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OMG! These 5 CEOs Are So Hot Right Now

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Wall Street and Silicon Valley always need something hot, and we have found five CEOs who are building companies which haven't stopped to notice the recession...

The Revolution of Content Fueled by the Birth of Mobile

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

By 2014 the mobile Internet will overtake the static Internet. There is simply no slowing down -- companies must adapt swiftly to succeed or be forced into extinction.

Shirley Sherrod and the Five Most Endangered Words on the Internet

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

The five most endangered words of the realtime internet era are: Let me think about that.

Is the End of Privacy the End of Shame?

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

I was eleven and sitting in my child psychiatrist's waiting room. The door opened. And there was my worst nightmare -- a kid from my school walking out of the same office where I was about to walk in.

What Shoppers Have Been Waiting For

Danny Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Danny Wong

This era of Web 2.0, which in turn created consumer and shopping 2.0, has put more focus on what the consumer wants, not what businesses want consumers to want.

E-Commerce Clones: The Group Buying Case

Danny Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Wong

To be honest, I don't see much differentiation between group buying businesses. In fact, I'll make the bold claim to say that these businesses are exact clones of each other.

E-Commerce Is Booming

Danny Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Wong

Traditional retail is becoming outdated. Online sales are soaring. When will we reach the tipping point when e-commerce generates more sales than brick-and-mortar retail?

I'm a Web Analytics Junkie

Dave Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dave Pell

If Facebook and Twitter are the recreational party drugs of this era, then realtime website analytics programs are like Oxycontin, crack, PCP, meth and uncut Red Bull all blended into a combustible concoction.

Web 2.0 Expo 2010: LIVE News Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The annual Web 2.0 Expo has kicked off in San Francisco. The three-day event will feature a host of speakers, including individuals from both startup...

N.E.I. is the New T.M.I.

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

One of America's most cherished rights is citizens' right to privacy. Yet these days, a growing swath of America, mostly the young and tech savvy, are not only unconcerned about their privacy, but actively eschew that right.

Less Input and More "Innerput": Take Time to Internalize Information

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

As of a few weeks ago, there were more than 21 billion pages on the Web.

Can Technology Forge a New Relationship Between Government and the Public?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

Watching the news, it's easy to conclude that "Yes We Can" has been replaced with, "Actually, On Second Thought... We Probably Can't." Nevertheless, there are reasons for optimism. One of these reasons is tech guru Tim O'Reilly.

Louie Baur: Not a Social Media Expert

Neal Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Neal Rodriguez

Louie Baur contends that to be a social media samurai-beheading ninja, you are required to "blog, tweet and do everything else that has to do with it for at least 12 hours per day."

You're Invited to a Digital Brainstorm

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Don Tapscott

The Net Gen Education Challenge is a call for ideas to shape the future of education, and this year we're also looking for ideas on how to fix the world's institutions, such as business and government.

U of California Resuscitates the Master Plan

Anya Kamenetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Anya Kamenetz

The University of California is putting $5 to $6 million into a pilot project to create online versions of courses with an eye toward eventually creating completely online degree programs.

YouTube Removes Man's Video for Going Shirtless

Alex Blaze | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alex Blaze

YouTube is applying their ban on sexual content inconsistently, and that inconsistency sends the message that YouTube believes that transsexual men aren't real men.

Learning from Learning from YouTube

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Alexandra Juhasz

This post provides some context to understand the thinking behind and learning from my 2007 Media Studies course, Learning from YouTube, recently feat...

Learning from HuffPost College

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Alexandra Juhasz

Some of the lessons my students and I learned during our grueling education (it wasn't easy, even it it was funny) on and about YouTube concisely define the education one might get here.

Conclusions Re Learning from YouTube

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Alexandra Juhasz

This post provides some context to understand the thinking behind and learning from my 2007 Media Studies course, Learning from YouTube, recently feat...

Education vs. Condescension: Talking to the Public about Gov 2.0

Gadi Ben-Yehuda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gadi Ben-Yehuda

It's patronizing to tell people that they don't have to understand the technologies and regulations that are going to shape their lives, just because mass adoption of those technologies is some time in the future.

Make News Work for You

Malorie Lucich | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Malorie Lucich

Thanks to an infinite number of blogs and the evolving cycle of 24-hour news, we are no longer restricted to news from just a few networks. Sites like Facebook are empowering people to cut through the clutter and discover the content most relevant to them.

Vet Bloggers Storm America's Second Largest Agency

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Allen Smith

To most American Veterans, the Department of Veterans' Affairs is a mythical beast living somewhere in the the annals of Government, untouchable and unknowable to the common former servicemember. Still others see VA in an even more adversarial light, envisioning an entity that connives to withhold well earned benefits and care through any means possible.

Attention -- The Internet Is Killing Ours: An Interview With Rachel Dretzin, Producer of Frontline's Digital Nation

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alex Pasternack

While some of the best documentaries draw our attention to little-known corners of the world, producer Rachel Dretzin has been blowing up our preconceptions by training her lenses on the what's around us right now.

Changing Communication As We Know It: Twitter

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Soren Gordhamer

There have always been shifts in the means of communication: the telephone created one-to-one communication possible, across the world. TV allowed for...

iPad Launch Can Usher In New Era of Image Responsibility

Offir Gutelzon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Offir Gutelzon

Just as the digital explosion in music demanded a thorough address of music licensing, protection, and compensation, the same holds true for images now, after the iPad's release.