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Robin Raskin

A Guy's Tech Show From a Woman's Perspective

Robin Raskin | February 10, 2016 | Technology
It's not breaking news that CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas is the equivalent of a frat party for the tech industry. The male/female ratio resembles the grandstands at a football game.
Jennifer S. White

It's Too Easy to Tell Moms to Get Off Their Phones

Jennifer S. White | February 10, 2016 | Parents
It's easy to tell mothers that we should never look at our cell phones during the day with our kids. It's good advice to check our email on a schedule, whether we're parents at home or in an office. Yet life -- and a day of motherhood -- often does not go as planned.
Quora

The Most Unresolved Problem In Machine Learning

Quora | February 10, 2016 | Technology
These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Kevin Murphy, Research Scientist at Google, former Professor at UBC, on Quora. Q: What is the most important...
Bernard Marr

How to do Big Data on a Budget?

Bernard Marr | February 11, 2016 | Technology
To really make the most of big data, most businesses need to invest in some tools or services - software, hardware, maybe even new staff - and there's no doubt that the costs can add up. The good news is that big data doesn't have to cost the...
Sunnie Groeneveld

Why Accelerators Are the Best Way to Grow Your Startup

Sunnie Groeneveld | February 10, 2016 | Technology
What do Airbnb, Dropbox, Reddit, Heroku, and Stripe all have in common? They all started at the world's best startup accelerator, Y Combinator. Founded by Paul Graham, Y Combinator's portfolio of companies now exceeds $30 billion. Due to its all-star roster of companies and exceptional network of mentors...
Jon Loew

Our Founding Fathers Had the Same Gift-Giving Options as Many Top E-tailers Do Today

Jon Loew | February 9, 2016 | Technology
Considering how far we've come in buying gifts with e-commerce and mobile orders, many online retailers are still offering customers outdated, centuries-old gift-giving options - a card and some wrapping paper -- presenting a missed opportunity for stronger personal connections and business success.
Bailey Gaddis

Here's What Happened When I Quit Social Media

Bailey Gaddis | February 9, 2016 | Parents
When I gave up the screen-feed, my life woke up.
Anant Jhingran

The Impact of Digital Transformation is Way Bigger Than You Think

Anant Jhingran | February 10, 2016 | Technology
As a technologist, I have always discounted marketing hype. Frequently, I hear about "helping enterprises with digital transformation." However, every time I hear those words I start to wonder: what exactly is digital transformation? Isn't the entire IT spend already all about digital? A discussion of "two-speed...
Olivier Dumon

Why Technology in Our Society Still Requires the Human Empathy Component

Olivier Dumon | February 9, 2016 | Science
Self-driving cars are a hot topic. There are some promising opportunities for exciting new industries in the next decade. But as with anything else, this type of AI sans the human components of reason, empathy and plain common sense, bear some consideration.
Ruth Starkman

Lean On: A Mobile Mentoring App for Women

Ruth Starkman | February 10, 2016 | Technology
It's 8:30 AM in Palo Alto and I'm skyping with the CEO of Lean On, Chedva Kleinhandler, who is telling me about her new mobile mentoring app for women. On the screen appears an elegant, well-spoken, dark-haired woman dressed for business even though it's already nighttime...
Timothy Karr

Candidates, Lies and the Internet

Timothy Karr | February 9, 2016 | Technology
When facing questions about the Internet, Fiorina, who has an extensive, albeit pot-holed history in Silicon Valley, routinely gets her answers wrong. And she's not alone. Across New Hampshire last weekend, candidates were blaming Net Neutrality protections for a hypochondriac's list of ailments.
Adi Gaskell

Using data to drive business intelligence

Adi Gaskell | February 10, 2016 | Technology
Whilst it's tempting to think of social data as largely frivolous, it is increasingly evident that it is capable of revealing a great deal about us, both collectively and individually. For instance, a Penn State study found that they could use...
Michal Tsur

Workplace Video: A 2015 Rewind and a 2016 Fast Forward

Michal Tsur | February 10, 2016 | Technology
Getting feedback from customers on their use of video in the workplace is always a valuable exercise. The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity to review the state of play and offer a perspective on how this will change during 2016 and beyond. Towards the end...
Charu Sharma

Going Against the Flow: Lynn Vojvodich, CMO of Salesforce

Charu Sharma | February 9, 2016 | Technology
Lynn Vojvodich is the Executive VP and CMO of Salesforce.com. Previously, she was a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, where she worked with portfolio companies on their go-to-market strategy and with Forbes Global 2000 CIOs and CMOs on their innovation agenda.
Stephen Balkam

Play Your Part For Safer Internet Day

Stephen Balkam | February 8, 2016 | Technology
Be the change you want to see in the world - both on and offline. And happy Safer Internet Day!
Martin Rees

The World Is Getting Warmer -- But Here's What We Can Do Now to Prepare

Martin Rees | February 9, 2016 | World
We know that the world is warming, but how much and where and why is still uncertain. Nevertheless, if you care about those who will live into the 22nd century and beyond, then it's necessary to pay an insurance premium now to protect future generations against worst-case climate scenarios.
Joe Ross

In 2016, Think Twice About What You Share On Social Media

Joe Ross | February 9, 2016 | Technology
Just about everyone today uses some form of social media. U.S. adults alone share nearly 2 trillion gigabytes of data online per year. That's a lot of sharing. As we enter the new year, it's a good time to reexamine your social media sharing habits, make sure you or your...
Peter Diamandis

Sensors and Convergence (Part 1)

Peter Diamandis | February 8, 2016 | Technology
An expert might be reasonably good at predicting the growth of a single exponential technology (e.g. the Internet of Things), but try to predict the future when eight technologies are all doubling, morphing and recombining.
Tarun Wadhwa

The Digitalization of Prosthetics Is Transforming How Wounded Service Members and Veterans Recover

Tarun Wadhwa | February 9, 2016 | Technology
Sitting on Dr. Peter Liacouras's desk is a razor, a stick of deodorant, and a partially built prosthetic arm. Behind him, several 3D printers buzz away. His goal is simple: to allow wounded service members to do the things that they used to do before getting injured.
Larry Magid

Safer Internet Day Celebrated in Hollywood and Around the Globe

Larry Magid | February 8, 2016 | Technology
Tuesday is Safer Internet Day, a celebration of ways to make the Internet a better place, which is celebrated in more than 100 countries on the second Tuesday of February.
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