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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?

Emmett Till's Family Goes After Lil Wayne

Posted 05.01.2013 | Black Voices

Weeks following the loss of Rick Ross’ endorsement deal with Reebok, Grammy Award-winning rapper Lil Wayne is also facing a similar burden stemming ...

Social Media Is the Future

Ali Donzanti | Posted 06.28.2013 | Media
Ali Donzanti

I've been observing that while social media is rapidly expanding, there are those who embrace the new and others that are overwhelmed by it. Who knew social media would divide people?

Data Is The New Astrology

Maude Standish | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology
Maude Standish

With wearable technology, data will become the new astrology. We will use it to divine our personal futures and deconstruct our present. It will alter the "human ideal" and change the meaning of what we think of as "success."

Big Data Is Already Producing Big Results

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.24.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

When we hear the phrase "big data," we have to ask ourselves, "How big is big? What are we really talking about?" Let's take one of the largest retai...

The Future Is Coming: What's the U.S. Plan?

Bob Burnett | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The future is arriving faster than expected. According to a report by the National Intelligence Council, Global Trends 2030, 17 years from now the world will be remarkably different. How does America plan to deal with this change?

3 Trends in Leadership We Can't Afford to Ignore

David Peck | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
David Peck

I'm not a "futurist" -- although I've always thought that would be a great job. Even so, as I work to develop many different leaders among different organizations and industries simultaneously, I can't help but notice three under-invested areas in how we develop our emerging leaders.

Backcasting to the Future

Valerie Keller | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Valerie Keller

The impact of 'backcasting' is palpable and transformative. The biggest 'ah-ha' moment from immersing oneself in a future world is a striking awareness of the interdependencies of all systems.

Think Big...And Then Think Bigger

Daniel Burrus | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

However "big" you're thinking right now, it's probably too small. It's important to have big dreams for your future. After all, failing to plan is pl...

The Air We Breathe: China, Pollution and the EPA As it Awaits a New Director

Paul Gunther | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Paul Gunther

Any thought to the strategic trajectory of China and its according infrastructure must take into essential consideration the bleak reality of its environment. Polluted air is a threat to its widely perceived inevitability to equal and then surpass the economic and social edge of America.

Future Nostalgia in the Rush to Re-imagine the University

Jay Halfond | Posted 05.27.2013 | College
Jay Halfond

We seem to be at a crossroads, where costs cannot align with the public's ability and willingness to pay. Something has to give.

Taking Sides: Are the Humanities in Danger?

The Brown Daily Herald | Posted 05.26.2013 | College
The Brown Daily Herald

Since the late 1960s, the proportion of four-year college students focusing in the humanities has dropped more than 50 percent. Today, only 8 percent of college students in the United States pursue a degree in the humanities.

20 Plausible News Stories From 2020

Greg Jacobs | Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Jacobs

NYU's new president will have lowered tuition 10 percent since peak levels in 2016. The Village still hates the school, but sentiments are starting to change.

America's Mindless Destiny: The "American Federation"?

Glen Browder | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Glen Browder

Now I want to project where we're likely to end up if we stay on our current mindless course. For analytical purposes, I will stipulate four possible scenarios for our evolving Great Experiment -- Disintegration, Distortion, Transition, and Transformation.

Happy 7th Birthday, Twitter

Tim Mattingly | Posted 05.20.2013 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

On March 21, Twitter will turn seven-years-old. That's impressive. Seven years is a pretty short amount of time to become worth approximately $10 billion. When I turned seven, I was worth approximately one holographic Charizard.

It's Time to End the War Between the Young and the Old!

Daniel Burrus | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

In every organization worldwide, there is an unspoken war between the young and the old. The younger workers look at the older ones and think, "They j...

Abundance

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 05.20.2013 | World
Ricardo B. Salinas

Is it possible that advancing technology will permit us to end poverty, sickness, and other serious problems?

Dead Prez Return With New Album at SXSW

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.15.2013 | Black Voices
Shira Lazar

Even though it's been a while since the duo released a full album, M1 assures us that they've been hard at work, putting out mixtapes, working on their "Turn Off the Radio" series and Stic dropping his workout album.

Google Executive Chairman's 3 World-Changing Predictions

Robert Lockard | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Robert Lockard

What will our world look like 10 years from now? Will we finally have the flying cars and mechanical maids The Jetsons promised us? Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman and former CEO of Google, has some possible answers in his new book.