Is Mark Cuban just trying to get people to download his app, or is he for real? Is there really a dark side to participating in the sharing economy?
Way back in 2008, my now husband and I went on our first date. On our one year anniversary, his gift to me was a Word doc of all of our text messages since our first date (what he likes to refer to as #thegiftofdata). To celebrate our six year anniversary, I decided to take his present to the next level.
When Vivienne Harr, Chief Inspiration Officer at Stand, was eight years old, she saw a photo of two boys, her age, from Nepal living in modern-day slavery. She said: "Compassion is not compassion without action."
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.
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The ultimate goal of the competition is to develop more accurate -- and affordable -- pH sensors. These devices are desperately needed to transform our understanding of one of our planet's greatest threats: ocean acidification.
The campaign to stop cyber-crime begins with educating the next wave of professionals, but ongoing education and idea exchange are the ultimate keys to confronting cybercrime on the ground and in the boardroom.
The always lovely and astute Christina Farr recently exposed Apple and Yahoo's plans to help their female employees freeze their eggs, as every progressive employer should.
In the next twenty years we will see the virtual disappearance of many everyday physical items, including books (more ebooks will be sold in the US next year than paper books), paper currency and most single-use consumer electronic (does anyone even need an alarm clock anymore?).
This is not a screed against technology, nor is it a Luddite rant. Au contraire. But we can't let it control us. We must remain in control so our world doesn't become a cheap B movie.
As we celebrate digital citizenship week, there will be a lot of discussion about good online behavior, including treating others with respect. And that's certainly a very important part of what it means to be a good citizen, whether "digital" or otherwise.
And I find it amusing (and somewhat disconcerting) that people make excuses to escape whoever they are supposed to be spending time with so that they can check in with other people who may not even be real-life friends.
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.
Email, photos and documents we store electronically are not any less important to our personal and professional lives than the ones we keep on paper. Yet they are still held to different standards: Authorities need a warrant to search a file cabinet, but not your hard drive or email.
The concerted violence of #GamerGate has escalated and runneth over. Journalists were baffled by the controversy. They wanted a "fair and balanced" debate. And now a movement they would not take seriously is poised to commit harm they would not imagine.
It's not surprising that many women steer away from STEM degrees or STEM careers. Or that many women who start STEM degrees drop out. Or that numbers for career women in technology industry are dismal. A good start in addressing the invisible STEM women might be to reject the explanation of lacking confidence.