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Lesara: Big Data Is the Hot New Trend in Fashion

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

Big Data is a red hot buzzword for good reason. Technology allows us to track events that take place in the real world with remarkable accuracy. Simply by crunching numbers, we can predict droughts, identify consumer trends, and improve security, among a million other…

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8 Innovative Technologies That Are Changing the World

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 10:49 am

While there has never really been a period of human history that could be considered stagnant when it comes to innovation  (one could argue that things were a bit slow during the Middle Ages, but even that period brought us mechanical clocks, windmills, and gun powder),…

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Facebook, Apple, Google Moves Into Entertainment

By | Apr 23, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Netflix changed the world. While that might seem a bit dramatic, think back to the days before you were blessed with this convenient streaming service: you had to look at the TV guide to find your favorite shows, binge watching was reserved for DVD purchasers…

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8 Interesting Uses for Virtual Reality

By | Apr 22, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Although people have talked about virtual reality for a long time, the practical applications have remained elusive. But with a recent explosion in popular tech and affordable gear, virtual reality seems to be making a push into the public eye. This list is filled with…

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3 Emerging Trends in Mobile Marketing

By | Apr 22, 2016 at 11:00 am

It seems like it was just last year that the mobile revolution hit us. Thought leaders wrote about the need for marketers to become mobile friendly – and fast. Search algorithms were about to change, social platforms were about to start emphasizing touchscreen-friendly types…

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Wearable Tech Grows in Popularity, Helps Improve Lives

By | Apr 20, 2016 at 10:21 am

Wearable tech is on the up and up, as consumer usage of smartphones increases. Many devices are virtually changing the game across a number of industries. For instance, 40 percent of doctors believe that using mobile health technologies can reduce patient’s need for office visits and…

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Coworking Spaces Are More Popular Than Ever in Chicago

By | Apr 19, 2016 at 5:23 pm

The explosion of startups has created a number of significant shifts in the business world. And while the financial and technological implications of these shifts are important to the fabric of society as a whole, the perks are pretty great too. One transition for many…

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3 Unique Applications of Augmented Reality Tech

By | Apr 19, 2016 at 3:02 pm

While Virtual Reality (VR) has been dominating tech news, augmented reality (AR) is also getting some attention – with companies like Google making it a priority on top of VR – even though they can be connected, as the video below shows: A reason…

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These Videos Showcase Our Lives as Millennial Office Workers

By | Apr 18, 2016 at 4:15 pm

A new series of ads are highlighting what life is really like to be a Millennial office worker. The ads, created by freelance art director Samantha Jayne, accurately captures the many thoughts that 20-somethings have trying to navigate adulthood. The videos specifically highlight the…

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Buy a Cheap Hoverboard, Risk Burning Into Oblivion

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Hoverboards have become nearly commonplace around the globe. Gone are the days where only a handful of stars and YouTubers had the technology; nowadays, everyone can get their hands – or, feet… – on one of these gadgets. However, by spreading like wildfire, hoverboards…

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Burnout: The Surprising Weapon for Personal Wellness

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 3:45 pm

In the tech and startup industry, it can be commonplace to take on a full plate and juggle multiple responsibilities at once. Many of us are attracted to the idea of time flexibility that the startup world can provide but are also ill-prepared when…

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How Millennials Are Reshaping the Job Market

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 11:00 am

With graduation season around the corner, thousands of new college graduates will be flooding the job market in hopes of seeking full-time employment. And while the hopes are exciting, a new trend forecasts how Millennials will be reshaping the job market. Good news, folks:…

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The Richer You Are, the Longer You Live

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 4:50 pm

Money may seem like just a general commodity, but according to a new study, it may be more important than you think when it comes to lengthening your life expectancy. A new study shows that the life expectancy of the lowest-income American is akin…

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You Need to Check Out the Drone Racing League

By | Apr 8, 2016 at 2:18 pm

The line between video games and reality has always been a fairly thick one. Gamers could only dream of flying, jumping and killing bad guys in the real world from their comfy couches and their ergonomic desk chairs. But now, the gaming world and the…