Home automation is convenient, but it can also save time, money, and bring you peace of mind.
In a time when technology addiction is rampant and "Netflix bingeing" is destroying sleep schedules, it's easy to decry television and its seemingly negative effects on people. But studies have shown that there are amazing benefits to watching TV as a family—when you do it right.
The Internet of Things (IoT) has moved mainstream, making daily life easier for everyone. But smart technology doesn’t just help us in our homes, assisting in playing music and turning off lights—it’s also a strong presence in today’s world of travel.
This is your smart home security guide: 1) Determine your priorities; 2) Consider costs; 3) Research setup and monitoring; 4) Don’t purchase unnecessary features; 5) Understand how installation works in advance; 6) Monitor and update your system
In 2018, big data stands to make the leap from vague, intangible concept to accessible resource. As new tools store, organize and decipher big data, it becomes increasingly more usable, and the way businesses conduct financial forecasting could be significantly affected.
You’ve probably heard the statistic that people love to throw around: that 95 percent of franchises are successful. This myth has been promulgated for so long that it has directly caused one of the biggest problems facing franchises today: over-saturation. Too many people buy into the idea that running a franchise is “easy.”
Technology offers opportunities to improve efficiency and differentiate your small business from the competition. It’s important to keep in mind, however, that technology is no panacea. You can’t indiscriminately choose one solution and hope it will be effective. Rather, you must find technologies that support your business’s mission, vision, and goals.
While you may have heard of mindfulness, you are forgiven if you ignored learning more about it because of its “trendiness.” Despite its hip reputation, mindfulness is a philosophical outlook and practice with roots in Buddhism. In recent years, though, it has spread to the boardrooms of Google and General Mills, among other big names.
Public relations isn’t what it once was; now that nearly anyone can uncover and share information online, it’s much harder to control the narrative around your brand. And that’s on top of all the other developments you have to keep up with in the digital age, such as SEO best practices, trust-building in a world of fake news, social media management, and more.
Even if you’re not fond of them, chatbots are now part of the online business landscape, and the technology is improving by the minute. What may have seemed like an annoyance in the past is now a tool you can, and should, consider for your business.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) can make teachers’ jobs easier, but at what cost? What are the pros and cons of combining robots with education?