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The Singularity of Organization Is Influence

Stephanie Michele | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Stephanie Michele

Generating, moderating and channeling influence has become the most important thing that any company can invest in, so why aren't more doing it?

What We Might Not Want to Know About the Current and Future Web

Andrea Stroppa | Posted 03.23.2014 | World
Andrea Stroppa

If we want to know why the use of social networks is becoming more and more impulsive, we need to read what the most renowned sociologists have written on the subject. One of the key reasons is "the hyper-connected being."

Can Online Communities Be Healing?

Dr. Dean Ornish | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dean Ornish

With everything that you can imagine at our fingertips, many of the social interactions that help tie people together in a community have faded away. Are communities traditionally built on relationships, trust and familiarity a thing of the past?

Stopping by Woods on a Busy Day

Edward Lando | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Edward Lando

I'm surrounded by very talented people, and very few have the discipline to truly do one thing at a time. I don't have it either, but wonder what would happen if we were all more respectful or our minds. Even as you walk down the street, are you conscious of your thoughts?

Mobile and Social Technology: Emergence of a Shared Consumption Experience

Lin Humphrey | Posted 03.05.2013 | TED Weekends
Lin Humphrey

While I applaud Amber Case's foundational work on human technology interaction, we must remember that this technology facilitates rich connections to a network we might not be able otherwise to maintain.

Social Technologies Changing How the Next Generation Votes (Infographic)

Crystal Hutter | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology
Crystal Hutter

2012-11-05-ScreenShot20121105at2.31.22PM.pngBy engaging youth in important political discussions, we are cultivating a generation of more informed voters.

The Top 10 Ways to Become Truly Social

Dov Seidman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
Dov Seidman

If we continue to act in a socially uninformed and uninspired manner, some of our new social enterprises may suffer the same fate that took down so many e-businesses at the beginning of this century.

Generation Flux

Robert Safian | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Robert Safian

There is only one certainty: This Age of Flux will be defined more by fluidity than by any new, settled paradigm. If there's one consistent pattern, it's that there is no pattern.

A Hopeful Sign for Humanity Found at the Supermarket

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

I hesitate to live in a world where those coming up behind me know only one definition of the word character. Yes, it does mean a symbol on a computer keyboard, but that word means so much more when applied to people.

Technology Actually Can Rot Your Teenager's Brain -- and Maybe Yours Too

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Reardon

Is dependence on social technology hurting how people communicate? Are we less agile than before, less attentive to nonverbal cues because, frankly, we're getting out of practice?

Where Have All the Content Creators Gone?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

In a recent study by Forrester's -- Social Technographics -- the company endeavors to gage how consumers are adopting social media. The information ...