Last episode I gave you my best picks for tech gifts this year. But what about what NOT to buy! Bad tech not only makes for a disappointing Christmas, it can be deadly. So I turned to Selena Larson at CNN Money for her input on tech related gifts to avoid.
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The world just experienced an American election like it never had before. Despite all the scientific polling, the consistent pounding of the main stream media and social media, and damning tweets from the candidate himself, Donald Trump achieved a sweeping victory of the electoral college and took the White House from the Heir Apparent Hillary Clinton.
“How do I turn this thing on?” (Reuters/Carlos Barria)
Technology played a critical role in the outcome. In this episode we look at 8 tech related areas that may have helped put Trump over the top: alternate media sources, social media, easy distribution of food for the conspiracy theorists, instant access everywhere, constant bombardment, access to details and the ability to ignore them, fear of retaliation, photos of everything-everywhere.
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In this episode we review Stu McLaren’s argument that if you give too much away for free, especially technology on the internet, you ultimately diminish the value of the technology and cause it to languish.
Google recently held their Pixel event. Not quite an Apple spectacular, but the did have 5 solid announcements at the event. In this episode I will cover those 5 announcements. Are they for you?