When Tim Berners-Lee first “invented” the internet, he foresaw its primary use as an avenue for the rapid and worldwide spread of information. And since its inception, the internet has primarily fulfilled this goal, serving as a medium for thousands of professors, writers, bloggers, and journalists to share their work with the world. Perhaps the… Continue reading The Digital Enlightenment Has Begun, You Just Don’t See it.
Month: May 2020
What’s Next? A Digital Border Wall?
As the Cover-19 situation continues to escalate, more and more Americans are working from home, performing tasks previously thought to be impossible to outside of the office environment. And as more American businesses transition to remote working, more and more of their employees find how much more they enjoy it over their traditional working methods.… Continue reading What’s Next? A Digital Border Wall?
Is Apple Beginning to Care Less About Design?
It’s easy to see that Apple is a company whose products sell themselves as much based on design as they do on functionality. Design is one of the most important traits that has Apple harnessed to distinguish themselves from the competition, a strategy that can be traced all the way back to the iMac, the… Continue reading Is Apple Beginning to Care Less About Design?
Apple is Getting Worse at Designing Software: What that Could Mean and Why it’s Such a Big Deal.
When Steve Jobs returned to Apple during the late 1990s, he used one skill to single handily take Apple from one of the world’s most disastrous companies to one of it’s most popular and powerful ones. That skill was focus, and for a company like Apple that completely lacked it before Jobs brought it with… Continue reading Apple is Getting Worse at Designing Software: What that Could Mean and Why it’s Such a Big Deal.
Apple’s AR Glasses Won’t Be the Next iPhone. They’ll Be the Next iPad
10 years ago, what we now know today as the iPad was the most hyped tech product of the 2000s. Apple’s then heavily rumored and highly anticipated tablet was made out to be a revolutionary new product that would utilize sate of the art technologies to provide a device with a user experience so new… Continue reading Apple’s AR Glasses Won’t Be the Next iPhone. They’ll Be the Next iPad
Robots Will Take Your Job. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing:
As different forms of artificial intelligence emerge and grow, concerns over their effect on society have grown just as quickly as hopes for their applications have. The idea that robots or some form of AI will one day take your jobs is rapidly become a more and more tangible one, as tech firms, both big… Continue reading Robots Will Take Your Job. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing:
The Strange Case of the $400 iPhone and $700 Wheels: Apple’s Ever Evolving Identity Crisis
Last month, Apple was on a role when it comes to new product releases. The MacBook Air, iPad Pro, Mac mini, and more all saw new, upgraded releases across last month, all of them met with the usual fanfare that coincides with releases of new Apple products. But out of all of these releases, two… Continue reading The Strange Case of the $400 iPhone and $700 Wheels: Apple’s Ever Evolving Identity Crisis
Amazon and Google Will Destroy Themselves, Here’s How:
Focus. Any Silicon Valley guru will tell you it’s the most important trait a tech company can have, and it’s true. In a world where tech can be applied to virtual anything, focusing on one sub-sector of it is often the key to success for a tech company, all the way from the startup to… Continue reading Amazon and Google Will Destroy Themselves, Here’s How:
Here’s How Digital Assistants Should Work.
5 years ago, Google and Amazon were touting the digital assistant as the future of consumer electronics. The promise of a smart assistant deeply integrated into your home seemed enticing, with countless possibilities and a more simplified user interface, it seemed that the digital assistant could become a truly massive new platform, up there with… Continue reading Here’s How Digital Assistants Should Work.
Should Everyone Learn to Program?
As the computer has become more and more ubiquitous over the past few decades, program has become more and more popular with it. This popularization is immediately visible, too, we’ve seen school after school invest in computer science programs, dozens of apps that revolve around making programming easier and more understandable have flooded app stores… Continue reading Should Everyone Learn to Program?