To track or not to track? I'm convinced that tracking our kids, our elderly and our pets is going to become commonplace. The technologies work relatively well and could be the deal breaker in many an unpleasant situation.
The Internet is a virtual community, empowering anyone in the online world to quickly communicate, create, share, discover, and transact. But any virtual community, relationship, or transaction comes with uncertainty and risk.
Oculus Connect 2 was the best thing to happen to virtual reality (VR) since Palmer Luckey put the Oculus DK1 on Kickstarter. I wanted to share with you the highlights of the event so you too, can feel like you were there.
The 21st Century is an era in which human relationships are increasingly shaped by high technology and social media. From iPhones and iPads to Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, human civilization is evolving at the high speed of an Intel Core i7 processor.
Ah, the Internet of Things. Just the sound of it sends thrills, chills and huge question marks through both technologists and regular people alike.
I've had my fair share of playing the Xbox game Sonic Riders, which involves flying through strange landscapes on various hoverboards. Steering and dodging to collect those golden rings on fantastical airborne-craft always raises the same question: when can I fly a real hoverboard?
As I watch my infant son navigate a touch screen like he was born to it, which he technically has been, I start to wonder what a typical day in our house will look like in just a few short years, when he is eleven.
If you work at a nonprofit organization, you know it can be tough to engage your supporter base. Even though the work you're doing to save the world is critically important, it's hard to compete for people's attention.
I have a friend, let's call her Lizzie G, who shared a story that represents the depths people will go to retrieve their smartphones. Lizzie was on a commercial airline flight from Dallas, Texas to Minneapolis, Minnesota when she heeded the call of nature and used the shoe closet they call a bathroom in Coach.
It's a good time to be a tech worker. Between 2013 and 2014, even as job and income growth in the rest of the economy was sluggish, overall employment in technology grew by 3.7% and average annual technology incomes increased by 2.4%.
To really appreciate how far we have come, I divided the history of software-based tools that I have used into four distinct eras. Each one builds on the previous one, until we get to the present.
How often do you receive a CD or a USB from friends or family with something of interest? If you simply drop the CD into the drive or stick the USB stick into the slot and run, you are entrusting the security of the device to the security protocols used by that friend or family member.
As part of iOS9 on iPhone's and iPad's a new feature called "WiFi Assist" was added. In theory this is great as when your device doesn't have a great WiFi connection it automatically switches across to 3G/4G data instead.
Watching the yearly statistics of social media is like watching these waves chaotically spread throughout the entire lake generating incredible change and dissipating just before they reach the edges.
In my experience, there are some basics that every entrepreneur needs to know when considering Product-Market Fit. Your baseline responsibility as an entrepreneur is to build something that people need and want. When you've got it right, that's Product-Market Fit.
In 2013, 14 million couples defined themselves as being in a long distance relationship. Anyone who has been in one where your significant other is time zones away, knows how hard it can be to make time to connect with one another with the time difference.
Personally, I believe that there's nothing that can be done to save the PC. Its reputation is too fixed, and Microsoft is too worried about preserving its older iterations of Windows to introduce any truly revolutionary functionality.