Description: Imagine a wireless device capable of sensing your muscle movement and relaying those movements onto your screen. Source: Globe&Mail Date: January 30, 2014 Thalmic Labs has created an alternative to the mouse and keyboard. The new Myo device uses muscle sensors to understand your gestures, letting you use your hands to play video games, swipe through… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Uncategorized
Description: As Facebook celebrates its 10th anniversary, we take a look back at its origins, and take a look forward at the future of the company and what it will look like. Source: CNET Date: February 3, 2014 The social network that turned the word “friend” into a verb and popularized the “like button” is turning… Read more »
Description: The newest most cutting edge app allows users to test their urine for up to 25 diseases by simply peeing into a cup and taking a picture of a color-coded urinalysis strip. Source: CNET Date: February 27th, 2013 Ever thought a smartphone could detect what was in your urine? Well, now it can. A new iPhone app,… Read more »
Description: With the backing of Gates and Google, Khan Academy and its free online educational videos are moving into the classroom and across the world. Their goal: to revolutionize how we teach and learn. Source: CBS .com Date: March 21, 2012 Questions: 1 Is Khan Academy the online silver bullet for on-line education? 2. What… Read more »
Description: Apple wants Schools to center on Ipads Source: cnn .com Date: Jan 17, 2012 Questions for discussion: Who are the winners in using this technology to transform the text book industry? 2. Who are the losers in using this technology to transform the text book industry?
Description: It has become fashionable for young people to express their affection for each other by sharing their passwords to e-mail, Facebook and other accounts. Source: nytimes .com Date: Jan 17, 2012 “It’s a sign of trust,” Tiffany Carandang, a high school senior in San Francisco, said of the decision she and her boyfriend made… Read more »
Description: A new Intel survey on mobile etiquette in the workplace finds user should execute more restraint. Source: cnn.com Date: Dec 2, 2011 Questions for discussion: Do mobile manners at work make a difference for the employee? 2. Who should set what are the right “mobile manners”?
Description: Groupon has had huge growth and success in the area of marketing businesses. Is there any downside in using Groupon for small business? Source: Msnbc.com Date: November 21/2011 Questions: Is Groupon something that can benefit all businesses? Why? Or Why not? 2. What criteria would you use as a business manager in trying to… Read more »
Description: Dr. Mitchell led the development of ResolutionMD Mobile, the world’s first smartphone radiology product to win regulatory approval for primary diagnostic use. Source: globeandmail.com Date: Nov 16, 2011 For two years, the Mayo Clinic has been using the original desktop version of ResolutionMD to help stroke victims in rural Arizona. As such web-enabled technology… Read more »
Description: For years, Coca-Cola has told us that so many parts of life “go better” with the iconic soft drink. You can now add social media to the list as well. Source: www.usatoday.com/ Date: Nov 8, 2011 Advertising Age this week named Coke its “Marketer of the Year,” citing it as an example of how… Read more »