When Hotel Toiletries Go Rogue

Frequent travelers like myself have a love-hate relationship with hotel stays. We often find ourselves wrestling with the little things that should be no-brainers, like the proper refilling of toiletry bottles in the hotel room’s bathroom. Here’s a scenario that’s all too familiar: You arrive at your hotel, exhausted and ready to freshen up, only … Read more

21 nonprofits join Google’s first generative AI accelerator

As a board member for a series of Non-Profit organizations, I was excited to read about how Google.org has launched its first generative AI accelerator program, supporting 21 nonprofits focused on various social impact areas like climate, health, education, and crisis response. These organizations will receive mentorship, technical training, and funding to develop high-impact applications of … Read more

Presentations that Resonate: The Shift from Impress to Express

In the realm of impactful communication, it’s easy to fall into the trap of trying to dazzle our audience with our knowledge and expertise. However, true connection and lasting impact come from a place of authenticity and value, not from the grandiosity of our presentation skills. Taking cues from contemporary insights and my own experiences, … Read more

The Landline is Dead. Long Live the Landline

The Landline is Dead. Long Live the Landline In an era where rapid technological evolution seems to render yesterday’s innovations obsolete, the humble landline has surprisingly held its ground despite the pervasive rise of mobile communications. However, recent developments suggest that this stalwart of telecommunication is undergoing a significant transformation, signaling both an end and … Read more

Chrome Gets 3 New Generative AI Features

Google Chrome is introducing three new generative AI features to make browsing easier and more personalized. These features are all aimed at making browsing the internet easier and more fun. The first feature is Tab Organizer, which automatically suggests and creates tab groups based on your open tabs. This helps you manage multiple tasks more … Read more

The Remote Work Paradox: Bosses Push for Office Return Despite Preferring Remote Work Themselves

In a recent twist in the remote work saga, it’s become evident that bosses prefer working remotely more than their employees. This counterintuitive trend underlines a growing paradox in the corporate world. Despite their personal preferences for remote work, many leaders are still pushing for a return to traditional office environments. As someone who’s been … Read more

Microsoft Launches Bing AI Image Creator 3D for Instagram

Microsoft has launched a new feature called Bing AI Image Creator 3D for Instagram. This feature allows users to turn text into visually appealing 3D images that can be shared on Instagram. It simplifies the process of image creation, offering customization options for size, style, and camera angle. Users can easily create unique and engaging … Read more

Exploring the World of Honey: A Journey Through Flavors and Cultures

Recently, while in Budapest and then in Cagliari, I really got back into tea, which in turn led me to start to explore honey.  You see, honey, in its splendid variety, offers a glimpse into the diverse landscapes and cultures of our world. From the floral fields of Europe to the diverse ecosystems of the … Read more

Navigating the Future of Telecommunications: A Deep Dive into IT Expo 2024’s Most Anticipated Panels

At IT Expo 2024, which will be held again in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, starting Tuesday, February 13th,  I’ll moderate five panels exploring cutting-edge IT and telecom topics, from generational IT strategies to the Metaverse’s impact on telcos. These sessions aim to bridge knowledge gaps, inspire innovation, and provide strategic insights for attendees to shape the … Read more