smartphones

[OP-ED]: Will robots dis-employ us all?

 05/11/2017 - 10:11
The robots won’t steal all our jobs, because their efficiencies will create more purchasing power for other spending or new products that require human involvement and oversight. For proof, consider smartphones. In 2012, they had created nearly 500,000 jobs for “mobile apps,” up from zero in 2007.
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 We have yet another study that debunks the widespread notion that robots -- and other forms of automation, including “artificial intelligence” -- will destroy our jobs and lead to a future of permanently high unemployment. According to the study, that would completely rewrite history, which has shown job creation to be an enduring strength of the U.S. economy.

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The robots won’t steal all our jobs, because their efficiencies will create more purchasing power for other spending or new products that require human involvement and oversight. For proof, consider smartphones. In 2012, they had created nearly 500,000 jobs for “mobile apps,” up from zero in 2007.

Apple profits increase despite slow down of iPhone sales

 05/03/2017 - 04:24
 A view of the US technology company Apple store logo sign in Munich, Germany, 11 March 2017. EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUNA
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Data on the most recent quarter triggered some disappointment among analysts, who had expected the sales of smartphones to reach 52 million units.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:15am
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 A view of the US technology company Apple store logo sign in Munich, Germany, 11 March 2017. EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUNA

Ante la duda, lea un libro

 04/20/2017 - 06:42
Imagen de la Diada de Sant Jordi, una celebración que se celebra cada 23 de abril en Barcelona y el resto de Catalunya. La tradición manda que el hombre regale una rosa a su amada, y ella le compre un libro. Con el tiempo, esta popular tradición ha acabado dando lugar al Día Mundial del Libro. Foto: Flickr.
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El 23 de Abril se celebra el Día Mundial del Libro, coincidiendo con la fecha de la muerte de Cervantes y Shakespeare. La celebración tiene su origen en la fiesta de Sant Jordi, una tradición centenaria catalana que ha ido popularizándose con el tiempo, en la que los enamorados se regalan un libro y una rosa respectivamente. 

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Imagen de la Diada de Sant Jordi, una celebración que se celebra cada 23 de abril en Barcelona y el resto de Catalunya. La tradición manda que el hombre regale una rosa a su amada, y ella le compre un libro. Con el tiempo, esta popular tradición ha acabado dando lugar al Día Mundial del Libro. Foto: Flickr.

Terror Behind Laptops and Tablets

 03/27/2017 - 08:54
PHL airport travelers needs o be weary of bringing laptops on board their next flight.

[OP-ED]: Put down your device and try talking with someone

 03/21/2017 - 13:52
In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.
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Voices from all walks of life are uniting to spread the word about the importance of getting back to more face-to-face conversations and fewer “likes” and tweets.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 1:30pm
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In 2016, Cal Newport’s “?Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World” basically told readers to disconnect from the virtual world in order to nurture their ability to do high-focus, high-value work.

Study says smartphone and internet usage continues to climb

 02/23/2016 - 13:35

According to a Pew Research Center study, there has been a rise in the percentage of people in the emerging and developing nations who use the internet and own a smartphone

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 1:01pm
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Netflix, Android Auto and more at this year's CES

 01/07/2016 - 01:51
 
Photo Credit: Ben Franske. The Samsung booth display at CES 2009.

A lot of interesting announcements are making there way out of the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) this year. From the expansion of the popular streaming service Netflix, to the idea of multi-networking smartphones.

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Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:54pm
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Photo Credit: Ben Franske. The Samsung booth display at CES 2009.