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A Stanford University Debate: Transhumanism vs. Anarcho-Primitivism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Last Saturday night at Stanford University, I had the honor of publicly debating the world's leading anarcho-primitivist philosopher John Zerzan. As a transhumanist, I differ from Zerzan on just about every topic.

Being Asian In American Business

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

Asians have been fueling American high tech since the late 60's, and today the trend continues. The Asian mindset of humility and quietness puts many Asians into low paying jobs with long hours, which does a disservice to both their livelihoods and their respect.

Dana Liebelson

Republicans Could Be Gambling Silicon Valley's Support Over Net Neutrality

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

Republicans are courting Silicon Valley, eager to make inroads with tech companies and the millennials who love them. The Silicon Valley ethos overlap...

Why It Took So Long For Google And Facebook To Donate Cash To Ebola Fight

TIME | Jack Linshi | Posted 11.13.2014 | Impact

Until last week, there was one group largely missing from the list of Ebola donors: Silicon Valley companies. Facebook’s and Google’s donation ...

Dana Liebelson

The Internet's Man Of The Hour

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.14.2014 | Training

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, President Barack Obama went public with his support of an aggressive approach to protecting net neutrality. Shortly after tha...

Dana Liebelson

The Internet's Man Of The Hour

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, President Barack Obama went public with his support of an aggressive approach to protecting net neutrality. Shortly after tha...

Samantha Lachman

The Candidate Who Promised To 'Disrupt' Congress Couldn't Get Enough Bandwidth

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic attorney and former Obama administration official Ro Khanna had seemingly everything he needed to unseat Rep. Mike Honda (D) ...

Matt Sheehan

This Chinese City Is Becoming The Silicon Valley Of Hardware

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

SHENZHEN, China -- Chinese technology is chock-full of awkward analogies and misfit metaphors. The social network formerly known as "the Facebook of C...

Going Against the Flow: Andrew Levy, Co-Founder & CEO of Crittercism

Charu Sharma | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Andrew has been co-founder and CEO of Crittercism since 2011, where Andrew and his team provide the world's leading mobile application performance man...

Going Against the Flow: Lynn LeBlanc, CEO & Founder of HotLink

Charu Sharma | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Lynn LeBlanc is the CEO and Founder of HotLink, an award-winning startup in the virtualization and hybrid cloud space. In her 25-year career in enterp...

Writer Gets Readers to Pay Him to Edit his Manuscript

Keith Thomson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Keith Thomson

One of the hardest parts of the writing process is getting honest feedback. Close friends and family think nothing of lying in order to spare your feelings about as little as a poem. So they'll sooner tell you that your baby is ugly than that they didn't like the manuscript you've agonized over for two years.

The Pursuit of Civic Innovation ROI

Jeremy M. Goldberg | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Jeremy M. Goldberg

I believe the next year will reveal which of the array of civic innovations are here to stay as the next generation of public service for our nation's cities.

Five Ways Tech Companies Can Be More Family Friendly

Kelli Newman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Business
Kelli Newman

In honor of National Work and Family Month, the following are five suggestions for how tech companies can be more inclusive of workers with family obligations and, in the process, do a better job recruiting and retaining talented women.

What Does it Feel Like to Live Year Round in an RV?

Quora | Posted 10.22.2014 | Travel
Quora

I am a solo female living full-time in her (very) small RV for the past 4 months. Let me tell you what it feels like for me today, because my feelings on my decision varies greatly from day-to-day, and location-to-location.

Silicon Valley Must Join The Ebola Battle Before It Becomes A Matter Of Survival

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

The companies that succeed in solving the problems of pandemics will surely reap the large financial returns that Silicon Valley looks for. But the social returns will be far greater.

Will Silicon Valley Buy Hollywood?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If the charge for easy access to content is the data generated by the access, the platforms win. So why would Silicon Valley even consider buying the cow? It charges for transporting milk.

HBO Star's Painful Proposal Story Is Sure To Make You Smile

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weddings

TJ Miller, who currently stars in HBO's "Silicon Valley", has a warning for all the guys and gals out there who are planning to propose: it's harder t...

Dear Facebook, Please Don't Tell Women to Lean In to Egg Freezing

Jessica Cussins | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology
Jessica Cussins

What we need are family-friendly workplace policies, not giveaways that will encourage women to undergo invasive procedures in order to squeeze out more work for their beloved company under the guise of "empowerment."

This Is How We Diversify Silicon Valley

Van Jones | Posted 10.14.2014 | Black Voices
Van Jones

Today, Dr. King's dream feels in jeopardy. It is harder than ever to get a good job that pays a fair wage. Technology is transforming the economy in ways we cannot yet predict.

The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

Mark Weinstein | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The privacy revolution is here!

New York vs. Silicon Valley: What Are the Cultural Differences?

Quora | Posted 10.14.2014 | New York
Quora

I always say in brief: "New York is for the very young and very rich."

Urgent Bulletin: Stanford Team Runs Up Huge Score

Mark Steinberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Two Stanford University dropouts, Oliver Jefferson Hancock III and Schuyler Goldstein, have become the latest in a string of overnight Silicon Valley billionaires.

The Cute CEO: For Women, Does Cute + Sweet = C-Suite?

Marie Woolf | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Marie Woolf

So it's not just my imagination. Marissa Mayer clones seem to be showing up with increasing frequency in business media lately.

Will Art Silicon Valley Transform The Art World?

artnet | Posted 10.10.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on artnet News. By Eileen Kinsella Chul Hyun Ahn Untitled 617 Light Sculpture, plywood, LED lights, mirrors. Ph...

Silly Apps Aren't the Future of Tech

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

Advancing technologies make it possible to solve the problems of hunger, poverty, energy and education. But advances would happen faster if Silicon Valley's moguls woke up to the new reality and started focusing on big problems as well.