Category Archives: Internet of Things

Famous cosmetics brand Lush will quit social media

On April 8, Lush announced on its official Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts that it will be quitting several social media platforms in the U.S., saying, “We are tired of fighting with algorithms, and we do not want to pay … Continue reading

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The Family that Memes Together

If you frequent any social media platform with any sense of regularity, at some point or time you have the seen the meme above. For the uninitiated, a text box or text bubble would be placed on all three people … Continue reading

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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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