ONLINE BANKING: HOW IT MAY CHANGE OVER TIME

“Tracking more than expenses.” no need to drive up I remember as a child growing up we didn’t have a car. And the bank where my mother was at had a drive through. She would walk to the window and withdraw cash from her account or get a money order. But today is vastly different from the days of watching my mother retrieve cash form the bank. You no longer have to walk to any window. You can do everythingRead more

RING RING: THE EVOLUTION OF THE TELEPHONE

“How will we talk in the future?” hello, who is it The telephone has taken on various forms throughout the history of America. And what’s interesting is that the more time passes, the more smaller and less converse the telephone becomes. We now don’t even talk on the phone, we text. But when we do talk we have capabilities in the form of video where we can now see the person. So what has become of the telephone is aRead more

NEW AGE PARENTING: HOW TECHNOLOGY TO CONNECT TO KIDS IS A MUST FOR PARENTS

“Stay connected to them.” monitor your offspring For the longest parents would not think to allow their children to have cell phones. It was always the same thing, you are too young to have a phone. So kids could not wait until they turned 16, 17, or in some cases 18 years old to get a phone. Getting a cell phone in the past was like having a license. But the difference between the past and the present would beRead more

MENTAL DOWNLOAD: WILL IT BE POSSIBLE TO REPLICATE THE HUMAN CONSCIOUS ONE DAY

“We freely give it anyways.” free thinking As someone that is living during this social media craze where we put so much of our lives out for public display, will our minds be able to be replicated one day? Meaning, what if someone very intelligent dies one day, and we want that knowledge passed on so that it continues. This way we can have the greatest of the person without them here on Earth. Now, the only problem is thatRead more

DIGITAL DOLLARS: THE FUTURE OF SPENDING

“A waste of paper.” new age spending There will come a day when the use of paper currency will no longer be needed. And once that happens we officially will be in a new era of spending. We already use our debit and credit cards for so many purchases already. But once the paper currency is gone, then the value of money will take on a whole new meaning. How will the laws change as it pertains to counterfeit? BecauseRead more

SELF CHECKOUT: WHERE WILL IT GO FROM HERE

“Scan-pay-leave.” do it yourself I have been using self checkout in stores for quite some time now. But I was amazed when I saw the new self checkout for the Amazon stores in Seattle. How you don’t even need people to ring you out. All you have to do is have an Amazon account. Then you can place items in your bag or cart, and then miraculously just walk out the store. The money is added to your account andRead more

DOWN GOES GOOGLE, DOWN GOES GOOGLE: HOW TO GET INFORMATION WITHOUT SEARCH ENGINES

“Where do go?” if it died At the age of 30, I am still old enough to know how you had to go to the library to research information. Teachers didn’t quite trust computers yet and wanted bibliographies from off the web. Now, you have no other choice but to use the internet. Yes, you have to site your sources and make sure that the source is truthful. But nonetheless, things have changed over time. So much so that publicRead more

SPACE TRAVEL: HOW CLOSE ARE WE TO TRAVELING

“When will we go?” through space and time There will come a day where we as a species will be able to just casually travel to space. Sounds far-fetched now, but in the future the opportunity could open up. Entrepreneur Elon Musk shot a car into space and former CEO and founder of Virgin Mobile Richard Branson has had plans for years of creating a means for people to go outside of Earth’s atmosphere. But the reason for this typeRead more

IT REMEMBERS: HOW MARKETERS ARE GETTING OUR ATTENTION

“Type, type, pop up later.” how they target Ever been on the internet, going through a loop, looking at random things. Well, better yet, have you been on the internet consistently looking at the same items. Then you forget about what you were looking at, and next thing you know, the items you had always been looking at appear in the margins of the screen. They appear because you have been scrolling for so long. Marketers pay very close attentionRead more

SELF DRIVING VEHICLES: ARE WE READY FOR THEM TO COME TO MARKET

“Are you ready?” trust the machine We are not gung ho about the idea of driving in a car that we don’t control. But at much as we don’t like it, it’s one of those things that eventually will come to market. But who will be the first people willing to get into the car of a self driver. We are already on edge when someone we know is driving the car. But what about a machine that does notRead more