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Why SpaceX is Making Starlink

Why SpaceX is Making Starlink

This is one of the most amazing visualizations of technological innovation that will forever change the way internet is delivered on earth.  Unbelievable that it's already in process and fully coming on line over the next couple years....

Tesla’s 2020 (the year ahead)

Tesla’s 2020 (the year ahead)

This video shows what's ahead for Tesla in 2020 from an investor's point of view, including some huge new revenue streams that will impact its stock price. It's just beyond amazing the vision that they have for completely changing the status quo....

Typing speed on mobile is catching up to keyboards

Typing speed on mobile is catching up to keyboards

Typing speed on mobile devices is catching up to that of physical keyboards 10-19-year-olds can type about 10 words per minute faster than can people in their 40s People spend an average of six hours per day on their mobile devices, so it’s no wonder they are skilled...

Microsoft HoloLens 2 AR Headset: On Stage Live Demonstration

Microsoft HoloLens 2 AR Headset: On Stage Live Demonstration

A short 11 minute must-see video for CEO's and leadership teams to watch Released just 5 months ago - this is version 2 of Microsoft's Augmented Reality headset The first 5 minutes shows you firsthand how user-interfaces in the near future will just float in front of...

Quick 30 minute Intro to PHP

Quick 30 minute Intro to PHP

I remember learning 6502 Assembly Language in junior high/high school on my Commodore Vic 20/64, Turbo Pascal in High School and then Fortran/PL1 in college.. Neat history behind the language variants... Today its automation/integration w/Python and Wordpress...

Realistic screen time solutions for kids (and their parents)

Realistic screen time solutions for kids (and their parents)

Mobile media time for zero-to-eight year-olds has tripled between 2013 and 2017, from an average of 15 minutes per day to 48 minutes per day. 59 percent say their kids are “addicted” to their screens, while 66 percent say their kids spend too much time on screens....

Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2 Billion Records

Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2 Billion Records

When hackers breached companies like Dropbox and LinkedIn in recent years—stealing 71 million and 117 million passwords, respectively—they at least had the decency to exploit those stolen credentials in secret, or sell them for thousands of dollars on the dark web...

Android surpasses 2 billion active devices

Android surpasses 2 billion active devices

Onstage at Google I/O today, CEO Sundar Pichai announced that seven of the company's core product platforms now reach more than a billion monthly active users each The most impressive statistic was Android, which as of this week now has more than two billion active...

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2019

Five Business Intelligence Predictions For 2019

Organizations leverage business intelligence (BI) and analytics to solve business problems and improve operations These software platforms convert data into actionable intelligence that arms companies with the information they need to make tactical and strategic...

Intro to Chromebooks

Intro to Chromebooks

Last year I got involved with the project at our kids school, Bible Center School, to champion the roll-out of Chromebooks to the 5th graders and up who attend the school. I wanted to share a series of blog posts about my learning more about them and post some...

The 10 Biggest Data Breaches of 2018

The 10 Biggest Data Breaches of 2018

Hackers have become more sophisticated, dangerous and with the built in advanced automated tools they carry out a wide variety of processes to breach data Marriott International, 500 million guests Marketing Firm Exactis, 340 Million Americans, even more than the...

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

A very quick 6-minute primer video for every CEO on what's ahead this year Blockchain, artificial intelligence, empowered edge, privacy and ethics, quantum computing, immersive experiences, augmented analytics, autonomous things and digital twins drive the upcoming...

Story: Journey to Digital Enablement

Story: Journey to Digital Enablement

A powerful 1 minute video - sharing PWC's journey of becoming a digitally enabled organization better able to respond to the needs of their clients An amazing rollout of a cloud-based solution to 158 countries and 236,000 employees Lesson learned - 70% of success in...

Digital Strategy: The Digital Workforce

Digital Strategy: The Digital Workforce

PriceWaterhouseCoopers interview with insurance carriers address how changes in technology have affected the insurance workforce It's interesting to hear in this 2 minute video, the new tensions created between digital and traditional lines of business and the...

Developing Agile Leaders for the Digital Age

Developing Agile Leaders for the Digital Age

A great 2 minute perspective from McKinsey Consulting for CEO's and their leadership teams to see Understand how to strengthen your team's capacity to handle disruptions and develop their digital literacy for what's ahead.  ...

Can the New iPad Pro Be Your Only Computer?

Can the New iPad Pro Be Your Only Computer?

Apple keeps pushing its high-powered tablet as a laptop replacement, and the newly upgraded version is the hottest contender yet I've wrestled with this the past couple years myself For 80% of what I do, a mobile platform like my iPhone/iPad - I can do everything I...