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9 Tech Tips for Long-Distance Dating: A Tinder Success Story

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 08.14.2014 | Technology
Caitlin Roberson

Distance sucks, but I treat my relationship as an utmost priority, the same way I treat everything else that matters most to me in life. Being busy is no excuse to bury your relationship on your priority list.

A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

4 Ways To Get To Know Your Random Roomie Before Move-in

| Posted 07.28.2014 | Teen

by Danielle Jackson Meeting your roommate for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. Having a random roommate invites the possibility o...

How Skype Visits from 17 Artists Transformed a Summer School Art Appreciation Class

John Seed | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts
John Seed

It has been a number of years since I last taught a summer school class -- California's recent budget woes have been tough on community colleges -- so...

3 Things To Consider Before Relocating With Your Kids

Caroline Choi | Posted 08.04.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

In the heat of your divorce, have you thought about possibly moving your children to another city, state or even country? Whatever your reason, there are important things to consider before you make a decision to move away with your children.

Back to School

Dana King | Posted 08.03.2014 | 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...

Skype Translator Will Let You Speak To Anyone -- Even If They Speak Another Language

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology

Language barriers are about to be broken way down. Microsoft showed off its Skype Translator feature at the inaugural Code Conference in Rancho Pal...

Feds May Be Looking To Bail On Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.23.2014 | Technology

Net neutrality is not dead. But it may be about to take a big blow to the head. The Wall Street Journal has a foreboding scoop that provides detail...

Now, Even Texting Is In Your Rear View Mirror...

April Rudin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

The mobile apps young people use today will likely be obsolete not long from now. But those who keep up with the dizzying pace of technology evolution will be much better prepared to engage with clients at their level and in a way they can appreciate.

11 Travel Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

Aly Walansky | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Aly Walansky

Several years into an increasingly busy travel and lifestyles writing career, I've managed to still avoid getting an international plan on my phone or paying roaming charges. I've survived with copious amounts of research and some pretty awesome apps. Here are some of my favorites!

The Power of Skype to Inspire a New Generation of STEM

Heather Heenehan | Posted 03.11.2014 | Science
Heather Heenehan

Over the past few months I have had the opportunity to use and explore Skype in the Classroom and to witness its incredible power to inspire students throughout the disciplines.

Tech Start-Ups & Human Rights: Four Lessons

Christine Bader | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology
Christine Bader

The question is not 'whether,' but 'when.' Assume that your company will get caught up in a crisis when you least expect it.

5 Lessons from the Snapchat and Target Hacks

Michael Gregg | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology
Michael Gregg

It's not just small companies that have security breaches. Even Fortune 500s and government agencies are regularly breached. As a consumer, make sure that you understand the risks to your personal and financial data.

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Into Skype's Twitter: 'Don't Use Microsoft Emails'

Reuters | Dan Whitcomb | Posted 03.04.2014 | Technology

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Basha...

WATCH: This Choir Might Restore Your Faith In Humanity

TEDTalks | Posted 02.26.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

2012-11-22-whitacrepullAt first glance, a choir may seem like nothing more than a group of singers. But look a little closer. Conductor Eric Whitacre's performers don't simply sing. They remind us of what it means to be truly connected.

White House Refuses to Answer 'Tough' Questions on Immigration During Skype Chat

Juan Escalante | Posted 02.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Juan Escalante

Whether it was Microsoft or the White House screening the questions, you can be certain of one thing: The White House has no interest in answering to criticism or challenging questions.

My 21st Century Pen Pal And I Use Skype To Chat

April Rudin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Media
April Rudin

The Internet has facilitated immeasurable connectivity between people in any country around the world, and furthered just about everything that I can think of. It has spawned a barrier-free world of information for people to connect and collaborate at will, propelled largely by a desire among humans to share ideas, passions, goals and experience.

The Truism That's Difficult For Many Parents To Come To Terms With

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 02.01.2014 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

We've celebrated the holidays together for 21 years. But change is in the air. With two kids in college, traditions that have been givens are givens no more.

Seniors Embrace Social Media in Surprising Numbers

Francine Toder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Francine Toder, Ph.D.

Research in 2001 suggested that seniors were skeptical of technology and would be slow adopters given their beliefs that the effort to learn might not be worth the end results.

Book Group B.S.

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Lev Raphael

It got worse: The day after I was mugged, he emailed me negative comments he claimed the group made about the book after I left. Apparently the people who really disliked the book were too intimidated by my presence to say so -- at least that's what he reported.

Pausing to Reflect -- Veterans Day

Mike Montgomery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

Monday is Veterans Day. It's a day of rest for some, a day of work for others, and a day of reflection for many.

Two Teens, Each With One Arm, Only Knew Each Other Through Skype.. Until Now

Posted 11.06.2013 | Good News

Sarah and Paige have been best friends for eight years. They originally bonded over the fact that each has had to grow up without an arm. But thei...

The Bedroom Pocket Dial, and Other Tales of Tech Gone Awry

Lisa Meritz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Meritz

Even a mundane cell phone can disclose more than you might want. My husband was once a notorious pocket dialer.

Master Chef Wants You: Is Your Mise en Place in Place?

Greg White | Posted 11.30.2013 | TV
Greg White

Cooking in front of an audience is like putting yourself in a pressure cooker. Master Chef on FOX is gearing up for is fifth season with open-call auditions for contestants.

From Beam to Jetman at Bloomberg Link Next Big Thing Summit

James Grundvig | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Sitting in the press area at the Apella Theater on the east side of Manhattan, I looked up and saw this tall, slender, mobile robot zoom over to me, very Jetson-like. But it was a robot without arms or legs.