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How the Web Keeps Us Honest

Steven Shehori | Posted 03.15.2017 | Technology
Steven Shehori

These days, companies have to work harder than ever to protect their brand and put their best image forward. Because if they don't, the online hive mind will be more than happy to pounce.

Schirmacher (R)evolution in Saas-Fee: The Badiouan EVENT Takes For(u)m with Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Graham Harman and Geert Lovink

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Like the proverbial fall of dominos or throwing of the Deleuzian dice, the black and white of the ever-domino(ant) continential philosophy text is blending into a distinct shade of grey...

Destined to Be an Entrepreneur

Nova Lorraine | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Nova Lorraine

His ability to see patterns in technology and media that are not readily apparent to most is astonishing. Join me in getting to know one of today's most forward thinking business leaders.

Googazon: The Web 3.0

David K. Levine | Posted 07.05.2013 | Business
David K. Levine

Will the next Richard Stallman, Linus Torvalds or Jimmy Wales please step forward? Because I don't want information at my fingertips -- I want action at my fingertips, and I mean my fingertips.

Lean in: Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Edition

Women 2.0 | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Women 2.0

Today, I am the co-founder of an enterprise software startup but at birth, my parents were still in high school. I lived in a trailer in a town with a current per capita income of $18,112, 6.8 percent of families living below the poverty line, and a crime rate 23 percent higher than the rest of the state.

A New Italy and the Myth of the Web

Iginio Gagliardone | Posted 05.20.2013 | Home
Iginio Gagliardone

This is an encouraging sign as it shows Italy's ability to face its crisis not just by falling back on technocracies or populism, but by injecting new meaning in institutions citizens had progressively lost their trust in.

Web 2.0 Is Everywhere, Except in the Productivity Statistics

Steven Strauss | Posted 01.18.2013 | Business
Steven Strauss

Web 2.0 moves us closer to frictionless -- free, instantaneous -- communication. But we were already pretty close.

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Web 2.0: A World Without Editors?

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 10.31.2012 | Home
Stephanie Vanderslice

I have a special place in my heart for editors. Editing is an art; something that only certain people can do well. Without editors, almost everything I have published would be a mere shadow of itself.

Inside Look At The Most Covetable Closets

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Marissa Bronfman

Stephanie Mark, Erin Kleinberg and Jake Rosenberg have transformed an ambitious fashion blog into a bonafide brand; their site The Coveteur has quickly become one of the most covetable spaces to be featured on.

Sartorial Sanctums | Inside The Coveteur's Smashing Success

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Style
Marissa Bronfman

Stephanie Mark, Erin Kleinberg and Jake Rosenberg have transformed an ambitious fashion blog into a bonafide brand; their site The Coveteur has quickly become one of the most covetable spaces to be featured on.

The Key to Thriving in a Game-Changing Business Environment

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.05.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

No company is ever secure in its dominance. But that's actually good news because it means opportunity for those companies that see the disruptions occurring, understand them, and take advantage of them.

US CTO Looks to Scale Agile Thinking and Open Data to Improve Citizen-Centric Government

Alexander Howard | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Alexander Howard

In the 21st century, federal government must go mobile, putting government services and information at the fingertips of citizens, said United States Chief Technology Officer Todd Park in a wide-ranging interview this week.

Why Didn't Burning Man's Organizers See This Coming? Because They Couldn't See Themselves

Jay Michaelson | Posted 04.24.2012 | San Francisco
Jay Michaelson

Many longtime burners, shocked at the decision by the Burning Man Organization to hold a lottery for tickets, predicted that scalpers would flood the lottery system, overwhelming legitimate buyers. We told you so.

Five Social Media Lessons From the Cutting Edge

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 04.17.2012 | Media
Dr. Layla McCay

If social media is really a game changer, I'd hoped the new game might be more exciting. In reality, I know it is. So who is playing, and where are they?

There's room in Cyberspace for us all

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.16.2012 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Hey folks, I recently donated some web gear to The Women's Building in San Francisco to help out with their free computer lab. Not everyone has the me...

Commemities: Analytics in the Age of Web 2.0

David Nordfors | Posted 01.02.2012 | Technology
David Nordfors

It's time to go beyond surveys and other analytics that can't spot new trends without first assuming their existence. Can it be done? Yes, it can, using the data in the clouds and introducing new ways of thought.

Today's Creepy Is Tomorrow's Necessity: Policy Invades Web 2.0 Summit

Christina Gagnier | Posted 12.18.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

The beginning of today's Web 2.0 Summit, focusing on big data and, appropriately themed, "The Data Frame," was kicked off in a conversation with Spoti...

Six Things Liberal Critics Don't Understand About the Occupy Wall Street Protests

Jay Michaelson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

Unlike in Egypt or Libya, there's no one bad guy to direct one's rage against. There's not even a single act that is the problem. The system is the problem, and that's abstract.

Is a Social Media Expert What You Really Need?

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 10.11.2011 | Business
Chauncey Zalkin

I think the people who call themselves social media experts are probably amazing tinkerers and investigators. But if you're going to allot part of your budget to this person/people, they should also be strong writers, strategists, and communicator on many levels.

New York Times -- The Saga Continues

Geri Spieler | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home
Geri Spieler

Can print journalists be objective about the future of news? Page One: Inside the New York Times and the Future of Journalism attempts to answer this question in 17 essays and interviews with respected and well-known writers.

Like-onomics: Do You Exist If You're Not on Facebook?

Gerit Quealy | Posted 08.29.2011 | Technology
Gerit Quealy

Imagine if Facebook crashed. How would we Like anything? How would we know what we Liked, or what was Likeable, or who we Liked, or who Liked us... and didn't Like us.

Libraries And The Architecture Of Public Space

Carla Leitao | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Carla Leitao

This is the opening article of a series of articles (3), which aim to look at libraries and the landscapes they are a part of and help build. Though a...

Your Brain on the Web

Daniel Goleman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Goleman

Nature designed the brain for face-to-face interactions -- not the online world. Email actually tricks the brain.

Congressional Twitter Town Hall Invitation: #AskDems Anything About the Budget

Rep. John Garamendi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. John Garamendi

We're focusing on budget issues and spending priorities. I hope you'll join us tomorrow to talk about the jobs problem, and more importantly, the jobs solution.

Martin, Mandela and the Mahatma in Tahrir Square

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Benjamin R. Barber

Non-violence is by no means an obvious tactic in the Middle East. The courageous women and men who faced down Mubarak with the cry "peaceful! peaceful!" proved there is an alternative.