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AR and Navigation: Google’s soon-to-be New Feature

Have you ever traveled to a new city or an unfamiliar spot in Boston, opened Google Maps to make sure you are walking the correct way, only to find out a few minutes later you began your walk turning the wrong direction? We’ve all been in this situation. Google may have found the solution for […]

Social Media, Emerging Tech, and #MeToo

We’ve discussed in class the good, the bad, and the ugly of social media, the pros and cons of our tech-dependent lives, and the balance of our digital and physical lives. The interaction of social media and emerging tech with the #MeToo era encapsulates all of the above. Social media and emerging tech can be […]

Is data analytics in sport a good thing?

Data analytics in sports is not a new concept, in fact is was almost 17 years ago when the 2002 Oakland A’s team created history by winning 20 consecutive games in what is still one of the most compelling stories of sports analytics. In fact when the 2011 movie about this feat came out ‘Moneyball’ […]

The first time I felt REALLY old

Technically, I am classified as a “millennial” according to the unofficial date range of “early 1980s through the late 1990s, however, I just turned thirty and I don’t actually identify myself as a “millennial”. To me, millennials are younger and have a far better grasp on current trends, something you seem too loose after a […]

Wearable Tech: You Better Be Watch(ing)

My phone is never far. It’s the first thing I check in the morning, I physically can’t get to destinations without it’s step-by-step directions, and the endless content it provides generally fills the gaps in my day-to-day. I’m sure the same goes for most of you. However, I still take solace in the fact that […]

Game of Phones

The greatest tragedy of modern time: no more “upgrades”. Okay, I’m being dramatic, but we all remember the collapse of the traditional wireless phone contract, equipped with two-year upgrades and access to the latest smartphones at a fraction of the price. Yes, this is old news, but its impact on the digital world, smartphone development, […]

Snapchat or Instagram to help your business grow?

I was a chronic Snapchat user for the longest time until the company made the awful (subjective) update to the app back in 2018 that changed the way users viewed their friends’ stories and discovered new content. I totally get that they wanted to improve the design and make it easier for users, but there […]