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Education and IT Futrue

Education and IT’s Future

So, as the 2020 US Presidential election intensifies, one major issue will be education. But unlike previous decades, the focus won't be 'stay in school and pull up those grades'. This time, it will most likely be, "How will I pay for college?". IT support is not immune. Let's look at education ant IT's future. So you have Bernie Sanders talking about giving out free college altogether. Then you have Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposing to eliminate the 1.6 trillion [...]

Amazon Con Couple

Amazon Prime and Phillips Hue Lamp

So I'm not saying much about Amazon Prime, and there's a reason for that. But there's a deal that even captured my attention. Let's talk about Amazon Prime and Phillips Hue Lamp. So here is the Phillps Hue Signe Hue Table Lamp. It's a smart lamp that will cost you $160. However, Prime members can get this aluminum lamp for around $135. You can also get matching A16 white bulbs for as little as $12. Now what do lamps [...]

Introducing Boosted's Electric Scooter

Introducing Boosted’s Electric Scooter

So Boosted is one of the up and coming players in IT service. They gave us the electric skateboard. But wait...there's more. Here's introducing Boosted's electric scooter. So they call their electric scooter Boosted Rev. According to reviews I read, it does wonders but is heavy duty, literally. I say that because this scooter weighs 46 pounds. That's no joke. But they say it weighs so much because it packs so much power. If you think the weight is [...]

Space Exploration Trades Publicly

Space Exploration Trades Publicly

So we all know about the new space race. It's not the race to the moon anymore, but a race to get civilians into space. There's also a space race to the NYSE. And now, space exploration trades publicly. So the first one to do this, surprisingly, isn't Elon Musk. In fact, the first one to get a space exploration company to trade publicly is Sir Richard Branson. His Virgin Galactic will trade on the NYSE soon and very [...]

Terry Gou

Taiwan Billionaire Calls For Apple Move From China

So by now, most of us know about the trade war between the US and China. In fact, I reported on it some. This does affect the global IT service industry, especially Apple. But one Taiwanese billionaire smells blood. Taiwan billionaire calls for Apple move from China. That' billionaire's name is Terry Gou. He's the founder of Foxconn, a Taiwanese mega electronics firm. Well...I should say he was. Because as of now, he's resigning from that position. He's resigning [...]

What Do We Do About Cyberbullying?

What Do We Do About Cyberbullying?

So yesterday, I got a response from a Geek Choice blog follower. She included an article in which she wrote about one of the biggest ills facing this young generation (Gen-Z). That ill is cyberbullying. The article asks: What do we do about cyberbullying? First, she talks the differences between older people and young people today. Because back in our day, bullying was more in your face: playgrounds, classrooms, buses, playing in the neighborhood. I myself experienced this in my [...]

Celebrity Almost Shoots Amazon Employee.

Celebrity Almost Shoots Amazon Employee.

So being in delivery can be dangerous in any situation, from food to IT service. But try being a deliverer at night with no uniform. It could have cost somebody his life. A celebrity almost shoots Amazon employee. That rapper is hip-hop legend and actor Ice-T. On Twitter, he stated an Amazon delivery driver pulled up to his house at night. He had no uniform. In colorful terms, Ice T said he almost shot him. Then he took [...]

US City Considers Banning Facial Recognition

US City Considers Banning Facial Recognition.

So we say a lot about facial recognition around here. It's a huge part of IT service's future, whether we like it or not. But it has it's critics. They complain of things like privacy invasion and racial profiling. In fact, one US city considers banning facial recognition. This city might surprise you. Because the city I refer to is San Francisco, CA. That's right. One of the most tech savvy cities in the world is considering banning all [...]

Tencent Promises Technological Good

Tencent Promises Technological Good

So do you remember a report I did about Alibaba? They overwork their employees with little to show for it. Furthermore, CEO Jack Ma likes it this way. But there is another China IT service corporation who wants positive influence. Tencent promises technological good. So this is what Tencent CEO Pony Ma promises for his $460 billion company. He says Tecent's mission is to, "improve the quality of life through Internet value-added services". These are the three ways [...]

The Daily Routine of Twitter's CEO

The Daily Routine of Twitter’s CEO

So do you ever wonder what it takes to run a major IT support company? Ever wonder what their day is like, what they eat, what family life is like for them? Well, here is the daily routine of Twitter's CEO. So Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently went on a podcast called Ben Greenfield's Diet, Fat Loss, and Performance. He talks about his lifestyle for physical and mental health, and it is NOT traditional or conventional. Dorsey revels he's big [...]

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