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5 Ways The Internet Will Revolutionize Work And Play By 2025

Fast Company | Ben Schiller | Posted 10.28.2014 | World

For all the ways the Internet has changed how we live and work over the last 20 years, there are still plenty of areas it hasn't touched, and plenty m...

Shared Understanding: Bringing Together Many Voices Using Collaborative Tools and Processes

Great Work Cultures | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

I fell in love with technology when I met my first computer and learned to program. But my husband has no cause for jealousy because my love of technology is instrumental.

Why Your College Campus Should Ban Yik Yak

Ryan Chapin Mach | Posted 10.03.2014 | College
Ryan Chapin Mach

If you think really, really hard, can anyone come up with a single conceivable way in which Yik Yak might do something so good that it outweighs the fear it's putting in members of these communities?

How Has Digitization Affected My Personal Life & Environment so Far?

Richard Charkin | Posted 10.06.2014 | Books
Richard Charkin

1. My wife ticks me off for answering emails during dinner; 2. I am at work for 18 out every 24 hours; 3. I love buying records in th...

WARNING: The Internet Might End in December

Peter Schwartz | Posted 11.22.2014 | World
Peter Schwartz

The challenger countries will once again try, as they did last December in Dubai, to wrest control from the coalition of stakeholders that has been governing the Internet under a contract with the U.S. government. If they succeed it will be the end of the world as we know it. There will be no Internet. There will be many nets: ChinaNet, Euronet, maybe Deutsche Net and France net and Brazil Net and Russia Net. It will resemble the world before the Internet with many private networks and a constant challenge of interconnection.

The One Thing Every Woman Should Do To Save the Internet As We Know It

Jaclyn Friedman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Women
Jaclyn Friedman

Without Net Neutrality, women's and girls' voices online will be threatened. Already, major media's structural inequality continually leaves women and girls out.

Me-e-ow! What Hello Kitty-Gate Tells Us About Ourselves

Jesse Damiani | Posted 11.01.2014 | Media
Jesse Damiani

On August 26, the world was let in on what would appear to be one of the biggest bombshells in cartoon history: Hello Kitty, née Kitty White, was pronounced not-cat. At 40 years young, this positioned her as the oldest third-grader in human history.

90's Internet Nostalgia: "Who's on the Phone, I Can't Log on"

Kristian Ramos | Posted 10.04.2014 | Technology
Kristian Ramos

Continuing to rely on the same old wired telephone regulations to govern a world where consumers communicate in different forms, and over various platforms and services, no longer makes sense.

Cloud Galleries: The Rise of the Virtual Art Establishment

Rachel Mason | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Rachel Mason

There is an explosion of creative activity on the ground (or in the cloud) and it is in these places that artists have an abundance of power and these digital endeavors are playing out in many conversations in art publications and institutions.

Yo! Yeah, You. Yo!

Tom Morris | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Tom Morris

Things are not always what they appear. Something can seem to be sheer genius to some, and massive stupidity on a monumental scale to others.

Why the Widespread Departure from the Church?

Steve McSwain | Posted 08.20.2014 | Religion
Steve McSwain

I am frequently asked, "Why the widespread departure from organized religion?"

Teens About As Horrified By '90s Internet As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Technology

Once upon a time in a land not so far away, an amazing new technology had the whole world abuzz. If you had a computer and dial-up modem, you could su...

Tomorrow Could Be the Beginning of the End for Net Neutrality. You Should Be Worried.

Al Franken | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Al Franken

There's not one Internet for deep-pocketed corporations and a separate Internet for everyone else -- there's the Internet, and it belongs to all of us. That's the way it's always been. And that's the way it should continue to be.

Basically Every Internet Firm Signs Letter Against FCC's Net Neutrality Plan

Reuters | Alina Selyukh | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 100 technology companies, including Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Amazon....

Forget Google, Memorize Poems

Peter W. Wood | Posted 07.07.2014 | Education
Peter W. Wood

Choosing a poem to memorize is a bit like choosing to a get a tattoo. Both involve ink, and the results are close to permanent, so it is a good idea to choose carefully.

The Internet Lesson Every Adult Needs

Haley Pereyo | Posted 06.25.2014 | Teen
Haley Pereyo

My real issue is that, schools make these decisions regarding public expression on the Internet and what you can and can not say without truly being informed on the ideals & culture of the Internet.

Happy 25th Birthday, Web! Here's What You've Taught Us

Greg Voakes | Posted 06.04.2014 | Technology
Greg Voakes

Considering the astonishing magnitude with which the web has grown since its birth, it's difficult to imagine how much it has yet to reveal.

What Do They Know? Dismissing a Viral Presumption About Millennials

Eszter Hargittai | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology
Eszter Hargittai

Considerable research has shown that there is large variation in Internet skills among today's millennials often related to their socioeconomic status.

Here's What The Internet Could Look Like In 2025

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.12.2014 | Technology

Charlie Chaplin once said that cinema was just a fad. In 1936, The New York Times wrote that a "rocket will never be able to leave the Earth's atmosph...

The Case for Connectivity

Alec Ross | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology
Alec Ross

The upward economic mobility needed to sustainably address basic needs in the 21st century requires an Internet connection. Any economy that remains offline will grow less competitive and more isolated as the globe does its business online.

The 'I' in Internet Addiction

Rebecca E. Biron | Posted 04.23.2014 | Technology
Rebecca E. Biron

My Internet addiction, it turns out, is based not on the simulation of connection highs, but on their perpetual postponement. I spend all my time addicted to the news, but I just can't seem to commit.

The Challange and Dilemma: Fact Checking in Journalism and Research

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 04.21.2014 | Media
Majid Rafizadeh

A well-written and thought-provoking article can be totally discredited by neglectful fact checking. When a reader comes across an article on a subjec...

5 Websites You Should Be Glad Exist

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Craig Newmark

It's a little hard to say, since most of my reading is via RSS feeds. But if I were to pick a few sites I couldn't live without, I'd have to go with the following.

20 Artists To Start Listening To In 2014

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

Across almost every genre, 2013 was an incredible year for music. (It was so strong that HuffPost Entertainment's top-10 list of best songs expanded t...

How to Get Cheap or Free Internet Access at Home

Jim T. Miller | Posted 02.01.2014 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

There are actually a number of companies that offer low-cost or free home Internet services, but what's available to you will depend on where you live and your financial situation. Here are some options to check into.