iOS app Android app

#Technology

10 Women in Tech Orgs You Should Know

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Craig Newmark

Since I know something about computers and a little about small business, my focus has been on helping girls and women in technology as much as I'm able. I've compiled a list of some of my top 10 women in tech orgs (in no particular order) for you to check out:

Zipcar's Co-Founder on How Transportation Is the Ultimate Solution

Rachael Chong | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Each individual has a unique set of skills as well as physical, mental, financial and spiritual make up that will determine their role, productivity and contentedness, says Chase. The circumstances of each individual set the stage for the highest and best use.

Why Real, Innovative Technology Is Pull, Not Push

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.27.2013 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Technology at its roots began as an invention; an innovation meant to enable users to do more or answer a need.

8 Tips to Help You Increase Your Website Conversions

Don Dodds | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Don Dodds

When a visitor to your website shifts from reading content to another website activity, it is considered a conversion. The following tips will assist you in designing a website conversion strategy for your website.

We Can Outsmart the Smartphones

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 11.27.2013 | Technology
Arzu Kaya Uranli

If we don't want technology to continue to burrow its way into our lives and threaten to erode our personal space, we should find a way out. We should have a digital detox before it is too late.

'Mobile Storage' Trucks Prove School Cell Phone Bans Really Aren't Doing Much

David Krevitt | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
David Krevitt

Much like reading books, paying attention in class is a critical piece of academic success and an area ripe for student incentives. Why not reward students for their attention, with the smartphone as a measurement tool?

What Is the 'Internet of Things'?

Cadell Last | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology
Cadell Last

Welcome to the Internet of Things (IoT). Currently the idea of the IoT has many definitions. Most include a world in the not-too-distant future where most objects are computerized and seamlessly integrated into our information network, creating "smart" grids, homes, and environments.

K-12 Online Learning as a Life Skill

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 11.26.2013 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Online learning is more than a fad. The facts are staggering: According to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, there are nearly 1....

The 5 Habits of Successful Social Influencers

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

In today's social era, increased connectivity and knowledge sharing has led marketers to pay more attention to the science and art of influence market...

Business Reinvention and the Art of Saying No

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.26.2013 | Business
Russell C. Smith

Reinvention is about focusing on today and tomorrow, but not so much about clinging to decisions that held you back last week or last year.

MOOCs Are Fast Becoming A Worldwide Phenomena

John M. Eger | Posted 11.25.2013 | World
John M. Eger

According to a new Forum on MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), there are over 500 such initiatives in the world. Everywhere it seems, the cost of g...

Lessons From Generation Z

Lea Stanković | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology
Lea Stanković

In the case of Generation Z, the adage that wisdom comes with age simply isn't true. The young ones have it right.

The 3 Most Important Things to Consider Before Joining a Startup

Leah Yomtovian Roush | Posted 11.25.2013 | Technology
Leah Yomtovian Roush

While there's no one path to success, happiness, or career satisfaction, taking the leap and joining a startup is a rewarding road to travel for those motivated by challenges, accomplishment, and impact.

Mobile Technology in K-12 Classrooms: More Than a Question of Cost

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 11.25.2013 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Tablets have become a learning fixture in many K-12 classrooms. The quick access to information and capability to provide personalized learning are ju...

Today's CIO: The Chief Innovation Officer

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Today's world of business is not just changing--it's transforming. What's the difference? Change is doing something in an incrementally different way....

Keeping Armageddon at Bay

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.

Down through the years, faulty communications have often precipitated all-out conflict that resulted in massive destruction and loss of life.

Is Apple's iOS7 the Harbinger of Stumbles to Come?

Brian Ross | Posted 11.24.2013 | Technology
Brian Ross

What is missing in iOS7 is that humanity. That understanding of programming to an audience, not to the sense of style of an engineer or a designer.

Google's Chief Engineer, Not Bloomberg, May Be Reponsible for Igniting NYC Tech

Manoush Zomorodi | Posted 11.24.2013 | New York
Manoush Zomorodi

Mayor Bloomberg likes to take credit for transforming New York City into the second biggest technology economy in the country. Does he deserve it?

The Cost of Identity in the Personal Data Economy

John C. Havens | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
John C. Havens

We need to recognize that the current "sharing" economy of Internet commerce is rapidly eroding our ability to portray our character, value, and lives within a context where we have sovereignty over how we're broadcast to the world.

Beyond Things: The Internet of Everything, Explained In Four Dimensions

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

By the end of 2013, we will create more new information every 10 minutes than we did in all of human history up to 2008 -- most of it rich media. Not only is the volume of data increasing exponentially, the data itself is becoming richer.

How Young People Are Transforming The Lives Of Those Over 50

Jo Ann Jenkins | Posted 11.24.2013 | Fifty
Jo Ann Jenkins

We represent the largest youth organization and the largest organization of Americans over 50 in the country. Our respective members, who include more than 43 million Americans, are at two ends of the generational spectrum, but we believe there is a real opportunity for us to come together and find new ways for us to connect and help each other address unprecedented circumstances.

Conference Fosters Diverse Community Around Data

Travis Korte | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Travis Korte

For all their different approaches, the data enthusiasts spoke a common language, and common themes did emerge from the proceedings.

Viral Justice and Frozen Yougurt: Redefining Social Media at a Summit in Afghanistan

Amanda Sperber | Posted 11.23.2013 | World
Amanda Sperber

Keep your virtual eyes toward and ears perked for news from Afghanistan today. This news, however, won't be about inordinate levels of poverty, the Ta...

Will Technology Save Public Education?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

America doesn't have a public education crisis. Rather, it has a poverty crisis that manifests itself in the self-perpetuating educational vicious cycle in which most poor children, that is to say, black and Hispanic children, are caught and can't escape.

50 Powerful Mega Trend Statistics For CIOs And CMOs [SLIDESHARE]

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Vala Afshar

50 Powerful Statistics About Tech Mega Trends Affecting Every Business from ValaAfshar Mobile Statistics The mega trend of the 21st century is ...