Technology

  • 5 AI Clouds You Can Use Today

    Shelly Palmer The sensationalist hype around AI has a lot of people believing that the technology may be too advanced or too technical for their businesses to take advantage of. This is false. AI is here now and you can start using it today. What Can You Do With...
  • Psychiatrist: More Research Needed on Gaming Disorder

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service SEATTLE – A psychiatrist in Washington State says it’s important that the World Health Organization is recognizing online gaming addiction as a disorder, but more research is needed to fully understand and treat it. The American Psychiatric Association has yet to recognize gaming disorder, noting that...
  • The Current Reality of Augmented Reality

    Shelly Palmer Augmented reality (AR) is on the cusp of being one of the technological advances that are all but guaranteed to change our day-to-day behavior. Imagine living in a world filled with “movie magic.” A world so packed with computer-generated images, it’s hard to tell fantasy from reality....
  • Are Elon Musk and Tesla Ready for the Future?

    Shelly Palmer  In the not-so-distant past, Tesla was synonymous with the future of electric vehicles (EVs). Elon Musk (who some say is the Tony Stark of our age) painted a vision of the future that many bought into. Right now shareholders are calling for Musk to be fired, there are...
  • Is Alexa Spying on You?

    Shelly Palmer  Some people believe that Alexa is listening all the time. This is true. Some people believe that Alexa records every word for posterity. This is false. Some people believe that having an Amazon Echo increases their risk of being hacked. This is also false. But, there’s more...
  • iOS 12 and More: Everything You Need to Know from Apple’s WWDC 2018

    Shelly Palmer  Monday marked the beginning of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2018). As per tradition, Apple kicked off the week with a two-plus hour press conference that highlighted a new version of iOS, a new version of macOS and more. Here’s what you need to know. iOS 12...
  • 5 Smart Ways to Protect Your Data On Social Media

    News & Experts The Facebook data breach opened a Pandora’s box of concerns for social media consumers. The company estimated that data firm Cambridge Analytica may have had information on about 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge. In testimony before the U.S. Senate, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised...
  • 5 Ways GDPR Will Change Your World

    Shelly Palmer On May 25, a new law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going into effect in the European Union. The law was created to protect EU citizens from potential abuses, like the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. Though the timing may seem coincidental, this law has been...
  • How Do You See the Future?

    Shelly Palmer  Tomorrow will be nothing like today. It may look and feel a lot like today – you’ll get up, have breakfast, exercise, go off to work, etc. But tomorrow will be nothing like today. Tomorrow there will be 600,000 new smartphone activations, 540,000 new computers sold, hundreds...