While Big Data is most often used to describe the huge volumes of complex data generated by traditional business activities from new sources such as bank ATMs, store point-of-sale terminals, Facebook posts, and all other forms of social media—the long and short of it is Big Data means powerful information. By looking for hidden patterns,
As far as tech is concerned, a lot has changed since July 4, 1776. We have radios. We have TVs. We have computers. And more than half of us now have smartphones. So as you celebrate Fourth of July weekend, here are four tech tips you may find useful. From educating you about astronomy to helping you snap that
Recently, I’ve trying to encourage my two-year-old to eat more by arranging his food in creative ways. I started posting the pics to Instagram and got such a positive response that I thought I’d share them here. Full disclosure: Most of these ideas were inspired by other blogs and sites– I can’t claim to be that creative.
With digital cameras and smartphones it’s easier than ever to post photos online. Now, the trick is to use restraint. Follow these guidelines to avoid any photo faux pas. Edit Sharing the photos and stories from your summer vacation with your friends in person has become a thing of the past. Now you can simply
If you interact with your inbox as often as you socialize with real people, join the crowd. Most people communicate via social networks or email about as often as they speak face-to-face, according to a study conducted by the University of Michigan. In a survey of 3,000 Generation X-ers involved in the Longitudinal Study of American
Via Women’s Health Your hiccups just won’t quit. It’s been two days. You could head to your M.D.’s office. But, groan. So inconvenient. And Dr. Interwebs is faster, simpler, and cheaper. It takes mere seconds to type symptoms into a search engine…and just a few more to learn that those persistent throat spasms could be
The latest sites, apps, and technology make life easier than ever, but could they be putting a damper on your intimacy? Here are some ways to turn down the digital drama. Rule #1: Avoid the premature relationship-status change. Relationship experts agree that the worst social media faux pas is becoming “Facebook official” before you’re actually
Whether you’re reserving a spot and paying the bill at a new restaurant on your phone or having a rotating menu of items delivered straight to your door, the newest apps are finding creative ways make five-star eating even easier. These three in particular will make dining out even more fun: download, log in, and eat
Working out at home is a great way to save time and money, not to mention avoid going outside when the weather is steamy. And good news: Not only can you avoid delayed subways or traffic, but you can also get an effective workout in in less time than it takes to blow-dry your hair.
By Julie M. Green What if there was a way to boost eye contact and social interaction in kids with autism that was not only painless, but a lot of fun? Well, there is, and it’s 100% free. Samsung Canada has partnered with Autism Speaks Canada to roll out “Look at Me” (LAM), an app
Sometimes, between all those social media platforms, apps, and devices, it seems as if technology makes life a whole lot more complicated. But these picks do exactly what innovations are meant to: simplify, assist, and give you peace of mind. YetYet Interactive iPad Case for Kids. This stuffed creature protects iPhones and iPads when they slip