Dann is a content strategy and marketing consultant who helps companies generate demand and leads. He also blogs about strategy and content marketing at dannalbright.com.
The Philips Hue system is leading the charge when it comes to smart lighting, but there are some worthy alternatives. We’ve picked three that all offer the same basic feature set and hackability.
We invented the technologies that we use today to help us live better lives, not to become slaves to them. The slow tech movement will help you take back control of your life.
People have repeatedly shown that, when given anonymity on the Internet, they’ll do terrible things to each other. This is why gaming communities like Steam have set up community rules to keep things civil.
Data science has gone from a newly coined term in 2007 to being one of the most sought-after disciplines today. But what does a data scientist do? And how can you break into the field?
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In the digital age, you have far fewer excuses for forgetting an important event — but when you do, you also have a lot more options for making up for it!
Maybe it’s time to change the conversation: if ads are a necessary evil, why don’t we find other ways around the worst of them that aren’t so divisive and damaging?
Quickly bring your data into the proper format, so Excel can do its magic. Use these strategies to quickly flip rows, turn columns into rows, flip rows, and save a lot of manual labor.
Lenovo’s Superfish malware caused a stir, but the story’s not over. Even if you removed the adware from your computer, the same vulnerabilty exists in other online applications.
Mesh nets are powerful decentralized networks that may change the way we use the internet. Here’s how they work.
The Silk Road was like Amazon for the black market. Its leader, the Dread Pirate Roberts, often espoused an anti-establishment, libertarian philosophy — but what else do we know about him?
Whistleblower Edward Snowden and the NSA’s John DeLong appeared on the schedule for a symposium. While there was no debate, it seems the NSA no longer paints Snowden as a traitor. What’s changed?
A company that puts DRM in place on their products is very clearly telling consumers that their freedoms will be sacrificed so that corporate execs can make more money.
Britain has revived the 77th Brigade, notorious for its use of unorthodox strategies during WW2, in order to gather intelligence, spread propaganda and control overarching narratives on Facebook and Twitter. Could they be watching you?
You should noticed that the past few years have been about an obsession with productivity. But what if productivity apps don’t do it for you? Then what do you do?
As the smart home scene has geared up, everyone has been waiting to see what…
Blackhat is the latest in a line of “hacking action” movies and paints a scary picture of what nefarious computer geniuses can do. But how accurate is it? Should we be worried?
Most people don’t need to worry about their health while they’re playing games, but going on long binges does require a bit of forethought to make sure you stay healthy
n ad-hoc mesh wifi network, spreading across Havana, connects people without Internet access, and other ways people work around government censorship.
#BringBackOurGirls, #ICantBreathe, and #BlackLivesMatter have seen wide international coverage in the past year – but are hashtags an effective means of activism?
Laptops are great for getting things done on the go, but the small screens can be limiting. You can get more done with a few shortcuts, some useful apps, and good organization.
If you're looking to start making your home a bit smarter, smart plugs are a…
It does looks like net neutrality will reign, at least for a while. Let’s take a look back at some of the most important moments in this battle.
It’s often said that people fear public speaking more than death. But it’s something that many have to do regularly. Here are eight public speaking demons and how to kill them.
Creating new habits is hard. Habits are usually built over weeks or months of repetition, and motivation is the challenge. When the going gets tough, micro-habits can be a huge help.