Surprising Tech Trends Among Seniors

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Surprising Tech Trends Among Seniors

Yesterday we posted about a new Pew Research Center study on tech adoption by seniors. There were a few surprised in the results that we want to highlight today. These include early tech adoption and video gaming by seniors. Most …

Tech Adoption by Seniors Expands

Older Americans, 65 and older, are catching up with the rest of the population when it comes to tech adoption. A recent study by Pew Research Center shows that many more seniors are using smartphones, social media and broadband internet. …

Will Virtual Reality Remake Hollywood?

U.S.News thinks it will. The publication cites an IDC Research analysis that the worldwide virtual reality market will grow from $5.2 billion in 2016 to $162 billion in 2020. U.S.News speculates that it won’t be the big studios that will …

Use of Random Sampling in Research

Pew Research Center has a great video that explains random sampling and how a survey of 1000 people can provide details on what the whole United States is thinking. It is an effort by the organization to more effectively communicate …

Social Media and Weddings

It should be no surprise that social media has become the driving influence behind weddings. A hundred years ago weddings were a prominent part of the society page of the local newspaper. Today, our connections to social circles have only …

The Wild West of Live-Streaming

BBC Business has an article titled, “Is live streaming your life good for business or dangerous?” It is a provocative question and one that really needs to be thought through. People see live-streaming as a potential income stream, but letting …

Executive Decision Making and Ethics

Public relations pearls of wisdom can be found in unusual places across the Internet. Daily Herd Management, a farming publication, has an excellent advice column titled, “The Ethics of Decision Making”, by B. Lynn Gordon, South Dakota State University …

Millennials Living at Home Longer

New analysis of U.S. Census data by Pew Research Center shows that a third more Millennials are living at their parents’ home than Generation Xers at the same age. In addition, they are living there longer. This new demographic trend …

Consumer Reaction to Fake News

Adweek has prepared an infographic, based on research done by Origin/Hill Holliday, of how fake news and false content are effecting consumers and brands. In the short time that fake news has become an issue, its impact is already seeing …

Waves of Winners and Losers in the Cloud

BetaNews has an interesting perspective on the tidal waves of change taking place in cloud computing… an industry that is only 11 years old! The article illustrates its point by reviewing past computing trends and the downfall of once great …