Category Archives: New Technology

Medhacks: How 800 Students Built Health-Related Apps

An app that can diagnose skin cancer? Software that predicts the length of your hospital stay? These were just a few of the apps in the running for the Namecheap Innovation Award. Medhacks is organized by the renowned John Hopkins University. It’s billed as ‘the world’s premier medical hackathon’. Participants are challenged to create revolutionary … Continue reading Medhacks: How 800 Students Built Health-Related Apps

How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain

Lately, we’ve witnessed the remarkable explosion of Bitcoin. This cryptocurrency, once thought to be an all-but-failed experiment in decentralizing money and trade, has made a big comeback in recent months. With it has emerged a new term: the Blockchain. Having a relatively solid grasp on the concept of Bitcoin already, I assumed that the idea … Continue reading How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain

How Google Eliminated the Excess in the Index

Google’s New Life as a Minimalist: Part Two In Part One of this series, Cindy Krum explored the core principles of the modern Minimalist movement and applied those concepts to Google. Specifically, she examined why and how Google began work on Mobile-First Indexing, a new way to organize and rank indexed content. In Part Two, she … Continue reading How Google Eliminated the Excess in the Index

Insights into Google’s Mobile-First Indexing

Google’s New Life as a Minimalist: Part One Google’s transition to Mobile-First Indexing takes many of its cues from the popular Minimalist movement. In this two-part series by Cindy Krum, we will look at changes in Google’s search engine indexing through the lens of this creative framework. With a better understanding of this new processes, … Continue reading Insights into Google’s Mobile-First Indexing

How About  a Robotic Assistant For Your Business?

All businesses benefit from assistance from time to time. From a coffee run to invoicing, business owners love to be able to outsource some of the workload to someone else. But what if that someone else was Artificial Intelligence? Skeptics’ fears of AI range from it becoming too powerful to the exact opposite—that it is … Continue reading How About  a Robotic Assistant For Your Business?