Archive for “October, 2017”

Part 3- The Future.

– Are smartphones addictive? (or is it social media)

LINKS:

Digital Dopamine: When ‘Delightful’ Becomes a Drug
https://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/309155/digital-dopamine-when-delightful-becomes-a-drug.html

The iPhone is the crack cocaine of technology. Don’t celebrate its birthday
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/29/apple-iphone-ten-years-old-crippling-addiction

Understanding Cell Phone Addiction
https://www.psychalive.org/cell-phone-addiction/

Part 2– Tomorrow: What’s Around The Corner.

– The iPhone X (big or bust?) Does it light up AR? Supply chain issues?

LINKS:

First-day preorders for the iPhone X sell out in minutes, Apple says demand is ‘off the charts’
http://www.businessinsider.com/iphone-x-first-day-preorders-sold-out-at-applecom-2017-10

Thanks, Apple: You saved me from an expensive mistake (buying an iPhone X)
http://www.zdnet.com/article/thanks-apple-you-saved-me-from-an-expensive-mistake-buying-an-iphone-x/

Apple iPhone X Pre-Orders Sell Out In Minutes, Won’t Be Back In Stock Till December
https://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonykarcz/2017/10/27/apple-iphone-x-pre-orders-sell-out-in-minutes-wont-be-back-in-stock-till-december/#1cc354a341a3

– The Coming Showdown in DC over Fake News – Nov 1 congressional hearings with Facebook/Twitter/Google

LINKs:

What to expect when Twitter, Facebook, and Google testify in Congress on Nov. 1
What to expect when Twitter, Facebook, and Google testify in Congress on Nov. 1

Facebook, Google, Twitter: How tech giants are involved in the Russia investigation
http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/26/facebook-google-twitter-how-tech-giants-are-involved-in-russia-investigation.html

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is demanding more information from Facebook and Twitter about Russian users on their sites
https://www.recode.net/2017/10/27/16560974/dianne-feinstein-senate-judiciary-committee-russia-investigation-facebook-twitter