Category Archives: technology

Group Texts – A Technological Annoyance

Oh, the group text.  How useful you are but how painfully annoying you can be.  We often do not want you but need you in order to efficiently share information with a group of people.  You are like email’s annoying … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence descends on the 60th Grammy Awards!

The 60th annual Grammy’s may not have robots strutting down the red carpet this year but instead will be hailed the first awards show to have its content generated by artificial Intelligence technology.  The IBM AI Watson platform has partnered … Continue reading

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Rachel Shechtman is Reinventing Retail–One Story at a Time

Rachel Shechtman’s Manhattan store, Story, changes its theme every four to eight weeks. How will digital, AI, and the Internet reconfigure or re-imagine the retail experience?  We already know that Amazon.com has disrupted the traditional retail offline buying experience of … 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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Buyer Beware: Your Devices are Recording You

Recently, the Amazon Echo smart speaker has been at the center of a murder case which raises lots of questions about consumer privacy and the role that technology can play in our lives. The case revolves around the “accidental” death … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Prize–What Your Fovea Say About Your Engagement

Software that tracks a viewer’s habits through a monitor attached to the TV offered by TVision Insights. Gladwell traced eye focus back to Sesame Street’s use of the Distractor that measured “stickiness” to the pre-schoolers watching the show in his book, … Continue reading

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How China Changes Internet

I guess I was wrong to jump into the conclusion that China killed Chinese Facebook(Ren ren) , and is messing up with the social network apps adapted from the western world. After watching this short video in New York Times, … Continue reading

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