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Machine learning – which jobs will we lose to machines?

August 21st, 2016

by Brock Thompson

Machine learning, the ability for a computer to learn based on real-life experiences, will someday revolutionize the marketplace and replace human employees with a computer. Anthony Goldbloom, a pioneeer of machine learning, gave a fantastic TED Talk explaining how he expects machine learning to impact our lives and the job market. Have a listen…it’s a   

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Annke Sparkle IP Camera Review

May 12th, 2015

by Brock Thompson

I was given an Annke Sparkle I to review. This was a brand I had not heard of yet but was excited to see how it stacked up against other IP cameras. To begin, it’s important to note that this is a cloud-based IP camera. Unlike my post on Foscam’s IP Cameras, this camera uses   

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Amazon’s Sling TV Promo Reviewed

February 20th, 2015

by Brock Thompson

Amazon released a Sling TV promotion providing even more incentive for early adopters to get a no-contact trial with Sling TV. What is Sling TV? Sling TV, created by Dish Network, provides you with popular channels through a no-contract, HD streaming service for only $20 a month. It’s a new service, and there’s really nothing   

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How to Delete Your Facebook Account…the right way.

December 23rd, 2014

by Brock Thompson

As a follow-up to why you need to get off Facebook, this post will explain how to completely cut ties with Facebook. Deleting your Facebook Account versus Closing Your Facebook Account Facebook doesn’t make it easy for this breakup to happen. It would prefer you stick around, be friends with benefits, or linger a bit. While the   

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Will the Apple Watch Sell or Bomb?

October 6th, 2014

by Brock Thompson

The much anticipated Apple iWatch Watch has been revealed. But will the Apple Watch sell? Rumors swirled for months regarding a flexible display, wireless charging, advanced sensors, 3G capabilities, and ability to beam you to Mars.  Apple hyped the keynote arguably more than any past keynote.  Unlike other Apple product reveals, few specifications were known   

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Do you need to buy a Wifi Thermostat for Your Home?

October 1st, 2014

by Brock Thompson

Why buy a Wifi Thermostat? Wifi Thermostats promise to impress friends and save home owners money on their monthly utility bills.  Sometimes called “smart thermostats”, these wifi enabled thermostats have capabilities far above what a regular thermostat can offer. Wifi Thermostat Features Learn your daily routine and adjust temperatures when you are away/arrive Know the   

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Why You Need to Get Off Facebook

June 9th, 2014

by Brock Thompson

I’m calling it. Facebook has gone too far. I’m getting off Facebook for good, and here’s why.   Did you know… Facebook tracks and keeps record or your browsing history across all sites even when you’re logged out? Facebook’s app has access to your phone’s microphone and can listen and record without your knowledge? Facebook   

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