Gen Z is More Prepared, More Savvy than You Think Today’s teens are the ones who are in line to take over business, the world. They’re the first generation to not know life before the Internet, the Web, apps, smartphones, constantly being connected and being… Read More

Healthy Skepticism is Your Best Protection

Security, Privacy – Knowing the Risks and Having a Healthy Skepticism is Your Best Protection The biggest problems of today’s technology privacy, security – communications, understanding. Or to say it a little differently… privacy and security are an illusion in today’s world!  But then, I’ve learned… Read More

Clean Slates

Devices, Social Media Make Younger Generation Worldly Faster Devices and social media that connect children and their families have become an integral part of our daily lives. Most of the time, it is valuable, not just for staying in touch but building/strengthening the relationship and… Read More

Data Diddling

Data Diddling – Customers Should Always Come Before Big Data I admit it. I’m really bad at things like balancing a checkbook. In fact, all things mathematical. Bad?  Pathetic is a more accurate description. I had to take something called mathematics of life insurance my last… Read More

Keep Your Eyes to the Skies

Drones’ Good, Bad … Keep Your Eyes to the Skies as Drones Fly Out of Stores It’s estimated that 1M UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones if you prefer were gifted this Christmas. All I can think of are my two favorite orators: Will Rogers –… Read More

The Year Ahead

The Year Ahead —2016 –A year of Technology Cloud Bursts, El Nino-Like Changes It may not be a profound observation; but every day we get up, the damn world has changed.  No wonder 2015 passed so quickly; and we’re staring at a totally new world… Read More

Wearing Targets

Always Capturing Personal Info, Wearables Are Giant Siphons I’ve been thinking about getting a fitness or activity wearable to help me “shave” a few percentage points off my BMI (body mass index). My doctor said it wasn’t bad since I’m a vegetarian, exercise five days… Read More

For Your Eyes Only

Privacy and Security are Personal, Very Personal If you’re uncomfortable with the idea that the social media sites you regularly visit or your apps could be sold and your “private” information could be a key part of the deal, you’re never going to get any… Read More


Tap Into The World Around You With Wearables and Visa Versa It took 14 years for color TV to have 10 percent penetration in U.S. homes. It took cellphones nine years to achieve 10 percent penetration.  It took smartphones five years to achieve 10 percent… Read More