Does this happen to you? For your household and personal items ... dishwasher soap, ketchup, contact lens solution, toothpaste ... when you need an item (because you are empty), you look in the closet and the item is not there. And of course, it's either 6am or 10pm at night. Bad timing. The … [Read more...] about Is Amazon Dashing to the IoT?
For those of us that were born before 1980, we remember that all banking transactions were done with a teller in a "brick and mortar" bank. Then, around late 1970s ... BAMM! ... the automated teller machine was invented. The first models could not even dispense individual currency bills, but … [Read more...] about ATMs — All Technology (does) Matter?!
In the era of driver-less cars, fitness meters on our bodies, and GPS tracking, how about altering our mind and body rather than just tracking us? When you read the headline, you probably thought to yourself ... "OK, I already know that. My phone is never more than arms-length away from me." … [Read more...] about Will the Smartphone Control Humans?
Chocolate is one of the most popular items that people enjoy eating. Total sales of chocolate in the United States is approximately $20B with per capita consumption of chocolate is about 12 pounds per year. So what does this have to do with smartphones? Mobile Phone Adoption Well, a new report … [Read more...] about Politics and Hershey Chocolate, Smartphones are Here!
Kept you guessing on the next two thoughts? Well here is the continuation of Tech Thoughts for 2016. Now for the next two. The first blog in the series can be viewed by clicking here. 3. Big data will become sensible data to pan for gold. The term "big data" has become such a phenomenon. I … [Read more...] about Tech Thoughts for 2016 — Sensible Data & IoT
Those of us born before 1985 have seen the rapid escalation of technology advancement. The smartphone, that you take for granted in your purse or pocket, provides more access to data to you now than CEOs and the President of the United States had in 1985. Electricity reached 90% of US households … [Read more...] about Tech Thoughts for 2016 — Content & VDoC
Read my blog post and classroom 'flip' about RetailMeNot at http://blog.cengage.com/teaching-technology-educating-value-generation/. … [Read more...] about Teaching Technology: Or Educating for Value Generation
Technology has been working its way into our lives for several decades. 1970s ... large mainframe systems printing invoices and checks for our payroll and suppliers. 1980s ... the introduction of personal computers in the mainstream. Over time, we have used technology to create … [Read more...] about So When Will Smart Phones Clean Our House?