Data-driven Insights for Dating

When apps and love come up in a conversation, we ready ourselves for some lame stories of another Tindr swipe gone-wrong or questions of whether we tried the latest contender for OkCupid.  Taking love (and lust) online is fast becoming a need versus a last-ditch option. There is a limit to how long a man or…

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Virtual Reality: Untapped Opportunity

The Science Immersion + Interactivity = Tele-Presence. That is how the VR techies define Virtual Reality.  For us regular folks, here is a simpler definition: Virtual reality is  computer generated environment that allows the user to experience an alternate reality. This reality may or may not resemble ‘real life’.  The headset uses two small lenses…

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Virtual Reality: Are We There Yet? (Podcast Episode #7)

Hey hey! The latest episode of the Catalyst Woman podcast is out – so give it a listen on iTunes , Soundcloud or right here.

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pixel-by-pixel- the psychology behind the Prisma phenomenon

So all that has been standing between me and recognition of my artistic genius is a photo-editing app?

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the world on the web this week

Sound that You Can Wear “…“You’re going to change the word listen to feel,” says Timbaland. “It’s about whole body, completing the experience.” … SubPac is creating its own physical-sound category through two unique products: the SubPac M2, a wearable vest, and the SubPac S2, a seatback device. Similar to sub woofers in the back…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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ICYMI : Uber in Pakistan + Women Right’s Bill

**ICYMI – The most tweet-worthy stories in #Gender in #Pakistan this week: Source: Propakistani.pk Website & Dawn Website Uber in Pakistan features in both the #gender and the #tech category this week, as Dawn/Reuters covers Uber Pakistan’s efforts to allay fears about conduct of it’s workforce with upfront sexual harassment training.  This follows the company being…

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Needed:Co-working Spaces in Lahore

What Lahore desperately needs is an affordable Co-working space which is open to all types of professional, techies and non-techies, entrepreneurs, freelancers, cottage-industry workers, bakers and yes, even musicians.

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