three-quarters of the world's population own phones. There is improved communication, and the data which is shared every day has dramatically increased. Technology is everywhere. Major companies such as Google (News - Alert), Apple, and Amazon are initiating research to put technology to new and innovative uses. With the help of governments, we are heading into a technological future, one where the Internet of Things and the Cloud are common. Technology has had a significant impact on our own homes. Do you remember the time when junior was glued to the TV while dad was busy reading the paper? Kids today are busy texting their friends, while parents are reading newspapers from their phones and iPads. Times have changed, and there will be greater changes in the future. So this begs the question, has technology had a positive or a negative impact in our homes? It is a question we will take a look at below. The positive impact of technology at home. #1. Improved … [Read more...] about How is Technology Changing Us and Our Families?
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Jack Welch quotes were the rage among hard-charging business leaders of the 1990’s This is one of my favorites: "The difference between winning and losing is how the men and women of our company view change as it comes at them." In 1997, Welch was referring to preparing for and responding to the anticipated radical changes on the horizon. Digital transformation had begun, but no one called it that. It was mainly about faster desktops and this new thing called the internet.The aspiration of every future-focused leader could be summarized with the words my wife shared upon our marriage: “Randy, I’ll never ask you to change. I do expect that you will continually adapt.”A few of you are going to write that one down for use later.Does the current environment make simply adapting to change a quaint relic from a more relaxed time? Or, does how you view change still determine the difference between winning and losing?The answer is an unqualified “It … [Read more...] about Winning, losing and how you approach change
By Drew FitzGerald WSJ Sarah Krouse WSJ Tues., Feb. 26, 2019 The current generation of wireless technology ushered in a host of new smartphone applications that helped put the mobile phone at the center of e-commerce, socializing and navigation. The next wave of wireless—5G—will supercharge cellphones, but its real strength lies in its potential to power the “Internet of Things,” a byword for everything electronic other than the smartphone. That includes factory production lines that get instructions over the air instead of through wires; driverless cars that receive incredibly detailed information about road conditions in real time; sports broadcasts that let viewers see the game from a dizzying number of angles, and get a host of new statistics superimposed on the screen to reflect the action; and wearable devices that monitor a patient’s physical condition and beam the information to doctors. These are just some of the … [Read more...] about How 5G Will Change So Much More Than Your Phone
Tech & Science Blockchain UNICEF Ventures explores how blockchain technology can be used in UNICEF’s mission to What is an Impact Track? The Boost Token After ETHDenver, UNICEF and the Bounties Network will continue to prototype the Boost Token UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged At ETHDenver, UNICEF Ventures will prototype its recently developed positive action token with the Bounties Network. UNICEF … [Read more...] about At ETHDenver, UNICEF Ventures Partners To Explore How Blockchain Can Change the World
The new year already has one of its first viral crazes, with everyone posting 2009 vs 2019 comparison photos to show how they’ve changed.Some of us have aged better than others, and the same is true for our favourite gadgets and technology. So, in the spirit of this 2009 vs 2019 meme, here are some photos that show how the past decade has impacted the games, phones, social media, and TVs we still use today. We looked up the most popular gadgets from way back then, and pitted them against their modern iterations.2009 vs 2019: How tech has changedNote: Each product below has a gallery collection above it. Scroll or tap next to compare old product photos with the new product photos.PlayStation 3 (2009) vs PlayStation 4 (2019)This brings back the memories, doesn't it? Specifically, for us at Pocket-lint, we're remembering how the PlayStation 3 sounded like a jet engine on the verge of taking off after playing Modern Warfare 2 for five hours straight.Xbox 360 (2009) vs Xbox One X … [Read more...] about 2009 vs 2019: How tech has changed over the past decade