It's up to today's programmers, developers, inventors and technologists to steer the direction of therapeutic technology. They can develop tech for the good of society, or they can hack tech for their own selfish goals.
As much as Apple remains the technology king, there are people like me who long for the days when the Apple conferences were actual product launch events. The excitement of learning what the latest and greatest Apple device was kept techies on the edges of their seats.
Digital connection fosters human connection. To the point where it sometimes becomes difficult to have the latter without the former enabling it. That's a pretty profound place for us, a society of social connectors, to be in.
It appears that Chief Justice Roberts feels that if a social media company states that they have access to view and analyze your posts, content, and relationships, then that ought to be fair game for the government (and law enforcement), too.
Apple revealed some of the most exciting changes to iOS in years at WWDC recently. With an unprecedented number of possibilities of where apps could go, what is this going to all mean for the average user?
I don't like parents who pigeonhole others into certain categories of parenting. They are the ones who think they are better than everyone else, like they have been a parent for almost 10 years or something so they think they know everything.
Consumption of video on mobile devices has grown so rapidly that advertising and marketing executives now have an opportunity to convey a message ten times more powerful than traditional written content.
It seems that we human beings just can't get enough of technology. But as many technology futurists have noted, it won't be long before technology will be beating on our doors, instead of us going out looking for it. Look out, the rise of the machines is becoming reality.
The newest generation of consumers has blown traditional marketing to smithereens. According to PR expert Stefan Pollack in his book Disrupted, the "iGen" generation are those born after 1994 and have never known life without computers and mobile devices.
Since mobile capabilities streamline the way you live -- especially when you want information quickly and easily -- it only makes sense to apply the same concepts to your hiring strategy, particularly your employee referral program.
Imagine walking into a busy mall when someone approaches you with an open hand. "Would you have some coins to take the bus, please?" he asks. But in this case, the person is not a panhandler. The beggar is a PhD.
Broadcast is not blogging, news media is not New Media, and serious reporting is not riffing. Considering the age and attention span of the mobile and smartphone demographic, why is media in such a panic to cater to them?
Your device isn't evil in and of itself. But it can run roughshod over you if you let it. Here are some strategies to keep your phone, tablet, laptop, and everything else from wrecking your mood and your day.