Category Archives: Internet of Things

A Lifesaving IoT?

Whether or not big data can be a big problem, or whether IoT bringing us back to the Garden of Eden is good or bad, a Connecticut woman is likely alive today because of the information gathered by her FitBit.  … Continue reading

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The Elderly and Technology

I have been watching a very funny Netflix show called Frankie and Grace. It stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as two divorcees in their 70’s who are trying to get their lives back on track after both being dumped … Continue reading

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IoT: Conspicuous Consumption or Game Changer?

Don’t get me wrong. I love my Amazon Echo. Always at my beck and call, Alexa literally lights up when I ask her the time and weather. She obediently records my to-do lists, sets an alarm, recites my calendar, plays … Continue reading

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Harnessing your brainwaves for collaboration

A few weeks ago I posted about the controversy that will likely come with wearable technology such as Microsoft HoloLens. I closed that post by mentioning that human brain integration (or brain-computer interface) was coming. That sentiment was almost saying, wearable … Continue reading

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Uber and Lyft Are Great For Everyone, Except Me

“Uber is the bomb.” “Oh man, did you try Lyft? They’re awesome.” “I take Uber EVERYWHERE. I never leave home without it.” On and on, everyday somebody at my job is the poster-child for these companies. So I got excited, … Continue reading

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Homework, Homework, Homework!

I was never sure how I felt about digital fundraising platforms like Kickstarter, Crowdsourcing, GoFundMe, etc. It always looked a bit suspicious to me. I felt, “Why are people getting online asking strangers for money to fund their own personal … Continue reading

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Big Data Hopes to Unsnarl City and Pedestrian Traffic

  A LinkNYC Wi-Fi kiosk that Sidewalk Labs hopes will address urban congestion. That kiosk on a bustling city street saying Poland Spring water was “born in Maine” and “moved to the big city” actually hides a Wi-Fi data gathering … Continue reading

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