Travelers Choose Uber Over Cabs

Business Travelers Choose Uber Over Cabs

There has been a significant increase in the number of business travelers choosing Uber over cabs. In her article, “Uber Use Surges Among Business Travelers,” Sara Ashley O’Brien of CNN Money describes how workers are moving away from traditional modes of travel and gravitating towards the new ride sharing economy. Professionals on the go prefer Uber…

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Smart-Oven

Former Apple Engineers Developed a “Smart-Oven” That Optimizes Cooking

Meet June, the first-ever computerized smart-oven programmed to “think” like a chef. The cutting-edge device comes equipped with sensors that detect the type of food you’re preparing, and delivers tailored instructions on how to properly cook it. The smart-oven, June, also features an iPhone-like interface, built-in camera, and a smartphone app that sends you a push…

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What if Our Devices Could Read Our Emotions?

What if Our Devices Could Read Our Emotions?

Today’s technology has virtually unlimited IQ and little to no emotional intelligence. But what if our devices could read our emotions through our facial expressions? In this Ted Talk, computer scientist Rana el Kaliouby demonstrates groundbreaking technology that can read our emotions by quantifying our facial expressions and matching them to corresponding emotions. The powerful “emotion…

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Google+ Early Success

Google+ Early Success

The early verdict is very telling so far with the new Google+ technology. Here is an excerpt from Franky Branckaute’s article, Google+ Early Success: Privacy. Around 2/3 of Updates are Private.

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Business Cards are Old School

Business Cards are Old School

According to Austin Considine’s New York Times article, Business Cards Go Paperless, or Almost, the ‘old’ practice of handing out a business card will soon be a thing of the past.

Here is an excerpt of his article.

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Klout Followers

Do You Have Klout Or Just a Lot of Followers?

If you’ve ever wondered how to track your influence in social media, the answer is not solely based on followers. In a recent article from the San Diego Union Tribune, Julie Wright discusses the importance of knowing who your social media influencers are and how to track them. Understanding that online influence can help attract more…

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Social Media in 2010

Social Media in 2010

So much has changed for social media in 2010. Not too long ago, social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter didn’t exist, blogs were nothing more than simple online journals, and digital marketing was still in its infancy. Today, however, the Internet leads the business front, especially with social media. A recent article in…

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Scanning Coronado

Scanning Coronado

Visitors to Coronado Island (San Diego, CA) will soon see new additions to popular points of interest with QR code scanning. According to a recent article in the San Diego Union Tribune, Coronado officials are testing the effectiveness of QR codes on tourists’ and residents’ interest in local landmarks. QR codes are used by anyone…

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Eco-friendly Printing

Eco-friendly Printing

Two big problems exist with current ink cartridges: they are expensive and don’t provide eco-friendly printing. Consider how many wasted pages you throw away each week. For every page you throw away, you are not only wasting money, but also wasting ink that will lead to more cartridges in landfills. Several steps can be taken…

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Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Many company leaders are starting to encountering a problem with bridging the gap, which is becoming harder and harder to relate to younger generations. Company leaders who have been in the business for 20 years and younger generations just starting out are having a hard time understanding each other. The reason for this problem is…

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Cool Extensions for Twitter

7 Cool Extensions for Twitter

People are constantly looking for ways to make life easier, so Google Chrome has introduced a list of cool extensions and features that can help combine web browsing with all of your social media marketing needs. A recent article on Mashable discusses 7 cool extensions designed specifically for people who use Twitter. Some of these…

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