Geeks On Vacation: Trips For The Tech-Minded

Even if you are the type of geek that spends most of the time with your nose in a book or glued to your computer screen you may still want to take a vacation now and then. It helps refresh the mind and clear the clouds from your eyes. Plus there are plenty of tech-minded things you can do on a vacation, and fun things for geeks of all kinds. Continue reading “Geeks On Vacation: Trips For The Tech-Minded” »

5 ways technology is impacting the insurance industry.

Technology is changing nearly every facet of life and that includes the business community. More often than not, technology impacts businesses for the better.  Some businesses in the insurance industry are definitely benefitting from technological advances. For many in the industry, the pace at which they are adopting new technologies has been slow compared to the demands of most customers.  One reason for this demand is that millennials are now a new customer base for insurance companies.  Many millennials are now of the age where they are beginning to purchase their own car and health insurance. Some are purchasing homes and some are even starting their own businesses.  What the industry has to deal with is the fact that millennials want to purchase coverage on their terms.  More frequently the place they want to buy coverage is online and via a mobile device.  Because millennials are demanding more out of their relationships with insurance companies many businesses within the industry are beginning to listen to their demands.  Continue reading “5 ways technology is impacting the insurance industry.” »

How Technology Culture Promotes Addiction

Technology is an invaluable resource to the world. It is a curator of amazing things, and by no means is it bad on its own. Before the days of the industrial revolution, people were apprehensive about technology. They were afraid because they didn’t know how it worked, and they didn’t know how the introduction of it into their world was going to change their daily lives. Continue reading “How Technology Culture Promotes Addiction” »

The Importance of Collaboration in Business and How to Make It Accessible

One of the greatest strengths of our species is our diversity, as it allows us, as a race, to be good at everything, rather than having only a few specialties. Business is no different in this regard, which is why you hire a wide array of employees, each responsible for a different aspect of the organization, rather than hiring only designers or accountants. This is why collaboration is so effective in business, as it can allow your company to not only specialize in one area of expertise, but actually cater to a far wider audience. Continue reading “The Importance of Collaboration in Business and How to Make It Accessible” »

Have Some Deep-Seated Geek Knowledge? Share It With the World!

Many times the idea of the geek gets mixed in with the idea of the computer nerd, so a thoughtful combination of the two can easily end up being someone with a knowledge of geek stuff, that wants to share it via the computer in the form of a blog. It’s a match made in heaven, like peanut butter and jelly, coffee and chocolate, or vanilla ice cream on a hot summer’s day. Joking aside, one of the best places for geek culture to reside is through proper blog presentation. Continue reading “Have Some Deep-Seated Geek Knowledge? Share It With the World!” »