The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a great little buzz word for Internet-controlled home automation equipment. Sensors and chips to control electronics have gotten so small and cheap that they can now be put into most electronics around the house.
What happens when 12 million people are provided with an almost unlimited variety of immersive virtual environments where they can explore, create, and learn with their friends?
Being an entrepreneur has its perks.
For better or worse, Gawker is entitled to the same freedom as any other news outlet. If it crosses the line, as it likely did with wrestler Hulk Hogan, the courts should deal with it. Silicon Valley's power brokers should not get involved because they have access to resources that rival those of governments. They can outspend any other entity and manipulate public opinion.
Freelancing has changed dramatically over the past ten years. The days of invoicing by mail or email and waiting for a check to arrive are long gone, at least for most of my clients. I rely heavily on the convenience of electronic invoicing and banking.
Blockchain technology is ushering in the second generation of the Internet, and if companies don't want to get left behind, they'll need to dodge the Innovator's dilemma and disrupt from within.
The world has seen more than one industrial revolution and another one is already upon us. We should face it as optimists.
If you are between the ages of 50 and 74, your mortality rates are 30 percent for a man and 20 percent for women. HLI's goal is to make healthcare proactive, preventative, and personalized -- predicting what disease you are likely to develop, and helping you prevent it in the first place.
Bloggers who use Wordpress, beginners or pros alike, always face one question - what are the best plugins to use to optimize the performance of your website?
We need our smartphones, notifications screens and web browsers to be exoskeletons for our minds and interpersonal relationships that put our values, not our impulses, first. People's time is valuable. And we should protect it with the same rigor as privacy and other digital rights.
Bound for Cairo in Egypt to the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, EgyptAir's Flight MS804 lost contact with the aviation authorities on 11 pm this Wednesday, 10 miles into Egyptian airspace. It disappeared from the radar at a height of 37,000 feet, and with nothing but speculation to guide their search, the authorities began a gruesome expedition to track the fate of the missing airplane.
In the current year alone we have seen everything from VR games, to educational experiences to VR medicine to even virtual sex experiences.