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Could Your FOMO Kill You?

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Gabriel Mizrahi

The fear of missing out, also known as FOMO, is a real phenomenon. And it only seems to be getting worse as our technology forces us to realize that t...

Tech Marketing Reinvented: Are You in the Revolution or Evolution Age?

Ivo Lukas | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Digital marketing is not just about tech tools, though. Reinvention requires risk. Being passionate and authentic -- even if this means being vulnerable -- is intimidating, but also rewarding according to Robert Redford, who said, 'Not taking a risk is a risk.'

SXSW Shingerview: Keith Lehman, Sprint

David Shing | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Keith Lehman, Social Media Marketing Manager at Sprint, is one cool dude. He started his career at Sprint working at a retail store for five years, and worked his way up to corporate, doing development in marketing and operations.

SXSW Shingerview: Glenn Carter, 3M

David Shing | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology
David Shing

From the chair hanging in mid-air held up only by 3M tape, to the art sculpted from 3M duck tape, 3M is a company that is constantly innovating and I was excited to hear about it from Glenn.

SXSW Shingerview: Chris D'Amico, Hill Holliday

David Shing | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
David Shing

At SXSW last month, I chatted with my friend, a fellow creative, Chris D'Amico, SVP and Group Creative Director at Hill Holliday who is the creative l...

10 Things Most Exceptional CIOs Never Do

Richie Etwaru | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Richie Etwaru

Exceptional leaders systematically and pragmatically go against the status quo. They thrive in counter intuition. As technology commoditizes, the herd gets larger and larger, so go in the opposite direction.

SXSW Shingerview: Jason Levine, Mondelez

David Shing | Posted 04.04.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Jason Levine, who is responsible for Oreo on a global scale, stopped by AOL's activation at Raptor House to talk about the Oreo brand.

There Are No More Tables for Two

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

These days, when couples go out to eat together, the first thing they do is pull out their devices, if they are not already in their clutches, and place them on the table between each other.

Are We Heading for a Jesus Singularity?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

If AGI will be here in 20 years or so, and most of those people currently in charge of the U.S. government subscribe to Christianity and believe in Jesus, what are atheist transhumanists to do?

How to Bring Presence to Our Modern, Digitized World

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

Presence is a state of being that invites us to link a wide range of differentiated aspects of our lives into a harmonious and ever-emerging whole. Presence permits integration to unfold. And integration is at the heart of well-being, even at the level of our cellular functions.

LEGO... Putting the Pieces Together

David Sable | Posted 03.03.2014 | Technology
David Sable

TV, movies -- but at the end it's about the blocks, and 85 years later -- every block ever made connects to another, and every extension they have ever introduced connects to all.

A Primer on Corporate Mobile Communication

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business
Lisa Chau

According to the study, only 30 percent of U.S. employees are engaged at work and this problem costs businesses almost $550 billion per year.

Print or Digital: It All Has Environmental Impact

Omega Institute | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green
Omega Institute

Are you reading fewer than 100 books on your e-reader before upgrading? Do you read the news more than 10 minutes each day? If so, the printed pa...

3 Questions About Technology We Should Be Asking Now

Russell C. Smith | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Here are a few questions worth debating on your next dinner party or trip to the bar.

A Forward-Looking Trade Agenda for the Digital Economy

Victoria Espinel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Victoria Espinel

With major trade negotiations now underway in the Atlantic and Pacific -- plus separate multilateral talks progressing on services and IT products -- we have a historic opportunity to enact such an agenda and drive long-term growth in the digital economy.

Small Business Gets Serious: Digital Trends for Small Business in 2014

David Brown | Posted 03.24.2014 | Small Business
David Brown

Getting serious about having an online presence, meeting customers' changing demands and maximizing the opportunities and shifts in the industry are what separate the successes from the failures.

Life On A Social Media Island--Where Digital Natives And Digital Immigrants Must Collaborate

April Rudin | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

We can remember our first Compaq portable computers in the 1980s but that doesn't mean we are less savvy with Twitter or Facebook than younger generations.

Will 2014 Move Past the Private/Public Health Care Debate and Onto Preventative Health?

Richie Etwaru | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Richie Etwaru

We are at a crossroads of a historic inflection point where human health care could tip from a focus on cure to one on prevention. At the risk of sounding like a Miss America contestant describing her platform to "change the world," that's precisely the kind of radical paradigm shift I'm proposing.

The Guy Behind the Counter

Sydney Berger | Posted 03.11.2014 | College
Sydney Berger

No matter how early in the morning it is, or whatever mood you are in, there is a person out there looking to make your day better.

The Struggle of Digital De-Cluttering

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 03.10.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I'm expected to be part of the generation for which iTunes purchases are a first option, the generation that can do everything on the phone (completely paper-free). But my dirty secret is that I do struggle to go digital.

Is #Contentmarketing #Fashionable?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 02.23.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Is it possible these two phrases, #Contentmarketing and #Fashionable are either too close in theory, or too far apart in actuality? What I mean is, they could be very closely aligned, or very far apart because they are terms used in different industries.

Staying Alive in a Digital World: A Talk With an Indie Bookstore Owner

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.08.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Fewer and fewer independent bookstores have survived the onslaught of online retailing. I thought it would be illuminating to talk with Annie Philbrick, co-owner of the Bank Square Bookstore.

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.

A Shoebox of Memories

David Sable | Posted 02.02.2014 | Media
David Sable

My father was not digital -- he didn't own a computer -- and, yes, you can find all kinds of archived references to him online -- but his life was always analog, plain and simple.

Kickstarter, the Golden Calf, and Galileo

David Sable | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
David Sable

To me it's a place where a '60s sensibility of commune meets and marries the power of the digital age. And the beauty of the Kickstarter model is that it builds on our human desire to be a part of something new and exciting.