I want to offer a special thanks to the technologists of the world -- all those who work anonymously in the world's labs and engineering departments to come up with the circuits, code, and contraptions that have combined to change life as I know it.
Here's an idea. This year, turn Thanksgiving into Thinks-giving. Unplug. Yup. The whole day without digital engagement. No screens. No big balloon parades. No football.
Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any tablets, smartphones or computers that are specifically designed for seniors? I would like to buy a device ...
My advice has always been that if you can't manage your time efficiently enough to give each person and each project your complete attention then don't try to multitask. Give your all to each call.
The Imitation Game is a well crafted, beautifully shot and acted World War II film that tells the behind the scenes story of how we won the war: a story that remained secret for 50 years.
"Change my e-mail address? No problem," said no one ever. Why the reluctance to take on what can be an important chore?
I am frequently under the weather, but I seldom know whether I will weather the storm that forecasters have forecast, which is why I can't predict what kind of weather I will be under.
The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.
Of all the countries that I've visited in this region, the mentality of people here in Romania seems to have changed less than in the other places.
Learning how to code is seen today as key to building a successful life. Barack Obama, Michael Bloomberg, and even Enrique Iglesias have all urged people to study coding.
It's common to talk of the "customer journey," of the path an individual takes from needs awareness, via research and evaluation, to purchase and, in the case of a happy customer, loyalty and a lasting relationship.
Times are rapidly morphing into a new age. Sure, it may seem like humans are slowly sacrificing their humanity to the iPhone at first. But, the change is inevitable! We can't expect ourselves to flow into "the new" so smoothly and immediately.
You remember the great teachers because they touched something inside you. They opened vistas and cleared new pathways. They made your world larger and richer. Can you get that same experience from a computer?
Dell has one of the more intriguing entrepreneurial histories, going from the fabled dorm room start-up, through growing the company and taking it public, stepping down as CEO, coming back as CEO, then leading it back to its current private iteration. Living through all these changes would seem to provide him with a business perspective not available to many other people.
For a long time now, apps like FlightAware have helped millions of air travelers track the location and status of their flights. If you're picking up ...
My computer is dying. It is sluggish while searching, switching between programs and completing tasks. Sometimes, it experiences a Parkinsonian-like freeze and we sit there staring at each other while waiting in silence for the uncomfortable episode to pass. Often, when I make a request, the little wheel spins and spins as if trying to remember what to do.