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Technology Today Is More Therapeutic Than Diagnostic

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.07.2014 | 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 07.31.2014 | 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 07.23.2014 | 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 07.21.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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.

Why Your Employee Referral Program Sucks Without Mobile

Ziv Eliraz | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Ziv Eliraz

Since mobile capabilities streamline the way you live -- especially when you want information quickly and easily -- it only makes sense to apply the same concepts to your hiring strategy, particularly your employee referral program.

Why Behavior Change Apps Fail to Change Behavior

Nir Eyal | Posted 09.16.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

Imagine walking into a busy mall when someone approaches you with an open hand. "Would you have some coins to take the bus, please?" he asks. But in this case, the person is not a panhandler. The beggar is a PhD.

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...

Take a Listen! It's Not Journalism, It's Just Another App

Marie Woolf | Posted 08.17.2013 | Media
Marie Woolf

Broadcast is not blogging, news media is not New Media, and serious reporting is not riffing. Considering the age and attention span of the mobile and smartphone demographic, why is media in such a panic to cater to them?

Smart Strategies To Keep Technology From Stressing You Out

meQuilibrium | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Your device isn't evil in and of itself. But it can run roughshod over you if you let it. Here are some strategies to keep your phone, tablet, laptop, and everything else from wrecking your mood and your day.