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A Powerful New Tool to Help Track Deforestation

Andrew Dudley | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Andrew Dudley

A remarkable achievement in computing power and one that for the first time, brought to life a historical time-lapse of the Earth's surface.

Art Versus Tech in San Francisco

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 09.16.2014 | San Francisco
Stephen Tanenbaum

Art and tech are not in competition with each other. The art market stands at a momentous turning point. Thanks to e-commerce and social media, the old isolated gallery world no longer dictates an artist's success.

I'm Quitting Google in 10 Days: In Search of Me, Myself and I

Michael Peggs | Posted 09.16.2014 | Technology
Michael Peggs

What I know now is that you'll never reach your potential until you assume some level of risk. It doesn't have to be your job, but leave something behind starting today. Stop holding on to what's good enough and make room for what's great.

Gov 2.0 Has Reached Criticality

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

As they say, we have come a long way. Whether in government or out; whether an inventor, an engineer, an app designer, a government official, a new media department head; whether in business, government or academia.

(VIDEO) Google's Chip Hall Reveals 'The Programmatic Playbook'

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

COLOGNE, Germany - Google's DoubleClick Ad Exchange buyer development head thinks he has the recipe to create "a very nice virtuous cycle where every...

How Big Data Enables Economic Harm to Low-Income Consumers

Nathan Newman | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
Nathan Newman

While this data unquestionably increases the efficiency of the economy in numerous ways, what is in question is whether consumers are ultimately benefitting significantly from those productivity gains or whether that surplus is being largely captured by these "big data platforms."

Book Review: Dataclysm

Phil Simon | Posted 09.14.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

Many books have been written about Big Data, and I'm the author of two of them. While the topic is well trodden, we understand far less about what companies are actually doing with this information.

Ten Ways to be a Mythic Content Whisperer

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Rule #1 - blog with the absolute best content you can produce, don't waste valuable time or resources on social media until your business has 30-50 blog posts completed.

(VIDEO) Google's Ben Barokas: Data Is King In Video Boom

Andy Plesser | Posted 09.11.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

COLOGNE, Germany -- If "data is the new oil" when it comes to advertising, Google is sitting on a geyser - but it's happy to let customers tap rivals'...

5 Million Gmail Usernames And Associated Passwords Leaked

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

It's time to change your Gmail password -- again. Around 5 million Gmail usernames and associated passwords were leaked on a Russian Internet foru...

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Read More: Google, Congress, Ipcc Report, Department of Defense, Peru, Fracking, Austin, E.O. Wilson, Greenpeace, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Christiana Figueres, Ban Ki-Moon, Friends of the Earth, Scotland, Discrimination, National Renewable Energy Lab, Al Gore, Lester Brown, Bill Mckibben, San Francisco, Pentagon, Jeffrey Sachs, Copenhagen 2009, Microsoft, Russian Roulette, Nsa Spying, Schleswig-Holstein, Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral, Prince Charles, Jimmy Carter, National Security Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, World War II, Co2 Emissions, Seismic Testing, Costa Rica, President Obama, Tokelau, Penn State University, South Dakota, Iceland, Solar Energy, Communities of Color, Fossil Fuels, Poland, Slavery, Munich, Wave Power, Justice, Sweden, Nsa, Civil War, Ipcc, Plan B, Denmark, New York City, Energy Efficiency, Segregation, Keystone XL Pipeline, Jfk, Mass Extinction, Iowa, Coal Plants, Co2, White House, Children, Epa, Michael Mann, Conservation, House Republicans, Civil Rights, Mountaintop Removal, Germany, National Security, Asthma, Generation Change, Forests, Copenhagen, People's Climate March, Moon Landing, Climate, Electric Vehicles, Keystone Pipeline, Industrial Hemp, Barack Obama, Deutsche Bank, Cia, Climate Justice, Deepwater Drilling, Green Industrial Revolution, James Hansen, China, Organic Farming, Mass Transit, Un Climate Summit, United Nations, Renewable Energy, Phillipines, US Energy, Desmond Tutu, Paris, Tar Sands, House Democrats, Kyoto Protocol, China Greenhouse Gases, Stanford University, Boulder Colorado, Zero Emissions, Arctic Drilling, Civil Rights Movement, Carbon Dioxide, Maldives, Wind Energy, Climate Chaos, Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, Keystone XL, British Labour Party, Jim Crow, Wall Street, Angel Gurria, Bicycles, Tidal Power, Geothermal Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Green News
Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

Watching the iWatch and the Battle for the Smart Home

Beverly Macy | Posted 09.10.2014 | Technology
Beverly Macy

Big news yesterday as Apple shows the world how it's done. The results? A (free) U2 album on iTunes; a larger screen; paving the way for mobile payments; and, of course, the long-awaited iWatch.

What Your First Step In Digital Marketing Should Be

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.11.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Think your business is 'too complicated' for an app or there isn't 'an app for that' yet? Go get a sobriety test.

The Kids Will Be Alright: 'Beating' Autism

Daniel Griffin, Ph.D. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel Griffin, Ph.D.

If "hope" was a drug, the worst addicts would be parents. Proof came in a recent New York Times Magazine cover story, "The Kids Who Beat Autism," wh...

Hustle & Code: Why We're Building FLYCLIQUE

Jamal Simmons | Posted 09.10.2014 | Small Business
Jamal Simmons

When it comes to tech companies that have been funded by venture capital, the most recent study shows that 87 percent of the founders of tech companies that have been funded by venture capital are white; 1 percent African American; and less than 1 percent Latino.

Google Helps Convert Old Oil Field Into Solar Power Plant

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is helping to convert a one-time oil field into a solar power plant. The Internet search company is providing ...

Google's EU Antitrust Woes Extended

AP | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust body is again rejecting Google's offer to settle a case claiming it abuses its dominant position in I...

PayPal Co-Founder: 'Monopolies Are Great Companies. Super Competitive Ones Are Not'

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.08.2014 | World

Peter Thiel, an entrepreneur and investor, co-founded PayPal and the data analytics firm Palantir Technologies. He made the first outside Facebook inv...

5 Key Tactics for Improving Your Marketing Platform Strategy

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business today, regardless of size needs a marketing platform strategy to get your content "heard" on the right social channel.

Test Any Business Idea for Less Than $400

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.08.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

You've got a great idea for a new store, app or restaurant. Should you quit your job and invest before doing basic marketing research? It's amazing how many businesses are started on a hunch or feeling. Instead, budget $400 in some general digital marketing tactics to test the waters out by doing the following.

Google To Refund Parents $19 Million For Kids' In-App Purchases

AP | Mae Anderson | Posted 09.04.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made v...

10 Creative Ways to Use Lists to Improve Your Content Marketing Strategy

Lee Traupel | Posted 09.03.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

Lists are everywhere and the headlines with lists are proliferating faster than rabbits imbibing unlimited amounts of Jack Daniels.

Is Visa Waiver Program a Pipeline for Terrorism?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Georgianne Nienaber

There is no doubt that the Visa Waiver Program merits a national discussion free from partisan politics. Terrorists have already used the VWP to gain access to soft targets. Whether additional security measures would have prevented their entry is the $64 million question.

OKCupid, That's OKStupid

Mark Weinstein | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I believe we have already and will continue to see real change in the coming years as users take back the Internet and hold service providers more accountable for their actions.

As 'Time' Goes By

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.31.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Is my one-time favorite magazine going the way of the dodo bird? What's to become of TIME after it was cut loose from a corporate tether tied to a sought-after prize?