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Excitement, Innovation: What I Learned, Experienced And Saw During A Recent Trip to One Of Israel's Top Universities

Kira Makagon | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Kira Makagon

My trip to Ben Gurion University was an awesome reminder that we all carry this spark of curiosity in ourselves that is reflected in our work no matter what stage of our career we are in or what part of the world we're innovating in.

5 Things That Are Socially More Important to Crowdfund than a Man Making Potato Salad

James Calder | Posted 07.11.2014 | Impact
James Calder

I have nothing against Zack Brown and his Kickstarter campaign, because I am a capitalist and believe in the freedom to make money using technology. But I can't help but think how much of a waste it is throwing money at something like this, compared to donating to charities.

What I Learned From a Year of Software Engineering

Jasmine Tsai | Posted 07.11.2014 | Technology
Jasmine Tsai

In an industry awed and driven by cerebral achievements, there exist the noisy games of some trying to assert intellectual prowess through various loud points of view. For personalities like mine that care a lot about "the best way to do something", it can be an intimidating and confusing

How Millennials Make Age a Negative

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.11.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

In the past, those of us who have been around for awhile earned a sort of de facto respect from society. If you lived long enough to learn what you've...

Smartphones, Dumb People

Carrie Kenny | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Carrie Kenny

I used to be able to attend to a conversation. Now I can have a conversation with six people at once via text while some real human is talking to me. But am I really paying attention to any of it? Nope. Now I'm mindless and rude.

How the Human Voice Is Traversing Society's Wellness-Tech Frontier

Yuval Mor | Posted 07.11.2014 | Technology
Yuval Mor

A recent study by IDC, reveals that in the year 2018, the wearable technology market will see about 111.9 million wearables being used around the globe.

Our Children's New Worldview

Andy Ackerman | Posted 07.10.2014 | New York
Andy Ackerman

How can we understand how a young child sees the world? A number of intertwining things coalesce to create a challenging environment within which to understand the worldview of today's child.

Disconnected (and Detained) in Cuba: My 'Third Metric' Experience

Michael Maisel | Posted 07.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Maisel

Forced to disconnect, I was able to challenge my own preconceived academic assumptions of what I would find in a 2014-era Cuba. On a more spiritual level, I underwent a heightened sense of awareness that I thought was reserved for fictional characters

Tech Tips and Disaster Prep Planning

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.10.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

A 93-year-old woman survived Hurricane Sandy, but not before her family went through hell wondering if she was alive, being that her landline was down and she had no cellphone. Lesson learned: Elderly people who live alone should have a cellphone. This technology is available -- use it.

.Com Generation

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 07.09.2014 | Impact
Paul Mashegoane

The truth is, the world is busy shrinking, it has become an integrated society that is not divided by borders, what happens in the north, affects the south east; gradually our hopes, values and aspirations are merging to become the same.

These 'Seinfeld' Emoji Bring Us Serenity Now!

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment

Get ready for a lot more texts about nothing. The group behind the Seinfeld2000 Twitter and Instagram accounts, which explore what it would be like...

3 Big Reasons Why Venture Capitalists Should Invest More in Women

Ari Horie | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Ari Horie

Female entrepreneurs have proven track records, offer diverse skill sets that yield business growth and are the future of the startup field, so venture capitalists should be amped to "diversify their portfolios" with these new technology leaders.

The Extinction of Passwords

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.09.2014 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Thanks to advanced biometrics, we are getting close to making passwords go away... and I say, "Good riddance!"

Can Digital Devices Replace Interpreters?

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 07.09.2014 | Technology
Lydia L. Callis

There is comfort in being able to communicate without regard to time or distance but somehow all this personal contact seems so impersonal, so two dimensional, so unnatural... Are we all truly eager to replace all human interaction with virtual realities?

My Smartphone, My B*tch: A Letter of Hate, Love and Balance

Cat Greenleaf | Posted 07.10.2014 | Women
Cat Greenleaf

Our relationship used to be a give and take. But from now on, this relationship is a one-way street. I own you for all the great things you can bring my life, but you don't own me in return. I will look up. I will stop. I've got to re-engage in the world instead of feeling engaged to you.

Recognize Your Willingness To Give Up Your Privacy

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.09.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

If a stranger stopped you on the street and requested your e-mail address and birthdate, would you give it to that person? A rational person would nev...

Vube: A Tech Startup Success Story

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 07.08.2014 | Small Business
Andrew Benkovic

Breaking into the tech world is hard. It has become a very crowded space, with new startups popping up daily. In reality, a majority of these startups will not succeed.

Ali Landry: Life After Doritos

Reyne Haines | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Reyne Haines

Millions of viewers tuned in to see Landry saunter through a library setting off sprinklers to put out the hotness she exudes while passing through. Little did many know this same brunette was Miss Louisiana and Miss USA just a few years before.

Men Who 'Leaned On' So That Women Might 'Lean In'

Laura Wellington | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Laura Wellington

It is very important that the growth we, women, are experiencing serves as a vital reminder of the intelligence and muscle that was put forth on our behalf by men who, ultimately, opened the first doors to us and continue to do so.

We Are What We Instagram

Brian Hanley | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

At a time in which we fragment ourselves, or at least, representations of ourselves, across various social media platforms, it's easy, if not inevitable, to lose sight of who we really are.

Film School Tackles Global Warming, Space and Beyond

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.08.2014 | Science
Xaque Gruber

When people think of film school curriculum, they don't usually think of cutting edge scientific collaborations with NASA and space launch experiments...

Can You Guess the Killer Business App of 2014?

Gene Marks | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Gene Marks

Why the sudden popularity? It's not just the number of jobs the economy has been adding over the past few months. It's a triangulation of three trends that are particularly impacting this type of application.

How Parents Tell Their Kids They Have No Value

Christopher Norris | Posted 07.08.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

Growing up I heard countless adults say: "children are to be seen and not heard."

The Only Social Network You'll Ever Need How to Feed & Take Care of It

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

LinkedIn has over 300 plus million users, doubling in size the last calendar year, adding 2 new members per second and an estimated 180M unique visit...

Smarty Pants: Sensor-Laden Fabrics Shape Future Apparel

Melissa Thompson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology
Melissa Thompson

While smart textiles for the consumer are still nascent, the decreasing cost and size of sensors, along with the DIY proliferation, will undoubtedly yield more utility from our everyday garb.