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Code Junkies, Mega-Software and the Decline of American Innovation

Alan Trefler | Posted 08.26.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alan Trefler

I once read that writing clear specifications for software was a good idea and that not having them would be like not having architectural blueprints for a building project. And blueprints don't make buildings, right? But what if they could?

Is This Perfect Face In The Clouds For Real?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.22.2014 | Green

We've all played the game where you identify shapes in the clouds. You might have seen horses, monsters, waves and even the occasional face. But have ...

'Sex Tape' and the Internet of Things

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

"Nobody understands the cloud. The cloud is f***ing mysterious." This, exasperates Jay, one of a couple who has taped his wife and himself performing ...

The Future Of Programming: 5 Reasons To Code In The Cloud

Andrew J Solimine | Posted 09.21.2014 | Technology
Andrew J Solimine

The modern day coder looks less and less like computer programmers of the past -- by way of cloud-based platforms and more accessible Learn to Code courses, we're seeing a democratization of coding, leading to a range of new stakeholders involved in the creation of innovative technologies.

This Cloud Proves What Michiganders Have Known All Along

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.25.2014 | Green

If someone were looking for a sign of Michigan's indisputable awesomeness, this might be it. Imagine looking at the sky to see rays of sunlight ill...

Cloud Schools: An Educational Revolution

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 08.23.2014 | Education
Ricardo B. Salinas

Today in Mexico, politicians are paying more attention to education. It would be worthwhile to consider new experiences that go beyond cosmetic changes and to visualize the future of an education guided by the natural curiosity of children.

A Layman's Guide To Cloud Computing

David Kramer | Posted 08.10.2014 | Small Business
David Kramer

Hopefully this discussion will shed some light for those not directly involved in the information industry. It will also help you to answer the question, "Should I be in the cloud, and if so how do I get there?".

Timothy Stenovec

Good Luck Trying To Quit Amazon

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.29.2014 | Technology

You may want to quit shopping at Amazon these days, considering how the whole blow-up with Hachette is going. Amazon has come under fire for its ha...

Three Questions About the Aereo Supreme Court Case That Desperately Need Answers

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Elyssa Pachico

It's now up to the SCOTUS to answer what's arguably the most important Aereo question of all: What's the future of TV going to look like?

How the Tech Industry Can Help Save the Climate

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 06.04.2014 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

If cloud computing were a country, it would rank sixth in the world on the basis of how much electricity it uses, and the amount of data shuttling around the world is expected to triple in the next few years as more and more people get connected.

Enough of the Cloud Already, What Is Next for Enterprise Technology?

Richie Etwaru | Posted 05.31.2014 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

Business leaders interested in the future of enterprise technology should stop thinking of "the cloud" as a noun and start thinking about "clouding" as a verb.

Which Businesses Will Succeed in a Perfect Storm?

Debbie Messemer | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Debbie Messemer

Companies that align all their people on their vision, strategy and goals will be in best position to quite possibly become the companies that spark the next new business term and hot segment.

The Evolution of the Developer

Ben Uretsky | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Ben Uretsky

Businesses that are agile and willing to embrace cloud infrastructure will have an advantage over ones that don't. And employers willing to accept the developer's newfound prominence will fare better than ones that are slow to adjust.

VERY Good News For PlayStation Fans

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Feeling sad that you can't play old PlayStation games on your brand-new PlayStation 4? Cheer up! On Tuesday, PS4 maker Sony announced a new service...

Five Ways the Cloud Will Change Your Professional Life in 2014

Matte Scheinker | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology
Matte Scheinker

Most legitimate services offer similarly high levels of security so if your provider is more exposed than Miley Cyrus' tongue, move your important files to a more secure alternative.

War Clouds

James Moore | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
James Moore

Now there is another trend that investors are chasing, and it goes beyond the cloud. Convergence of storage, networking, and processing, and operating them at great speed and functionality using software out of one server box has become a growth business for some companies.

The Pros and Cons of Schools Using the Cloud

Morgan Reed | Posted 02.15.2014 | Education
Morgan Reed

Researchers discovered that schools are often unaware of third party contractors' use of student data. In many cases, school contracts with online service providers lack clear guidance for safeguarding this information as required under federal law.

This Rare Roll Cloud Looks Alien

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

The video of this strange, but beautiful vortex formation was captured at sunrise on November 4 by a couple in Timbercreek Canyon, Texas near Amarillo...

The Internet of Everything: Where Technology and Innovation Meet To Make the World a Better Place

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

What will the future be like? As depicted in today's popular movies and books, the future is either one of bright promise or it's a dystopian world where today's problems have only gotten worse. It's my job to think about what the world will look like in a few years, and how our actions today will impact that future.

What Is The Cloud? (And Why Small Businesses Need To Care)

Christine Hall | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business

Cloud computing has come a long way to become a mainstream technology tool for business. Earlier this year, Parallels, a software company that enab...

INFOGRAPHIC: How Businesses Are Really Using The Cloud -- And What They're Getting From It

Posted 10.30.2013 | Technology

There's a lot of noise about how cloud computing is being used these days, and while the conversation can be as nebulous as its namesake, there's trut...

Who's Running The Retail Industry? It's You

Jill Puleri | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Jill Puleri

As consumers, you've been enjoying a lot of power lately. Thanks to digital tools and an abundance of information, you can generally ask for and receive much more individualized service from your favorite service provider -- whether it be an insurance company, car dealer, a retailer or a bank. But this may only be the beginning.

Tackling Children's Health Problems With Technology And Collaboration

Yu Yi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Yu Yi

Children's health care is a growing concern on a domestic and global scale among parents, specialists, and policymakers. Treating this special population, particularly among those living in rural communities, ignites continual challenges including insurance concerns, limited transportation, and the low number and availability of pediatric specialists. Working to overcome these challenges can help ensure that every child reaches his or her full potential.

Cloud-Based Social Learning Can Save Lives

Beverly Macy | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Beverly Macy

As we enter the fourth quarter of 2013, I am encouraged by many of the trends we're seeing in social business, social learning and the now ubiquitous cloud. One sector taking full advantage of this new convergence is the medical sector.

We Have a Secret to Share. Shhh.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 11.07.2013 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

We have a secret to share. Shhh. I started Gov20LA five years ago with a goal to open the dialog and discussion between governments and private grou...