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Tomorrow will not be like today. Today you will experience the slowest rate of technological change in your lifetime. Tomorrow, it will be faster and the pace of change will continue to increase. Managing this change and learning to adapt will separate the successful from the extinct. Adapt or die. That’s what the 6th Annual Continue Reading →
“Hey, man. Need your car this weekend?” Across America, millions of Millennials are probably asking that very question to a friend with access to a vehicle. That’s because, according to a story from NPR, our generation would rather borrow than own, especially with big-ticket items like Fords and Chevys. If we can’t bum a buddy’s ride, Continue Reading →
Nexus Logo
Well, we’ve seen this sort of thing before. You’d think being handed a rare prototype for a major new phone before its unveiling would engender a greater sense of um… responsibility. Turns out that whatever sensibilities it does instill don’t necessarily preclude folks from taking these devices to bars, knocking back a few, then hitting Continue Reading →
Dragon
If you’re going to make the world’s largest walking robot, you might as well go for broke. That’s what Zollner Elektronik AG — a firm out of Germany — did when it unveiled “Tradinno,” its 11-ton, 51 foot, winged, fire breathing dragon powered by a 2 liter turbo diesel engine. Now the real question is, Continue Reading →
Epsilon Rocket
When The Space Shuttle was conceived, its mission was to make space flight “cheap.” (As these things go.) Original estimates had hoped that eventually the program would cost a frugal $50 million per launch. That dream was never realized, and in the end cost a total of $196 billion — an average of $450 million Continue Reading →
Intel
Intel’s Atom-branded CPUs are synonymous with netbook computing — tied to thoughts of pokey, budget-priced notebooks that may be good on your wallet, but do little to impress. Now, the company wants to shake off that image with its latest “Bay Trail,” architecture. As Ars reports, the new products will support both Windows and Android Continue Reading →
When sony announced the PlayStation Vita TV, it seemed like it could very well have become a device to transform the video game and set-top streaming markets both. The diminutive device was going to be a video-streaming, game-playing, PS4-mirroring wonder not quite like anything we’ve ever seen before. It was going to play PlayStation Vita Continue Reading →
5cs
Apple’s event on the 10th was teased with the tagline, “This should brighten everyone’s day.” It has already drawn a powerful response.  Everyone was asking the question, “Does Apple still have it?”  The answer is a pretty clear, “No.” If you’re looking for an iPhone 5 in a colorful new plastic case for $550 you’re Continue Reading →
Best Apps for Special Needs Students
While iPads and touchscreen devices are impacting virtually every level of educational instruction, apps designed for special needs students are particularly transformative. These five apps for students with autism, dyslexia, Attention Deficit Disorders and speech issues are among the best of hundreds of worthy titles available. Reading Comprehension Camp ($19.99) Performance on state testing is often Continue Reading →
Turning 30
Ever wonder what it’s like to be 80 years old? Oliver Sacks, a neurology professor at NYU, shares the truth about life as an octogenarian in a piece for The New York Times called “The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding).” In the column, Sacks writes: “I do not think of old age as an ever grimmer Continue Reading →

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