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High Noon at the Nail Saloon

I had barely noticed a woman on her cellphone when I entered the nail salon. But about halfway through the treatment, I heard her loud and clear. Continue Reading High Noon at the Nail Saloon

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When You Can’t See The Fine Print

How often do you read the fine print when you sign up for a new membership, open an account, or subscribe to a newsletter? Unless there’s a credit card involved, I don’t even skim the fine print. And if there’s a lot of fine print, I cancel out. But what do you do if you… Continue Reading When You Can’t See The Fine Print

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Powering the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (I0T) is here and it’s hungry. Right now, a lot of brainpower is being used to figure out battery and energy solutions so that Alexa never fails to respond and the FitBit doesn’t overlook the stairwell you climbed coming back from lunch. Consider, too, that IoT needs computer processing power as well… Continue Reading Powering the Internet of Things

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Marketing Lessons From WordCamp Phoenix

I recently volunteered at WordCamp Phoenix, an event I’ve attended in the past. For those who aren’t familiar with WordCamp, it’s a WordPress conference. Most WordCamps are strictly local. I use WordPress for this website and with a few of my clients. I’ve even developed a couple of sites with it. WordPress was created to… Continue Reading Marketing Lessons From WordCamp Phoenix

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Can Artificial Intelligence Replace the Human Touch?

I attended the sixth annual Phoenix Mobility Conference in September at Arizona State University. This is the second year in a row that a university hosted the event; last year’s conference was at Grand Canyon University. Interestingly, artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR)—not mobile technology—were the focuses for much of this year’s conference. At… Continue Reading Can Artificial Intelligence Replace the Human Touch?