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A Trustworthy Press Is the Immune System of Democracy

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.20.2014 | Media
Craig Newmark

Do your best to get it right. If you do, great. If you don't, admit you got it wrong, fix it, even if hard, and try harder next time. And we should reward journalists and press outlets that are practicing good, honest journalism.

EdTech Apps for the Collaborative Classroom

Shayla R. Price | Posted 11.19.2014 | Education
Shayla R. Price

Most parents and teachers agree that students need to build their critical thinking, communications, and collaboration skills. These are basic requi...

Crisis and Opportunity

George Sanchez | Posted 11.18.2014 | Latino Voices
George Sanchez

Google and other tech giants know that to increase the diversity of their workforces, they will have to root out and eliminate the hidden biases and prejudices that shape their hiring practices and work environments. But they cannot graduate more minority engineers to enlarge the pool of talent.

Don't Put All Your Eggs (Frozen or Not) In This Basket: Speak Up And Lead The Conversation About Diverse Workplace Alternatives

Judith Humphrey | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Judith Humphrey

Courage is critical, because there are so many situations in which we women have to break through barriers, challenge traditional behaviors and redefine the way others see us.

Genetic Big Data: What It Means

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 11.17.2014 | World

Researchers finished the first draft of the human genome in the year 2000. Although the decreasing cost of the technology has far outpaced Moore...

The Internet: Public Utility or Private Enterprise?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.17.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

There's a page on whitehouse.gov entitled: "Net Neutrality: President Obama's Plan for a Free and Open Internet." For this article, let's use the Pres...

Bay Area's Most Influential Biz-Tech Figure, Clerical Error?

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology
Craig Newmark

I'm in a pedi-cab modeled after the Iron Throne in the Game of Thrones. In the Game of Thrones, you win, or, well, you don't win.

4 iPhone Apps You Must Try Now

Shayla R. Price | Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology
Shayla R. Price

The App Store is bursting at the seams with shiny, new apps that will upgrade your iPhone for little or no money. It's time for you to improve your mobile experience and make your life easier. Here are my must-have app picks for your iPhone.

Mobile Predictions: The Game Will Change in 2015

Julie Ask | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology
Julie Ask

Mobile reached a tipping point in 2014 as it solidified its position as one of the most disruptive technologies for businesses in decades. Not since the advent of the Internet, has a technology forced businesses to rethink completely how they win, serve and retain customers.

CBSN: An Interactive Streaming News Network

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.11.2014 | Media
Shelly Palmer

All the production glitches and on-screen typos and technical issues will be taken care of soon enough. What will continue to evolve is a world-class news service for a connected world.

Learn the Rules of Online Dating

Shayla R. Price | Posted 11.07.2014 | Women
Shayla R. Price

Online dating doesn't have to jeopardize your safety or sanity. From MillionaireMatch.com to the Tinder app, search for online dating sites that will provide you with a safe space to find your future husband or wife.

Women in Business: Vidya Ranganathan, SVP of Engineering, Accellion

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Vidhya Ranganathan joined Accellion as SVP of engineering in June 2013. She has more than 20 years of product development and technical leadership exp...

Δίδυμα λένε ότι θα Ενοικίαση Paul Molitor Ως Διευθυντής

AP | DAVE CAMPBELL | Posted 11.14.2014 | Training

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The last time the Minnesota Twins searched for a manager, Paul Molitor was in the mix. He withdrew from consideration, with the f...

À La Carte Cable Is Almost Here

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Let's try to imagine a world where anyone -- you, me, Google, the Chinese government, a VC firm, basically anyone with enough money -- could make a deal to distribute any channel of television over the public Internet. The key to understanding this is to define the word "channel."

Advertising and Tech Trends for 2015

Jeremy Wilson | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Jeremy Wilson

In an early start to the prediction season I recently took part in a panel on #Trends2015, hosted by the Canadian Technology Accelerator and featuring a range of perspectives from the startups, enterprises, media and agencies. Here is a quick round up of some of my favorite trends to watch for next year.

How Your Technology Is Manipulating You

New York Magazine | Kira Beilis | Posted 10.27.2014 | World

In his new best seller, A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention, New York Times journalist and Pulitzer Prize win...

Why Journalists Should Fear Social Media

Brian Hanley | Posted 10.24.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

Digital media as we know it is proving incompatible with our linear worldview. Our online experience no longer resembles the finite story that drives our lives.

I Tried the Next Level in Wearable Tech

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.23.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

Wearable Tech is probably one of the hottest phrases out right now. Companies on both the fashion and tech side are racing to get into the game, each entrant hoping that it has the ticket to mass consumer adoption.

Domke Metro Messenger Camera Bag Review

David Ryder | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
David Ryder

Photojournalist Jim Domke designed the first Domke camera bag in 1975 while he was on staff at The Philadelphia Inquirer. The bags haven't changed muc...

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.

Honing in on Innovation in Princeton: Tiger Labs

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Steve Mariotti

Bert Navarrette skydives (regularly), rides mountain bikes, runs companies, and has four children. you might think that keeps him busy enough. But you'd be wrong.

How Texting Is Wrecking Your Relationship

Brian Hanley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology
Brian Hanley

As night falls and darkness rolls in, I picture you sitting there, knuckles white as a ghost as you clasp your cold phone, laughing hysterically with your girlfriends. Laughing because I said too much, or maybe too little, or took too long.

The Threats Against Anita Sarkeesian Expose The Darkest Aspects Of Online Misogyny

Maureen Ryan | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Maureen Ryan

It is tremendously disheartening to suspect that the treatment of women online is getting worse, not better. We've had decades of experience dealing with those who use the Internet with the intent to cause mental or physical distress or harm. We really haven't leveled up?

A Conference I Would Personally Like To Attend

Shelly Palmer | Posted 10.13.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If you wanted to, you could attend some kind of trade event every few days. There are so many. How do you choose the conferences you "must" attend? I...

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.