Khan Academy is changing how kids (and even adults!) are learning across the globe. With over 2,400 courses from arithmetic to physics and 100,000+ exercises, millions of people across the globe are learning from the world's top experts at Khan.
Synthetic biology will be the future of manufacturing, engineering and medicine. But for now, there's nothing wrong with focusing on start-ups that will generate revenue while moving up the complexity curve faster and more predictably than anyone else.
AOL has shifted to a "Content 365" strategy, launching new shows all year long. This year's video programming ranges from sharable short form content, to long-form programming (shows) - available on all screens from smartphones and tablets, to desktop, TV and over-the-top (OTT).
Not only is it great to be able to have centralized, remote control over one's devices but it is also a game changer to be able to collect data about the functioning and interaction of these machines.
Improvement can be sweeping, or incremental. In my case, it started with a nibble in 2012 when former U.S. CTO Todd Park tweeted he was "looking for a few good women and men to serve their country" as part of a new program called the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows (PIFs).
We can't help ourselves. We naturally want more of what makes us feel happy, at ease or socially accepted. Because addiction often is born from pleasure and convenience, even the most innocuous things can become addictive.
Video images have clearly become a powerful tool in documenting encounters between the public and police. The ACLU of California wants to make it more likely that even more individuals will use their phones to record those incidents, enabling the public to hold officers accountable when they cross the line.
And in long form -- Yahoo had another series launch as well. Yahoo announced The Pursuit, an edgier, 21st century take on Friends in the era of social media.
The global economy lives on the production, extraction, correlation, analysis, and sale of information. But it has a far greater economic value in the information it gathers on the primary user's preferences, tastes, choices, and lifestyle.
In our interview with Falck, he talks about the state of BrightRoll as an "agnostic" media platform in the context of its new ownership Bri by Yahoo.
Making sure that your apartment is guest-ready and that your car smells like sweet mandarin and lime may not be something you do regularly, but when the incentive is cash, you somehow find the time to get it done.
In her five years managing the AppExchange team, she helped grow Salesforce's robust and innovative partner ecosystem of startups and ISVs building and selling the next-generation of enterprise apps.