Getting the right amount of sleep, and good quality sleep is so important for your mental and physical well-being. The only way to know how to fix our sleep habits is to first measure it. Luckily there’s a lot you can do at home with consumer sleep tech.
When you work for someone else, you never really know if when you get to work, the boss will call you into his office and tell you that you’re being let go. It can happen to anyone. Here are some of your stories about being fired.
Hacking attempts occur all the time. Are you protecting your customer's personal information? Does your business comply with GDPR? As a consumer, how do you minimize the risk of long-term damage caused by data breaches?
Completely immersing yourself in a task or activity can be difficult - but satisfying, and a little unnerving. What goes on in your brain when you concentrate and how can you train yourself to concentrate better? The answer will surprise you!
From the buggy whip to interstellar travel, we are always thinking of new, different, and faster ways to get places. So here are four transportation-related inventions that didn’t quite make it into mainstream life.
"Mars" is the title of a TV series that dramatizes the challenges of colonizing the Red Planet, mixed with true-to-life interviews with experts in the field. This is my review of National Geographic's "Mars".
Kodak announced at the recent CES exhibition that they are getting into the cryptocurrency game. It’s hard to know if this initiative by Kodak to ride the wave of cryptocurrency frenzy will drag the company back into the modern era, but they just might be getting some of their once-enviable mojo back. Here's the story of George Eastman, inventor, innovator, and founder of Kodak.
Should we be polite to our digital assistants? It’s a question that has become more and more important to answer as artificial intelligence continues to become a large part of our daily lives. This episode features special contributions from some of our listeners!
Now that Bitcoin has reached astronomical value (over $19,000 per coin as of today) the entire idea of cryptocurrencies - decentralized digital currencies - is once again a hot topic. Here's a bit about the most famous of all cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin.
Which jobs will still be around in 50 to 100 years? It’s really hard to know. Almost every profession out there has a technological doppelganger. Writers, coders, technicians, drivers, construction workers, you name it. But what's the one profession that will absolutely never disappear?
Akai came out with an affordable electronic saxophone called Ewi that connects to a computer. You blow into it, much like any woodwind instrument, and you can set the keys to mimic those from a flute, saxophone, clarinet, and many other instruments. You could also play a large number of sounds - trumpet, saxophone, violin, clarinet, and so on. The best part was that since it was completely electronic, I could plug in headphones and nobody would even know that I was practicing.
This is a special episode featuring my interview with author Shaul Behr. During our conversation, Shaul dropped a number of really good hints and tips for getting through the entire novel-writing process, from inspiration to finished book. His book-writing journey is fascinating.