I'm for any organization that provides tools and information so that the ordinary person can see into the workings of their government, understand what's really going on, and take action to make change if necessary. It's why I appreciate...Show More Summary
Rapportive users have not been happy about the email plugin’s performance and changes following its acquisition by LinkedIn. Instead of rich contact info and tools for following and friending email contacts on a variety of social networks, LinkedIn removed much of the functionality that drew users to the email plugin in the first place. Show More Summary
Microsoft rolled out an update recently that changed the interface of the Internet Explorer Developer Tools significantly. Most modern browsers ship with a set of developer tools included. These tools can be used for a variety of purposes,...Show More Summary
There are some shady software applications in circulation that will try and change your browser settings without your knowledge. One of the best known examples being when you load up your browser to find a completely different, heavily sponsored homepage in place. Google has a new tool that can watch for sneaky changes being made to Chrome. More »
Paper by FiftyThree has hit version 2.2 with important additions for Paper as a whole, as well as the new Mix service. The big changes surround colors, including changing colors of your creation's background. If you see a color that you like in someone else's Mix creation, you can now add that color to your own Paper palette. Show More Summary
For multi-taskers, the future is now — and it's brighter than ever. Technology is changing the game when it comes to nailing your to-do list in faster, smarter ways As tech pushes the envelope of how we work and play, digital tools are...Show More Summary
People love to blab on Facebook, and much of what they share is “content” that can reveal they are looking to buy or sell a home. Until now, there hasn’t been a way to quickly filter for such content. But that’s changing [&hellip...
The times change, the tools change--but human nature is perpetual. As Daniel Pink once said, "There's a gap between what science knows and what business does." The study of psychology and its application for marketing to consumers has...Show More Summary
Facebook’s Graph Search tool introduced couple of years ago brought along some significant changes to what you could do with the social network’s search tool, allowing you to input queries like “Photos of me after 2012? or “Friends who work at The Next Web.” The company is now significantly upgrading the search tool. Show More Summary
Intelligence Squared held a balanced debate on the use of genetic tools in food production -- and Monsanto's CTO doubled the number of people who think the world is better off with biotech crops.
Reduced water availability and quality, floods and problems related to heat stress are some of the potential impacts cities face with a changing climate.
Quitting smoking sets off a series of changes in the brain that Penn Medicine researchers say may better identify smokers who will start smoking again--a prediction that goes above and beyond today's clinical or behavioral tools for assessing relapse risk.
It’s hard to believe another year has passed, and that it’s time for the annual Tools of Change for Publishing Conference. This year’s conference will be held in New York from February 14 through February 16, 2011, and (I know I say this every year) has the best possible line-up of speakers and programming. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Twitter addressed criticisms of how it handles abusive behavior by announcing changes to its blocking and reporting tools. Rolling out to all users over the coming weeks, the features were designed to make reporting and discouragement of online harassment easier for people. Show More Summary
Twitter is rolling out the first of several changes to its service to combat online harassment, the company announced Tuesday. The social network has simplified the way that users can report abusive behavior online and has enabled observers to report coordinated harassment attacks against an individual user. Overall, the changes give users more options to describe the […]
Sharing will be at the epicenter in 2015. We have the tools and technology right now – the challenge will be to exercise our own human ability to change the paradigm of how we tell stories, tolerate inhumanity online and exercise discernment in how much we let technology lead or control how and what we communicate.
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership has joined forces with the Climate Technology Centre and Network, the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Technology Mechanism, to launch a climate data tool. Show More Summary
David Arnoux is Head of Growth and co-founder of Twoodo, helping teams organize using simple #hashtags. This post originally appeared on the Twoodo blog. In my experience of creating a team workflow tool that people will actually enjoy...Show More Summary
“The framers of our Constitution, wary of the dangers of monarchy, gave the Congress tools to rein in abuses of power. They believed if the president wants to change the law, he cannot act alone; he must work with Congress. He may not get everything he wants, but the Constitution requires compromise between the branches. […]
Do you want to change your story in the New Year? What do you want your story to look like? What if you could learn to use the tools of story to create the life that you want? I've been obsessed with understanding and studying how people change their lives. Show More Summary