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A Brain Implant That Registers Trauma Could Help Prevent Rape and Violent Crime -- So Why Don't We Have It Yet?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.03.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

All things considered, the trauma alert implant sounds like a sensible and impressive thing. So why don't we have them yet?

Dare to Be 100: Either, or Or, or Both

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Black or white. Good or bad. Too much or too little. To be or not to be. Or maybe. The human brain insists on all or none, but maybe there is maybe...

No Security: Hope X Is (Not So) Decadent and Depraved -- Day 2

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology
Michael Nirenberg

This is Day 2 of my journal shooting my history on computer hacking at HOPE X Conference.

Mad Men: Direction Amidst Chaos

William Bradley | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Don Draper continued his move toward redemption and re-emergence as a career success in the latest episode of Mad Men, the more than a little bizarre "The Runaways." But as one brilliant talent continued in a positive direction, another careened precipitously into emotional collapse.

Hopefully, Open to the New

Dianne Harman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

Those of us who are over 50 have seen a lot. Anyone remember party lines? Elvis concerts? Typewriters with carbon paper? Yup, we've seen a lot! I know some people think things were better "back then." But were they?

Mad Men: The Anvil, er, Monolith

William Bradley | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

In "The Monolith" -- and imagery royalties here might be due to Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick for this episode set about a year after the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey -- Don Draper has gotten back through the door of the ad agency he founded. And he is showing up.

Brave New Auto-Corrected World: Engineering Life One Letter at a Time

Nancy Colier | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media
Nancy Colier

In addition to designing and mutating reality, the auto-corrector is now contributing yet another mirror to the funhouse that is human communication.

Which Laptop Fits Your Lifestyle?

Ivo Lukas | Posted 10.19.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Choosing the right laptop is key for carrying out your daily tasks. The features of a laptop can make or break its usefulness to you. Therefore, choos...

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Back to School

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.14.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year, when parents rejoice, children lament, and we all spend money to get our youngsters Back to School! Reports are that skinny je...

Young People Use Tech to End Violence Against Women in Nepal

Ravi Kumar | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact
Ravi Kumar

There were thunderstorms. There was a strike. And there was the hackathon to end violence against women -- all happening on the same day in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Ransomware Computer Virus Poses Financial Threat to Computer Users

Reno Charlton | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

Over recent years, computer and broadband related technology has come a long way. This has resulted in both consumers and individuals becoming increas...

Beyond 'Jeopardy!': What's Watson Up To Now?

Dr. Martin Kohn | Posted 08.27.2013 | Technology
Dr. Martin Kohn

Since Jeopardy!, Watson has become 240 percent faster and 75 percent smaller. Watson can now run on a single server, which is the size of four stacked pizza boxes, onsite or through the cloud. And that's why organizations can start bringing Watson into their operations as an assistant, to help sift through the information they're collecting, learn from that data and how it's been applied in the past, and provide specific suggestions quickly and efficiently.

I Long for the Days of Old-fashioned Spam

Tom Falco | Posted 07.17.2013 | Miami
Tom Falco

It was so easy in the "old days" to receive unwanted spam in your email inbox and just delete it, now spam is a sly thing, it creeps into everything and there are many forms. Social media is now the new spam magnet.

Are Our Children Victims of Technology?

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 07.07.2013 | Impact
Marjoriet T. Matute

The act of socializing appears to have slowly diminished mostly due to social media outlets in the last five years. Compared to the '50s, when teens m...

How a Computer Forensic Examiner Would Investigate the Manti Te'o Case

Jonathan Rajewski | Posted 03.26.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Rajewski

I want to share with you how a computer and digital forensic examiner would confirm / dispute Te'o's story. Hiring a competent computer and digital forensic examiner could help uncover unknown evidence which could be used to confirm/dispute an alleged victim's statement.

This Will Be the Last Article You Read

Nir Eyal | Posted 03.25.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

Online content is habit-forming because it follows what I call the "hook framework," a four-step user flow composed of a trigger, action, reward, and investment. To end my own bad habit of spending too much time wandering the Web, I had to break the hook.

Cara Santa Maria

WHOA: Do We Live In A Simulated Universe?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 12.24.2012 | Science

Have you ever wondered whether all this--you, your life, the universe--is just a sophisticated computer simulation? Martin Savage, a physicist at t...

10 Inexpensive Out-Of-The-Box Gift Ideas

Kathryn Livingston | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn Livingston

What's the message we're giving our kids about presents? Does a gift really have to come in a box, have a fancy price tag and a designer label? With economic turmoil swirling all around us, I wonder if this would be a good time to teach kids that we can think outside the box when it comes to gift-giving.

Prescription: Media Fast -- Stat!

Lissa Coffey | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lissa Coffey

As someone who has been called a "media maven," and who participates in and contributes to practically every form of print and broadcast media out there, this is probably the last thing you expect to hear from me: Turn it all off. Unplug. Seriously.

10 Inexpensive Out-Of-The-Box Gift Ideas

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 01.31.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

What's the message we're giving our kids about presents? Does a gift really have to come in a box, have a fancy price tag and a designer label? With economic turmoil swirling all around us, I wonder if this would be a good time to teach kids that we can think outside the box when it comes to gift-giving.

Catherine New

Major Computer Company's Black Friday Fail Enrages Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.28.2012 | Money

Customers are fuming at Dell Computer after the company's widely promoted laptop sale went off the rails on Black Friday. The Austin-based PC-maker...

SUV-Sized Number-Crunched From 1950s Ready For Reboot

Posted 11.21.2012 | Science

By: TechNewsDaily Staff Published: 11/20/2012 10:46 AM EST on TechNewsDaily One of the world's first digital computers to replace the handwritte...

The Dial-in Conversation: When Auto-Responders Meet

Nancy Colier | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

At a certain age, does everyone feel like they have had every conversation they are ever going to have -- that every conversation (other than those with intimates) is pre-packaged, as if chosen from a sampler menu on an airplane playlist?

Finding Meaning in a Deluge of Data

Eric Fegraus | Posted 09.25.2012 | Science
Eric Fegraus

Faced with a deluge of data emanating from traditional news outlets, advertising and our social media networks, we must constantly sift through this mountain of data and evaluate which information is the most accurate, important and relevant to our lives.

Cara Santa Maria

Alan Turing: His Mind

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.10.2012 | Science

2012-07-09-Screenshot20120709at1.36.03PM.jpgThis year marks the 100th anniversary of mathematician and logician Alan Turing's birth.