Jamboard and Surface Studio are hints of our future tech

Google Jamboard is a hint of the future of how we will interface with our data and collaborate with each other. In itself, it isn’t a dramatic leap forward but it is a step nevertheless.

The Evernote Cloud is moving to Google

The Evernote cloud is migrating to Google Cloud Platform. In itself, it isn’t particularly interesting for users but there could be some cool features down the line.

Instapaper sold to Pinterest – at first I was afraid

The news that Instapaper sold to Pinterest shocked me from my early evening domestic routine. At first, it seemed like a mistake. It couldn’t be true. And then it sank in.

I am now an insulin-dependent Diabetic and that’s ok

My Diabetes changed in the last six months. I am now an insulin-dependent Diabetic. I wanted to share my experiences in case there are others like me who feel like they are adrift and don’t know what to do.

PRISM, Data Driven Marketing and Why Transparency Is Essential

Revelations about the American surveillance program called PRISM have been astounding, not so much because we have discovered that the US government has been spying on, well, everyone both within the United States and internationally, but because of the sheer scale of the program. This story initially broke on The Guardian when Glenn Greenwald reported […]

How to enable the Personal Hotspot in iOS on Cell C

Is personal hotspot in iOS network dependent? I don’t see the option on my iPad 3 since I switched to my @CellC SIM. @cellc_support? — Paul Jacobson (@pauljacobson) June 13, 2012 I tweeted Cell C a while ago and asked about enabling the personal hotspot feature on my iPad. I bought the R1 299 pre-paid […]

Wolfram Alpha app can tell you if it rained at your grandparents' wedding

I just came across this awesome Wolfram Alpha Personal Assistant app: the Genealogy & History Research Assistant. It helps you find a wealth of information and data associated with your family history. I was hoping the app would also let me build the family tree but it doesn’t do that. Instead, it answers a number […]

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