March 30, 2015 - When I post something new on 21st Century Tech blog the advertisements that appear above and beside the content reflect it. Why? Because tagged words and descriptors are picked up by Google and matched to paid advertisers' content. You as my reader may then choose to click on one of those advertisements.
March 8, 2015 - I got an email from a Toronto start up a few days ago telling me about a new smartphone app the company had created that takes Uber one step further. Uber is a headline-making disruptive alternative to the taxi industry that in many cities is leading to all types of controversy.
January 21, 2015 - Larry Page and Elon Musk are both billionaires and believers in the benefits of disruptive technology. And both are fascinated with space travel.
January 3, 2015 - Imagine you are author trying to write the definitive novel of our age and doing it on a computer system with all the distractions the Internet can offer.
December 26, 2014 - A recent Pew Research poll, the results released in November, paint a disturbing picture about American concerns regarding the full implications of "big data." If unfamiliar with the term "big data" it refers to collections of data sets that can be mined and analyzed for patterns and trends providing insight into human behavior.
November 18, 2014 - Yesterday a friend of mine sent me a news clipping from The Washington Post. But before I talk about the content of what he forwarded I want to take you down memory lane for a minute. What was the world like before the appearance of the cellphone?
November 4, 2014 - In Star Trek it seemed all aliens could speak English.
October 27, 2014 - Imagine transmitting energy through the air to power everything in your home. Nikola Tesla, the inventor of alternating electric current, predicted it would happen one day, but it is only now that we are seeing technologies that can do it.