Category: assignment

CES Award-Winning Robot Olly Gets More Features

September 26, 2017

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As we told you about in an earlier post about learning robots, the Olly from Emotech (in London) is a learning robot that can adapt to different users in the same home. Unlike Alexa or Google Home, which both respond to voice commands but don’t (yet) offer full personalization, Olly […]
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Using Technology to Cover Events – #FutureSmart Challenge

March 28, 2017

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Using new technology to capture photos and social media info at the FutureSmart Challenge. It's going to be financial education for kids presented at TD Garden in Boston.
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2017 Boston Auto Show – Review and Recap

January 14, 2017

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As a journalist and tech reporter, I get to play with cars and gadgets. If you weren’t aware, cars are still the dominant travel method people use to get from place to place. But with so much technology embedded in vehicles these days (safety, comfort and connectivity), I wasn’t sure if […]
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Happy Right Where You Are – Mental Travel via the 52 Lists Project

September 8, 2016

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I’m participating in a weekly writing exercise with my wife. The writing prompts or topics – 52 of them – are varied, but each one is crafted to make you think. With this third post (the other two are in the Reflections and the Social Media blogs), I’m challenged to […]
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The 42 Lists Project – Guess What This List Denotes

August 30, 2016

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I was going to title this post “Listing to One Side” but that wasn’t as clear as the SEO-friendly title I used. Regardless, on with the content… When crafting a list, I get caught up in the symmetry of numbers. Instead of a list with two, four or six items, […]
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Energized? Yes and No.

August 22, 2016

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As an exercise, my wife and I decided to occasionally write blog posts using a book called the 52 Lists Project. Somewhere in the middle of this book is the list for this week and for as long as it holds our attention, we’ll add a post a week with […]
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