Home automation, once the wave of the future, is becoming more and more mainstream as tech giants like Google, Amazon and Samsung jump on the bandwagon in product development.
If you know an engineer, it's time to help him stop. Intervene because the phrases are often so annoying that they are "counter-productive" or worse a "red herring" and distract from what really needs to be said (and done).
Mobile phones have evolved a lot from the time the first cellular phone was marketed in the 1980s. Smartphone users today prefer text and data-based applications, and voice-based communication has been relegated to the sidelines.
The question is simple: What is truly a curation solution, and what is a hastily conceived product enhancement with the word of the moment pasted on top?
The other day, at lunch, I was sitting at a table and watched a young mother with two small children snapping photos and Instagraming the moments. I realized that she was not noticing much of what the kids were doing thanks to her focus on "sharing" the memories.
Leading a product team is invigorating. As the CEO of the product, the product manager has one of the best jobs in the company as well as one of the hardest.
I started to reflect on how I ended up in the mess -- this personal journey about my love and obsession with, well, telecommunications (though you may call it broadband, Internet, cable, wireless, etc).
There are a lot of resources on the web that let people save and organize the content they find online, and they all have their own angle and unique functionality. Marketers can use bookmarking in new and innovative ways to build a brand.
I remember my first attempt at being a DJ. It wasn't a paid gig, and the venue was never too busy, but it was the first proper opportunity for me to think of other people's situations.