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The Coming of the Second Machine Age

Bill Teuber | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
Bill Teuber

If the first machine age was about the automation of manual labor and horsepower, the second machine age is about the automation of knowledge work.

Corporate Wrinkles in Snowden Saga May Prompt Brazil to Become More Vigilant

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 03.08.2014 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

At long last, Edward Snowden seems to have sparked a vital public debate about the U.S. national security state and its activities in South America. It may not be so easy, however, to disentangle the thorny web of corporate influence.

The Human Face of Big Data: An Interview with Rick Smolan

Phil Simon | Posted 06.16.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

Big Data is nothing less than fascinating, as many books on the subject evince. There are so many applications, so many facets of our lives that will ...

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Intel, Weapons Maker And 3 Others Team Up On Cybersecurity

Reuters | Andrea Shalal-Esa | Posted 12.24.2012 | Technology

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five U.S. technology companies, including top weapons maker Lockheed Martin Corp and chip m...

Occupy The World

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 01.06.2012 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

If we truly value humanity, life and all that it represents in its highest form, then we need to do all that we can to promote quality of life over the quantity of life.

Hackers Embarrass Security Company

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — The world's biggest maker of data storage computers on Thursday said that its security division has been hacked, and that the intrud...

Why "Data Computing" Is the Future ... Of Everything

Scott Yara | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Scott Yara

The potential impact of "data computing" cannot be overstated. Companies' ability to make data-driven decisions in real time is a trend that "has the potential to drive a radical transformation in research, innovation, and marketing."

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...