Business in Action, 8th Ed.
Appendix C: Information Technology
"In this video from the Wall Street Journal, [Ray] Kurzweil (photo, left) discusses how lifeless silicon is merging with our flesh-and-blood bodies to enhance our capabilities and ostensibly improve the way we interact with the world.
"Is brain work going the way of manual work?
"Trends that start out small can wind up transforming the way we live.
"Through the years, we've watched technology grow like a child budding into adulthood: It starts out mostly crying and pooping, then crawling, gradually learning to walk, and finally able to run at a speed we all wish we could keep up with.
Which workplace communication method increased more in the past year - email or social media?
Have you ever wondered why Twitter has a 140 character limit?
Experience a normal day in 2014.
Pam Sahota (photo, left) introduces and reviews "some awesome time-saving options for us on-the-go and those of us who just want the convenience of news at our fingertips with less hassle.
Matt Brownell is a writer at TheStreet.
According to SplashData CEO Morgan Slain, who was quoted on Mashable, "Even though people are encouraged to select secure, strong passwords, many people continue to choose weak, easy-to-guess ones, placing themselves at risk from fraud and identity theft.
A stunning visual motion-graphic presenting 15 keys facts and stats about the evolution of communication technologies and the Internet in the next 4 years.
Computer spying and theft of personal information have risen notably in the past year, costing tens of millions of dollars and threatening U.
This fascinating 27-slide presentation discusses future trends for the web.
Some of you out there can pat yourselves on the back.
Major entertainment companies are using "digital rights management," or DRM (aka content or copy protection), to lock up your digital media.
Many adults put their personal information at risk when they engage in everyday activities, including applying for a loan, requesting information about a product, donating to a political campaign, and even getting married and having a baby, according to ProQuo.
The deluge of mobile applications -- some genius, some garbage and some just plain goofy -- continues.
You’re probably reading that headline and thinking, “forgetting the last ten years, are we?
This is another official update to the original "Shift Happens" video.