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Sharing Bikes Can Lead to a Sustainable World

Techonomy | September 14, 2014 | Technology
What seems like a fast-rising trend is really the result of decades of work by many people, communities, and visionaries who believed that the simple bicycle could be an economic, environmental, and quality-of-life panacea for modern society.
Vala Afshar

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5 Must-Have IT Skills For The Future of Work

Vala Afshar | September 14, 2014 | Technology
The fact that data has the power to change our business and personal lives has put data science and analytics at the center of how marketing is done. Every digital click, swipe, "like", buy, comment and search produces a unique virtual identity.
Linda Lauren

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Mobile Phone Etiquette

Linda Lauren | September 13, 2014 | Healthy Living
These simple suggestions can quickly become a healthy habit and you will find yourself in better spirits and more enlightened in your exchanges. You will also be spared anger from people who don't appreciate your intrusion.
Dennis Santiago

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Solar Storms: What You Need to Ask Your Power Company

Dennis Santiago | September 13, 2014 | Science
According to some calculations, there's a 16 percent chance that a significant CME will hit the earth dead center in the next decade. You might want to tell your power company to think about hurrying up with that surge protector and shunt.
Stephen Mariani

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Owning Up to Online Dating

Stephen Mariani | September 12, 2014 | Technology
When I first explained how we met to friends and family, I felt as if I needed to justify it. I'd say something like, "Well, my roommate tried it out and it seemed to work for him."
Michael Levin

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Hey, Which One of You Wise Guys Teleported Me Into the Future?

Michael Levin | September 12, 2014 | Technology
So here I sit, surrounded no longer by the four walls of a private office but instead by entrepreneurs looking to create the next hot, disruptive thing, whether it's for-profit here in America or transforming healthcare in the developing world. So which wise guys or wise gals teleported me into the future?
Michael L. Berman

Three Printers That Can Save on Space, Time and Money

Michael L. Berman | September 12, 2014 | Technology
We have found ourselves surrounded by printers. Big and small. Fast and slow. Wireless and tethered. But they all have one thing in common: They get the job done with a minimum of effort on our part.
Matthew Albracht

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"I'm Tired of Hating People" -- A Growing Movement Based In Love

Matthew Albracht | September 12, 2014 | TED Weekends
For every person that turns to terrorism or bullying or violence of any kind, there are millions more who don't feel the hate or prejudice as deeply, who can be encouraged and uplifted.
Sue Scheff

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Bullying and Bigotry: Being Judged For Something Out Of Your Control

Sue Scheff | September 12, 2014 | TED Weekends
Being able to accept others without judgment requires so much less energy and effort than hatred does.
Departures Magazine

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10 Devices for a Smarter Home (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | September 12, 2014 | Technology
Combining your smartphone, your home WiFi network and the right apps can make the average home a lot savvier than it used to be, and give you more freedom, whether you're out of the country or just lounging in your backyard.
Wade Henderson, Esq.

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Providing a Lifeline to Broadband Internet Access

Wade Henderson, Esq. | September 12, 2014 | Technology
Modernizing Lifeline is within the FCC's mandate as the administrator of the Lifeline program. Chairman Wheeler should focus on real modernization and ignore politically motivated attempts to deny telephone service to low-income people.
Natasha Starkell

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What to Do About Fraud in the Mobile App Industry?

Natasha Starkell | September 12, 2014 | Technology
To avoid mobile ad fraud, use a sophisticated app tracker and check which sources bring real paying users rather than dead installs. Look for references and recommendations when buying advertising or rely on programmatic ad buying.
Zak Ebrahim

WATCH: Meet The Terrorist's Son Who Refused To Follow In His Father's Footsteps

Zak Ebrahim | September 12, 2014 | TED Weekends
Abused as a child. Bullied. Raised by a terrorist. These are true facts about the life of Zak Ebrahim. Here's another one: Today, Zak tours the world as an advocate for tolerance and peace. Watch his remarkable story, and ask yourself: What does it take to choose nonviolence?
Jordan Skole

What Hasn't Yet Been Said About The Watch

Jordan Skole | September 12, 2014 | Technology
Endless lines of designers are already busy crafting high-status straps to personalize your high-functioning wrist. Flashy ones to show your wealth. Velcro ones to survive the camping trip and bike ride.
Techonomy

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How Open Data Is Transforming City Life

Techonomy | September 12, 2014 | Technology
Image via Shutterstock We've asked speakers at our upcoming Techonomy Detroit conference to share perspectives on topics they will discuss at the event relating to U.S. economic growth, jobs, and urban renewal. (To register for the conference, click here.) By Joel...
Christopher Brauchli

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iPhone, Us and Me

Christopher Brauchli | September 12, 2014 | Technology
Remorse sleeps during a prosperous period but wakes up in adversity. Jean Jacques Rousseau, Confessions It's enough to make us all want to quit sending nude photos of ourselves to our closest friends. Of course, the propagation of the nude photo on the Internet by means of the...
Steve Rosenbaum

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Google, Relevance and YouTube Video

Steve Rosenbaum | September 12, 2014 | Technology
Ever wonder how big web video has become? Well Comscore's July numbers show that 186.9 million Americans watched online content videos in the month of June 2014. Google ranked #1 with 153,328 billion viewers. A very long time ago, in what now appears a distant memory -- there was a...
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

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A Purchased World of Distractions

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | September 12, 2014 | College
It is my responsibility as a president to remind our students that our portable devices should never derail building relationships or limit the experiences that are the hallmarks of an in-person, on-campus higher education experience.
Adam Levin

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3 Ways Your Kids Can Get You Hacked

Adam Levin | September 12, 2014 | Technology
Google is planning to open Gmail and YouTube to kids under the age of 13. While the company will restrict this king's ransom of new clicks to kid-friendly content, hackers could well have a field day.
Julia Neumer

Why HR, PR, and IT Are Worthy Startup Investments

Julia Neumer | September 12, 2014 | Small Business
Money is tight, especially as you continue to build your startup. We know as well as the next entrepreneur that the bottom line is always top of mind. However, there are a few particular areas in which you should focus on early to secure future success.
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