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8-bit Symphony

If you are a fan of 8-bit retro computer games, especially the Commodore 64, combined with a mixture of symphonic orchestra and modern-day electronic music sensation for the gaming generation, watc...

Tech Titans - Intentional Future Making"

I attended Tech Titans sponsored” Intentional Future Making” event at UTD. The speakers were Anne Balsamo, Dean of UTD School ATEC, Gwen Ishmael, Escalent SVP, and Ted Farrington, Kalypso Fellow. D...

Exciting Periods Ahead for Tech

The remainder of the year and the following year will continue to be an exciting period for IT. The hype of AI has toned down a little, and now we have more focus on applications. Microsoft, Google...

The C64 is back!

Subsequent geeky announcements can’t get any better these few days. I posted about the Raspberry Pi 4.0 release earlier, and now much more exciting news for me is the upcoming release of a new Comm...

Raspberry Pi 4

The launch of the Raspberry Pi 4 today is a big thing in the Maker space, IoT technologies, and low-cost but powerful computing at the PC level. A powerful device for everyone at just $35. It was s...

Gen Z in Corporate Strategy

In several forums on digital transformations that I attended in the last two years, I would ask the panelists whether they are incorporating Generation Z millennials into their product development ...

AI should not perfect the human voice

I think that machines must not perfect the human voice. That’s because racial and gender discrimination has hurt our generations for a very long time, so why make digital assistants such as Siri or...

Halt and Catch Fire - Netflix

I have been watching “Halt and Catch Fire” on NetFlix for the second time. It spans the history of computers in the 80s and 90s through a series of fictitious events that closely resemble reality a...

Sad story about print books

The Atlantic article “The Books of College Libraries Are Turning Into Wallpaper” is a sad story on the decline of print books in education establishments. The article states over 60% decline in phy...

Watching car races on TV

When cars were all mechanical and less tech and TVs were black and white with antennas, watching car racing was memorable. You can’t replay or pause like today. Weather-breaking broadcast reception...