In 1978, a 14-year-old boy invented email. He created a computer program, which he called "email," that replicated all the functions of the interoffice mail system: Inbox, Outbox, Folders, Memo, Attachments, Address Book, etc., the now familiar parts of every email system.
Ultimately, Humin will replace the "Contacts" apps on your phone with a much more powerful and intuitive piece of search software.
I've been a relatively lonely voice; the attention of both the public and economists has been focused elsewhere. Over the the past year or so, however, things have changed quite dramatically: Deep concern about the robot revolution -- and its impact on jobs -- is going mainstream.
This Labor Day marks one year from the scary phone call I received. It took me this long to finally be able to face the facts and write it down.
In the absence of any rules, violations of the open Internet will become more and more common. Don't believe me? Let history be the guide.
In the time since I've joined Twitter, I have probably read just about every article about how to make the most of the social media network. This includes tips on the best times to post tweets, how to gain followers, how to avoid losing followers... basically, how to be a Twitter rock star.
I am an advocate of strong passwords -- inconvenient, long, strong passwords. 7-1d7w!Ka was my Yahoo! password until a few hours ago. Can you guess the phrase I based it on? Hint: It's written in LEET and it is a famous phrase from the 1939 movie classic, The Wizard of Oz. Got it?
Over time, my Timehop app and I have developed a passionate love/hate relationship. I love looking at everything I have posted to social media in the past, but I hate being reminded of how embarrassing I once was.
Even with the growing interest in entrepreneurship, we must actively work to foster it, as it is critical to our success as a society and as an economy.
The long standing dominance of taxi unions and hotels around the world have led to expensive fares and limited options. These are only two of the many arenas that are ripe for innovation.
On one hand, the process of snowmaking is a simple combination of water and pressurized air, deployed at the correct temperature and humidity, to make machine-made snow. On the other hand, the process of making snow is complicated, expensive, and labor-intensive.
As the future of work moves inexorably towards tech, it is shocking and troubling to see just how underrepresented women are in the tech world.
Designers harness inspiration from all sorts of things, including visual images. There is nothing as inspiring, and telling, as walking though a studio and soaking in the creativity.
Sometimes it seems like there's an app for everything. While these are often useful innovations, it is important to remember that not all of them are providing protections if something goes wrong with your purchase.
The challenge with any stylus is to be soft for easy conductive use, and firm to be long-lasting. A lot of otherwise good styluses unfortunately shred a bit too early in their life.