Gig employees are required to inform themselves to endure

Gig employees are required to inform themselves to endure

Today’s gig workers don’t just include your local Uber drivers or handymen on TaskRabbit. In fact, there’s a growing subset of knowledge workers who are looking to the gig economy as a viable alternative to full-time employment. Upwork’s 2017 Freelancing in America study predicts freelancers will become the majority of the US workforce in a…
Drone assassination efforts are a pointer that much better legislation is required

Drone assassination efforts are a pointer that much better legislation is...

In early August an assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro served as a jarring wake up call that the possibility of a drone attack against a public figure or civilian is real. To the security industry and United States Government, this attack was not surprising. Frighteningly, there has been little resolve within Congress to determine…
A business owner’s guide to Vietnam’s start-up scene

A business owner’s guide to Vietnam’s start-up scene

Many in the western hemisphere still view Vietnam through antiquated lenses. But while a visit to a rural area of Vietnam may well seem like a step back in time, younger generations and the powers who be in urban Vietnam have their sights firmly set on the future and the key role which their nation…
#Metoo (sort of)

#Metoo (sort of)

When the #metoo movement began, I wrote an article, yelled on social media, and attended my local Women’s March. Satisfied with my contribution, I placed my attention elsewhere. And then our elected representatives confirmed a man for the US Supreme Court who, without even taking into account his guilt or innocence, has no place seated…
Start-up creators: Remote groups are possible– here are 4 methods to make them take place

Start-up creators: Remote groups are possible– here are 4 methods to...

Working remotely is becoming increasingly commonplace in many countries around the world. Whether individuals work in a flexible environment that allows them to spend part of the week outside the office or even work entirely from home, the increased flexibility offered by today’s tech-powered environment has created new opportunities for employers and employees alike. The…
AI will just prosper when individuals find out to trust it

AI will just prosper when individuals find out to trust it

Skynet may be coming, but China could usurp the U.S. as the launchpad for the robot uprising. According to a recent report from TNW, China is set to outpace America in artificial intelligence research spending by the end of this year. But there’s a big hurdle that the worldwide leader in AI — whoever that…
Why your app concept is simply ‘meh’ and will not prosper

Why your app concept is simply ‘meh’ and will not prosper

You heard me correctly, I said “meh.” I’m not talking about the “meh” used to ironically describe something beautiful/awe-inspiring; like when your friend uploads a beautiful sunset to their Instagram story and captions it “meh” (yeah, yeah, we know you are such a jetsetter). I am talking about the uninspired, bored, indifferent “meh.” The one…
What took place to our VR future?

What took place to our VR future?

The latest innovation from Oculus — the Oculus Quest — was supposed to take the digital world by storm, but a relatively muted response from the tech community has many scratching their heads and wondering if VR is really all that it’s made out to be. This is a drastic change from just a few…
We’re residing in a digital serfdom– trading personal privacy for benefit

We’re residing in a digital serfdom– trading personal privacy for benefit

Think for a second: compared to your grandparents and parents, what do you actually own outright? Why own when you can rent, license, or subscribe? This seems to be the new mantra, where nothing is permanent — but everything is convenient. This is the era of the digital nomad, and consequently, it’s also the era…
We must all fret about business control of information

We must all fret about business control of information

The information age has delivered innumerable wonders to us and continues to churn out astonishing innovations on a daily basis. The only reason that contemporary society enjoys such awesome technology and progress these days is that we can gleam so much insight from our data, particularly when we combine disparate datasets together and comb through…
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