Blog Archive

Data Collection & Privacy: Is someone watching you?

If you major in Communication Studies at Manchester University, one of the required classes is a course called Telecommunications. The class focuses on the technological implications of things such as cell phones, cameras and surveillance. When [...]

Are You Phubbing Up Your Relationships?

Imagine that you and your family are sitting down for dinner at the table. You have the TV on in the background as you eat your meal. For a while all you hear are the [...]

Up Up And Away!

Imagine you are with your family on vacation in mountains. There isn't much around you and you don't have the greatest cell service. At night you virtually have no connection. This isn't necessarily a bad thing because [...]

Will The Grid Make My Job Obsolete?

The Grid is a program that is still in development but has already put out advertisements galore, boasting an Artificial Intelligence capable of designing and building websites itself. It’s not difficult to find plugins that [...]

ImageNet Project: Teaching Computers to Understand Images

I recently watched a Ted Talk with Fei-Fei Li where she discusses visual intelligence. Much of her discussion is about how her team is creating software for computers to recognize and describe objects in digital formats such as images and videos. Learn more about her project.


One Month for Life Learners

Are you a life learner? Are you interested in programming but have no idea where to start? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you should consider looking at One Month. One Month [...]

Wildcard Creates the World’s First Card Browser

  Today browsing the web on your mobile device isn’t always the best experience. This is mostly because web was originally intended for viewing on a desktop. So are you ready for a new way [...]

Understand Your Visitors Better with HotJar

Our company recently started using a software called HotJar Insights to test the usability of our websites. We wanted to have a better understanding of users behavior and experiences on our websites. The great thing about [...]

Karma Go for WiFi anywhere

With the rising cost of cell phone data these days, the goal is to try to find WiFi whenever possible. However, WiFi may not always available or it might not be very reliable. Karma Go [...]

Visitor Management with Envoy

If you are a bigger company, you know that a lot of visitors come through the office on a daily basis. Perhaps you have a meeting with a prospective client and need to be notified [...]

Wearable Technology: MOTA SmartRing

Wearables such as smart watches and bracelets are all the rage. What’s the latest wearable technology? Introducing the MOTA SmartRing, which is a small ring that vibrates when your smartphone has notifications. Like most of the [...]

Bluetooth Padlock Protection with Noke

Do you wish you didn’t have to carry around your keys to unlock everything? Or perhaps you are tired of trying to remember your locker combination. Noke is a padlock that allows users to lock [...]

A Pen that Draws ANY Color!

Tired of dragging around all your pens different colors? Perhaps you are painting a flower and want to get the color exactly right. This is where Scribble comes into action. Scribble is a new stylus [...]

Touch+ turns any surface into a controller

Touch+ is a new technology that allows users to make any surface multi-touch. Touch+ replaces a mouse or trackpad and uses gestures to control a computer. The device is designed to attach easily on the [...]

Nod: Touchless technology

What if you could wave your hand and your lights turned on in your room without flipping a switch? Nod is a small device that is worn on your index finger that allows users to [...]