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Are We Preparing Graduates for the Past or the Future?

Carol J. Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Carol J. Carter

We cannot be certain which specific skills the future will demand, but we can be certain that the ever-changing world will require people to navigate uncertain territory, often without a compass.

Visualizing the Future of Technology With Ron Erickson

Russell C. Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Russell C. Smith

Ron Erickson is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the high technology, telecommunications, micro-computer, and digital media industries. Mr. Erickson is also the founder of Visualant, Inc.

Long-term Business Success Means Seeing the Future

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

To ensure long-term success, you must engage in a comprehensive examination of your business that includes evaluating the past and "visioning" the future. This process involves what you have done and what you need to do to ensure that it has the "legs" to sustain itself.

Google Glass: The Future of Us

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

When I wear Google Glass, people tell me I look like one of the Borg -- a fictional alien collective, from the Star Trek franchise, comprised of cyber...

Things We Wish We'd Known About College

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Literally, Darling

Remember that college is for you. It's not for your friends. It's not for your family (though if they are helping foot the bill, you do owe them some respect). It's for you. Don't make so many decisions for other people that you forget to make them for yourself

The Cloud-Enabled Transformation of Enterprise IT

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Thanks to exponential advances in processing power, bandwidth, and storage (what I call the three change accelerators), the business environment is un...

Miley Cyrus Gets 'Real' With Future

Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

After collaborating for the "BANGERZ" song "My Darlin,'" Miley Cyrus and Future have teamed again, this time with the addition of British artist Mr. H...

Going Public: The American Commonwealth

Harry Boyte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Harry Boyte

Civic revitalization is needed inside institutions and also beyond them, in renewing concern for the shared public world. We need to remember that the American promise is a commonwealth democracy, built and sustained by the labors of all.

What Now: It Still Takes Too Long and Costs Too Much

Margaret Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Margaret Anderson

It's not difficult to build a case that the federal government shutdown was just one more straw on the camel's back for medical research and innovation in the United States.

The Future of 3D Printing

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.30.2013 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

I have been writing about 3D Printing (also called Additive Manufacturing) for over 20 years. At first the technology was used for rapid prototyping. ...

Engaged?

CBS News | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices

Ciara's future is Future: The R&B singer and the rapper-producer are engaged....

Tea and Sympathy

Atiba Madyun | Posted 12.17.2013 | DC
Atiba Madyun

Thousands of federal employees returned to work this morning as the 2013 #GovernmentShutdown ended. With the damage left by the tea party, a small f...

Are We Observing Extraterrestrial Intelligence Without Realizing It?

Cadell Last | Posted 12.17.2013 | Science
Cadell Last

Major breakthroughs in the sciences can come from ideas that at first seem bizarre... even impossible. But the universe has also proved to be stranger than we ever imagined.

Naked Alien Miley Cyrus Cozies Up To Rapper

Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment

Miley Cyrus featured the rapper Future on her latest album, "Bangerz," and now, with the upcoming release of his album "Honest," Future is returning t...

Customizing Your Relationship

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Next, compare your actual relationship -- as it now exists -- to the one that you have visualized. Identify every specific thing you can that separates where you now are, from what you have envisioned as ideal.

Drake Fires Rapper For Not Liking His Album

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

Drake kicks off his North American tour this week but days before his first show, he is trying to fire one of his opening acts. The 26-year-old rapper...

Humanity, Policy, Making Things and Etsy's Future

Caterina Fake | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Caterina Fake

I like to think of my work as making technology more human. This is why I became interested in Etsy. Etsy helps work be more human -- you can stay at home and work alongside your kids -- and it makes commerce more personal.

Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Today

Shelly Palmer | Posted 12.14.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Tomorrow will not be like today. Today you will experience the slowest rate of technological change in your lifetime. Tomorrow, it will be faster and ...

Kevin Barry. Read Him.

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

Two books positively straining at their bindings are in your local bookstore right now; pick them up, and you'll be glad you did.

The 4 Letter Word That Leads You Astray

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

In order to endure the pain you must be able to sit with it, not avoid it. No one wants to be in pain, but remember that pain can also be a lesson, an opportunity to learn, grown and change.

AK-9

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

I want to share a vision of where we are heading, as a world. When I say "vision," I don't mean to say that I literally saw something. I just mean to say that I want to share some thoughts on where we might be heading as a world.

What Michelangelo Can Teach Us about Innovation and Competition

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.09.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

On a recent trip to Italy I had the opportunity to visit both Florence and Rome, and to see the work of some of history's greatest artists, includin...

America - The Gateway to Humanity's Future?

Lorna Byrne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I am told America will play a huge role in the evolution of mankind. That from America will come many of the ideas and initiatives that will create a better world and will help unify countries. The angels tell me America is supposed to be a beacon of hope for the world.

Is DIY Neuroscience the Future of Education?

Maude Standish | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Maude Standish

Though online courses have existed for some time, recently they have become more broadly accepted by students as a reputable way to learn.

Can Google Defeat Aging?

Cadell Last | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Cadell Last

Scientific theories and ideas related to the potential future of genetics, robotics, artificial intelligence, the Internet, and nanotechnology are not currently taken seriously by the majority of people. I think that is all about to change.