• Chinese Tech at CES: An Alternative POV

    Shelly Palmer Much has been written about China’s diminished presence at CES 2019. Looking strictly at the numbers, the story seems clear. The CES 2019 Exhibitor directory listed 1,211 Chinese exhibitors, down from 1,551 at the 2018 show (a 20 percent drop). Add in the congressionally approved CFIUS (the Committee on...
  • 5 Ways Technology Can Help You Achieve New Year’s Resolutions

    StatePoint You may have a long list of New Year’s resolutions. Luckily, these days, your efforts can be simplified with the use of technology. Check out these high-tech ways to achieve your 2019 goals: • Focusing: An ancient practice with renewed popularity today, the benefits of meditation can’t be...
  • Thomas Jefferson’s Thoughts on Big Government and Big Tech

    Shelly Palmer  We live in the age of exponentiation. Everything is evolving at an almost unimaginable speed. New tools, techniques, iterations, breakthroughs, and game-changing discoveries happen almost daily. Today, just staying on top of what’s happening is practically a full-time job. This raises a question: If free unencumbered commercial...
  • The Dawn of a New Big Tech Regulatory Era?

    Shelly Palmer  At the ShellyPalmer Innovation Series Breakfast at CES 2018, I had a Socratic discussion about the influence of the big technology platforms and other emerging technologies on our lives and the need for responsible innovation with David Sapin, US Risk & Regulatory Leader, PwC. We also talked about the growing...
  • Google to invest $1 bn in new offices in New York

    EFE San Francisco – Google revealed Monday that it will invest $1 billion in the construction of new offices in New York, an announcement that comes weeks after both Amazon and Apple made known their individual expansion projects in the Big Apple. In a posting on the company’s blog,...
  • The Myth of Luxury at Scale

    Shelly Palmer  It was just after 9:30 Friday night when a vociferous klaxon and a yellow tire emoji alerted us that our right front tire had experienced a sudden loss of pressure. My Q7 was handling fine, so instead of pulling over, we decided to check the tire pressure...
  • 5 Things 5G Should Make You Think About – Updated

    Shelly Palmer  Known simply as 5G, the next-generation wireless network has been touted as “world-changing” and a quantum leap in the evolution of communication. There’s a good reason: it will be. If you’re wondering how and why, here are 5 things 5G should make you think about. 1. Fixed...
  • Smart Home: Is the Time Right?

    Shelly Palmer  Since we first met the Jetsons on September 23, 1962, the idea of a smart home has enthralled us. In the 56 years since the show’s premiere, technology has advanced in ways Hanna-Barbera could never have dreamed of, yet we’re no closer to a world where Rosie...
  • Apple’s New MacBook Air, Mac Mini, iPad Pro and Apple Pencil

    Shelly Palmer On Tuesday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Apple held its second major hardware event of the fall to unveil a new lineup of iPads, MacBooks, and more. The big takeaway: all of Apple’s new products are the best they’ve ever been … and also the most...

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