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Cloud Galleries: The Rise of the Virtual Art Establishment

Rachel Mason | Posted 07.07.2014 | 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 06.25.2014 | 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 06.23.2014 | 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 07.22.2014 | 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.

How Do Women Over 60 Use the Internet? The Answers Might Surprise You...

Margaret Manning | Posted 01.27.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

One of the biggest misconceptions that I have seen over and over again since starting Sixty and Me is that people over 60 are out of touch with technology. The truth is that Boomers are a part of one of the fastest growing demographics in terms of usage of social media and other technologies.

Telemedicine: An Innovation Whose Time Has Come

Richard H. Carmona, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard H. Carmona, M.D.

Advancing telemedicine is a good step in the right direction which will allow the medical field to fully harness the promise of new and innovative technology no matter where the patient or her doctor are.

Four Questions All Technology Users Need to Ask

Louis Efron | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Louis Efron

Does your neck hurt from looking down at your mobile device hours everyday? Do your hands tingle and cramp from using it or your computer? Are your eyes tired? Do emails, texts, and calls disrupt your workouts, your meals, personal time, and sleep?

Yahoo Goes Cuckoo

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 12.13.2013 | Technology
Joan Z. Shore

The French have a saying: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien. In other words, what you think is better will destroy what is already good. Sometime o...

You Won't Believe How Many Americans Don't Use The Internet

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2013 | Technology

15 out of 100 Americans still don't use the Internet. The next time you have an absolute meltdown when your Internet connection goes out dur...

Brennan Williams

Odd Future Affiliates Talk New Album

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 09.28.2013 | Black Voices

Nearly two years since releasing their debut album, “Purple Naked Ladies,” Odd Future affiliates, The Internet, return to the music scene with the...

Jason Linkins

Someone Should Show Thomas Friedman What The Internet Is And How To Write For It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

Over at The New York Times op-ed page, Thomas Friedman has written a very good column on the disconnect between normal human Americans and policy elit...

US Power and the Not-So-Democratic Global Internet

Eduardo Bertoni | Posted 11.13.2013 | Technology
Eduardo Bertoni

We are left with a paradox: Either we accept some kind of "balkanization" of policy -- wherein every society has the capacity to influence code through its own policies -- or we accept that the only way to move forward is through decisions made by international agreements.