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Travel Finds of the Month

Sonia Gil | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Whether it's clothing, travel accessories or gadgets, I am constantly being bombarded with stuff. However, there are very few that actually stand ou...

The Web is Eating Software

Simon St. Laurent | Posted 05.25.2014 | Huffpost Code
Simon St. Laurent

On the front end, the browser has grown from being a strange dumb terminal of documents and forms to a full partner. The browser not only provides a window into the world of classic websites, but helps us deal with devices that we can reach over a network.

LOOK: This Chart Shows A Troubling Internet Trend

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.19.2014 | World

As the World Wide Web turned 25 years old last week, its founder, Tim Berners-Lee, had a dire warning. In the wake of recent reports on Internet spyin...

For Some of Us, WWW = IRL

Paul Fidalgo | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology
Paul Fidalgo

It's not so much that I use the Web as some kind of giant confessional with "like" buttons, but that I can just relax a bit more and talk about even boring and trivial things about myself. I even find it easier to be curious about others and their own trivialities, which I rarely am in physical space. I can breathe.

10 Free Services Every Tech Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Dan McCormick | Posted 03.16.2014 | Technology
Dan McCormick

With this variety of great freemium offerings, it's easier than ever to take your website idea from dream to reality, with minimal expense.

How to Make Money With Big Data

Ilana Greene | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Ilana Greene

Before the advent of wikis and the dot-com bust, it was understood that big data was going to be a different animal. At the turn of the century, the addition of the net to economic markets was solidified and big data was beginning to take on a form.

Can I Share My Netflix Account?

Zoe Chaves | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Zoe Chaves

When I first saw the Netflix Profiles pop-up I thought it was a trick: "Who's watching?" it asked. Eek! Not me! Sorry! I'd been using a friend's account for two years and thought my day of reckoning had arrived.

Google Autocomplete: Poetry and Prejudice

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

The Autocomplete function of Google Search is both annoying and fascinating. When you start typing in the first letters or words of your search into the Google search box, Autocomplete takes a guess at what you are looking for and "completes" the search phrase by offering you multiple query phrases.

A Web Summit in Dublin Gives Lessons for All

Hulya Aksu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Hulya Aksu

Last week, I participated with my startup company, CriticMania, in the Web Summit technology conference in Dublin. CriticMania was shortlisted for a s...

A Place of One's Own -- Online

Richard V. Hurley | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Richard V. Hurley

I've been writing in these pages about the intersection of technology and pedagogy at colleges of the liberal arts and sciences.

People Aren't Seeing the Legal Problems Ahead With Google Glass

Jure Klepic | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jure Klepic

If Glass is everywhere, can anyone have a reasonable expectation of privacy, or should we all be required to act in such a way that we wouldn't mind having a photo of us doing something posted for all the world to see?

WATCH: I Went Viral... And It Led To Internet Cruelty

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.16.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

From Grumpy Cat to Kai, the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker, videos and user-generated memes have transformed ordinary individuals into stars. With each c...

For Everyone Tired of Hearing That Learning to Code Is Easy, the Real Scoop

Adda Birnir | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Adda Birnir

If you feel like learning to code is hard, you are NOT alone! Learning to code IS hard. And frustrating. Sometimes, you will get stuck on a problem for hours and then be annoyed when you finally discover a relatively simple solution.

Knowing Everything -- When You Need To Know It

Dr. Michelle Selinger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Michelle Selinger

Imagine a future where learning happens spontaneously within and beyond the walls of educational institutions -- where you have immediate, contextualized access to what you need to know to improve every aspect of your life. In the future, massive connectivity will enable learning to be connected, integrated, flexible, and meaningful for all, everywhere, anytime.

How the Chromecast Shows Google's Changing Priorities

Joseph Farrell | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology
Joseph Farrell

Chromecast is another step towards breaking the iron grip current providers, like cable, have on content distribution and the living room.

Do Paywalls Change the Engagement Equation?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.30.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Jake Batsell seems to think so, saying that while advertising-driven models of digital journalism aim to maximize page views, when news organizations ...

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.

Distance Learning: Best Apps, Tools and Online Services

Scott Steinberg | Posted 10.23.2013 | College
Scott Steinberg

For modern educators looking to provide the best tools and services for distance learning solutions, here are a dozen top resources to consider.

Pemberly Digital Finds Success Bringing Jane Austen To YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.12.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

The stars of Pemberley Digital's "Welcome To Sanditon" YouTube series - Kyle Walters, Allison Paige and Daniel Vincent Gordh - explain what it's lik...

Trustworthy Journalism in a Fact-checking-free World

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.24.2013 | Media
Craig Newmark

Our social contract with the news business is that they hold the powerful to account. In return, we buy the products of news outlets, and give news professionals certain protections, like the U.S. First Amendment and shield laws.

Facebook and GMO "Friends"

Jeffrey P. Colin | Posted 09.14.2013 | Technology
Jeffrey P. Colin

Facebook is one of the world's dominant social networking websites. It has changed the way that people view online interactions, and many other aspect...

Change Our Story: A New Societ-e

Peter Buffett | Posted 09.09.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

People are starting to gather around deeply personal and unique aspects of themselves -- and because of their sheer number and the ease of personal expression, the Internet is providing a much more nuanced look at behavior and true ideology.

The Internet of Nothing: How the Web Could Collapse

Matthew DeBord | Posted 09.01.2013 | Technology
Matthew DeBord

Due to smartphones and the envelope-pushing of technologies such as Google Glass, we've been collectively indoctrinated into an omnipresent cult of irresistible consumer Web evolution.

The 'Intelligent Platform' for the Global Web: Akamai's Infrastructure Reach

James Grundvig | Posted 08.31.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

To think that Akamai, guiding a third of the world's web traffic, was created at the apex of the Dot Com era in 1998, went through their IPO in 1999, ...

Convos With My 2 Year Old: Interview With Creators About Viral Success (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.20.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Convos With My 2 Year Old" is the hottest new web series of 2013, and we really wanted to speak with the star - 2 year old Coco. Unfortunately, she...