Technology failures may not be the technology
Technology failures may not be the technology

Technology failures may not be the technology. At least that’s the way Relevanza co-founder and chief strategist Birgit Pauli-Haack put it at the end of December in an interview with NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network, the┬ánational organization dedicated to advancing the digital efforts of nonprofit organizations. “I generally subscribe to a theory that when technology […]

Google shopping in-store, on your phone
Google shopping in-store, on your phone

Retail on your smartphone and who needs actual cash presents stores, restaurants and marketeers with a whole other level of Google shopping in-store, on your phone. Google is rolling out new initiatives this to bring another level to retail on the smartphone, all of which are (kinda) separate but clearly inter-related and clearly intended to […]

Communication after hurricanes? An answer might be available.
Communication after hurricanes? An answer might be available.

As anyone knows who has suffered through one, communication after hurricanes is a major problem. If you’re lucky, AM radio stations stay on the air and some FM stations, too, which is helpful – if you have power to your portable receivers. Interpersonal communication is practically impossible for most. Back when cell phones were coming […]

Human movement visualized online – fitness
Human movement visualized online – fitness

Human movement is what keeps us ticking – despite spending way too many sedentary hours at keyboards and bright screens. So it’s good to see fitness apps for our smartphones popping up all over the place (still using my FitBit, waiting for Google Fit…maybe). With fitness apps (and countless workout apps) integrating with wearable tech […]