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Can Twitter Be Fixed?

Ouch
Twitter had a bad week. It's share price took a huge hit and investors are running for the hills. This should surprise no one. Twitter's problems are easy to articulate and incredibly hard to fix (or they would have been fixed already). Continue Reading →
Crypto coins
While Bitcoin (₿) is the most famous cryptocurrency, it is only one of approximately 2,000 cryptocurrencies in circulation today. All of the heavily traded cryptocurrencies are powered by some version of a distributed ledger (blockchain), and each has at least one unique attribute that differentiates it. Here's an overview of 5 popular cryptocurrencies and how they compare to Bitcoin. Continue Reading →
Major Carriers
It's official. All four major carriers now offer "unlimited" mobile data plans. Verizon has Go Unlimited, Beyond Unlimited, and Above Unlimited. AT&T offers Unlimited & More, and Unlimited & More Premium. T-Mobile offers Unlimited, and offers Unlimited 55+ for people over 55. And Sprint rounds out the group with its Unlimited Freedom offer. There's only one problem. None of these plans actually offer unlimited data. They offer mostly unlimited data with specific restrictions. "Let me explain ... No, there is too much. Let me sum up." Continue Reading →
AI
The sensationalist hype around AI has a lot of people believing that the technology may be too advanced or too technical for their businesses to take advantage of. This is false. AI is here now and you can start using it today. Continue Reading →
Amazon AR View
Augmented reality (AR) is on the cusp of being one of the technological advances that are all but guaranteed to change our day-to-day behavior. Imagine living in a world filled with “movie magic.” A world so packed with computer-generated images, it’s hard to tell fantasy from reality. That’s the dream, but where are we now, and who is going to get us there first? Here’s a quick overview of the state of AR. Continue Reading →
Bad Alexa
Some people believe that Alexa is listening all the time. This is true. Some people believe that Alexa records every word for posterity. This is false. Some people believe that having an Amazon Echo increases their risk of being hacked. This is also false. But, there’s more to the story. Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer
The general data protection regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25th and it will impact companies located in the EU, and those that operate there. Is your business ready for this change? Shelly Palmer discusses this new EU data privacy law on CNN Money with Maggie Lake. Original Airdate: May 24, 2018 Continue Reading →
Smart Contract
A smart contract is just like an old-fashioned verbal or paper contract except with a smart contract, the conditions can be met digitally. Smart contracts are not new, but they are newly relevant (and a bit overhyped) because they are an awesome, non-cryptocurrency use of blockchain technology. Continue Reading →

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