Gizmos & Gadgets: Walmart Starts Roll Out of a “Scan & Go” App to Compete with Amazon Go

January 15, 2018 – In the retail war going on between “bricks & mortar“ stores and online shopping, the former has been taking quite the beating of late leading ... Continue Reading →

False Ballistic Missile Warning in Hawaii a Symptom of How Disinformation Spreads in an Always Connected World

January 14, 2018 – If people in Hawaii on the morning of Saturday, January 13th, didn’t have smartphones, tablets, and computers, no one would have been subjected to a false ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Four Technology Upgrades You Can Use to Beef Up Your Personal and Home Security in 2018

January 12, 2018 – Welcome Jared Wade who previously has provided his insights on technologies that are changing the way we live and work. Wade has lived in Latin America where ... Continue Reading →

Chip Technology Taking a Beating as Newly Discovered Flaws Point to Security Vulnerabilities

January 7, 2018 – If you have a feeling that someone is looking over your shoulder these days when you are using your computer, you may be justified to a degree. It appears that ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: Worried About Violations of Your Privacy? Check out Haven

December 23, 2017 – In a world where bots and hackers make us increasingly uncomfortable when online, consider a new app aimed at your physical security. It is called Haven, a ... Continue Reading →

Can We Integrate Power and Data Transmission?

December 1, 2017 – It is hard to believe that 2017 has entered its last month. It seems like as I get older, the years keep flying by faster. For me 2017 has bolted at breakneck ... Continue Reading →

Survey of 3,240 Americans Crystal Balls the Future and What We Will See

November 18, 2017 – Considering how disinformation and alternative facts have become mainstream in America these days, this survey done by Fluent, a New York City-based market ... Continue Reading →

“All of Us” Project to Use Fitness Trackers to Study One Million People From Their Genome to Lifestyles

November 14, 2017 – The Scripps Research Institute will be handing out fitness trackers to help in the U.S. National Institute of Health‘s (NIH) “All of Us” ... Continue Reading →

A Small Ontario City to be Testing Grounds for Autonomous Vehicle Systems

November 9, 2017 – Every year Stratford, Ontario, hosts a Shakespearean festival that features the playwright’s many works plus other contributing plays and musicals. A ... Continue Reading →

The Unintended Consequences of the Social Media Revolution – Democracy Under Threat

November 8, 2017 – In a recent statement, Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, stated, “one of the things I did not understand was ... Continue Reading →