Someone, somewhere, actually wrote the code for the apps and games you use every day. Even the underlying platforms and hardware that those apps run on. And the web. And the entire Internet itself. And the programming languages that people use to build this stuff first had to be written by somebody else.
Your average wearable is good at conveying information – fitness trackers, email-alert rings, bracelets that tell you how much sun you’ve gotten – but not much more. Continue reading… “The future of wearables”
Today companies are on a journey from digitization 1.0 to digitization 2.0. They are advancing from simply overlaying digital functionality on existing offerings to learning the customer context via connected products and services and adapting them to meet customer needs. Continue reading… “What will come after smart products”
There is an old engineers proverb: “Better, cheaper, faster – pick two.” When it comes to the mobile apps that rule our world, we are demanding all three every day. Continue reading… “Why big companies and startups alike are jumping all over ‘microservices’”
Istanbul’s Uber passengers will soon have a new way to travel: Speed boats. Continue reading… “Uber to offer boat service in Istanbul”
Analysts predict, with Netflix’s popularity soaring around the world, it will have a larger audience than all the major broadcast networks within a year. Continue reading… “Within a year, Netflix will be watched more than all the major TV networks”
You know you shouldn’t be texting or surfing the web while walking down a crowded street or driving a car because it can be too distracting. Google Glass, Sony’s SmartEyeglass, or Microsoft HoloLens, augmented reality devices may appear to solve that problem. Continue reading… “The dangers of augmented reality”
Huge changes in medicine and healthcare fueled by technology are heading our way. Continue reading… “Top 11 tech innovations that could change medicine”
When all we can see is 2D images in a flat (or slightly curved) screen, can we truly say mobile technology puts the world in our hands? Continue reading… “3D holograms for the home and office”
Vehicles are collecting scads of data about the cars, their drivers, their locations, and their driving habits, as they become increasingly dependent upon cloud services and loaded down with code, processors and devices. Continue reading… “Auto industry trying to solve IoT privacy concerns”
Surprisingly there are a wealth (both in quantity and value) of markets that are investigating the value of wearables in the enterprise, with a rich ecosystem of devices, a plethora of uses. Continue reading… “The periodic table of wearable technology”
At its Worldwide Developer Conference next week, Apple shared a success story that a lot of people didn’t know about. About one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands.