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The New iPhone 9 Is Made In America!


(Previously published in AndMagazine 12/17 2016) Every time a new iPhone comes out, tech and style feeds explode with stories about new first opinions and new tech features.  Well, I don’t want to comment on the features of the iPhone 8, but … Continue reading

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Castro Is Dead! So… Who Owns Cuba?


(Previously published in AndMagazine 12/12/2016) Fidel Castro is dead, and his brother Raul (current leader of Cuba) at a mere 85 years old, must be thinking about his succession plan. For nearly 65 years, Cuba has been quietly sitting just … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief’s… Daughter? Ivanka Trump and the White House


(Previously Published in AndMagazine, December 7th, 2016) Ever since Ronald Reagan’s Presidency, the First Lady has done a lot more than bake cookies and gives tours of the White House. At the start of every Presidency, there is speculation about … Continue reading

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Outsourcing In the Age Of Disruption


President Elect, Donald John Trump. That’s going to take some getting used to. For everyone. His campaign told us that he would make America Grate again, and it does indeed Grate on the world’s collective nerves. The Japanese stock market … Continue reading

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Unemployment 2.0: New Problems Require Different Solutions


During the Global Financial Crisis a few years ago, the world was overwhelmed with layoffs and unemployment. Yet, if the experts are right, we can expect far higher unemployment in the near future as robots and artificial intelligence systems arrive … Continue reading

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Trick or Trump…. The November Surprise!


In an election where everything that can happen has happened, it’s hard to say if Trump has finally gone one step too far, or when he took that one step. Three weeks from the election, Trump is down in the … Continue reading

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Robotic Reporting… The Tipping Point​


  For the past several years robots have quietly infiltrated newspapers and magazines, slowly replacing reporters. Sounds like the plot of a “B” movie? Maybe, but robots have learned how to write like humans, how to do research on the internet, … Continue reading

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The 2016 Summer Outsourcing Olympics!


Every four years athletes from around the world gather to compete and, the best of the best are awarded medals for their efforts. In the summer games, we find out who can run the fastest, jump the highest, lift the … Continue reading

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It’s A Pokemon World


I don’t want to play Pokemon GO. Really, I don’t. As a confirmed geek I have some interest in any tech. Pokemon GO is the first Augmented Reality (AR) game that is an international hit, so I am a tiny … Continue reading

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The Robot Revolution On Speed: Too Late To Turn Back!


Tongues have been wagging about the rise of the robots. Robots taking over manufacturing, robots acting as home companions and robots taking our jobs. A lot of digital ink has been spilled on the subject.  You know what? Just about … Continue reading

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