Gone are the days of travel agents, fancy meals, and cigarettes at 35,000ft. The highly debated Aviation Industry has experienced several growing pains, while pushing the boundaries of digital transformation for the last century. In 2019 pre-pandemic times, this behemoth global market was estimated at over $800 billion in annual revenue with over 4.5 billion […]

Here’s a blog post on Foursquare as promised!!  As I had mentioned during my presentation last week, location technology is going to be at the core of the 4th industrial revolution and will play a key role in its advancement. From Apple and Google Maps to advanced mapping and tracking technology used by governments, everyday lives […]

Document review, doc review, discovery, e-discovery, or – my favorite – e-disco is generally regarded as the worst part about being a junior litigation associate. You get thousands or hundreds of thousands of documents (emails, spreadsheets, contracts, photos, instant messages, texts, you name it!) to review. Working in-house presently, this job is slightly more interesting […]

The recent shifts of the movie industry exemplify many of the core concepts we’ve covered in this course. As I’ll detail in this post, many of the changes were expedited out of necessity due to the pandemic but they all leveraged systems and infrastructure that were developed pre-pandemic. So per a central thesis of our […]

Social robots are designed to interact and work with people in an interpersonal way, helping to achieve goals and improve the standard of living. Cynthia Breazeal, Director of the MIT-wide Initiative on Responsible AI for Social Empowerment and Education, describes it as “feeling much more like you’re interacting with someone rather than a something.” Social […]

Hello everyone!  First, thank you for all of your questions after my presentation this past week — it meant a lot that you paid attention the whole way through! This blog is going to be a bit about the second half of my presentation — we have identified part of the problem but creating the […]

Maybe you have heard of Goldbelly, maybe you haven’t, but I’d like to think you will be hearing about it soon. Goldbelly was founded by Joe Ariel, a total foodie. Joe craved the specialties of Nashville where he attended Vanderbilt University. So he put his dreams into reality and back in 2013 he founded Goldbelly.  […]

MS-DOS to Windows 11 Microsoft recently released a new version of Windows on October 5th, 2021. Windows 11 is going to be another major version of the Windows operating ecosystem. With the a new version coming out, I thought it would be interesting to look back at the release of past Windows OS releases. Where […]

Wildlife and COVID-19 As of today, COVID-19 has caused the death of more than 243M people all over the world, and this number can be significantly higher given the lack of transparency and the challenge of tracking each death. According to an article on JAMA, COVID-19 is estimated to have cost the United States $16T, […]

Spoiler alert: Ehhh, probably not that soon. Thanks for bearing with my last blog on the potential for blockchain to transform the logistics & parcel delivery business. I’ve heard your poll results loud and clear: this time, you’re going to get the even more fun stuff. I’m going to cover a couple core buckets of […]

When machine learning gets talked about, many people picture a futuristic world with flying cars, but it was actually introduced in the 1980s and has been advancing rapidly ever since. Machine Learning is a subset of AI where statistics are used to enable machines to learn from experience. Where AI might involve pre-programmed instructions, Machine […]

How many “influencers do you follow collectively on all platforms? Most of you probably follow people who you do not really know on Instagram (celebrities, sports person, or other personalities that align with your interests). Other ways you may be getting your daily dose of influencers in Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, and Tik Tok. […]

Ever since I first heard about Tesla and their autopilot feature in 2015, I have been patiently waiting for autonomous cars. Yet they always seem to be just out of reach and in testing phases. Now with numerous companies researching self-driving vehicles, including Audi, Volvo, Cadillac, Mercedes, and even technology companies like Apple, Uber, Amazon, […]

Transforming the Disorder of Nonprofit Organizations With Technology: MBA @ Work In between the start of grad school and when I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree, I had the unique opportunity to work at Art Omi, an eclectic international arts center in New York. While working in a variety of special project’s I often reflected […]

When you think about digital transformation in the transportation sector, I think the first thing that comes to mind for most people has been the introduction of rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft. In the past decade Uber and Lyft has completely revolutionized the way a lot of folks get around. Now we could spend […]