The same second the presentation ended, I reserved a Tesla Model 3. I know that it will be a long wait before I will have my car parked in the garage, but I have been thinking about an electric car for several years now. It was not until Tesla opened their Supercharger in Gävle (half way to our summer house) that I understood for real that I could go 100 percent electric. Continue reading
On May 19, there was chaos in the airspace over Stockholm caused by some sort of data communications error. During two hours no planes could take off and not all could land. Some planes had to be directed to other airports, such as Malmo. Continue reading
I grew up in a part of New York that was soccer-crazy. It was right around the time that the US women’s team won the World Cup and most of the other girls in my class had Mia Hamm as a personal hero. Soccer has famously had a hard time breaking into the US, but when it came to us, we were sold. Continue reading
We live in a 3D world and our brains are wired to interact with a 3D environment. However, a lot of our daily lives come with a 2D filter; the screen on your smartphone, laptop, tablet or TV. Continue reading
I didn’t know it at the time, but I grew up in a dead zone.
During my childhood years, Wi-Fi (let alone household Wi-Fi) was not a major technology; these were even the days before every pre-teen had a mobile phone. So it was not until I went back to visit my parents with my young family in tow that the problem presented itself.
During the past five years we have seen a steady growth of innovations on the digital camera front. The pace of innovation has far from slowed and here is a summary of which gadgets you might consider next.
Although only twelve, my son is already a veteran gamer. We pre-ordered the Wii when it was first announced and would sit for hours on end playing together when he was three. It seemed like the future – but in a sense, my son has only moved backwards since then. Today, he wants a PC, a keyboard, and a mouse for gaming. No console, no game controller, no smartphone, or tablet.
But when we started playing around with our newly arrived HTC Vive this weekend, something unforeseen happened.
It is not only humans that are affected by changing communication behaviors in the Networked Society. Now our pets also have the option to be reached when their owners are at work or traveling. Continue reading
You know the feeling when you have done something completely new? One of those experiences where you mind is bombarded with new information and impressions, and it leaves your head spinning with questions but you feel invigorated and bursting with new ideas? I have that feeling now, tired as I am, just returning from a trip to Ireland.
For a one and a half days, I had the benefit of visiting the reality of another profession, that of the mobile journalist. It’s a profession that has evolved with the usage of new technology – the mobile aspect comes in the form of both being able to use mobile devices but also having the possibility to stay mobile and travel easily. Continue reading