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Lydia L. Callis

Deaf Influence on Consumer Technology

Lydia L. Callis | September 25, 2016 | Technology
When hearing people think about exciting new technologies for those who are deaf, their minds most likely jump to the latest developments in cochlear implants or hearing aids.
Byron Williams

The Welcome Return of Black Wall Street

Byron Williams | September 25, 2016 | Technology
The post-Reconstruction South ushered in Jim Crow laws, systemically designed to condemn the black community to second-class citizenship. To counter this reality, several black communities across the country developed areas known as "Black Wall Street." These were financial nerve centers of economic development spurred by black entrepreneurs who sought to...
Ryan Hampton

The First-Ever Facebook Live From Jail Had A Life-Saving Message

Ryan Hampton | September 25, 2016 | Politics
The Facebook Live post that should change the way America has been addressing the intersection of the addiction crisis and criminal justice reform. This past week was the very first Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, designated by President Obama in a signed proclamation....
Philip Kushmaro

The IoT and Big Data: Making The Connection

Philip Kushmaro | September 23, 2016 | Technology
The future of technology lies in data and its analysis. More objects and devices are now connected to the Internet, transmitting the information they gather back for analysis.
Sherry Gray

You've Heard of TeleHeath...But TelePumbing?

Sherry Gray | September 23, 2016 | Technology
Teleconsulting isn't new, but it is breaking ground in new industries. The innovative ways people are using the internet to communicate are's a level of connection and interaction most of us couldn't have imagined 30 years ago. Except Gene Roddenberry, maybe. He was way ahead of his time.
Jack Choros

Tinder Beware, Peekya Is Coming For You

Jack Choros | September 23, 2016 | Technology
Let's be honest, the dating app Tinder has been cool for a while, but it's not 2013 anymore and it's about time for something new that takes things to the next level. Well, it's here, and it's called Peekya, a free new app that has the technology and business savvy to give Tinder a run for its money and then some.
Timothy Karr

Donald Trump Doubles Down On Internet Ignorance

Timothy Karr | September 23, 2016 | Technology
Donald Trump wants to make the internet great again. Problem is, the GOP nominee doesn't know enough about the internet to understand what, if anything, that means.
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) 'I Invented Header Bidding': Now O'Kelly Is Making Marketing Programmable

Andy Plesser | September 23, 2016 | Technology
COLOGNE -- Thank Brian O'Kelley for the new-wave way that publishers are maximizing yield by tapping in to multiple demand sources. In the words of the AppNexus CEO himself: "I invented header bidding back in 2009." Using that technology, publishers don't have to be hemmed to selling their space...
Andy Plesser

(VIDEO) VR Is Next Up For Brands' Customer Experience Focus: Adobe's Vittal

Andy Plesser | September 23, 2016 | Technology
COLOGNE -- Virtual reality is no longer in the future, it's here and now - figuring out what that means is the next step. To Suresh Vittal, the new VR immersion is a big deal, but also merely an extension of an approach companies should already have been heeding. "Brands can...
Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc

Why Apple's New Bedtime Feature Could Help Promote Healthy Sleep

Mathias Basner, MD, PhD, MSc | September 23, 2016 | Healthy Living
The feature allows you to set evening alarm times that will remind you when it is time to go to bed in order to meet your individual sleep need.
The Conversation US

'Snowden,' a picture of the cybersecurity state

The Conversation US | September 23, 2016 | Technology
Sanjay Goel, University at Albany, State University of New York With the release of a new film about Edward Snowden, the man who revealed secret documents detailing a massive U.S. government spying program, the debate about his character continues. That includes a renewed effort...
Edwin G. Dolan

This Is Why Business Leaders Fear Donald Trump

Edwin G. Dolan | September 23, 2016 | World
There is little love for Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy among the leaders of top U.S. multinational corporations, but this isn’t suprising. Why then, asks Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times, do they not speak out? Why do they quickly follow up their private comments with,...
Laiza King

How Business Intelligence is Disrupting the Smart Data Industry and Panorama's Solution to BeyondCore Customers

Laiza King | September 23, 2016 | Technology
Credit Over the years, business intelligence has transformed the way we do business, by dishing out billions of information from multiple data sources and impacting different industries in the process. The ability to analyze this data in real-time...
Lionel Rolfe

How Important Are Flying Wings In These Coming Years Of City Planning And Grand Universal Design

Lionel Rolfe | September 23, 2016 | Technology
Back before the Golden State (5) Freeway was finished in the early 1950s, I had a mentor who owned a lab on Riverside Drive in the Los Feliz area...
Adeyemi Adetilewa

4 Basic Factors to Consider When Choosing a Truck Tool Box

Adeyemi Adetilewa | September 23, 2016 | Technology
With so many options out there, it can be very time consuming to find a tool box that is best suited for your truck. Various truck tool boxes are made of different materials such as stainless steel and aluminum. Some...
Shannon Smith

PlentyOfFish Reveals America's Top 10 "Cougar Towns"

Shannon Smith | September 22, 2016 | Technology
Ladies, would you consider dating a much younger man? If not, it seems that in 2016, you're in the minority. In a survey of 500 single women across the United States, dating site PlentyOfFish found that 65% of respondents had previously dated someone 7 or more years...
Hugo Mercier

Why Apple's Push for Accuracy of Health Apps Is a Major Step in the Right Direction

Hugo Mercier | September 23, 2016 | Technology
It's becoming increasingly easy to make a fitness and health tracking app these days. Don't get me wrong -- a killer mobile experience is a feat now that mobile users have surpassed those on desktop around the world. But frankly, the barrier to entry for mobile apps has...
Devishobha Ramanan

Why you should master MS Excel

Devishobha Ramanan | September 22, 2016 | Technology
Ms Excel is one of those programs that is ubiquitous, and insanely useful. Excel can help you with practically everything - from keeping tabs on your diet to making sense of your balance sheets! Not surprisingly, Excel is one of those tools that is used by everyone and...
Harold Stark

The Beginner's Guide to Protecting Your Digital Property

Harold Stark | September 22, 2016 | Technology
So you consider yourself something of a prodigy. Using nothing but raw talent and hard work, you have created something wonderful in the world of information technology, something no one else has done before. Perhaps you invented a new form of artificial intelligence?...
Naomi S. Baron

When Will We Realize Email Isn't Private?

Naomi S. Baron | September 22, 2016 | Technology
Whose fault is it when our messages go viral? The problem is that we assume email is essentially like speech. Unless there are snoops eavesdropping, we proceed as if what we say in private, stays private. We forget that email isn't speech, yet we have come to rely on those short written messages as if they were.
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