This behavior just isn’t sustainable. The entire world will be ruined if we keep this up. A decade from now, we’re all going to regret our actions. We’ll wish we’d done things differently. We’ll wish we hadn’t had such poor posture when using our phones and computers. If you don’t think that this is a… Continue reading Why Apple Should Fix Texter’s Neck with Posture Mode
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3 Unforeseen Ways That Bitmojis and Memojis Could Impact Our Lives
When Kim Kardashian released her Kimoji app in 2015 and went on to sell the $1.99 app more than 9,000 times a second for the entire first day – earning “a million a minute” – we should’ve known that Bitmojis were just getting started. Since that day, Snapchat bought Bitmoji, Apple released their own competitor… Continue reading 3 Unforeseen Ways That Bitmojis and Memojis Could Impact Our Lives
An NBA Player is Selling His Contract to the Public via Cryptocurrency
Would you buy stock in your favorite athlete if there was a chance at earning a great return? Would you buy stock in the future earnings of a friend that is on a meteoric rise? These sound like theoretical “bar talk” questions, but they‘re actually serious. One athlete is exploring a way to sell shares… Continue reading An NBA Player is Selling His Contract to the Public via Cryptocurrency
How the AirPods and Audio Augmentation Could Replace Our Smartphones
What if in the next 5 years wireless, connected headphones had the same degree of impact on our lives as the smartphone? How would connected headphones, like the AirPods, change our lives? What does life look like when half the world walks around with headphones all day? Most people would say that’s a very isolating… Continue reading How the AirPods and Audio Augmentation Could Replace Our Smartphones
Cash App, Digital Wallets, Fractional Shares, and the Next 20 Years of Digital Finances
The key to building wealth is putting your dollar to work while you sleep. We achieve this by purchasing land, developing that land, and watching the value of that land rise. We achieve this by purchasing shares in a company and getting a small taste of the profits they earn. The routes to wealth are… Continue reading Cash App, Digital Wallets, Fractional Shares, and the Next 20 Years of Digital Finances
Why You Should Seriously Consider Digital Apprenticeship
For a long time, the only way to get a job was through apprenticeship. To work in someone else’s shadow was a real honor. And it was the swiftest way to learn a trade, eventually getting a stamp of approval from a known master. Today, many of us vastly overlook the opportunity to be Digital… Continue reading Why You Should Seriously Consider Digital Apprenticeship
Can the Atari Hotel be the First eSports Stadium Franchise?
Nostalgia is one heck of a selling-point. Everyone reaches a certain age (and buying power) where the “old times” just sound like a nice escape from the current times. In large doses, it can become a real poison against progress. But in small doses, it can actually be quite pleasant and even work to counteract… Continue reading Can the Atari Hotel be the First eSports Stadium Franchise?
Digital Life Has Deprived Us of Positive Community Building
When I’m old, retired, and telling my grandkids what it was like to live in the early part of the 21st century, I’m going to describe it like this: “We all willingly deprived ourselves of healthy social interaction when we agreed to be digital citizens.” Now, I hope that by the time I get to… Continue reading Digital Life Has Deprived Us of Positive Community Building
Should We Animate eBooks to Boost Childhood Reading Abilities?
Adapt or perish. It’s a rule that applies universally to everything. But how does this rule stack up against something as essential as child education? What happens when education doesn’t adapt? Does it just die off? If you follow me closely, then you know that Reading Comprehension and child education is a cause I care… Continue reading Should We Animate eBooks to Boost Childhood Reading Abilities?