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ALS Strikes Out Justin Bieber (in Search Volume): Measuring #IceBucketChallenge Awareness

It is a rare moment when our collective attention turns toward causes as worthy as ALS. The Ice Bucket Challenge has become an example of the increased awareness and fundraising that can result from the combination of creativity, social media and a compelling cause. Like all media campaigns, this one also has its cynics. Show More Summary

Changing Silicon Valley's Frat Boy Culture

When I started writing about the gender disparity I saw in Silicon Valley, I took intense fire from the boys club. I received a barrage of hate mail, immature online chatter and personal attacks on me over Twitter. A handful of prominent investors called my writings garbage; one called me a loser and a fraud. Show More Summary

Best Way to Destroy a Computer Virus

Computer viruses are here to stay, which means users need to know the best way to eradicate them the moment they attack. Like disease viruses, computer viruses evolve and get “smarter.” The many different kinds of computer viruses (such...Show More Summary

On August 30th, Celebrate the Anniversary of Email and the Indian-American Boy Who Invented It

Introducing the the History of Email series I am honored to introduce the History of Email series on HuffPost. August 30 is the official Anniversary of Email. On August 30,1982, V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai received official recognition as the inventor of email from the U.S. Show More Summary

The Evolution of 4 Iconic Logo Designs

A strong visual language is the best way to establish brand recognition among your audience, and your logo is the foundation of that visual identity. A well-designed logo complements a brand, oftentimes taking on a life of its own and effectively settling into the cultural consciousness. Show More Summary

$10m Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE: 10 Finalist Teams Selected

By Jon Sung It all began with over 300 pre-registered teams, which led to over 20 competing teams. And then there were 10. That's right. After considerable evaluation and deliberation, it's time to reveal the 10 finalists in the running for the $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE. Show More Summary

How the Ferguson Protests Convinced Me We Don't Need Cell Phone Kill Switches

California Governor Jerry Brown just signed a bill that requires all smartphones sold in California to come with mandatory "kill switches." A few weeks ago, I thought the bill was a seemingly harmless piece of legislation that might decrease the number of smartphones stolen every year. Show More Summary

Detroit's Chalkfly Brings Social Good to Office Supplies

By Wayne Lam and Adam Ludwig In anticipation of our Techonomy Detroit conference on September 16, we are profiling Detroit-area tech startups that are driving the city's re-emergence as a center of innovation. (To register for the conference, click...Show More Summary

Identity Thieves Target Kids as Well as Adults

I'm sorry to report that child identity fraud is alive and well in 2014. If anything, the problem may be worsening as identity thieves devise new methods to steal -- and use -- children's personal information. Most commonly, they'llShow More Summary

Why Modern Consumers Crave Both Freedom and Structure

Today, consumers desire to interact rather than to just mindlessly consume. Consumers don't want to just read; they want to comment. They don't want to just watch TV; they want to live tweet. They don't want to just dance at a new club;...Show More Summary

Tips From the Travel Pros: Best Apps for Your Instagram Photos

I had framed it as a "rookie wanting to pitch with the All-Stars" when I first explored professional travel bloggers. You mean people actually make a career out of traveling? Wait, what? How? I was serious about learning more. I interviewed...Show More Summary

How a Text-Powered Smart Grid Solution Is Improving Water Distribution in India

It all started with trying to answer the simple question: "When will I get my water next?" For many people, especially in parts of Europe and North America, the answer is as simple as, "When I turn on my tap." But for three billion others around the world, the answer is much more complicated. The reason is a little thing called intermittent supply. Show More Summary

It's Time for Schools to Upgrade Both Technology and Pedagogy

Teaching methods, in some schools, haven't changed much since this picture was taken (Creative Commons License) As students return to school, it's time to think about absolute necessities like pens, paper, school clothes, a laptop or...Show More Summary

I Just Can't Quit You, Jeff

The disclaimer comes first. In Amazon's early days, I had a regular gig reviewing mystery novels -- it was like being a taster at the chocolate factory! Still, it wasn't enough to convince me to invest in their stock, which could then be had for even less than my occasional $50 review checks. Show More Summary

Where Is Josh Harris Now? Catching Up With We Live in Public's Star Prophet 5 Years Later

Before Mark Zuckerberg ever got his first computer, Josh Harris, founder of Jupiter Communications, had made many millions in the tech world forecasting Internet trends and predicted that we would share everything online. In 1994, Harris...Show More Summary

Marijuana and Tech: Colorado is Now Ground Zero

My oh my, what Colorado has done to turn the tables on America's "war" on drugs. Having approved marijuana for legal sale, distribution, and cultivation, Colorado is leading the way in attracting all kinds of investors and luminaries...Show More Summary

3 Best Practices to Drive Mobile Engagement With Push Notifications

Driving consumer engagement in apps has become a top challenge for mobile marketers and developers. Because it's so expensive and difficult to get noticed on the App Store in the first place, making sure you engage any consumer who has already downloaded your app is essential. Show More Summary

Geezer Masters Techno-Speak

Technology, for anyone born after 1980, is part of your language. But the rest of us? It's like learning to speak in tongues. And learning curves do not always move smoothly upward. Suppose you grew up thinking a drop down window simply...Show More Summary

Technology and Marketing Battling for C-Suite Supremacy

For the past 20+ years, there may have been no two positions in an organization more disconnected than marketing and technology. Even as companies began to take on marketing automation and tools for email marketing, social media andShow More Summary

Facebook to Fix Security Issue in iOS App

Facebook has announced that it will soon be publishing an update to its iOS app, which will fix a flaw in the program that allows phone calls to be made without the user's knowledge or consent. So, the downloading and use of a Facebook...Show More Summary

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