Virtual Reality Headsets: Beyond Entertainment

The purpose behind writing this is to explore the utility of Virtual Reality Headsets and  the accompanying software, beyond the narrow scope of Entertainment.   Google Glassware – Where are you?  I often ponder and while pondering, I often think about failed technology. Google Glass and it’s accompanying apps (Glassware) qualifies for such a thought…

Read More

Mini-Goal#1? Learn Basic Coding

I am finally getting around to starting on my mini-goal for 2016 (Hello April!), which is to learn basic coding. I began with CodeAcademy’s free javascript introductory course. What did I learn to do? I animated my name. Now, I’d like something much more challenging so I am looking at exploring one of the back-end…

Read More

bits, bytes, blockchain

Blockchain is today what Big Data/ Cloud Data was back in 2012- part new-kid-on-the-block and part mysterious technological chanteuse. Everybody’s talking about it, everybody wants a piece of it and almost everybody is intrigued by it. The open ledger-mining method for tracking, trading and creating digital -slash- cryptocurrency called Bitcoin for monetary transactions across the internet…

Read More

What I’m reading today: Tech & Edu

Mattel’s $300 3D printer lets you design and create your own toys It’s no Silicon Valley, but Pakistan is building it’s own Startup Scene For gifted children, being intelligent can have dark implications Inside a Saudi Arabian Oil Giant’s American Oasis Is majoring in liberal arts a mistake for students? (NOOO!) Can Technology Be a…

Read More

Love is in the Air! Love for Books!

All the books listed below are on my wishlist for Spring 2016. Seriously. Education & Leadership  Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead – Brene Brown Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times– Eric C. Sheninger Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your…

Read More

Thinking about systems and design

Good clients always express intent, never instruction. Good designers ask about the intent even when handed instruction. ‘Notes on Design Process: Intent, not Instruction’  I’m enjoying digging into idiologie.com, full of insightful musings on the intersection between data and design.  I highly recommend that you check the blog out, as well.

Read More

#1 One Reason for Millennial Women to be Financially Literate

Blog Series: 10 Reasons For Millennial Women To Be Financially Literate Are you Financially Literate? Being financially literate goes beyond knowing how much savings one has in the bank; it means possessing the ability for informed financial decision-making.  I will be sharing the top ten reasons why Millennials Women MUST dominate their finances and what that…

Read More

Selecting the Perfect University: Online Virtual Tours or Education Expos? (The University Bazaar Blog Series)

Selecting the Perfect University Does selecting a university ever get easier? I remember being overwhelmed by all the decisions to make when the process began.  Where can I find a scholarship? How far away from home do I want to go? Can I afford this university? I can afford this one, but what to do…

Read More

‘Read Later’ tabs: Google Glass, the Secretary Effect & Big Data

Looking to purchase a Google Glass of your own? Better hurry, you only have until January 19th! Google is sending the wearable project underground, in the capable hands of Tony Fadell (former Apple guy + current head of Nest Labs) and will be selling to companies/developers only for app development.   Bought it? If not,…

Read More