Most Recent Technology Posts

  • March 13, 2017

    The Year of Intelligent Personal Assistants

    As an Android person, I missed the Siri boat. I constantly forget Cortona exists, but it’s a thing. Then when Alexa came around, I held out because it wasn’t Google. Okay so maybe I’m a Google snob. But now I’ve had a chance to play with all four as well as develop apps for both… Read more »

  • February 22, 2017

    Transitional Millennial Shopper Behavior

    Millennials, ages 25-34 are in transition mode. They’re post-college but pre-kids, and while they push off transitional signifiers of adulthood, they’re looking for ways to define themselves as grown-ups

  • December 3, 2015

    Hungry For Data?

    The Boston Data Lab’s mission is to create interactive data visualizations where viewers can engage and interact with different data sources from and about Boston. Check out the experience.

  • October 13, 2015

    Don’t Like The Technology? Wait a Few Months.

    I grew up during an interesting time for the internet. When I was 10, the internet was whatever content America Online put on my home page. I didn’t quite know what to make of it. I knew I wanted to use it but I didn’t know why. I was 10. The next 20 years would… Read more »

  • June 23, 2012

    What is Responsive and Adaptive Web Design?

    No website is complete these days without at least considering mobile. Based on comScore’s latest annual report on the mobile landscape, ‘2012 Mobile Future in Focus‘?, smartphones and tablets were responsible for nearly 8% of all observed internet traffic in the United States at the end of 2011. Another study from comScore showed that more… Read more »

  • November 29, 2012

    Innovations for Donations

    This past month, we’ve talked quite a bit about causes. Earlier this month, we discussed how Movember has added a twist to the traditional pledge-based charity, and also how social is becoming increasingly important to causes. With the plethora of charitable organizations out there, it’s apparent that innovation will become an integral element to acquire… Read more »

  • December 19, 2013

    Building started with a simple idea: What would a website look like if you could decorate it with Christmas lights and sync it music. We’ve been wanting to play with using browser bookmarks to manipulate the contents of a website, so we extended the original idea to be able to “Cheerify” any website. Taking over… Read more »