The Health of Things

25 01 2015

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The “Internet of Things” is a term that is being floated around a lot, but what about the “Health of Things”. What lies in the intersection of Healthcare and the Internet of Things? Luckily we’ve called Mac Gambill to explore this new territory with us.

Mac Gambill co-founder and CEO of Nudge, is an entrepreneur who has experience in the technology and fitness industries.

Hailing from a background in semi-professional sports and technology, Mac decided to found Nudge in order to help people lead healthier lives. The health tech company offers insight into individuals’ lifestyle choices by curating and analyzing data from health and fitness apps and wearables and providing a simple, and unified feedback system to users.

Week In Review


  1. New York Is Considering Letting You Pay For The Subway With Your Smartphone
  2. Twitter accounts of New York Post and news agency UPI hacked
  3. New York Times, AP to Start Testing Drones for Reporting
  4. Microsoft Windows 10 and HoloLens Shows Innovation Is Back in Redmond
  5. Samsung launches Portable 1TB SSD Drive




Best of CES 2015

18 01 2015

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Tom reviews exhibitors and gives his thoughts on what he saw at CES this year.

Week In Review


  1. New York Stations Testing Signals From One World Trade Center
  2. Website Puts Campus Crime in New Light
  3. Bored … And Brilliant? A Challenge To Disconnect From Your Phone
  4. IBM Introduces z13, a Mainframe for the Smartphone Economy
  5. Google’s new update to Translate app will translate in ‘real time’




New Years Technology Resolutions for 2015

11 01 2015

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If you are a techie, you might have thought of some things you need to do this year. Maybe you need to learn a new skill, double check that backup system, or figure out a way to disconnect. Michael Bremmer is here with us to discuss what New Years Technology Resolutions you could keep this year.

Michael Bremmer is the CEO of telecomquotes.com and has been consulting for over 20 years with mid-sized and large businesses improving their technology plans to keep them years ahead of their competitors.

He has been called on for his expertise in this field by countless publications—including, but not limited to, Forbes Magazine, CNBC, Foxbusiness.com and USA Today as well as sitting on the esteemed Technology Channel Partners advisory board (a nationally recognized group of independent communications professionals).

Week In Review


  1. End of school cell ban a boon for kids, bust for businesses
  2. New York City Suspends 5 Out Of 6 Uber Bases
  3. Electronics Must Be Recycled Under NYS Law, Effective This starting 2015
  4. Apple: First-week app sales in January set new record
  5. CES showcases the connected life




CES Unveiled 2015 – NYC

4 01 2015

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Tom hits the exhibit floor to find what everyone is pitching at CES Unveiled 2015 in New York City.





Google Wallet, Apple Pay, CurrentC and Bitcoins: Payments of the Future

30 11 2014

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Google Wallet came first, and while Apple was working on their payments, the credit/debit card providers started working on their own payment of the future. Meanwhile, Bitcoin is still hanging around. Curt Schmidek joins us today to help discern the differences between them all, and how they all operate.

Curt is responsible for defining LitePoint’s wireless production test
solutions. Curt has over 25 years of experience in wireless product
development and marketing, ranging from semiconductors, intellectual property development, and ODM services. He has held a variety of management positions in Silicon Valley including National Semiconductor, Infineon Technologies, and Tropian (acquired by Panasonic). He received his BSEE from the University of California at Davis and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Santa Clara University.

Week In Review


  1. City Council Course Offering: Open Data 101
  2. Schumer calls for drone regulations
  3. Scavenger hunt leads to a job at IBM’s Watson group
  4. Google Fiber prices for Austin detailed
  5. Robot security guards now patrolling Microsoft’s Silicon Valley campus




Project Management Tips

22 11 2014

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Tushar Patel helps us understand how to get the most out of your team when working on a project.

Tushar Patel is currently Vice President of Marketing at Innotas, the leader in hosted Project Portfolio Management and Application Portfolio Management solutions for IT Management.

Prior to Innotas, Tushar was Senior Director of Product Management at Mocana, the leader in mobile enterprise security software, where he was responsible for leading the organization’s product marketing and management efforts. Prior to Mocana, Tushar was at National Semiconductor in various marketing, business development, and management roles.

Tushar holds a BSEE from Santa Clara University and a MBA from The Haas School of Business, University of CA, Berkeley.

Week In Review


  1. Chromebooks Get Blanket Approval For NYC Schools
  2. 3-D printers offer learning possibilities for NY public schools
  3. New dating app will help weed out the creeps
  4. Russian Site Streaming Live Feeds of Hacked Webcams
  5. Yahoo to replace Google as default search engine on Firefox in US




Women and Minorities in Technology

9 11 2014

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Dr. Tracey Wilen is a prominent thought leader on the impact of technology on society, work, and careers. A former visiting scholar at Stanford University, she has held leadership positions at Apple, HP, Cisco, and the Apollo Group.

Dr. Wilen has authored 11 books, including her most recent book, Employed for Life, 21st. Century Career Trend, Women Lead: Career Perspectives from Workplace Leaders. Dr. Wilen was named San Francisco Woman of the Year and honored by the San Francisco Business Times as the most Influential Woman in Bay Area Business in 2012.

Week In Review


  1. Startup wants to shed light on fees
  2. Lawyers buy domain names that insult former Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  3. Samsung Eyes Large New York City Expansion
  4. Non-White Emoji Are Finally Coming
  5. Only 6 Messaging Apps Are Truly Secure







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