The Wrong Target

There has been much discussion about Gen Z as a demographic, and its widespread familiarity and use of technology—specifically the internet. Like others, we’ve written at length about the distinguishing characteristics that Gen Z exhibits. We’ve pointed out that Gen … Read More

“Humane” Technologies

  When the internet was first introduced, users sat in awe at the innovation that it presented. It was a communications platform and a distribution method for information and data. The world wide web took something that previously traveled through … Read More

Emerging Evidence: An Introduction to Li-Fi

Li-Fi, or Light Fidelity, is a form of optical wireless communication through which a signal of information is transmitted using the visible, infrared and ultraviolet light spectrums. … Read More

Say Something, but Don’t Say Anything

I recently had the opportunity to tour one of Paris’ most popular attractions, the Louvre Museum. As expected, I was a little overwhelmed with the vast amount of historical and artistic pieces that lined walls and filled rooms. However, I … Read More

Two Experiments With Modern Life

I saw this really clever digital short on Vimeo about a guy who’s constant texts, bleeps, email alerts etc. turn into music.  It serves as a clever showcase for his obvious talent but it’s also a pertinent comment on the … Read More

Crisis And The Web: The Internet As Headquarters

I have been in Brisbane for the past few weeks visiting with family and friends, and therefore have had a front row seat to a “disaster of biblical proportions“.  I’m at a loss for words when I try to describe … Read More

Google Keeping Tech Support In The Family

Even though heaps of mature age people are as net savvy as any young wippersnapper, there are still many who haven’t been caught up in the net – so to speak. I happened upon this funny and helpful site today.  … Read More

Twitter is Dead

Twitter, has rocketed from obscurity to the status of social networking phenomenon, but with the recent rash of celebrities leaving the site is the Twitterverse on a path to entropy? … Read More

Tweeting Tehran

During the recent “election” in Iran, Twitter took the place of CNN, FOX, and other news channels during the media blackout imposed by the government. It became the brave demonstrators’ link to the world as they expressed their protests and anger. Strictly on moral grounds, Twitter decided to help them. … Read More

Twitter: More Grown Up Than You Thought

In technology, more than other life categories, we tend to see individuals pigeonholed according to age. The assumption that the youngest of our peers are the most tech-savvy is a popular view that is not necessarily supported by fact. An … Read More