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Abby Kanarek
Vice President of Operations

Abby Kanarek, Vice President of Operations at Living in Digital Times, has never met a showroom floor or conference schedule hard enough to bring her to her knees. With almost twenty years of experience in conference and event planning, her organizational skills are exceptional which make her well-equipped to coordinate the Living in Digital Times […]

Debbie Dickman
Operations

One of the most sought after planners in the tri-state area, Debbie has the unique ability to transform an idea into a truly one-of-a-kind event. Her outgoing personality and warmth coupled with her “hands-on” approach assures her clients of a wonderful planning experience and a truly memorable outcome! Before joining Living in Digital Times and […]

Shana Duthie
Production Supervisor

Shana Duthie has always been curious about how we live, how things work, what motivates us to use devices to assist us with our lives, and more importantly how we feel and embrace our experiences. Shana takes this curiosity to work everyday to assist companies with refining and developing their customer experiences. The experiences she […]

Doing the Credit Card Shuffle

Source:  www.huffington.post Each time I make a purchase, I pull a veritable deck of credit cards to find the one I was looking for. As I fan them out, I think for the millionth time that there must be a better way. I am carrying more than 20 cards in my wallet — everything from […]

Frozen Free Fall Comes to the Big Screen

Source: www.chipchick.com A company the size of Disney is allowed to take chances. And so this week they’re releasing Frozen Free Fall, a game that’s already had millions of downloads on mobile phones. This new release takes place on big screens. Big gaming screens, that is. Disney is betting that women, who make up the […]

HealthKit and Apple Watch: The Start of a Personal Healthcare Revolution?

Source: www.everydayhealth.com Apple made lots of headlines with their recent announcement of  new products and technologies, including the iPhone 6 and iOS 8. However, it’s HealthKit — a dashboard that collects and stores health data from third parties — that might be one of the biggest advances from Apple. Like many of the company’s other technologies, HealthKit has the […]

An App-le a Day for a Queasy Medical Problem

Source: www.everydayhealth.com Someday, I expect that doctors will dispense apps the same way they dispense medicines. Apps already help monitor health conditions, keep you in good physical shape, and can give you tools to control the onset of  something like cyclic vomiting syndrome. What’s cyclic vomiting syndrome, you may wonder?  According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse […]

Everyday Health Awards for Innovation: You Can Help Us Decide Who Wins

Source: www.everydayhealth.com Every day we read stories about lives being saved and industries changed by advances in technology and digital health. Everyday Health is teaming up with the Digital Health Summit to celebrate these advances at the second annual Everyday Health Awards for Innovation at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The awards honor outstanding achievement in health and wellness technology, […]

8 Apps Everyone Needs for Better Health

Source: www.everydayhealth.com The digital health revolution can seem a bit daunting, I know. There are apps that pretty much let you do everything short of DIY brain surgery. So how do you begin to take advantage of the utility of these apps without feeling overwhelmed? Start by slowly integrating one app at a time into your […]

A Hearing Aid for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Generation

Source: www.everydayhealth.com When it comes to hearing loss, the generation that grew up on loud music and inner-city decibels is in a bit of denial. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control,  an estimated 20 percent of the U.S. population has some form of hearing loss. However, a majority (80 percent) don’t do anything to address […]

The Newest Way to Quantify Yourself? Get a Blood Test

Source: www.everydayhealth.com Most people view blood tests as a way of diagnosing disease. But your blood is a pretty good indicator of your overall health. It contains a treasure trove of information (called biomarkers) on the current state of your health, some of which can be gleaned from the levels of the vitamins and minerals in […]

Life-Saving Digital Health Tech: 5 Stories From CES

Source: www.everydayhealth.com Digital health technology gets constant media attention. As great as this press is, some coverage features these technologies as sterile, eerie, and sci-fi like devices that foretell a depersonalization of everything. At the Digital Health Summit held at the 2014 International CES Show in Las Vegas, the goal was to put a human face on […]

Is Your iPhone the Key to Curing Diabetes?

Source: www.everydayhealth.com Our mobile phones are changing the nature of medical research. While online health studies have existed for years, Apple’s latest innovation, ResearchKit, is bringing medical research front and center on your smallest screen. What is ResearchKit? It is an open-source  iOS software platform that allows researchers and developers to build apps for patients. By monitoring, surveying, […]

Smart Wearables Give Parents Peace of Mind

Source: www.chipchick.com When my kids were growing up we had scary looking kids harnesses to keep them from wandering. I never partook in the ritual, opting instead to let my kids respond to my doggie commands like “come here” instead of a physical restraint. Today’s parents are going to need to decide if they’re going to […]

How I’ve Become a Human Lab Rat in the Name of Tech

Source: www.chipchick.com Ah, the good old days when you plugged in a laptop, booted up a few apps and wrote a review. My life has become damn scary these days as most of the products I look at are actually looking at me. My body fat, my sleep habits, my steps per day, my brain age, […]

Am I Pregnant? Tech for That Time of the Month

Source: www.chipchick.com Adding technology to the mix does not make basal temperature any more accurate, but it does make the process a little more automated, and makes it easier to analyze the data. I caught up with Jessie Griger the creator of Daysy, a basal thermometer that you use orally each day, sending the data to […]

With Vusay, Pop Up Videos Go Social

Source: www.chipchick.com You remember VH1’s Pop Up Videos, right? Little trivia tidbits, innuendos and factoids popped up on screen in little balloons. Well, Vusay is heading towards socializing that process. Their website lets you take any YouTube video and post a running dialog of commentary alongside the video—now everyone is a potential Pop Up creator! The […]

I Got the Solid State Blues

Source: www.chipchick.com Solid state drives are all the range, taking the place of traditional mechanical hard drives in laptops, the have become standard in mobile devices and they’ve even been seen in traditional desktop PCs.  And for good reason.  Solid state drives, unlike traditional drives with a magnetic spinning platter and a head, have no moving […]

Dragon Inspired Outfit Hits the Fashionware Runway Show

Source: www.chipchick.com CE Week may be over but the fashion will always live on. A one stop shop for NY’s geek-erati, but this year they got treated to a bit of high fashion as well. The runway show combined wearable fitness, one of a kind high tech fashion design, robotics, and program for young kids. Every […]