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The Beauty I Found in 36 Hours With No Cell Phone, Laptop or TV

Janie Porter | Posted 11.21.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

During this day, I realized how much the Internet is a crutch for my to-do list. My calendar is on my laptop, emails are the language of business, Facebook is central to my social life and Pinterest is my hub for dinner recipes. It felt rewarding to find ways around that dependence.

Everything You Need to Know About the Internet of Things

Jacob Morgan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

A few months ago I wrote a post called, "A Simple Explanation Of The Internet Of Things" where I tried to provide some clarity around what this new connected world means for all of us.

Digital Citizenship Week: Share Awesome Online

Otha Thornton | Posted 12.28.2014 | Parents
Otha Thornton

Given how ubiquitous technology is, and with kids getting more tech-savvy than ever and new gadgets, social media platforms and apps being released every day, keeping children safe online is very important.

An Open Letter: Let's Get More Sophisticated on Screen Time Policy

Daniel Donahoo | Posted 12.28.2014 | Parents
Daniel Donahoo

Rather than taking an approach that makes parents feel guilty whenever their children engage with screens, we need to support and build skills in parents that support children to help them understand how we best use and manage children's engagement with screens and technology.

The Government Acts Against StealthGenie

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.01.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Founder & CTO Ziklag Systems Two US Assistant United States Attorneys, Kevin Mikolashek and Jay Prabhu have f...

Technology Today Is More Therapeutic Than Diagnostic

Gil Laroya | Posted 10.07.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

It's up to today's programmers, developers, inventors and technologists to steer the direction of therapeutic technology. They can develop tech for the good of society, or they can hack tech for their own selfish goals.

Talking to Each Other: The Next Hot Thing

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

We have become so used to spending time and attention on what comes up on the screens of our devices, that we actually develop a "relationship" with our devices.

Apple Continues to Hop Along With Revamped Offerings

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

As much as Apple remains the technology king, there are people like me who long for the days when the Apple conferences were actual product launch events. The excitement of learning what the latest and greatest Apple device was kept techies on the edges of their seats.

Digitally Present... Physically Absent?

Shruti Eva Saini | Posted 09.20.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Shruti Eva Saini

Digital connection fosters human connection. To the point where it sometimes becomes difficult to have the latter without the former enabling it. That's a pretty profound place for us, a society of social connectors, to be in.

Do Mobile Devices Affect Kids' Health?

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 09.06.2014 | Parents
Suren Ramasubbu

All of us are constantly exposed to the radio frequency fields around these devices. The health effects of such sustained and repeated exposure is still being studied, with mixed results.

The Supreme Court Rules With a Caveat in the Wings: Is Your Smartphone Public or Private?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 08.27.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

It appears that Chief Justice Roberts feels that if a social media company states that they have access to view and analyze your posts, content, and relationships, then that ought to be fair game for the government (and law enforcement), too.

How Will Your Apps Behave In iOS 8?

Adit Shukla | Posted 08.18.2014 | Huffpost Code
Adit Shukla

Apple revealed some of the most exciting changes to iOS in years at WWDC recently. With an unprecedented number of possibilities of where apps could go, what is this going to all mean for the average user?

The Global Search for Education: Which Digital Device Is Best?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

If you're not aware of the hottest current digital device debate, you're probably not a parent or an educator.

What Whets Your Late Night App-etite

Lisa Mercurio | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mercurio

This is not another article about what to eat and what not to eat at bedtime. It is, however, about what you consume. You and your brain, that is.

The Double Edged Sword That is The Casual User

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Casual users are necessary breed of tech consumer. They are the dreamers of the end user crowd -- the "what if" types who think about putting wings on...

7 Types Of Parents I Can't Stand

John Willey | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
John Willey

I don't like parents who pigeonhole others into certain categories of parenting. They are the ones who think they are better than everyone else, like they have been a parent for almost 10 years or something so they think they know everything.

Information in the Fast Lane

Danny Chan | Posted 05.11.2014 | Technology
Danny Chan

This access to information will help bring our world to a new and unique opportunity to share and innovate. It's going to be an exciting time in our lives.

TV, Tech And The New Frontier

Mychelle Mollot | Posted 05.11.2014 | Technology
Mychelle Mollot

Consumption of video on mobile devices has grown so rapidly that advertising and marketing executives now have an opportunity to convey a message ten times more powerful than traditional written content.

Technology Is Developing Its Own Push

Gil Laroya | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

It seems that we human beings just can't get enough of technology. But as many technology futurists have noted, it won't be long before technology will be beating on our doors, instead of us going out looking for it. Look out, the rise of the machines is becoming reality.

Denial is not a Mobile Security Strategy

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by J. Thomas Malatesta, COO Ziklag Systems Mobile device users and their organizations cannot continue to hide their naiveté under the g...

Winning The Distraction Marathon

Anthony Foxx | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Anthony Foxx

As much as mobile devices can keep families connected, there is one place where they can disconnect families permanently. And that's on the road.

GEN Y Does Not Want to Hear About BYOD Security Measures

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen Increasingly in the United States and around the world individuals use smartphones, and smart tablets, for personal ...

What's Happening to Us?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Rubinstein

Let me begin by saying I have a desktop, a laptop, a tablet, an e-reader and a smartphone. I use them all and think they're great technologic advances...

Is Big Data Shrinking Customer Engagement?

Robert Hall | Posted 10.15.2013 | Business
Robert Hall

The big question for customers regarding sharing information: Are providers demonstrating enough value and trust to warrant the risk and nuisance of more data and more engaged relationships?

Disrupted Explores Marketing's Massive Shakeup

Dennis Miller | Posted 10.09.2013 | College
Dennis Miller

The newest generation of consumers has blown traditional marketing to smithereens. According to PR expert Stefan Pollack in his book Disrupted, the "iGen" generation are those born after 1994 and have never known life without computers and mobile devices.