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This 'USB Port for the Body' Is a High-Tech, Pain-Free Solution for Amputees

NationSwell | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact

Prior to losing an arm and a foot when he fell underneath a train in 2012, James Young went on a run pretty much every day after work. After his initi...

Techxit Next? How Brexit Deepens Europe's Digital Recession

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 07.06.2016 | World
Bhaskar Chakravorti

This article first appeared in the Harvard Business Review, here. Brexit, as the British referendum to exit the EU is widely called, has caused turmo...

Need to Drive Innovation In Your Organization? Let the Women Lead

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.21.2016 | Women
Jonha Revesencio

The women are underrepresented in leadership roles is a fact that continues to hold true well into 2016. Though there has been an overall increase in ...

This Skyscraper Has No Shadow

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.16.2015 | Science

Tall buildings can be beautiful, but the big gloomy shadows they cast can leave urban centers starved of sunlight. Now a London-based architecture...

A Sub-Standard Solution

James Dyson | Posted 08.21.2012 | Education
James Dyson

As an inventor, I've made more mistakes than I care to mention. To me, that is the greatest missed opportunity in education. I'd go as far to say we should award marks for good mistakes. Success may satisfy, but failure drives a hunger.

Business Guide to Twitter Metrics

Megan Berry | Posted 08.19.2012 | Small Business
Megan Berry

How is your business doing on Twitter? Many companies invest significant amounts of time and money in their social programs without knowing the answer to this question.

Will Robots and Automation Make Human Workers Obsolete?

Martin Ford | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business
Martin Ford

PBS News Hour recently had a special on the main topic I've been writing about here on The Huffington Post and elsewhere: unemployment and inequality caused by technology and, in particular, automation.

The Invisible Girl and Why Women Technologists Are Invisible

John Pavley | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

Why women technologists are so invisible is a mystery to me. While I can't lay the blame entirely on the comic books of my day, I can say that luckily today's kids have more choices of heroes who are strong female protagonists.

Reddit Users Raise 30K For 23-Year Old Battling Cancer (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact
Shira Lazar

The day after 23-year old Jake Villanueva posted his first story on Reddit about his own struggle with cancer, he woke up to find an overwhelming flood of comments and well-wishes from strangers throughout the globe.

Inspired Design: Young Inventors Solve Old Problems in New Ways

James Dyson | Posted 05.04.2012 | Technology
James Dyson

Simple observations can inspire leaps in understanding. In designing a vacuum that didn't choke on dust, I looked to a sawmill. I saw centrifugal force being used to separate dirt and wondered - could the same principle be used on a smaller scale?