This fractured FaceTime episode exposes three disturbing problems in our increasingly Wi-Fi dependent lives.
While I am very much alive, I find it interesting to consider the data trail as a shade: It continues to exist, perhaps forgotten, in cyberspace and meatspace alike and, as with the memories of those who outlive me, the data will remain long after my body does.
Whether you're a web designer by trade or you've been forced into the job as part of a startup that's strapped for resources, you find yourself having to stay in touch with trends in the industry.
When Apple announced last year that it was developing a watch that had the functions of a medical device, it became clear that the company was eyeing the $3-trillion healthcare industry. Apple's recent announcement of ResearchKit shows that it has an even greater ambition: It wants to also transform the pharmaceutical industry by changing the way clinical trials are done.
With four math and computer science degrees from MIT, including a PhD, under his belt, Chief Technology Officer of KAYAK, Giorgos Zacharia is a leading expert at applying the hot topics of data, analytics and machine learning to the real world of travel.
I'm so glad that mobile is on the forefront. Again, mobile isn't something brand new - it has been around for a while, from the StarTAC to pagers, to the first iPhone. Technology is everywhere today.
In the digital era, growing business needs for accelerated innovation aimed at improving company growth, operational inefficiencies and the customer experience, is rapidly changing the role of Information Technology (IT).
South by Southwest (SxSW) "mashes up" film, music, interactive (tech) and many of the industries they significantly influence into a 10-day extravaganza of never-ending combinations of thought and possibility.
This is a positive move that deserve to be supported at any level: better privacy protection and strong security are mandatory steps toward a digital society shaped around people's needs and easily-accessible public services.
As we move forward into March Madness, we look back at the hottest trending online privacy stories and discover a different form of madness. Some of the news is good, some is bad and some sends a message of hope for our future.
Not all apps are innocent programs with your best interests at heart. In fact, many apps can snoop on you, and some could be collecting your personal data right now.
Putting technology into the hands of millennials, and putting them in front of the innovators of the 21st century at events like SXSW is game changing. There is truly no stopping the next generation of thinkers and doers.
What if local governments asked their tech talent to give a day or two or a couple of weeks a year to work with local agencies and departments to improve the communities where they live and work?
Millennials empirically know that bar crawling is for recreation -- not for archaic, time-wasting, low-percentage mating rituals. If you want to meet someone, there are any number of big dating sites and apps available.
If you love to learn, then a career in STEM might be the path for you and, at this point in history, you couldn't pick a better time to get involved in a STEM career.