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Stephanie R. Caudle

Lawmakers Seek To Slow Truck Drivers Down

Stephanie R. Caudle | September 28, 2016 | Politics
There has been an ongoing debate about how fast trucks ad bases are going on our U.S. highways. A proposal that was recently pitched to lawmakers would cap the speed of new U.S. vehicles that are greater than 26,000 pounds to a maximum of 68 miles per...
Melissa Franqui

California Can End Discriminatory Marijuana Enforcement By Passing Prop. 64

Melissa Franqui | September 28, 2016 | Politics
Although many believe that marijuana has essentially been legal in California because it was the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996 - it's not legal yet.
David de Sola

Why Donald Trump Lost the First Debate

David de Sola | September 28, 2016 | Politics
Donald Trump defeated sixteen other candidates in order to win the Republican nomination. Hillary Clinton struggled for months to hold off a Bernie Sanders insurgency. Though she had been convincingly ahead in polls in the weeks after the Democratic National Convention in July, that lead has been slipping into the single digits in most battleground state and national polls.
Bede Sheppard

How Canada Can Protect Schools In War Zones

Bede Sheppard | September 28, 2016 | World
"Sebastian" wore the most dazzling white school-uniform shirt, matched with the dirtiest of sneakers. We met inside a church in the town of Mweso in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, because he wanted to tell me about what happened at his school.
Tom Vander Ark

AI is Improving Healthcare... But Will Benefits Be Widely Shared?

Tom Vander Ark | September 28, 2016 | Education
Last month Stanford launched a 100-year study of AI (#AI100) with a report: Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030. The study identified eight domains where AI is already having or is projected to have the greatest impact. In this series, #AskAboutAI, we're working our way through these categories...
Mignon Clyburn

Independent And Diverse Voices Are The Foundation Of A Vibrant Media Landscape

Mignon Clyburn | September 28, 2016 | Media
In our quest to promote a more vibrant media landscape, we can never forget that the fabric of our democracy is bred from the diversity of our voices.
Quora

How Do I Know If My Son Is Gay?

Quora | September 28, 2016 | Parents
What are the best ways to test if my son is gay? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Mike Leary, psychotherapist in private practice, on Quora:
Leslie Blanchard

The New Zodiac Signs Just Might Be A Game Changer In My Marriage

Leslie Blanchard | September 28, 2016 | Fifty
Well, I think it goes without saying that NASA has just rocked everyone's worlds. But, probably for the better, right? I mean, it's not like things were really working all that smoothly before.
Advertising Week

Three Ways to Transform A Brand Through Social Media

Advertising Week | September 28, 2016 | Business
Alec McNayr, Co-Founder and Head, McBeard With so many distractions in the advertising business––trying to win awards, new business, and creative street cred––it’s sometimes easy to forget what’s at the heart of this endeavor: bringing people together. Try watching the latest Apple spot...
Advertising Week

Labels? I'll Take Three to Go

Advertising Week | September 28, 2016 | Business
Ken Klein, EVP, Outdoor Advertising Association of America I am not a teacher.  But I spend enough time around them to hear this hushed after-hours question about students veering outside the norm:  Do they have a label? That can’t be good, the label. ...
Advertising Week

Should Virtual Reality be a Marketer's New Best Friend?

Advertising Week | September 28, 2016 | Business
Rob Holzer, Founder & CEO, Matter Unlimited The first time I experienced live action Virtual Reality (VR) film, I instantly knew that this was an incredibly powerful new medium with which we could not only drive a lot of awareness around the challenges...
Quora

How Can Technology Improve Healthcare for Everyone?

Quora | September 28, 2016 | Technology
How can the tech and startup industry affect the healthcare industry in the US? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Prabhjot Singh, author, Dying and...
Tom Alderman

Post-its, Bags, Gherkins & Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | September 28, 2016 | Entertainment
A familiar nursery rhyme to die for. The year is 1346. An estimated 75 to 200 million Europeans are being wiped out by bubonic plague. If you are among the fortunates who manage to live through this devastating pandemic, no doubt you join in the sardonic verse that's going around:...
XPRIZE

Innovating a Path to Water Abundance

XPRIZE | September 28, 2016 | Green
By Alisa Ferguson I walked outside the other day and something seemed off. The sky was dim, overcast. The ground was wet. I felt something dripping on my shoulder. It was...raining.Most people wouldn't find this experience so perplexing. But after living in Los Angeles in...
Advertising Week

Presenting the 2016 Madison Avenue Walk of Fame Winners!

Advertising Week | September 28, 2016 | Business
Heather Taylor The votes are in, the polls have closed, and Decision 2016 has been made! On Monday September 26, 2016, brand mascots celebrated Advertising Week’s 13th Annual Madison Avenue Walk of Fame — the advertising industry's version of the Hollywood Walk...
Advertising Week

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: How Legacy Businesses Are Changing the Game

Advertising Week | September 28, 2016 | Business
Jeanie Caggiano, EVP, Executive Creative Director, UnitedHealthcare at Leo Burnett USA Evolve or die. It’s as true in business as it is in biology. Just ask Kodak. Problem is, legacy businesses—let’s say those born before the digital age—can’t always move quickly when something...
Kermit S. Randa

At The Top Of Her Game: Celebrating PeopleAdmin's Next Inspired2Educate Honoree

Kermit S. Randa | September 28, 2016 | Education
What do sports and education having in common? Quite a bit, if you ask our latest Inspired2Educate honoree Marjorie Masse, who currently works as a math interventionist at Westford Public Schools in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. In Marjorie's Inspired2Educate submission, she writes of the inspirational story of Mrs. Smith, a gym instructor...
Noam Bramson

Trump Campaign Team: Our Candidate Is Lazy, Delusional, Erratic, And Unfocused

Noam Bramson | September 28, 2016 | Politics
We long ago reached a point at which it became difficult to keep track of the various reasons Trump is unfit for high public office. One almost needs a chart with categories and subcategories to sort it all out.
Damian Bazadona

Why I'm Most Excited About South by South Lawn

Damian Bazadona | September 28, 2016 | Business
SXSL is thrilling not only for gathering creative thinkers and entrepreneurs in our nation's capital, but for its focus on doing good and inciting change. I'm honored to take part in this event that challenges us to make a positive difference in our country.
Rachel Hawkins

10 Things I've Learned Since Becoming A Parent

Rachel Hawkins | September 28, 2016 | Parents
I can't really remember life B.C. (Before Child), however, in other ways it feels like I only welcomed my son a matter of weeks ago. Time really does fly when you're having fun.