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Do We Really Need It? On The Excess Of Technology

One of the banes of listicle journalism is the outright promotion of goods that we are told that we “must have.” Are you sick of being told about the ten or twenty “must-have gadgets” that you just “can’t live without”? Thankfully, due to limited time and finances, most of us are doing just fine, breathing and walking about planet earth ... Read More »

HR Technology Is Changing The Traditional Workplace For Better Productivity

Technology has already created vast strides in changing the face of the modern HR department over the past few decades. HR technology has cleared the decks of the traditional work to make way for a more streamlined HR department. Human resources professionals are now better able to focus on front-burner and face-to-face tasks. Instead of shuffling through stacks of paperwork ... Read More »

The European far right has its eye on education

Italy’s Minister of Education Marco Bussetti arrives at the Quirinal palace in Rome, Italy on June 1, 2018 [File: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters] Today, the Thirteenth World Congress of Families will kick off in Verona, under the patronage of the Italian regions of Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia. Marco Bussetti, the Italian education minister, will be among a number of high-level officials ... Read More »

The 3 Most Popular Technology ETFs

The technology sector has been red hot for more than a decade. That fact has caused investors to pour billions into ETFs that provide them with broad-based exposure to the sector. In this episode of The Motley Fool’s Industry Focus: Tech, host Dylan Lewis and Fool.com contributor Brian Feroldi discuss three of the biggest tech ETFs on the market: the Technology Select ... Read More »

The Problem For Small-Town Banks: Technology Has Redefined Community

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA – Mar 9, 2019: The exterior of the Oregon Community Credit Union (OCCU) Wilsonville branch.GETTY OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK In The Problem for Small-Town Banks: People Want High-Tech Services, the Wall Street Journal told the tale of one small upstate New York bank: After the National Bank of Delaware County (NBDC) bought Bank of America’s only branch ... Read More »

Opinion | Be very afraid of the dangers of ‘deepfake’ technology

The Lok Sabha elections are upon us and we will soon be inundated on our social media apps by Photoshopped images of politicians showing them doing something silly or despicable. None of us will be spared. We have enough gullible friends and uncles who will forward them to us. Some of these images will go viral. Of course, the brighter ... Read More »

The Best Ways to Use Social Media to Expand Your Network

I’m a big believer in the power of social media to diversify and evolve one’s network, build on the strength of weak ties, and nurture relationships over time. I’ve seen the business value of social media firsthand as the founder and CEO of three technology startups, and as a product executive at LinkedIn. My experience is backed up by research: 75% ... Read More »

Rethinking the amount of technology in the classroom

I recently returned from a book publisher’s summit along with a group of accounting instructors from around the U.S. In addition to being wined and dined by the publisher; we were there to learn all the new technology “bells and whistles” and how this latest technology could improve the learning experience of our students. It was two grueling days of ... Read More »

MWC 2019: The coolest gadgets and tech that impressed us in Barcelona

Attendees take pictures of the Mate X foldable phone just outside of Huawei’s booth at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. (Express photo by Anuj Bhatia) Another MWC is over. The world’s biggest mobile show, held annually in Barcelona, Spain, had a lot to offer this year. We saw many new smartphones and gadgets over four exhausting days. Some felt ... Read More »

Technology and learning in the classroom: six tips to get the balance right

Australia was one of the first countries in the world to have more computers than studentsin schools. But as the numbers of computers and other technological devices increased, student performance did not. The days of cramming computers into classrooms and expecting improvements in learning are numbered. Some argue there’s little evidence to justify investment in technology in the classroom. In fact, some studies ... Read More »