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Are You Living in a Digital Bubble? This Flowchart Will Tell You. (Infographic)
Performance Ignited

Are You Living in a Digital Bubble? This Flowchart Will Tell You. (Infographic)

If you agree with most of the opinions you read online, you could be in a 'filter bubble.'
Carly Okyle
Why the Term 'Unicorn' Needs to Die
Radicals & Visionaries

Why the Term 'Unicorn' Needs to Die

That Silicon Valley jargon is simultaneously the dumbest and most perfect appellation for overvalued startups.
Your Reactions to Forever 21's Controversial T-Shirt
Opinion

Your Reactions to Forever 21's Controversial T-Shirt

We asked, and you answered.
Carly Okyle
The Science Behind Our Obsession With Liking Things Online
Psychology

The Science Behind Our Obsession With Liking Things Online

The fact that it's such a popular element of Facebook's functionality goes a long way in showing how important it is, both for the people clicking the button, and those on the receiving end.
Liraz Margalit
We Asked Whether Schools Should Stop Teaching With Paper and Pens. And the Reaction Was Fiery.
Learning

We Asked Whether Schools Should Stop Teaching With Paper and Pens. And the Reaction Was Fiery.

There was an overwhelming call to keep them in the classroom.
Laura Entis
Busy Parents: Meet Shuddle, the Uber for Kids
Performance Ignited

Busy Parents: Meet Shuddle, the Uber for Kids

Too busy or tired to give your kids a lift to school or practice? Put them in a Shuddle.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
One Way to Turn Customers Into Raving Fans: Be Controversial
Marketing Bootcamp

One Way to Turn Customers Into Raving Fans: Be Controversial

It's more powerful to be polarizing than it is to be neutral.
Jason Fell
Net Neutrality

The Latest FCC Net Neutrality Rules Should Be Opposed

By favoring one type of company over another, regulators are guilty of the worst kind of government interference.
Ryan Shea
OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare
Starting a Business

OPINION: Who's Hit Hardest by Obamacare

What industry is yelling loudest about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Meet the trade group leading a charge to water down and repeal Obamacare.
Scott Shane
Why California Can't Be Home to the Hyperloop
Technology

Why California Can't Be Home to the Hyperloop

Forget Los Angeles to San Francisco. Given California's brutal regulatory climate, Elon Musk has a much better chance linking Austin to Dallas, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
Free Trade Bad for Workers? Don't Believe It
Growth Strategies

Free Trade Bad for Workers? Don't Believe It

There has been much angst over the Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement, but the argument that freer trade is bad for workers doesn't hold water, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
Why Exxon's Lower Profit is Bad for Taxpayers
Business Optimization

Why Exxon's Lower Profit is Bad for Taxpayers

While some lawmakers are quick to join in the chorus of complaints about 'Big Oil', it's companies like Exxon that send the bags of cash to Washington for Congress to squander, writes Ray Hennessey.
Ray Hennessey
OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound
Finance

OPINION: For Employers, Obamacare Penalties Abound

When it comes to the increased trend of adding part-time jobs under Obamacare, what looks like a 'win-win' is actually a 'lose-lose' for businesses.
Ray Hennessey