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Workplace Video: A 2015 Rewind and a 2016 Fast Forward

Michal Tsur | Posted 02.09.2016 | Technology
Michal Tsur

Getting feedback from customers on their use of video in the workplace is always a valuable exercise. The start of a new year is the perfect opportuni...

Climate Change This Week: Cool Landscapes, Hot Futures, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.09.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear...

UX Your Life

Hareem Mannan | Posted 02.09.2016 | Technology
Hareem Mannan

Am I late to the party? I am just now delving into the magical world of UX, and the more I read and study, I can't help but take the principles of thi...

Bet Big on Agility... The Agile Workforce

Pat Wadors | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Pat Wadors

This morning when I woke up, I checked my iPhone for any messages through the night. Once again I got a request to accept a new upgrade to my apps. I...

If the O.J. Simpson Trial Happened in 2016

Skyler Gray | Posted 02.08.2016 | Crime
Skyler Gray

Growing up in a family of criminal defense lawyers in Los Angeles, I naturally became fascinated with the O.J. Simpson murder trial at a young age. I ...

Minerva Labs: A Cybersecurity Start-Up that Gets Ahead of the Game

Ruth Starkman | Posted 02.08.2016 | Technology
Ruth Starkman

Fresh from winning the prize for the Most Innovative Cyber Startup at Tel Aviv's 2016 Cybertech convention, Minerva Labs Co-Founder and CEO, Eddy Bobr...

The Digitalization of Prosthetics Is Transforming How Wounded Service Members and Veterans Recover

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 02.09.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Sitting on Dr. Peter Liacouras's desk is a razor, a stick of deodorant, and a partially built prosthetic arm. Behind him, several 3D printers buzz away. His goal is simple: to allow wounded service members to do the things that they used to do before getting injured.

Here's the Problem with New York's Young Professionals

Gil Kazimirov | Posted 02.08.2016 | New York
Gil Kazimirov

We, young professionals, are an anxious, anxious group of kids. More than a decade of high-pressured test taking developed within us a compulsion to prove ourselves to ourselves and to others.

Evolving Our Way to Artificial Intelligence

The Conversation US | Posted 02.07.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

As a researcher in artificial intelligence, I realize how impressive it is to have a computer beat a top Go player, a much tougher technical challenge than winning at chess. Yet it's still not a big step toward the type of artificial intelligence used by the thinking machines we see in the movies. For that, we need new approaches to developing A.I.

A Conversation With Pavel Durov

Patrick Daniel | Posted 02.07.2016 | Technology
Patrick Daniel

At the last TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, the tech entrepreneur shares his lessons and insights on startups, strategy and what it means to live a good life. 

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 02.08.2016 | 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

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

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

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

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