Could we all eventually be taking orders from finely tuned computer algorithms? One tech writer explores the possibility. Plus: It's time to start a diary.
Most online users say that privacy matters, but many are often willing to give it up for the right price—generally, free. For organizations, the goal is to be willing to hold yourself to a high standard with user data, and to do so transparently.
Why one regular Google Glass user (who happens to write for Mashable) gave up his device. Also: Meet a nonprofit that's suddenly $1 million richer.
In a bold (but not unheard-of) strategy, the animal rights group recently launched its own 'animal utopia' on Minecraft to prevent the harming of animals—even virtual ones. The game server includes a full recreation of the advocacy group's headquarters.
The world's biggest social network is souring on promotional posts, and your association could be impacted. Plus: The National Conference Center plays host to a feel-good story involving an eagle.
Chicago tops the list of large cities with the best wireless access, beating out a number of event hubs in the process. Also: Why your association should prioritize community managers in the hiring process.
Thanks to a nearly $200,000 grant, the group will build online resources to help those in the early stages learn about living with the disease.
A new collaboration between the browser maker and the mobile-operator trade group hopes to build digital literacy worldwide—relying on creating local content, not just technology.
According to new research by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, most mainstream chat apps fail to live up to a high security standard—with Apple's iMessage and FaceTime proving a key exception.
Is the value of smartphones as an educational tool greater than their potential to distract? Increasingly, school districts and educational groups are saying it is.