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WATCH: A Piece Of Trash Helped This Homeless Man Get Off The Streets

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 07.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

After 16 years in the tech industry, Marc Roth hit rock bottom. His multimillion-dollar business had failed, he had lost a lucrative job offer in San ...

Diversity: A Key Component for Thriving Startup Communities

Claire Topalian | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Claire Topalian

Startup leaders and founders are not experts in sociology, but in the face of ample evidence, I believe that founders and community builders have a unique responsibility to alter the future of startup communities and their narratives.

Let's Stop Persecuting 'Auschwitz Selfie Girl' for Smiling at a Camera

Larry Magid | Posted 07.25.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

If I saw her partying at the site or trying to diminish the horror and historical importance of what happened there, I would think she was being insensitive, but smiling? Come on, we're all taught to smile in pictures.

They've Got LeBron, But Now Cleveland Seeks MVP Entrepreneurs

Daryl Rowland | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Daryl Rowland

Where Los Angeles can be said to be about beauty and fame, or New York about ambition or talent, Northeast Ohio has a long history of manufacturing and celebrating the excellence and hard work required to make or do things well.

LG G3 Review: The Best Android Phone Available Today

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

If I had to buy an Android phone today, I'd would run to the store and pick up an LG G3. It is, without question, the best Android-powered smartphon...

Your Unique Amalgam: On the Fluidity of Geekhood

Paul Fidalgo | Posted 07.18.2014 | Technology
Paul Fidalgo

I'm into a whole slew of traditionally-geeky things like Star Trek and Macs and Monty Python and the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. But while I check many of the geek boxes, I can't help but feel like the label still doesn't suit me.

Fashion and the Market for Curated Identities

Lottie Ntim | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Lottie Ntim

The concept of a curated identity is nothing new, but increased connectivity and consumer conscience has certainly paved the way for what is now a burgeoning market, that ultimately serves to give us more choice, control and flexibility when it comes to what we wear.

Starting Up Isn't All Rainbows and Unicorns

Jen Consalvo | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

While starting up is not all rainbows and unicorns, you can make it fun by embracing the rollercoaster for what it is and enjoying the ride. In talking to thousands of entrepreneurs over the years, we've heard a lot of these behind-the-scenes, gritty, honest stories about what entrepreneurship is really like.

#AOLBUILD Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review

Shelly Palmer | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

This is the tablet everyone wanted before Apple invented iPads.It has a USB port, it has a stylus, it's powerful, it can run "real" software. The problem Microsoft is going to have is that iPads have been invented and consumers have voted with their checkbooks.

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

Diversity Data Shows Need to Focus on Women of Color

Allison Scott | Posted 07.09.2014 | Technology
Allison Scott

The nation is recognizing the benefits of engaging and preparing diverse groups in the rapidly-growing tech industry in order to keep pace with economic demands. Yet in these data releases and subsequent conversations, one critical demographic group has been consistently overlooked: women of color.

Why Senior Citizens Could Be The Next Frontier For Tech Companies

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty

As tech companies focus on becoming faster, hipper and younger with their designs, they could be missing out on huge opportunities with a growing demo...

Top 10 Reasons to Travel With Your Smartphone

Ann Tran | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Ann Tran

If someone asked me that question two years ago, my answer would be a lot different. Now, thanks to technology, I reply instead with "the best camera is always the one that is with you." That usually means a smartphone of some kind.

The BE WISE Planning Strategy for Tech Executives and Entrepreneurs

Joyce Franklin | Posted 07.01.2014 | Technology
Joyce Franklin

Mark Zuckerberg does it. So does his sister Randi. Vinod Khosla has been doing it since before the Zuckerberg siblings were born. Reddit co-founder an...

The iPhone as Personal Time Capsule

Pauline Millard | Posted 06.24.2014 | Technology
Pauline Millard

I have pretty much every single text anyone has ever sent me. I know I could keep the digital conversation going by simply transferring the data, but I see each new phone as the start of a new era.

3 Ways to Prepare Future Generations for Careers in Tech That Don't Even Exist (Yet)

Alyssa Frank | Posted 06.19.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Frank

A few decades ago, a computer practically took up as much real estate as Versailles and the most complex machine used by the average Joe was a lawn mower.

Soap the Intelligent, Touch Screen Router Makes Way for Home Automation

Dennis Williams II | Posted 06.17.2014 | Technology
Dennis Williams II

Scavenging the IndieGogo startup farm leaves me with a lot of candidates for my next tech discovery. I think I found a promising product that really fits into a niche that is supported by a lot larger market than you may imagine - I'm talking about a touch screen internet router.

A Chef for Your Startup? Silicon Valley Extravagance or Sound Business Decision?

Peretz Partensky | Posted 06.17.2014 | Food
Peretz Partensky

The recipe for a successful startup soup is as follows: throw super-bright nerds in a saucepan, sprinkle liberally with enthusiasm, and heat with as much funding as you can scrape together.

True Tales From the Front: IPO

Kira Makagon | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Kira Makagon

Founders interested in taking their company public should try to do everything right from the beginning of their startup launch so that the company is ready when the time comes.

Can Machines Think? The Curious Case of 'Eugene Goostman,' Part I

Bill DeSmedt | Posted 06.10.2014 | Technology
Bill DeSmedt

So, over this past weekend, a computer running a program that styles itself "Eugene Goostman" is said to have successfully passed the Turing Test. Did that really happen? And, if so, what does it even mean?

This Is Some Next-Level Snapchatting

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.09.2014 | Comedy

Get ready -- you're going to want to screen shot every part of this Snapchat song cover montage. The compilation comes from recent Harvard graduate...

#AOLBUILD Hosts theSkimm's Co-Founders

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Media
AOL BUILD

QUOTE OF THE SESSION "One of our readers said it best, 'I can get behind a business that respects brunch.'" -- theSkimm co-founder Carly Zakin when ...

Videotaping Death and the Dying on a Dallas Freeway: The Perversion of Social Media and Smart Phones in a Voyeuristic Culture

Clay Calvert | Posted 06.05.2014 | Technology
Clay Calvert

Today, some scholars suggest that "the Internet desensitizes us to shocking images and diminishes our empathic skills.

New Poll Details Widespread Harassment Online, Especially On Facebook

Allyson Kapin | Posted 06.04.2014 | Technology
Allyson Kapin

It took between 48 hours to 1 week for 47 percent of people who reported the online harassment to get a response from social networks, ISPs, law enforcement, etc. This could seem like an eternity to those who are scared for their lives. So how do we create safer, healthier campaign spaces online?