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When Pondering Life's Greatest Questions, Look no Further Than Yahoo!

Jason Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

There was a time when the Yahoo! website was primarily a search engine (either the poor-man's Google or Google's quasi-predecessor, depending on your ...

The Internet - Moral Highroad Or Moral Dilemma?

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Why does the internet offer a "catch" that personal morality seems to overlook?

Lifting the Inter-veil: How I Met My "Online" Fitness Coach, Face to Face

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Yuliya Neyman

What happens when the faceless set of fingers on the other side of the interwebs is suddenly standing there, watching you order an ice coffee at the 39th street Starbucks?

Net Neutrality and Regulation of the World Wide Web

John M. Eger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
John M. Eger

France is calling for technology that filters unlicensed music and movies from the Internet, while South Korea imposed rules requiring internet users to register for video-sharing sites with their real names.

Can AT&T Stay in Business? Communication Giant Can't Even Communicate Within Its Own Company

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Russnow

How can AT&T's leadership condone inefficient and ultimately uncaring processes within the same company that cause its customers such tumult?

Social Media versus Song Writing

Rick Carnes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rick Carnes

Randy Newman, singer/songwriter and film composer extraordinaire, when asked what one might do to attain to something near his level of artistic abili...

The New Power Girls: Here Is What the Internet Is, What It Will Do and What to Do About It (Including Making Money)

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The New Power Girls

The internet is unique that it enables both communications and information delivery in one environment. No other platform can do this.

WikiGeniuses: Is the Internet Breeding a Generation of Know-It-Alls?

Ilana Ross | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilana Ross

This web-based genius can make many an ignorant member of society undeservedly full of himself. The Internet is an addictive substance better enjoyed in slightly smaller servings.

Internet Pornography Is the "Sexual Revolution" on Speed

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conchita Sarnoff

It is an established fact that without the supply and distribution routes there would not be a porn, drugs or weapons industries with its manifold jutting tentacles.

June 15: King John Signs Magna Carta

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Many people, especially those who write articles on this subject for Wikipedia, would say the Magna Carta is the most influential and important foundation of constitutional law.

Advice For the Mad and Worried

Tom Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Morris

The number one emotion or attitude in our nation and around the world right now just might be anger. The blood pressure of humanity is through the roo...

Viacom-YouTube Secrets To Be Exposed In Lawsuit

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Viacom Inc. and Google Inc.'s YouTube site began airing each other's dirty laundry Thursday, providing a tantalizing peek at the whe...

Newsweek Blew It

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Sigman

Given the vast pension, health care and unfulfilled subscription liabilities Newsweek carries, it's likely the magazine is headed for extinction.

Vast FCC Plan Would Establish High-Speed Internet As Nation's Dominant Communications Network

New York Times | Brian Stelter and Jenna Wortham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing an ambitious 10-year plan that will reimagine the nation's media and technology priorities by estab...

WHY Are We in Afghanistan? And Other Pressing Questions of Our Time

Lisa Solod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Solod

Bill Press had a discussion on the "war" in Afghanistan on his radio show this morning. I put the word "war" in quotation marks because it remains di...

Have Keyboard, Will Travel: The Plight Of The Laid-Off Journalist

New York Times | SHEELAH KOLHATKAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

YOU can tell when a print journalist has lost his full-time job because of the digital markings that suddenly appear, like the tail of a fading comet....

Google in China

Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Selkoe

As many of you have heard, Google is considering leaving the Chinese market. Yes, that's right; they would leave behind 1 billion plus people in the b...

Nobody Likes Me, Everybody Hates Me....

Lisa Solod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lisa Solod

"I'm going to go out in the yard and eat worms," is how the rest of that sad ditty goes. If you didn't say it as a child, you know someone who did. ...

Sharecare Builds A Web 3.0 Bridge To Better Health

Dr. Dean Ornish | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dean Ornish

Searching for health information on the web can feel overwhelming. The power of the Internet is also its limitation--it provides information, but not guidance on how to sort what is credible and what is not.

What Are You Thankful for?

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

I am thankful that Wall Street is still a festering sump pump of illogic, hubris and greed, and will continue to provide me with plenty to write about for the foreseeable future.

The Case for the Internet: A Human Right

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David D. Burstein

Finland and France have declared internet access a legal right for all citizens. Here's why I hope the United States and all other countries will follow their and grant internet access as a human right.

Jimmy Fallon's Valued Online Audience Returns Little Value

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

In the past few months since Fallon debuted, he's led regular and occasional features targeting, among others, an online audience that doesn't stay up for Fallon.

Dead Media? Not So Fast, Bub

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanley Bing

You go to an airport and all you see is magazines. Even the books look like magazines. There are at least seven separate magazines still interested in Jon and Kate. Dead? Magazines? Who says so? The Internet.

The New Media Epiphany

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

Two years ago, I had a personal epiphany at the Personal Democracy Forum: New media could change everything... From communications to politics to culture. At PDF '09: more revelations.

At Stake: The Future of Getting News to Americans

Alberto Ibargüen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alberto Ibargüen

If the future of democracy's news and information is online, then we must ensure everyone is online, and bring technology training, digital literacy and higher quality networks to our local communities.