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Livin’ on the Edge: The New Trend in Computing

  What was little more than a heavy metal ballad over a quarter-century ago is fast becoming a hard-and-fast reality today: Where computing is concerned, we are all livin’ on the edge, or about to do so. Edge computing is viewed as an efficient, cost-effective, secure means of data processing that has impacted (or will [...]

By |2019-01-07T18:33:50+00:00January 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Chatbots are Poised to Become Even Chattier

  “Press one for more options.” “I want to talk to a representative.” “I’m sorry, I didn’t catch that. Press one for more options.” If you desire more human interaction when making phone calls or searching the Internet, the outlook for that is often bleak. Instead, you are prompted to speak with a chatbot, a [...]

By |2018-12-07T15:09:23+00:00December 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How Distributed Ledger Technology Could Improve Elections

Few will argue that elections in the United States feel more like a circus-like spectacle than a civic obligation for most Americans. Counting controversies with ballots have caused political scandals and media feeding frenzies. Accessing accurate information on candidates and measures often is  overwhelming - or underwhelming in some cases. And, of course, extensive wait [...]

By |2018-12-04T15:53:22+00:00December 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How DLT Offers Greater Online Security

  When it comes to online security, nothing is foolproof, though Digital Ledger Technology (DLT) like blockchain comes awfully close. Its potential has been realized by two Australian banks, who have already implemented the technology. So too have several Indian states, as well as U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin. The increasing popularity of DLT has [...]

By |2018-11-08T20:29:38+00:00November 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Keeping It Real: What Lies Ahead For AR in 2019

  Apple CEO Tim Cook argued in an 2017 earnings report that augmented reality (AR) is going to “change the way we use technology forever.” Ditto for virtual reality (VR), AR’s technological cousin. Where VR transports the user to another time and place, AR enhances his or her current circumstances. And to Cook’s point, 2019 [...]

By |2018-10-16T18:13:11+00:00October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

5G Connectivity, and How It Will Affect Us

Soon, the line between online and offline will be blurred. The Internet is spreading beyond computers and smartphones and into daily appliances both at work and at home. By 2025, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) will require most appliances and devices to be run via an online connection. Also by that time, the projected global [...]

By |2018-10-02T18:04:32+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

High on CBD Oil Sector and Its Promising Growth Potential

  From my vantage point, mainstream investors have, for the most part, adopted a wait-and-see attitude toward making serious investments in Cannabis companies. I get it.   Given ongoing legalization and regulatory debates at the State and Federal levels, most are leery of taking a deep dive into the space without further clarity on the [...]

By |2019-11-04T16:06:46+00:00September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The Challenge of Making Real-Time Payments a Reality

A need for speed in the nationwide payment process (among other things) led the Federal Reserve to form the Faster Payment Task Force, which in turn led to an exhaustive report, which included 10 recommendations. And that has led in turn to … what, exactly? There have been some strides taken since the task force [...]

By |2018-09-04T19:23:05+00:00August 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|