Category Archives: Technology

Why Your Digital Transformation May Be Doomed to Fail

Digital Transformation, like Innovation, has become an overused buzzword that is losing its meaning. Whoever created the Wikipedia page for Digital Transformation defines it this way: “Digital Transformation (DT or DX) is the adoption of digital technology to transform services … Continue reading

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America Drops Out of the Ten Most Innovative Countries

The latest Bloomberg Innovation Index is out (2021 edition), and South Korea has risen to first place, taking the title back from Germany, while the U.S. fell out of the Top 10 completely. Seven of the top 10 places went … Continue reading

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The One Movie All Electric Car Designers Should Watch

In 2011 a Ron Howard comedy was released starring Kevin James, Vince Vaughn, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum, Jennifer Connelly, and Queen Latifah. The film was called ‘The Dilemma’ and it was a very funny buddy comedy focused on commitment and … Continue reading

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At What Point Does Smart Become Stupid?

In addition to 2020 being the year of the Coronavirus COVID-19, some would also say that it was the year of the voice-activated smart device. Sales of smart speakers in 2019 reached 146.9 million units and 2020 will likely approach … Continue reading

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Innovation or Not – Amazon One

I came across another payments-related invention that Amazon is releasing into the wild. Yes, it is based around biometrics, but before you start getting all freaked out, it doesn’t use an implanted RFID chip or even facial recognition. No, Amazon … Continue reading

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Innovation or Not – Amazon Alexa Pay for Gas

You can now use the Alexa app on your phone or Alexa-enabled device in your car for an easy way to pay for gas at Exxon and Mobil stations nationwide. Here’s how it works in a nutshell: Drive your vehicle … Continue reading

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Companies Need to Double Down on Dual-Factor Authentication

Unfortunately there will always be bad actors in this world, people who don’t restrain themselves from trying to steal from others or to harm them. Because of this we need to accept the fact that hacking is here to stay … Continue reading

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Open Source Respirator and Low Cost Ventilator Efforts to Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NOTE: Nothing on this page is intended as medical advice. My only goal is to make information available so that people can get involved with co-innovation efforts and share resources that can be leveraged in crisis situations. Calling all doctors, … Continue reading

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Just Walk Out Groceries — by Amazon

Amazon Go is going big – grocery store big. Today it was revealed that Amazon has opened up a new Amazon Go that is four times (4x) bigger than previous Amazon Go stores. What’s new? Well, this new Amazon Go … Continue reading

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Time Travel Innovation

Is it really possible to travel back in time? What about traveling into the future, have we finally figured out how to do that? Well, you’ll have to read on to find out… But before we explore whether someone has … Continue reading

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