Apple is back to setting the tech agenda, and this time, it's private! So, another Apple WWDC is over and done, and the rest of us can start dissecting it bit by bit, like fanboys and -girls going to town over a Star Wars or Marvel teaser trailer. And what did we learn? Sure, there … Continue reading Privacy Shots Fired!
Facebook is launching its own currency. Facebook, how much you are becoming a country. If Facebook was a country it would already be the most populous one in the world (2.3 billion active users - you'll find plenty of news stories out there saying it's the third largest, but those are based on 2012 numbers, … Continue reading Show Me The Money!
It's Friday, so you get to a bit of procrastination. And here's what I can't get enough of today. So today's the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" and I seriously have not been this excited about something since my child was born. And seems the guys over at Google are pretty excited too. So here's what … Continue reading Aw, snap!
Blockchain isn't just a technology for the rich, spoiled day traders of Bitcoin (see what I think of Bitcoin as an investment vessel here). FastCompany published their list of 17 ideas that they believe will change the world. Among a strong field, one service stood out to me: Banqu. An American based company that seeks … Continue reading Blockchain for other people
After two years of studying remote work, the tech giant comes out with a few recommendations. When I was at Google, I did tons of remote work. I was in an office, sure, but my boss, his boss, and my immediate team were all placed elsewhere. And a lot of the colleagues I worked with … Continue reading How To Remote Work, According To Google
Curses, foiled again! Like, almost literally, foiled. A group of white hat hackers recently "hacked" a Tesla's Autopilot function, and forced it to swerve into the opposite lane. And they did this using only white stickers. Essentially, the Tesla Autopilot uses camera technology to keep an eye on, among other things, the while lane markers … Continue reading Tesla Autopilot Hacked with Paper
Even with the latest generation of smartwatches, we're only scratching the surface of what they should be After a bunch of research, I recently picked up the 4th generation Apple Watch. I ended up with Apple's version of a smartwatch after having tried Samsung Gear (love the bezel navigation, but the choice of apps is … Continue reading Smartwatches: we’re not there yet
New technology has always challenged the status quo, but self-driving cars will force us to rethink the very nature of our penal and justice system. Self-driving cars are in many ways both right around the corner, and far into the future. The basic technology is here; the cars themselves, as well as the foundations of … Continue reading Self-driving cars will force us to rethink the nature of our penal system
Talking about self-driving cars can get confusing if you don't get the lingo When talking about self-driving cars with industry people, you may find yourself somewhat baffled. I know I do. Sure, there's the tech side, which I can sort of follow, but not if we start diving deep into the technical details. But then … Continue reading Level what now?