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

The Changing EU Telecom Landscape

In the ever-evolving digital realm, the European Union (EU) is not just stepping up; it’s leaping, possibly without looking, and taking some questionable steps forward with legislative vigor that could reshape the global telecom terrain. For those of us keeping an eye on the pulse of telecom and technology, (my blog used to be named … Read more

Time for Some Album Art

I go back to the days of Hipgnosis, creators of some of the most amazing album covers ever. So, when I read the article “35 Best Midjourney Prompts for Album Covers” on Great Prompts, I couldn’t help but wonder what their team of artists could be doing in the new era of generative AI. The … Read more

The Never-Ending Battle for AI Dominance: A Look at the Feature Battle Between Tech Giants

In the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence (AI), it seems like every week brings news of a new breakthrough or innovation from companies like OpenAI, Google, Meta, and others. These announcements often revolve around introducing new features or capabilities, reminiscent of the fierce battles witnessed between tech giants. In looking at this never-ending ongoing … Read more

Google Shifting in the AI Era

Google is developing a powerful AI chatbot called Gemini as an alternative to traditional search engines. Previously known as Bard, Gemini is designed to understand text, voice, images, and more, making it a more interactive and versatile way to access information. Right now, Gemini is being tested in various formats, including a mobile app. It … Read more