Starting an Online Business? Here’s What You Need to Know

January 23, 2019

Anyone following my recent string of articles may have noted that I frequently write on subjects like e-commerce, m-commerce and digital enablement. This is because I feel businesses globally need to act quickly to establish themselves on the internet or face mass extinction.  Many of the most valuable brands are either dot-com or technology companies. That says a lot about where we are today. Our once-disconnected global community is increasingly finding and establishing borderless…


Blindfolded Attendees Experience Netflix’s “Bird Box” Film Inside a Double-Decker Bus

January 19, 2019

Netflix’s “Bird Box” mobile experience made stops in the greater Los Angeles area and in Austin, TX. Netflix’s Dec. 21 film “Bird Box” has permeated the cultural landscape with countless memes, a dangerous Bird Box challenge (which Netflix swiftly denounced on social media) and an astonishing announcement from the streaming platform that some 45 million accounts had watched the film in its first seven days. But long before the craze…


Study: 10-minute cognitive test MoCA helps predict long-term motor, cognitive and mortality outcomes after stroke

October 21, 2018

___ Simple test may help predict long-term outcome after stroke (Science Daily): “We found that this test, which takes less than 10 minutes, can help predict whether people will have impaired thinking skills, problems that keep them from performing daily tasks such as bathing and dressing and even whether they will be more likely to die,” said study author Martin Dichgans, MD, of Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany…The study found…


Three must have apps for backpacking around Canada

October 13, 2018

Our phones are utterly amazing and sometimes it is easy to forget that fact. There are like small computers in our pockets which gives us so many new opportunities, the ability to do so many things as well as the chance to improve our lives that many people never even imagined possible. They are calculators, they are games consoles, they are sat navs, they are cameras and they are even…


A 3D-Printed Garment Envisions an Underwater Future

August 9, 2018

Designer and material scientist Jun Kamei is looking ahead toward solutions to help people adapt to the sea level rise caused by climate change, predicted its effects upon between 0.5 – 3 billion globally along some of our most populous cities. His vision Amphibio is a 3D printed amphibious garment designed to work with, not against, the possibility many of us will increasingly live in close proximity to water. Designed…