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On Seeing Online: Archive and Artifice

Annie Buckley | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Annie Buckley

In the midst of ever-expanding technical capacities for artifice, it is surprising -- and gratifying -- how much of online art is still, in many respects, genuine.

Correcting the Record

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 07.08.2014 | Small Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

The world is revolving more and more around search results. Google, Bing, Yahoo -- all return slightly different results for any search (so don't neglect to check all of them). What really matters is that you are presented prominently and at your best.

Higher Ed Slims Down

Kitty Dare | Posted 07.02.2014 | Education
Kitty Dare

Higher education in America fails mostly for the same reason people get fat. It takes a lot of hard work to be successful no matter how you go about it. But there are options.

The Mobile Boom Is Here: Deliver the Best Experience, No Matter the Device

Jim Yu | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Jim Yu

With mobile set to become the dominant conduit for online traffic in the next few years, it's time for all marketers to get seriously strategic when it comes to configuring mobile sites.

Here Are 80 Reasons To Be Mad At Netflix Right Now

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment

When Rocky said, "Cut me, Mick," he probably didn't mean like this. To welcome in July, Netflix is cutting around 80 movies from its catalogue, and...

A MOOC By Any Other Name

John M. Eger | Posted 07.01.2014 | Education
John M. Eger

MOOCS are forcing us to think about online education, which is already here and here to stay. Call them MOOCS, called them distant learning initiatives, call them blended learning courses... the revolution has begun.

Wall St West? What You Can Learn From A Financial Services New Media Start-Up In Silicon Valley

April Rudin | Posted 06.16.2014 | Media
April Rudin

I suddenly realized that it no longer felt novel to be turning virtual pages on a tiny lit up screen, checking out a conversation between people I'd never met about a story I wrote, in real time. "New media," I realized, is already old.

Every Marketing Campaign Lives or Dies on this Foundation

Lee Traupel | Posted 06.06.2014 | Small Business
Lee Traupel

A buyer persona is the go to foundation of all your outbound marketing activities. Think of this "exercise" as core marketing strategy, enabling your business to build out tactical go to marketing processes downstream that map to the needs of the profile you have developed.

Back to School

Dana King | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy
Dana King

A few weeks ago, I went back to school. Since I've got two boys, a gas guzzling SUV and hate to wear a bra, I opted for online classes. I actually tur...

What's Really Wrong With Google?

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 07.20.2014 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Computers can do amazing things, but Google's algorithms are about exciting as grandpa's decrepit old shovel caked with dried up -- manure.

5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Forget

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Christopher Norris

Entrepreneurs have a lot on their brains, but not minding the right thing can be disastrous for business. While maintaining the grind, here are five acronyms to keep in mind.

The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.11.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

I told the crew that I had created this game, and not only did they not believe me, they didn't care. Just wanting to play, one of the kids threw me the ball.

Warrior's Death a Blow to an Already Devastated WWE Fan

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Norris

Lifelong fans of WWE have been completely deflated as tragic news breaks that the man who played the Ultimate Warrior passed away Tuesday evening at the age of 54.

5 Reasons To Hire A Divorce Lawyer Instead Of Doing It Online

Brendan Lyle | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
Brendan Lyle

Here are five reasons why it may be better to hire a lawyer instead of trying to handle it yourself online.

Online Piracy Finally In the Crosshairs

William Buckley Jr. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
William Buckley Jr.

On March 13, the Congressional Subcommittee on copyright reform held hearings on proposed revisions to the DMCA, Digital Millennium Copyright Act. T...

WATCH: Millennials Powering Social Commerce

Shawn Amos | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Brands now have about 76 million reasons to get their social media houses in order. Millennials - those born from around 1980 to 2000 - are making s...

Activists Seek to Impeach Philly's First Black D.A.

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.19.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

Seth Williams, who was hired by the citizens of Philadelphia to prosecute the guilty as well as protect the innocent in his role as District Attorney, is not very popular these days; in fact some of his bosses, the taxpayers, are calling for his job.

U No Read, Me No Write

Melody Moezzi | Posted 04.14.2014 | Comedy
Melody Moezzi

Until recently, no editor ever encouraged me to write for the skimming, scanning, browsing, not-actually-reading "reader."

Values: The Foundations for Negotiating Digital Citizenship

Danya Braunstein | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Danya Braunstein

Digital citizenship is a dynamic process of reflection and revision, and requires active participation from all parties to adapt the guidelines to constant changes within the digital environment.

For Some of Us, WWW = IRL

Paul Fidalgo | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology
Paul Fidalgo

It's not so much that I use the Web as some kind of giant confessional with "like" buttons, but that I can just relax a bit more and talk about even boring and trivial things about myself. I even find it easier to be curious about others and their own trivialities, which I rarely am in physical space. I can breathe.

How The Internet Can Transform Your Business

Posted 01.25.2014 | Small Business

An online presence has become vital to reaching and connecting with customers. If you are not utilizing web tools to ensure the correct information ab...

Cybersecurity Industry Interview With Marsh's Matt McCabe: Part One

Brian E. Finch | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology
Brian E. Finch

Specifically, in this interview, we delve issues concerning the cybersecurity insurance market, explaining risks, policies and costs.

Women in Business: Q&A with Janis Kupferer, Founder of SocialJane.com

Laura Dunn | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Janis Kupferer is the Founder of SocialJane.com, a women's only friendship website. SocialJane.com enables its 30,000+ users the chance to find compat...

9 Festive Films To Stream This Holiday Season

Posted 12.25.2013 | Entertainment

There's no shortage of movies to get you in the holiday spirit. Months ahead of the Christmas, mega-marathons of holiday films start appearing on TV, ...

Are You Enough? Kye Allums Thinks So

J Mase III | Posted 02.16.2014 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

Project I Am Enough wants to know what you value about yourself, your journey and how to make that story speak to countless others. What this project proves is that just as it takes a village to raise us, sometimes it truly takes a village to hear.