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Facebook's Experiment Reveals A Much Deeper Problem With The Internet Today

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 07.08.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

It's not hard to demonize Facebook for their actions, but this problem is the same with every major company on the Internet today. The current relationship between consumers and Internet companies is unsustainable.

The Future of Shopping Looks Like a High-Flying Ride

Mike Cassidy | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology
Mike Cassidy

Just as flying cars will have their drawbacks (crashes will hurt a lot more, insurance premiums will be higher, sticker prices, too), there are potential downsides to consumption super-charged by technology.

Disappointed With Your Email Marketing Results? Try Personalizing Your Subject Line

Jayson DeMers | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Jayson DeMers

Standing out in a customer's inbox is becoming harder than ever, thanks to increasingly discerning email users. Today's savvy consumer is often checking email on mobile devices while on the go, searching subject lines and sender names for the few items worth reading.

The Child, Not the File

Preston Smith | Posted 04.14.2014 | Education
Preston Smith

As educators, we should have the courage to revisit our approaches to serving all kids, including students with special needs, and be willing to boldly innovate so that we can offer students the support they need to succeed while being challenged.

Moving Beyond Generalized Lifestyle Intervention Into Personalized Lifestyle Medicine

Deanna Minich, Ph.D. | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Deanna Minich, Ph.D.

At first, I was a bit surprised to see this conclusion. After all, how can anyone argue with the therapeutic impact of lifestyle -- the basics of healthy eating and increased physical activity -- for the reduction of chronic disease?

Personalizing Your Wedding: 6 Tips From a {Newlywed} DIY Diva

Lindsay Simone Meirowitz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Weddings
Lindsay Simone Meirowitz

As a DIY blogger, perpetual crafter, and recent newlywed, I've devised my top six tips for personalizing your wedding... one DIY project at a time.

Now You Can Create Your Own Magazine With Flipboard

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.27.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Flipboard unveiled a major upgrade to its iOS app on Wednesday, including the ability to create your own magazine. It's a natural progression for the app that now goes from a consumption platform to a creation one as well.

Have We Lost Sight of the Human Behind the Screen?

Laura Simpson | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology
Laura Simpson

As more and more of our interactions are conducted via a mobile screen, to what extent is our intense relationship with our devices influencing our personal relationships and even our personalities?

5 Retail Technology Approaches to Combat Showrooming

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Andrew Cherwenka

A growing number of shoppers are researching their purchases in-store then buying later online, which would be fine if the sale went to that retailer. But when it goes to Amazon or a competitor, it means the store served as an unpaid showroom.

Top Retail Buzzwords for 2013: Omnichannel, Personalization, Mobile

Andrew Cherwenka | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Andrew Cherwenka

A record 27,000 retailers and technology vendors converged in NYC this week for the National Retail Federation's Big Show. On the heels of a modest holiday retail season -- up only 3 percent year over year -- three keywords dominated.

When It Comes to Politics, Intelligence Squared Is Closing Our Minds: Google and Facebook Do Not the Internet Make

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.23.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Intelligence Squared suggested that "When It Comes To Politics, The Internet Is Closing Our Minds," I suggest that sites like eVoter will be changing our actions.

Bianca Bosker

Zite CEO: The Web Is Outgrowing Search

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

The Internet is outgrowing search engines. So says Mark Johnson, CEO of Zite, an iPad app that labels itself a “personalized magazine” deliveri...