The issue of technology in sports is once again in the limelight. As players, fans and franchises digest recent social media incidents during the NBA All-Star Weekend and Olympics, the question of technology continues to befuddle and baffle the culture of sports. In the mixing bowl, are the rights of players to voice their political opinions as they see fit, owners who have the right to implement policy guidelines that may restrict certain First Amendment principles, and fans who have an insatiable appetite and want to consume every aspect of their favorite players or teams 24/7. But wait! There’s more!
Social media is just a slice of the technology pie. Advances [...]
At first glance, Josh James looks like yet another music executive leaping into the technology space. And why not? From Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine‘s bite of Apple to Snoop Dogg’s investment in the sports conversion app GameOn, the technology check is large and seemingly limitless. As former SVP of Live Music for Warner Music Group and founder of BaseCamp Productions where he brought in mega-talent like Pearl Jam, Linkin Park, Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar, Josh James was clearly the go-to guy in music. But his new venture, Zig.com, plays more to his passion for digital media consumption than computer app cliché.
During my recent interview with James, he was both [...]
The Mercury Elite Pro with +1 Port desktop drive is easy on the eyes with its sleek aluminum case, easy on the ears with its politely quiet fan-less design & easy to connect because it provides a full-power pass-along USB 3 port, so even if you plug it into the last one your computer has, you still have one left. Its tested read/write speed is 219 Megabytes per second, so roughly 3-4 full-length movies per minute. Plug it into a Windows PC or a Mac & it’s ready to go to work with no extra drivers to install. Expand your storage or make it a backup drive, if you want, or it’s really good for project work like video editing, [...]
Let me be honest, when it comes to tools, I typically go to the dollar store in search of a cheap disposable tool fix to whatever household chore I’m facing. I have screwdrivers and glue guns all over the house, but I can never seem to find them when I need them. But with Christmas around the corner, my diva decorating MUST make every neighbor green with envy. My house HAD to be the best and brightest on the block! From outdoor lighting and yard décor to indoor gingerbread houses and fireside retreats, I needed the right tools to elevate my design game.
Dressed in Chanel and red bottom shoes, fresh out of the nail salon, I combed the [...]