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Ditch the Paper and Increase Productivity With These Six Apps!

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

Do yourself and your company a favor as well as the environment by ditching papers in most of your transactions when you can replace them with much more productive apps mentioned. Share with us in the comments what productivity tools and apps has been helpful for you!

How Cellphones Helped to Dramatically Reduce New Cases of Dengue Fever in Pakistan

Ravi Kumar | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

This new dashboard allowed officials including the chief minister to track the progress. He used the dashboard in his meetings to ensure "that no vulnerable or affected areas were neglected."

Iran and Nuclear Technology: The Details Matter -- But Even More Important Is the Long View of History

Dan Turello | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics
Dan Turello

While pursuing a spirited debate about if and how to engage with Iran is important, even more significant to the long term health and vitality of the United States is to remember that first and foremost we must continue to support those habits of culture that have made the United States strong in the first place.

Top 6 TED 2015 Talks You Don't Want to Miss

Jack Hidary | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Jack Hidary

This was a great year at TED for all kinds of mind-bending talks -- here are six that raised the roof -- will update when more TED talks become available. Which talks did you enjoy? Let me know in the comments or on Twitter.

9 Things You Can't Remember Anymore Thanks To Technology

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.03.2015 | Comedy

If you need more proof that our phones keep getting smarter but our brains keep getting dumber, just try to remember someone's number other than your ...

Why TIDAL Is a Huge Money-Making Joke

Ernest Owens | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Ernest Owens

Will I subscribe? I can't decide. But seriously, if the world's best musicians really think that they are "taking a stand" by charging us more money to stream their music in the name of "high-fidelity" sound... then they are seriously out of touch in more ways that I ever thought was imaginable.

What's With All This Communicating?

Neale Donald Walsch | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Neale Donald Walsch

When I was a teenager all of my communication was in person or by table-top phone. And if the person wasn't there or available to the phone when I called, I took it in stride that I just "missed them" and would have to call back later. (Can you imagine that?)

What Are San Francisco's Best Kept Secrets?

Quora | Posted 06.02.2015 | San Francisco

Dog-friendly, generally uncrowded and not sketchy at all (even at midnight), and there's about half a dozen ways up to the park, including one that starts behind some rare public tennis courts and ends up being this amazing, woodsy, Totoro-like forest path. If you take this way up, take care to avoid all the poison oak that's directly off the path, though.

Digital Detox: A Three-Step Program

Rose Caiola | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

Without my cellphones (Yes, I have two!) I felt a little lost and disconnected from the things that mattered. But eventually I connected with the things that really mattered. I highly recommend a digital detox. Here's what I realized during mine:

Has Personal Technology Killed the Mystery of Travel?

Nancy Colier | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Nancy Colier

Technology has changed the experience of traveling. With personal devices now our constant companions, the best parts of traveling have disappeared. Rest assured what's been lost is not that we no longer wear ties and skirts on airplanes and wear sweat pants instead.

Ultra HD 4K TVs: How Do They Impact the Consumers And Your Business?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

Ultra HD 4K TVs have been a rising trend for the past two years, but reviews from experts and consumers have been mixed regarding this new technology.

An Uber for Cuba?

Scott Norvell | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Scott Norvell

It's simply a way of contacting an organized community of drivers via email at this point, but it's not out of the realm of possibility that such a site could look more like the real Uber down the road.

10 Rants About Technology

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

I'm always raving about the latest innovation so I figured I should also present the other side of the coin.

Eugene Kaspersky: Know Your Particular Strengths and Make Them Work Towards Your Goals

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

How did the world's largest privately-held vendor of endpoint protection and cybersecurity solutions company start? I've had a chance to interview, Eugene Kaspersky, world-renowned cybersecurity expert, entrepreneur and Chairman & CEO of Kaspersky Lab.

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Walmart Finds Another Way To Keep Wages Low | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

Walmart is famous for keeping labor costs down inside its more than 5,000 brick-and-mortar U.S. stores. According to a new report from the AFL-CIO, th...

How Brands Can Utilize Periscope in Direct Marketing Efforts

Jonathan Long | Posted 05.30.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Long

When it was confirmed that Twitter acquired Periscope, the live-streaming video app, it was only a matter of time before the what's, how's and why's would begin to be answered and start to make sense.

Taking Action to Fund Women-Led Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Craig Newmark

It's about time that we invest more in women-led startups. There's talk about how we need to #changetheratio, but talk's not enough. There's gotta be action that disrupts the tech sector. Today, I'm partnering with Women Who Tech to launch the first-ever Women Startup Challenge.

Leadership 'Strengths' That Are Actually Weaknesses

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Daniel Burrus

I want to get you thinking about them and then see you share your own ideas at the end of this article. But let's start by separating the facts from the fiction. Don't conflate the idea of being a strong leader with the strategies that actually make your company strong.

Do Designers Have a Blind Spot for Market Risk?

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Possibly because the majority of the challenges designers are exposed to are incremental projects that result in designers being inexperienced and relatively insensitive to market risk. f

Living with Space Weather (Baby, It's Charged Outside)

Sarah Gibson | Posted 06.01.2015 | Science
Sarah Gibson

Just as a hurricane drives rain, wind, and floods, the space weather arising from a solar eruption can come in different forms. First comes the light from a solar flare, disrupting high-frequency radio communications more or less immediately.

7 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Siri

Jan Golden | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Jan Golden

How is your relationship with Siri? If it's strained, you might want to consider these seven ways to improve it.

In a City Desperate for Good Middle Schools, One May Be Hiding in Plain Sight

Sam Chaltain | Posted 06.01.2015 | Education
Sam Chaltain

Amidst the desperate search for high-quality options, one D.C. school, the Columbia Heights Education Campus, or CHEC, is demonstrating how to reimagine middle school in ways that match the developmental needs of children.

A Call for Data Literacy

Matt Rafalow | Posted 06.01.2015 | Science
Matt Rafalow

If we care about young people's privacy, we need to teach them data literacy. Schools need to provide opportunities to educate children in the politics of data, including what it means, how it can be used, and how they can exert agency over their own position as a "data point."

San Francisco's 10 Coolest Startup Offices

Larry Alton | Posted 05.31.2015 | Technology
Larry Alton

When you think about new tech startups, what comes to mind? For most, it's the image of Google's sprawling estate in Silicon Valley. And while not every company can have an office like Google, many are trying.

Stress Conversations-A Journey through Poetry, Art, Tech and Wearables

Dorote Lucci | Posted 05.31.2015 | Technology
Dorote Lucci

"If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurab...