Family Tech Summit,
Internet Of Things,
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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far we've come in buying gifts with e-commerce and mobile orders, many online retailers are still offering customers outdated, centuries-old gift-giving options - a card and some wrapping paper -- presenting a missed opportunity for stronger personal connections and business success.
When I gave up the screen-feed, my life woke up.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
Go Against The Flow,
Going Against The Flow,
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.
Be the change you want to see in the world - both on and offline. And happy Safer Internet Day!
UC San Diego,
WorldPost Science And Tech,
Bending The Curve,
Worldpost Global Order,
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.
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...
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.
Power Of Humanity,
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.
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.