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Lorelei Kelly

On offer is a belief system that promises to upend the status quo, to change the world and take you with it. Investors commit at different levels from different places, but everyone involved belongs to a unified cause. Once in, you're a team of heroic proportions, larger than life.

Artificial Intelligence Catches Fire in Ethiopia

Techonomy | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Techonomy

Young Ethiopian with robot whose AI software was created in his country. (courtesy of iCog Labs) Ethiopia is an unlikely but thriving center of arti...

Make Digital Disruption Your Biggest Competitive Advantage

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

If digital disruption hasn't happened to your industry yet, you're not at all immune. People out there are literally reinventing the wheel every day, as well as many new wheels that were impossible just a few years ago, and they'll do it in your field sooner or later; this is a Future Fact.

Co-Founder, Mentor and Toptal Freelance Developer: The Climb From Intern to Senior Engineer

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 08.26.2015 | Technology
Scott De Buitléir

Two weeks into his first post-college internship in 2000, Toptal freelancer Sanjin Cabaravdic was promoted from intern to lead software developer in a single day. That's a little like being a passenger on an airplane and then being told to build one as soon as it lands.

To Screen or Not to Screen With Kids Under 2

Laurie Schacht | Posted 08.26.2015 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Today's question is a much bigger one when it comes to screen time: How much is too much, especially with our kids under the age of 2? There's also the added question of which screen we are talking about -- is it the TV, the computer, the iPad, the smartphone?