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I understand why teachers are worried about students using ChatGPT, but let's not forget that students have always found ways to cheat, chatbots or not. I think it's more important to focus on how we can use these tools in a positive way in education. Continue Reading →

CES 2023 Day 2

I'm putting together a rather extensive list of things that got my attention at CES®. In the meantime, I was reintroduced to a marriage-saving technology that I was challenged to try: The Motion Pillow. Continue Reading →

CES 2023 Pre-Show News Day

CES 2023
The booths and exhibits at CES 2023 are still under construction, but I've been walking the show floor for the past two days and talking to product managers while my team has attended official press conferences. Many of the most exciting announcements are under embargo until the show officially opens tonight, but here are a few interesting items with far-reaching implications. Continue Reading →
Midjourney - boy looking towards the future
I have two slides at the end of most of my presentations. One is my investible theses for the upcoming year and the other is stuff that has my attention. As we head into 2023, I thought it might be fun to look at a deck from 2018 and see if I got any of it right five years ago. I'll let you be the judge. Continue Reading →
At a dinner party the other night, a very accomplished business person told a story about how he and his wife were certain that their devices were listening to their conversations. “I was talking to my wife about a pair of designer shoes that she wanted to purchase, and not 10 minutes later while she was doing some online research for work, she saw an ad for that exact pair of shoes. She hadn’t searched for the shoes; the ad just appeared. Clearly, our computers or our phones are listening.” Some people nodded in agreement, and others began to chime in. Continue Reading →

Now Hear This

The F.D.A. has cleared a path for hearing aids to be sold over the counter. Today, buying a hearing aid requires a trip to an audiologist, hearing tests, and a prescription, followed by a huge expense not covered by insurance. This is set to change as soon as October. Continue Reading →
Today, I wanted to stay focused on tech and Web3, but I'm a father of three and I have three beautiful grandchildren (with one more on the way). I could barely hold back my tears as I watched the parents, grandparents, and loved ones of the dead trying to process the senseless, violent deaths of their babies. They are us. This can happen to any family in America. It is not OK. Continue Reading →

You’re Invited

It is my pleasure to invite you to the 2022 Shelly Palmer Innovation Series Summit, streaming on YouTube Live, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. ET. Continue Reading →

Snap to Partner with Parents

Like all social media platforms, Snap has had its share of mishaps with privacy and security. However, during an interview at WSJ Tech Live, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel said, “We haven’t announced the name of this product yet, but we basically have a family center so that young people and their parents can use Snapchat together.” Continue Reading →

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