5 Things Everyone Should Know About Instagram

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Instagram

There are so many social media platforms out there today that it can feel overwhelming trying to figure out which ones are even worth the investment in time and energy. Instagram is one that relies on image sharing, though you can share music you’ve written, videos, sounds, and other works that you’ve created yourself. Recently […]

8 Tips for Parenting when Screens Are Everywhere

8 Tips for Parenting when Screens Are Everywhere

Just about everywhere you go today there are screens visible to the general public. These could be on tablets, laptops, television screens in coffee houses, on smartphones, and elsewhere. Parenting with all of the screens surrounding daily life can certainly be a challenge. After all, you want to make sure your children are not exposed […]

Online service helps seniors find companions … and more

Online service helps seniors find companions … and more

Australian entrepeneur Andrew Dowling started an online company called Tapestry to help senior citizens understand technology. He thought they may want to connect with friends and family members, maybe share pictures of the grandkids. Then he discovered that many of those seniors had only one thing on their minds. They wanted to use the internet […]

Can robots say no to sex?

Can robots say no to sex?

“The decision you reach here today will determine how we regard this creation of our genius. It will reveal the kind of people we are, what he is destined to be. It will reach far beyond this courtroom and this one android. It could significantly redefine the boundaries of personal liberty and freedom — expanding […]

Mattress business changed by technology

Mattress business changed by technology

People out to buy a new mattress live in fear. They’re not only afraid of a mattress that will keep them up at night, they’re afraid of paying too much, afraid the mattress won’t last more than a year and afraid the retailer is a crookk. Technology to the rescue. Michael Magnuson, the founder of […]

Are babies too young for tech?

Are babies too young for tech?

The technology behind using a toilet continues to elude them, but many infants are already using smartphones and other tools to get on the Internet. A survey by Common Sense Media in San Francisco found that 38 percent of babies under the age of 2 use a tablet or cell phone application. That number was […]

Match.com wants to help the children it spawned

Match.com wants to help the children it spawned

They are the children of the internet. Literally. Without the internet, many people in the world simply would not exist. That’s because their parents met on online dating sites such as OKCupid and Match.com. The folks at Match.com feel a mite responsible for all the computer babies they helped bring into the world and want […]

Scientists closing in on invisibility

Scientists closing in on invisibility

“To do such a thing would be to transcend magic. And I beheld, unclouded by doubt, a magnificent vision of all that invisibility might mean to a man — the mystery, the power, the freedom. Drawbacks, I saw none.” — H.G. Wells, “The Invisible Man” (1897) Well, there are a few drawbacks. Griffin, the novel’s […]

Top 5 Tech Billionaires

Top 5 Tech Billionaires

The advent of the tech savvy world has also brought forth a slew of tech billionaires, most of whom have achieved success at breakneck speed. Irrespective of truly modest and humble beginnings, these technical geniuses have managed to achieve success that’s quite at par with some of the most prominent business entrepreneurs of the world! […]