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Code as a Second Language

Jose Antonio Tijerino | Posted 05.22.2015 | Technology
Jose Antonio Tijerino

On appearance, Kaira Villanueva seems to be an average sophomore student at Columbia University tracing her way through New York with a well-worn backpack, scratched-up MetroCard, and a youthful curiosity.

Obsession with Sideshow Takes Our Eyes off Revolution

Ryan Banfill | Posted 05.22.2015 | Media
Ryan Banfill

It will be interesting to see how the 2016 presidential campaigns operate in an environment where everyone is a reporter who can move information in real time.

Hope or Fear? What Guides Your Company's Tech Future?

Narinder Singh | Posted 05.22.2015 | Technology
Narinder Singh

Hope and fear are close cousins. Great leaders balance the two and approach them in a measured way with resolve. Great technology leaders show how innovation can feed into--and balance--the two.

YouTubers Top the OnePoll Online Video Barometer as Most Trusted Source of Information For Consumers in the UK

Bengu Atamer | Posted 05.22.2015 | Media
Bengu Atamer

The UK is now a nation that fully embraces the online video revolution. That is the reality portrayed by the UK Online Video Barometer, a survey ran independently by OnePoll.

ConGRADulations: Graduation Gifts That Make the Grade

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 05.22.2015 | Style
Zoey Gulmi

Graduation is a time of great accomplishment. Help the graduate in your life celebrate this momentous occasion with a gift thats sure to make the grade. Whether you're looking for something for a friend, significant other or relative, I've rounded up the best buys for all the grads.

Women in Business Q&A: Roxane Divol, SVP and GM, Trust Services, Symantec

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As the General Manager (GM) of Symantec's Trust Services, Roxane Divol is responsible for the end-to-end optimization and growth of the Trust Services business. This business offers industry leading SSL certificates, code signing, and certificate management offerings.

There's More To The Disruption Brewing In The Tech Industry Than On-Demand Startups

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 05.22.2015 | Technology

Even if we're living in an increasingly on-demand world, you still have to be able to pay to play. On Thursday, New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo...

Digital Youth Summit Inspires Youth to Lead Tech Revolution in Peshawar

Ravi Kumar | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

On a sunny Thursday earlier this month in Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province and the fifth largest city in Pakistan, the energy at the venue of the Digital Youth Summit 2015 was palpable from the beginning.

4 Wearable Travel Gadgets That'll Seriously Change Your Trip

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Apple's first smartwatch lets you pay for coffee, get directions, hail a taxi, and more. Best practice: Use it to put boarding passes on your wrist via Passbook or as your room key at Starwood hotels.

When a 'Good Enough' Higher Education Isn't Good Enough

Dan Butin | Posted 05.21.2015 | College
Dan Butin

Technology offers us the chance to provide a "good enough" education. While the new and shiny model of online learning is incredibly powerful for the transmission model of education, it stinks at the transformational model of education.

The Role of Technology in Collaboration

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

In this episode of the Future of Work podcast my guest is Jeffrey Rodman, the co-founder of Polycom.

How Technical Communities Are Helping Engineer Better Responses to Global Crises

Jennifer Chan | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Chan

Agility is a fundamental requirement for working in the humanitarian sector. The requirements don't end there however. As the sector has learned the hard way, "good intentions" don't always equate to the best outcomes. There is a great need for a formalized system to better train people who are interested in digital volunteerism. Investment in onboarding digital volunteers with different types of skills and backgrounds is needed.

Experiencing Tomorrowland Today

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

When Disney rolled out a Tomorrowland movie (it opens Friday) we had to go back to Tomorrowland, for the sake of journalism.

Start Me Up

Julie Gray | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Julie Gray

For the uninitiated, Start Up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle is a bestselling book about the phenomena of start up innovation in Israel. It's a weirdly fascinating read, even for non-techies.

Matt Sheehan

Jack Ma Says Women Executives Are Alibaba's 'Special Sauce' | Matt Sheehan | Posted 05.21.2015 | World

HANGZHOU, China -- While Silicon Valley grapples with a major gender gap in its workforce, Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Aliba...

How Kids' Sleep Can Be Influenced by Digital Media

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Suren Ramasubbu

Logical moderation is the key to living. There is clearly a dose-response relationship between screen time and sleep and a threshold for screen-based recreation.

In a World of Cutting-Edge Technology, We Are From the Stone Age... and the Sooner We Recognize That, the Happier We'll All Be

Dr Ian Drever | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr Ian Drever

When did you last check your smartphone? If you're like most of us, it was about 6.5 minutes ago. As we swipe from one screen to the next, we give lit...

A Day in the Life: Digital Detox

Pam Stucky | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Stucky

Thrive. It's a gorgeous, evocative word, conjuring powerful images of a life well lived. But life is hard, and thriving is easier said than done. So...

Stop Everything and Do These Stretches

SELF | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Consider this your reminder to stop what you're doing, unroll your yoga mat and take a few minutes to give your body a little love.

Transformational Planning

Daniel Burrus | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

I know what you are thinking: Apple is big and has plenty of cash; we are small and there is never enough cash; we can't do transformational thinking and planning. You are wrong!

Has Skype's Translation Technology Been Previewed Too Early?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

By releasing the software to members of the public, Skype may have done some serious damage to their reputation, regardless of the advances they have made in translation technology and the years of research spent on it. They will have to work quickly before the service is released beyond the preview stage if they want to outshine Google.

Southern California's Newest Dark Ride Debuts With a Splash: A Look Beneath Its Surface

Annabel Osberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

On the morning of May 13, Knott's Berry Farm unveiled its new 4D shooting game ride, "Voyage to the Iron Reef," to throngs of media and special guests in advance of the ride's May 15 opening to the general public.

11 Techy Tools and Gadgets for Your Dog

Kayla Matthews | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Kayla Matthews

Are you a techy with a furry, four-legged best friend? If so, you'd probably love to share your passion for technology with your favorite companio...

A Famous Hacker On What It Is Like Being Pursued by the FBI

Quora | Posted 05.19.2015 | Crime

I surrendered to the U.S. Marshals Service after a week of constructively avoiding the FBI while I negotiated (through my attorney mostly, though at times in joint conference calls) with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.

The Three Rules of Great Speakers

Sophie-Charlotte Moatti | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Sophie-Charlotte Moatti

Preparation is everything a presenter needs to do before getting on stage to give a talk. When preparing for a speech, it's critical to articulate a strong structure, fetch memorable images to use as support and orchestrate seamless transitions