A majority of Americans embrace technology in their homes and offices, but even then, many don’t understand the positive impact technology has and will have on us in the future. Smartphones keep people constantly connected, smart cars can drive and park themselves, and smart buildings are designed to use less energy as they keep everyone occupying them comfy and productive. Of course you think you know … Continue reading Four Ways Technology Can Positively Influence Your Life
Darth Vader’s done it. RoboCop has done it. Even Oscar Pistorius, the “Blade Runner”, has done it. They have all been Robotically enhanced, while some even as far as being digitally enhanced. In Olaf Swantee’s article, “The Internet of Humans? Are We About To Get A Sci-Fi Makeover?“, Swantee explains that within the next decade, we may find ourselves digitally connected in ways we could only … Continue reading Has Humanity Gone Too Far in Digital and Robotic Enhancements?
This year was the year my husband and I had to finally get bifocals. I am beside myself because we’re only 42 years old. When I was younger, I always thought of bifocals as a sign of an “old person”, those big thick lenses that grandma and grandpa had, but let’s face it moms and dads, even at our age, with all the technology and electronics we’re … Continue reading Digital Eye Strain versus Our Tech Addictions
Such a mad house we have claimed! With two of my three teens and my husband having high-functioning Autism (Aspergers Syndrome), my middle teen having OCD, and I myself having Panic Anxiety Disorder/Depression/OCD, how can we all co-exist without ripping each other apart? A few things: We travel and adventure together We play board games and video games together We organize and declutter We always have … Continue reading Music for Autism and Anxiety Help Declutter our Mental Mess