Technology News

April 10, 2014
Nanotechnology Tel Aviv

Nanotechnology—the Next Big Leap Forward

More than 1,200 people from around the world recently gathered in Tel Aviv, Israel to share in the excitement of what scientists say will be the greatest technological revolution of all—nanotechnology. Imagine a world where cancer patients will no longer suffer through the debilitating effects of chemotherapy. Instead, they will […]
February 16, 2014
Milk in India in the old days

Sam White’s Off-Grid Refrigeration Revolution Keeping India’s Milk Fresh

Usually for the startup entrepreneur, a single key publicity exposure can make all the difference. It could mean coverage by the press, maybe even by a world-class news publication like the Wall Street Journal. In terms of influence and buzz making, the WSJ might have to start deferring to TED. […]
August 8, 2013
Holy Bible

Inside & Outside YouVersion’s Signature Bible App

Apps give us insight into the human condition. Case in point, a Bible app by YouVersion that now boasts 100 million users. That means nearly 66,000 tablet and smartphone owners are accessing YouVersion’s Bible every 1.3 seconds. This wireless “flock” translates into corporate clout. The app could make its designers […]
May 16, 2013
Facebook or Bookface?

Third Way

Someone always has to come in second place. In competive markets, the number 2 can be highly indicative. Is the contender threatening to overtake the incumbent? Or does the leading brand seem to possess an unassailable advantage? The swirl of speculation surrounding Facebook, the most popular social media site, is […]
May 12, 2013
Big Data in Chicago

Dream Jobs & Big Data

Talk about a cool job – managing your city’s data! It would be even better if the city was a metropolitan hub like Chicago. The Economist recently sneaked a peek at how its chief information officer stays busy. The really interesting aspect of the job is what happens when it’s […]
January 17, 2013
Food Waste

Saving Food, Making Money

A recent report on the BBC by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers stating that, “half of the world’s food is thrown away” has inspired many heated responses from retail and governmental sectors alike. Is it true? From the volume of voices now in the debate, the exact statistics don’t really […]
January 3, 2013
Electric Car

Electric Cars Are Making Noise

While governments continue to negotiate themselves out of any action on the renewable energy front, the private sector is heating up with investments. New solar energy developments in North Africa have been widely written about, but many governmental backers have recently gotten cold feet and pulled out their funding. So, […]
December 3, 2012
Technology to the Rescue

Technology to the Rescue

Only within the last decade have humans really begun to consciously become aware of our consumption propensities and the effect they may have on what is around us, and our health in general. It isn’t just climate change that has people buzzing, but also sourcing products responsibly, understanding what is […]
November 7, 2012

The Times We Live In

The fact that we as a society no longer have time for reading full-length novels, listening to whole albums or watching an entire film without pausing the DVD (or download) umpteen times might only be a curiosity for some, but this writer finds it a concern and also astonishing in […]