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Do You Know Your Future Self? Your Health Depends On It

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Research shows that if you are disconnected from an idea of yourself in the future, you are more likely to be a victim of temporal discounting when it comes to health behavior.

Children and Families, Media and Play: The Five Minute Futurist

David Kleeman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Media
David Kleeman

The coming years will look like the late '90s TV "gold rush," when companies staked out channel space in the expanding multi-channel universe. This time, though, the prospectors will mine distinctive content that can woo audiences in the "over the top" TV market.

A Robotic Future

Fueled | Posted 09.02.2013 | Technology
Fueled

Where there is the need for something, innovation has consistently filled the void. I do not doubt that if the GF2045's Avatar Project can be actualized and it can be agreed upon that this is the next necessary step for humankind, we will adapt to this too.

Connecting Everyone to Our National Parks

Neil Mulholland | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Neil Mulholland

Although our national parks are increasingly accessible -- more than 70 are in urban areas and most are within 100 miles of a city -- the parks have struggled to engage growing urban and multicultural populations.

Neither Fast Nor Furious: Part 2

Jeff Valdez | Posted 09.01.2013 | Latino Voices
Jeff Valdez

For years there was what ad agencies called an "ethnic budget" created to cater to all "non-white" people in America. Some marketers are now going as far as to say that Hispanics don't need a special budget, as they are now part of the "Mainstream."

Prescription for Happiness: Living WithOUT Intention

Nancy Colier | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

There are consequences to our belief that we need to do something to get to happy, to now, and to the place where we can finally stop trying to get anywhere. For one thing, any happiness we achieve this way will be a temporary fix.

Intelligent Machines Will Make Their Own Decisions

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.26.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

We are now experiencing a tsunami of information washing over us--over every single business and person--because we're making more and more things con...

Welcome to the Digital State

Faris Yakob | Posted 08.20.2013 | Books
Faris Yakob

This is the essence of digital, binary at its core, on and off states, the intellectual foundation of logic. But in our increasingly digital state, things aren't that simple.

Convos With My 2 Year Old: Interview With Creators About Viral Success (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.20.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Convos With My 2 Year Old" is the hottest new web series of 2013, and we really wanted to speak with the star - 2 year old Coco. Unfortunately, she...

Digital Fire: Give Us This Day Our Daily Tech

Russell C. Smith | Posted 08.19.2013 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

The Internet poses two questions to people every day: What are you wishing (searching) for right now? How much change (acceleration) can a culture end...

For College Grads, Friendly Advice and Tender Warnings

Andrew Lam | Posted 08.15.2013 | College
Andrew Lam

I entered college with one particular set of blueprints and left it with a totally different sense of direction, one that for the first time in my life was something of my own choosing. I didn't do it while being a student. I did it afterward.

Harness the Power of Visual Communications

Daniel Burrus | Posted 08.06.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

When I say "visual communications," you might think I'm referring to video conferencing, which has been around for a long time and is most often used ...

A Future Where Everyone Is a Startup

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

Our economy is going through a structural change and the job market will never be the same. The most valuable skills of the future will be those that can't be outsourced automated. Everyone should view themselves as entrepreneurs.

Review: Moga Pro Game Controller for Android

Turnstyle | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology
Turnstyle

by Kent Foster The Moga Pro game controller for Android devices aims to take mobile gaming to the next level, and with the exception of some minor...

Mobility Takes a Swipe at Jobs

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

The rapid acceleration of technology has changed the way that people work, communicate and live their lives. As a result mainstream careers have changed and will continue to change.

How the 3D Web Will Transform Your Business

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Have you heard about 3D web yet? Notice I didn't say 3D television where you have to wear those special glasses. I'm referring to browsing the Interne...

Future: Lil Wayne Brought Positive Energy To The Emmett Till Lyric

Posted 05.20.2013 | Black Voices

I never thought it would get so much attention. But I think overall with the whole situation, he did bring light in a positive way to what happened [t...

I Only Have One Thing to Say to Jeff Bliss

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 07.14.2013 | Impact
Nicholas Ferroni

As a teacher who is an innovative and outspoken advocate for education and educators, and who takes his profession very seriously, I have only one thing to say to Jeff Bliss and his now historic rant: Bravo, Jeff.

Competitive Advantage Is Increasingly Determined By Your Data

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

We're starting to see that any company's competitive advantage is increasingly determined by the quality of the data they have and how they're using t...

PepsiCo Drops Lil Wayne

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- PepsiCo says it cutting ties with Lil Wayne after the rapper made a crude reference to civil rights martyr Emmett Till in a song. Lil Way...

Till Family Shoots Down Weezy's Open Letter

Posted 05.03.2013 | Black Voices

Following the release of Lil Wayne’s open letter apology to the family of Emmett Till for his controversial lyric on Future’s “Karate Chop (Remi...

Weezy Bares It All In Apology Letter

Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

After two months of backlash stemming from the controversial lyric he dropped on Future’s “Karate Chop (Remix),”, Lil Wayne has finally made ame...

A Time for Re-Calibration

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

In times of need, new solutions come into existence. We need to prepare for the structural changes that will accommodate these new developments. Instead of lingering in the stagnant swamps of static thought, we should be acquiring an evolutionary perspective.

Create an Integrated Big Data Strategy To Win Big Now!

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Big data in and of itself doesn't do a company much good. The key is to couple that data with high-speed data analytics in order to be able to make re...

The Future of Humanity: Humanity's Identity Crises

The European Magazine | Posted 06.30.2013 | Technology
The European Magazine

What does it mean to be a human? Can there be more than one kind of human? In fact, what exactly is a human?