Google CIO Ben Fried: “Data Is Incredibly Important” 

Man with Google Glass photo by Karlis Dambrans. License: CC BY 2.0.

Tech companies tend to focus on creating the next new and shiny big thing. Space-age gadgets and ingenious apps might get the headlines, but according to Google CIO Ben Fried, their importance pales in comparison to data. Fried’s philosophy certainly sheds light on why Google has become such a data collection powerhouse. Continue reading

The Brave New World of Self-driving Cars 

Self-Driving Cars

Technology has made countless advancements of amazing proportions in the past few decades. From smartphones to artificial heart valves, there are plenty of things in existence today that nobody could have imagined 50 years ago. However, there’s a whole other realm of technology, a collection of ideas considered fantastical and out-of-this world, that still seems mystical and unattainable. Continue reading

The Future of Outdoor Signage 

Outdoor Signage Picture

All the familiar forms of media are becoming increasingly interactive, but outdoor media has been lagging behind to an extent, thanks to its old ‘broadcast’ image. There have however been major technological strides in the field of outdoor signage recently. These show clearly that it has considerable potential for advertisers who want to deliver engaging, highly targeted ads that are relevant to the modern world. Continue reading

The Jetsons are Jealous of Your Future Smart Home 

Smart Home

Smart homes have been a dream for many consumers. A George Jetson kind of home where you can control everything from small handheld devices and voice commands seemed like science fiction until very recently. Now it appears the pieces are all there, but now we find ourselves a bit overwhelmed and scrambling to get all of those tech features to fall into place. Continue reading

Future Engineering Trends 

Solar Power

The engineering sector involves a wide selection of jobs and responsibilities, and there are engineers in almost every industry. Engineering is further subdivided into chemical, electrical and mechanical fields, but all of them have one thing in common: they involve the use of technique and skill to achieve a real-world impact. Continue reading

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