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An Inbox Full of Love -- A New Thanksgiving 'Thing'?

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

It might've been because all my friends knew my daughter had flown out of the nest just before the holidays. It might be that we're all just gettin...

Resources to Recover Aids the Human Capacity to Survive Mental Illness

Katherine Du | Posted 11.29.2015 | Teen
Katherine Du

Jay Boll, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of Resources to Recover (RtoR). Credit: Katherine Du Resources to Recover (RtoR), a gateway website eq...

The Re-Emergent Local Public Sphere

Hollie Russon Gilman | Posted 11.28.2015 | Impact
Hollie Russon Gilman

Many citizens are enthusiastic about improving their communities and local governments are employing new technologies to take advantage of this resurgence in civic energy. Local level governments, providing an ever-growing share of public service delivery, are experimenting to engage and empower citizens.

AG Lisa Madigan's Top Tips for a Safe Holiday Shopping Season

Reboot Illinois | Posted 11.27.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

From toy cars to youth all-terrain vehicles, the guide has detailed descriptions and pictures of every product you'll want to avoid while holiday shopping.

Examining The Effects Of Mobile Phones On Kids And Teens

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We have some waiting to do before we see the results of the ongoing RF EMF study on children. But that doesn't mean you have to wait idly. There are a number of steps you can take today to help ensure your child's use of mobile phones isn't disrupting sleep:

Can Faith be Friends With Robots?

Clarrise Ng | Posted 11.25.2015 | Religion
Clarrise Ng

Faith in itself, like a life buoy, sometimes a life buoy, is not automatic. It is never certain in the questions it tries to answer in the first place, and those who attempt to answer it often have to look beyond automatic survival and intuition to discover possible answers.

It's Not a Technology Issue

Eric Sheninger | Posted 11.25.2015 | Education
Eric Sheninger

The point here is that it is not a technology issue, but many people make it one. The behavior argument that many make is flawed. It is first and foremost a school culture issue, which falls on the shoulders of leaders. Schools and districts that have embraced technology through a shared vision and resulting plan focused on learning reinforce appropriate use.

Fear Not the Digital Vortex: Why Businesses Must Evolve

Daniel Newman | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Daniel Newman

While 40 percent of companies being consumed by the digital wave in five years sounds a bit aggressive, you can't ignore the fact that there are massive changes in the way companies market, sell, recruit, and use technology to run their operations today.

Selling Your Sizzle

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.25.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Before you get a "yes" or a "no" to your request, explain the true cost of a "no". In the old days, a "no" response meant that you didn't have to spend any money. Today, a "no" can cost you competitive advantage, even your business.

The Future of the Internet of Things Is Amazing, If We Don't Muck It Up

Alisa Valudes Whyte | Posted 11.25.2015 | Technology
Alisa Valudes Whyte

For all the promise, there is some serious blood and sweat work to be done to realize the Internet of Things (IoT) future we're all imaging. Not only in terms of continuing technology innovation, but also in solving problems of standardization and protecting IoT systems from hackers.

Gift The Techies On Your List These 9 Mind-Blowing Futuristic Technologies From Their Childhood Shows

Posted 11.25.2015 | Technology

The future is now! Well, at least, it basically is, with so many insanely futuristic technologies swirling around us every day, many straight out of o...

Facebook 'Most Used Words' Quiz Jeopardizes Users' Privacy

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology

If you're one of the 17.7 million English-speaking people who've used Vonvon's "What Are Your Most Used Words On Facebook" app, you may be s...

Technology Helps Combat Modern Terrorism

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 11.25.2015 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

Our world is too complex and interconnected to defend against all possible threats without the human element. While short of living in a super-bubble, we cannot really defend ourselves against natural disasters, man-made disasters are certainly within the purview of the human mind to cause or cease.

Your Connected Home in 2020...

Seyi Fabode | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology
Seyi Fabode

It was crazy to think there was a time that it had been called the smart home. She could not remember when the clever marketing sleight of hand happened and it had become the 'Connected Home'. She was living in it now though. It had become almost jarring in its normalcy.

Five Future Breakthroughs in Forensic Technology

Garry Rodgers | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology
Garry Rodgers

Forensic technology has made huge breakthroughs over the past thirty-five years that I've been around criminal and forensic investigations. Without question, the next thirty-five are going to bring mind-blowing advances. I've looked into my forensic crystal ball to come up with five things I think will be real by 2050.

The End of the PC?

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 11.24.2015 | Technology
Druce Vertes, CFA

Tim Cook has been running around heralding the end of the PC. A self-serving assessment, but Intel and the PC ecosystem are going to struggle to maintain their traditional relevance.

Climate Change This Week: One Degree Closer to Catastrophe, the Clean Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.25.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Last time we checked, global warming and climate change still exist for the same reasons as before. Sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

Using Facebook's Safety Check During a Crisis

Andre Kay | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Andre Kay

As the news spread across the world from one social media channel to the next, I witnessed something... People turned to social media to check on loved ones and get updates. It is in these moments that communication is most critical both for people in the affected areas and for their friends and families patiently waiting for news.

Why Does Turning Things Off And On Always Seem To Fix Them?

Thrillist | Posted 11.24.2015 | HuffPost Home

"Have you tried restarting your machine?" These are the six words your company's ever-so-patient tech guy rattles off whenever you summon him to fix your frozen laptop. That's because 98 percent* of the time, it works. Why is that a thing?

No Thanks for the Memory

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.24.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am so technologically challenged that my granddaughter, Chloe, who isn't even 3 years old, is more advanced than I am. I know this because she can use an iPad. I don't have an iPad, or an iPod, or even an iWatch, although I do have an iPhone and, according to my dentist, iTeeth.

The Reasons Behind My Controversial Move From Sculptor to iPad Painter

Adam James Butcher | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts
Adam James Butcher

You might question how a portrait sculptor who trained in fine art sculpture and used traditional techniques such as carving, modelling and casting, ended up using new technologies such as his iPad as a tool too carve out a new direction in the development of his artwork.

American Students: Smartphone Experts Who Struggle in Reading and Math

Richard Freed | Posted 11.24.2015 | Education
Richard Freed

Is the dramatic increase in teen smartphone and entertainment tech use contributing to their academic struggles? It's not the only factor, but it's a critical one.

Encryption Is Not The Problem

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Privacy and security are not opposing forces but mutually beneficial of each other and crucially intertwined as a means of protecting and advancing us. We need to protect them both in order to truly protect ourselves.

The Innovators Shaping Our Mobile Future

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

After recently serving as a judge for the Mobileys, I was reminded of how visionary innovators are harnessing the unique advantages of mobile technology to provide truly life-changing solutions to many of the challenges our communities face today.

The Emergence of Government Innovation Teams

Hollie Russon Gilman | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Hollie Russon Gilman

A new global currency is emerging. Governments understand that people at home and abroad evaluate them based on how they use technology and innovative approaches in their service delivery and citizen engagement. This raises opportunities, and critical questions about the role of innovation in 21st century governance.