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Maybe tech won’t save us after all

Of late, tech giants have been getting an unaccustomed amount of media scrutiny. In a timely coincidence, Franklin Foer, former editor of The Atlantic has written a book entitled, “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”…

iPhone X and Face ID

Apple recently announced the upcoming release of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as well as the iPhone X. I did not watch Apple’s event, but I have picked up on some of the highlights over the past few days. Mainly, the iPhone X’s Face ID feature. Unlocking…

Could VR be what 3D TV had hoped to be?

The consumer audio-visual technology sector is a competitive place. It seems that new products are consistently rolled out before their predecessors have reached the homes of most consumers. While high definition flat screen TVs are the…
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The End of Tech Utopianism?

The fetishization of technology—the assumption that any technological advent is cause for both celebration, and musings on the utopia it will doubtless usher in—often amazes me. We’re grabbing fitness trackers with the zeal of desperate…

Leaving Wires and Cords Behind

Everyone has one obscure kind of technology they hope gets invented. Something that frees up time, makes things easier, or enhances lives some other way. Personally, I desire completely wireless technology. To remove the eyesore and frustration…

The Year of Virtual Reality in Marketing

Last May, before the “year of VR” began in earnest, I posted this blog entry pondering the use of VR in marketing as forecasted for 2016. The new products have been released and marketing efforts using VR have begun in earnest. So, it’s…