Tag Archives: technology

Slacking on the Job

This weekend kicked off the 2019 NBA Playoffs and it was a not a good start for the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers lost game 1 to the Brooklyn Nets 111-102. Besides the upsetting loss, most of the chatter on social … Continue reading

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Samsung Phone Home

If you have frequented Twitter the last couple of days, you may have noticed the big sponsored #SamsungGalaxyS10 as the top trending topic. Recently, the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S10 phone was released. Similar to the model made popular by … 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 “Black Unicorn’s” Goal to Increase Diversity in Silicon Valley

While on the web, I stumbled across a new social media app that is still in BETA stage but appears quite intriguing.  The app is called STEAMRole, which CEO Clarence Wooten, a self-described “Black Unicorn” of Silicon Valley, compared to Tinder in … Continue reading

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RFID Technology – Advancing Medicine and Convenience, But How Far is Too Far?

No, this is not a new fashion trend, though I would not be surprised if it did become one.  This is a new miniature sensor being developed at the Tufts University School of Engineering.  The device is meant to be mounted … Continue reading

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Anything you post can and will be used against you in a court of law

Most people are no more familiar with the Miranda warning than hearing it on TV. The second sentence to that warning, “Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law,” seems so 1999 though, … 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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Selfitis: A Mental Disorder or Fake News?

What is a healthy amount of posts? How do we measure the mental health of a user? In selfies? Many people and experts in the mental health field are currently asking themselves these questions. There are unusual cases of teenagers … Continue reading

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The Social Network 2.0: Emerging Trends

Growing up I was always fascinated with technology and the different ways that it impacted my daily life.  Though I do not have much of a perspective on what life as an adult is like without e-mails, cell phones and … Continue reading

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