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The Worst Things Your Kid Can Learn On The Internet

Being aware that kids can discover some iffy stuff on the internet — and discussing what to do with the information — are the best ways to keep kids safe.

 In my house, co-sleeping is a hard no.

Why You'll Never Find Me Co-Sleeping With My Child

When I check on our daughter before heading to bed myself, I have to do a quick scan around her full-size bed just to locate her. She is almost never remotely close to where she started out. But she is almost always upside down, head jammed up against the wall or her footboard, stuffed animals scattered like confetti all around her.

It’s easy to dismiss addiction as someone else’s problem, especially when you don’t look like an addict. Image: Jen Simon.

What It's Like To Expose Your Biggest Secret To The World — And Watch It Go Viral

I admitted to being an opioid addict in The Washington Post. I never thought I would tell my parents about my addiction, let alone the entire world, but after a year of working on my sobriety, I felt like it was the right thing to do.


Apple Refuses FBI Requests To Hack iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken to the internet to tell the world the company will not be complying with FBI requests to hack the San Bernardino shooters’ phones.


"Go Find The Beauty In People And Tell Them": Interview With Calvin Liu, Co-Creator Of Outpour App

A new app is countering the often noxious world of online interactions via positive affirmations. We catch up with one of its founders.

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The Internet War Rages On: "The Internet Slowdown" And "The Right To Be Forgotten" 

A not-so-sexy trifecta of net neutraility, "open Internet" and the "right to be forgotten" are the latest Internet bones of contention.


The Siri Revolution: Why Digital Personal Assistants are Cool and Creepy

Implicit personalization represents the next frontier in data mining. While undoubtedly cool, does it also cross the line on privacy intrusion?