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A Billion Websites and Counting

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

In 25 years, we've gained choices but we may have lost our confidence we're making good ones. Happy birthday, Internet.

This Dancing Traffic Light Is The Grooviest Way For Pedestrians To Stay Safe

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology

We've all done it while waiting for a traffic light to turn. The coast -- for a mere moment -- becomes clear. A mad dash for the other side of the str...

The US Manufacturing Industry Is Growing; Here's How to Keep It Strong

Keosha Varela | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business
Keosha Varela

While China and other countries face challenges to their once-burgeoning manufacturing sector, all signs in the US are pointing to a growing industry now seen as a "rising star" in the world market.

Drones Are Good, Bad, and Proving Vital to Protect Endangered Species

David Wilkie | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
David Wilkie

Without the ability to use low-cost drones to see well beyond the horizon of earth-bound rangers, preventing wildlife crime will remain almost impossible and eco-guards will continue to wander into lethal fire fights with poachers.

Finally. A Smartphone Just For You, The 50+ Old Person!

Chuck Nyren | Posted 09.18.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Feel like playing games? You can play dumb games or smart games. Waste your time or improve your brain! Out on the town or on vacation? Our smartphone will help you find the best restaurants and the most popular tourist attractions.

We're In This One Together

Michael Hodin | Posted 09.18.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

While we still have a long way to go with Alzheimer's, we are making progress. Researchers and scientists are learning more than ever about prevention strategies and ways to promote "brain health."

Is Connectedness Slipping Through Our Texting, Tweeting Fingers? Recent Headlines Suggest We Should Be Worried

Sarah Cunningham | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Cunningham

I believe that although we all define and experience friendship differently, the principles of relationships are the same for all of us. And that we can adopt better social habits, that we can intentionally, and that we can start finding small ways to replace detachment with attachment.

Does Your Cab Driver Have Kids? Strengthening Your Ability to Connect

Karen van Bergen | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen van Bergen

With all the furious, rapid innovation in digital communication over the past several years -- from social to mobile, Facebook to FaceTime -- why do so many of us seem so isolated? At work, at home and in our personal relationships, we may be connected, but we are often not connecting.

17 Entrepreneurs Share Their Celebratory Rituals

Jen Consalvo | Posted 09.18.2014 | Small Business
Jen Consalvo

'Starting up isn't all rainbows and unicorns,' is just a lighthearted way of saying that starting a company is one of the most grueling, stressful and exhausting things you can possibly do -- despite the heroic images of entrepreneurship we read about in the media.

Finding Your Dream Job: Insights from People Who Have One

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Based on a national interview of people who said they currently have a "dream job," here are a few comments they made as they described their job: 1)...

A Glimpse Inside the Minds of 3 Business Leaders

Scott MacFarland | Posted 09.17.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Have you ever wondered what today's business leaders think about? Tough questions must be asked almost every day in order to keep the business running smoothly.

An Open Letter to Apple: I Know You're Trying to Date Me

Amy Arndt | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Amy Arndt

When it's all said and done, you've been good to me, and I am thankful for our special bond. It's clear to me that leaving you would be too much for me to bear. After all, I'm certainly not the first woman in history to be tempted by an apple.

The Revolution In Health IT, Coming Really Soon

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Michael B. Laskoff

September 15-19 marks Health IT week, a relatively new and largely unnoticed week in the healthcare calendar. The revolution in health - the one com...

Preparation Facetime

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.17.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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My Amazing Facebook Vacation

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 09.16.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

Although it was a magical experience, there are a few things I would do differently on my next Facebook vacation. Here are some tips if you're about to embark on the journey.

Art Versus Tech in San Francisco

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 09.17.2014 | San Francisco
Stephen Tanenbaum

Art and tech are not in competition with each other. The art market stands at a momentous turning point. Thanks to e-commerce and social media, the old isolated gallery world no longer dictates an artist's success.

Managing the New Ambitious: Leading Teams in Today's Entrepreneurial Minded World

Kira Makagon | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Kira Makagon

Witnessing peers and co-workers leverage technology to become successful employees and entrepreneurs, today's employees are widely creative, entrepreneurial thinkers, looking for employment opportunities where they can stretch their innovative wings within their department, work and job.

Keeping Up With Tech-Savvy Kids

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.16.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

The younger generation has always been a step ahead in adapting to new technologies and platforms. Modern smartphones and tablets have allowed them to evolve into true "digital natives" as opposed to their parents' generation of "digital immigrants."

I'm Quitting Google in 10 Days: In Search of Me, Myself and I

Michael Peggs | Posted 09.16.2014 | Technology
Michael Peggs

What I know now is that you'll never reach your potential until you assume some level of risk. It doesn't have to be your job, but leave something behind starting today. Stop holding on to what's good enough and make room for what's great.

You Too? U2 Ends Up in Your Song Rotation

Tom Falco | Posted 09.16.2014 | Comedy
Tom Falco

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How To Deal When A Spouse Is Your Complete Opposite

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

You have probably heard of that book, Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. In my household, it is very likely that my husband and I come from different planets, because we have discovered that our brains are wired very differently.

Innovation: Master the Art of SODOTO

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Ornithologists report that New Caledonian crows fashion twigs into tools for collecting and extracting insects from the hollows of trees. What is more...

Why Can't Business Applications be as Beautiful as Consumer Software?

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Historically, consumer software and enterprise software was a classic case of beauty and the beast, that is until Infor, one of the largest software c...

Apple Watch and the iPhone 6: Things to Ponder

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The most impressive thing about Apple's iPhone 6 launch event was not the hardware, software or the company's fantastic ecosystem. It wasn't Apple Heath or even Apple Pay. It was Apple's clear and well-executed strategy.

The Global Search for Education: East vs. West -- Face Time

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.15.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

What are the benefits of students being exposed to both an Eastern and Western education during the course of their high school years? How would you steer the experience towards optimal learning and how might today's technology enhance the experience?