When I first started attending CES, about 25 years ago, motherhood was something you denied (or at least ignored). At CES this year, all things “baby” were celebrated. Fertility monitors, wearable breast pumps, and wearable clothing…
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Dear banks, online stores, airports, employers and anyone else who wants to unmask my true identity:
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Farhad Manjoo predicted the demise of gadgets in his NY Times column last week. To paraphrase Mark Twain, the demise was greatly exaggerated. Hardware is expensive to create, difficult to support, hard to get into distribution, and item…
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Film directors get their names in the credits. Songwriters get their names in the credits. Toy and Game inventors? Not so much. That’s what Andy Roo Forest, a celebrated toy maker and accomplished singer/songwriter, sang about as he kicked…
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If you’re scratching your head about what to get for the spouse, the parent, the uncle, or anyone that grew up on film, don’t give it another thought. It’s a labor of love, but you can convert the old albums (or shoe boxes) of photos…
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To say the election results have been troubling could be the most historic understatement ever. The deep rifts in the country, shown in red and blue, depict a tale of a changing economy, one where retooling factories, digging deeper for…
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Last year, when I attended Money 2020, the large tradeshow that covers fintech (where finance meets technology), I walked away sure that banks were on their last gasping breaths. Young start-up fintech companies doing everything from lending…
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Like every marriage, the marriage of technology and fashion is always evolving. Technologists descend from a tribe that says “if it works, it’s amazing.” The fashion world needs to combine beauty and functionality with the technology…
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Passwords are totally out of control. You probably have thousands of them and remember none of them. Some insist on a mixture of crazy characters, uppercase letters and numbers, making sure you’ll never remember your password.
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For adults, it’s an implicit arrangement between you and the online world. You get some free access on the Internet and in exchange someone out there on the Internet is amassing some information about you. For kids, it’s a much murkier issue.…
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Augmented Reality is pretty great. You layer information from the digital world on top of your real world to provide extra information and experiences. Examples? Point your phone at a historic place. Your phone recognizes the image or location…
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Banking as usual is taking some heat. The battle cry “innovate or die” is being chanted by fintech startups, big tech companies, retailers, and even the conservative banking industry, all looking for a way to disrupt the traditional landscape.…
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The numbers would make you believe that we (and our kids) do nothing but sit and stare at our screens all day. According to Nielsen, the average American adult spends nearly 12 hours a day on electronic media, mostly screen-based. Kids as young…
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Personal fitness devices from companies like FitBit and Withings have clearly made inroads with highly motivated fitness devotees. Can similar devices have the same impact on those suffering from health issues?
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Last week, we ran a software analysis on clarity of speech and word usage for Donald Trump’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention. Now, it’s Hillary’s turn.
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The tech-savvy (except Peter Thiel) have shown no love for the newly announced Republican candidate throughout the nominating process. I figured it was time to look at Trump’s speech in the tech world’s own lingo — algorithms.
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The Wartortle made me do it. Shatter my Samsung Galaxy phone screen that is. After traversing the city for two days, visiting PokéStops all over Manhattan, I knew more about the architectural detail in my neighborhood than I’d gleaned in…
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There was a time when you needed a substantial amount of wealth in order to make it worth hiring a wealth manager or even getting a wealth manager to pay attention to your puny investment funds. That picture is changing fast.
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Pity the poor student geek. Their classmates are hanging out, messaging friends, or maybe playing on the soccer team.
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If you thought Virtual Reality was just something to be used at the movies or for gaming, then you need to listen to Dr. Shafi Ahmed.
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It's not breaking news that CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas is the equivalent of a frat party for the tech industry.
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The finger is the new prized real estate for this year’s technorati.
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Today, nearly forty million Americans are providing unpaid care of aging, disabled or other people who need assistance.
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Every year at this time I invite a panel of 14 judges representing all facets of the kids' media business to do some soul searching.
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In less than 2 weeks, a small country of technologists, innovators, and developers will convene at CES 2016.Over the years, CES has become a go-to destination for the kids’ market place with a dedicated Kids@Play Summit and highly anticipated…
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This weekend my New York Times subscription came with a little something extra -- the Cracker Jack's prize for newsreaders. Read more
Source: Huffington Post
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When my kids were young, making things involved macaroni, feathers, glue and paper plates. Read moreSource: Huffington Post
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