Results tagged with 'technology'
Published Sept. 26, 2015
This time around, the "S" seems to stand for "subtle." That's not the way Apple is positioning it, of course, but as a user who has owned every iPhone but the first, the 6s model appears to be such an incremental upgrade, most customers may never realize the difference. This review assumes that you have some familiarity with iPhones, and cuts to the chase with real-life examples instead of benchmarks
Published Sept. 13, 2015
The Kohl's Design It! Lab - and its offshoot Mobile lab, designed to visit schools and community events - were born from the 2010 Kohl's Cares initiative connecting Kohl's and Discovery World. Now, students are able to learn about the booming, cutting-edge technologies of 3D printing, and the value of educating kids about 3D printing is clear to the people who operate the lab.
Published June 20, 2015
Selfies boggle the mind. Why in the world would someone think that the rest of the world is interested in some picture that people took of themselves doing something funny or stupid or anything. It's just like babies building blocks and saying "Mommy, look at me."
Published Feb. 5, 2015
Ten years ago, as someone recently reminded me, I wrote a piece for The Business Journal titled, "Milwaukee business must 'push the envelope'." It was our way, via YPM (Young Professionals of Milwaukee, now Fuel Milwaukee) and OnMilwaukee.com, to help champion change, innovation, creativity and causes. It's still relevant today.
Published Oct. 22, 2014
Apple's new killer app, Apple Pay, may indeed someday change global commerce for good. That day isn't here yet, however. Three days after launch, my experiences with the NFC-based payment / tap to pay system show that Apple Pay is still very, very beta. At this point, you may find yourself using it barely at all.
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Sunday February 16th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL Isn’t technology miraculous? It can be. But not today. I am just about ready to take a Louisville Slugger to my laptop, but what would that prove? I’d have a big mess to clean up, and I’d still be a foaming at th...
Follow the leader was a childhood game played by everyone. There is a chosen leader and behind the leader are the followers standing in a line. Everything the leader does, the followers have to mimic it. My older siblings were often the leaders and would tell us to reenact embarrassing motion...
It is a horrible battle to find what will meet our needs. Searching for a wonderful job is comparative to finding a forever love. It can takes years of near misses and wasted opportunities to find the perfect one. In the fight to the finish we brave victories and embarrassing loses. Ther...
Monday September 16th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL The advent of the technology age has made the majority of society nothing more than slaves to the computer. We walk around like zombies, oblivious to the beauty around us as we continually text, email and talk on our cell phones to ...
Wednesday June 5th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL I have a calculator I bought years ago at a rummage sale for a quarter, and I happened to find it in an old box today. I don’t think I’ve ever used it even one time since I bought it, so I decided to play around and crunch ...
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