Recent Technology Laws and Court Rulings

10 07 2016

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David is an Ohio attorney who focuses his practice on Cybersecurity and Technology Law. He is also a co-owner of the Cincinnati-based technology consulting firm, SpliceNet, Inc. David advises businesses on issues regarding Incident Response Planning, Trade Secret Planning & Protection, Technology Agreements, and Social Media Law.

Week In Review

  1. Girls Who Code free summer program attracts 340 city high schoolers for summer computing classes
  2. Casinos Look to Video Games as a Draw for Millennials
  3. NYC 911 emergency text system is likely another two years away
  4. Google hopes to thwart quantum computers from cracking today’s Internet encryption
  5. Symantec – the popular computer protector – may actually help hackers, feds warn

The Theatre of Cyberwar

26 06 2016

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J.Paul Haynes is a professional engineer with a 25-year entrepreneurial track record of success. J.Paul has led eSentire to 20 times its size since joining the company in late 2010. His business acumen, in-depth understanding of technology and strong leadership has made him a respected and reliable voice on the topic of cybersecurity in North America and Europe. He holds both a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Guelph and is a proud alumni, currently serving on the Industrial Advisory Board for the University of Guelph’s School of Engineering and the Board of Innovation Guelph.

Week In Review

  1. An Amphitheater. A Laptop Bar. It’s a New York Library Like No Other.
  2. New York will criminalize the use of ticket-scalping bots
  3. Need a last-minute nanny? This app can help
  4. Google Fiber to add urban coverage and wireless with Webpass aquisition
  5. Viral creators ask at VidCon: Will Facebook start paying me?

Apple WWDC 2016

19 06 2016

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John C. Welch is the Assistant Director of Technology Services for the Northwest Regional Datacenter at The Florida State University. He has been a long-time speaker at many IT-focused Apple conferences, written or helped write three books in the Apple IT space, along with far too many magazine and website articles to count. He has been dealing with all things Macintosh since the Lisa, and has been involved with networking and the Mac in IT for over twenty years. It is rumored that he has non-computer parts of his life as well, such as his son, Alex, his amazingly talented wife, Melissa, his guitar, and a long involvement with Korean Martial Arts.

Week In Review

  1. New York’s Right to Repair is running out of time
  2. NY measure would establish electronic prescription option
  3. Senate votes to legalize online poker gambling in New York
  4. Condé Nast buys tech site, expands digital presence
  5. Sports Illustrated pushes into tech coverage in search of young readers

How Marketing Technology Dependence is Killing Your Business

12 06 2016

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Coughlin has 12 years of experience of working in the digital marketing space with core competencies in marketing analytics consulting, search engine optimization, social media, global paid search management, and video production.

Throughout his career, Coughlin gained a wide range of knowledge and experience working with global companies in almost every industry, including Sony Music, SAP, Four Seasons Hotels, Humana, and Boston Globe.

With a bachelor¹s degree from Boston University, Coughlin is the owner of Digital Blue Creative, a full-service digital advertising agency in Boston.

Week In Review

  1. NYC Touts Growth of Biz Employment, Push for Diversity with Film Commission’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
  2. Schneiderman puts Charter on notice over Time Warner’s spotty Internet
  3. Manufacturing Is Making It Again in New York City
  4. Tinder Bans Users Under 18
  5. Pebble app looks to tell you when you’re at your happiest

Consumer Technology, Philanthropy and Independence

29 05 2016

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Learn about the Consumer Technology Association Foundation including some of the projects they support to use technology to empower older adults and people with disabilities. We will also learn about their recent study on the active aging market. Additionally hear about some of the hot trends in technology and how they will impact our ability to live longer, healthier, more independent lives.

Steve Ewell is the executive director of the Consumer Technology Association Foundation, a charitable foundation with the mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology that can enhance their lives. Prior to joining the CTA Foundation he served in other nonprofit leadership roles. He was managing director of the InfraGard National Members Alliance, a public private partnership with the FBI focused on promoting and developing critical infrastructure protection.Steve graduated cum laude from Drew University with a Bachelors of Arts and earned his MBA and Masters in information and telecommunications systems from Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School.

Week In Review

  1. Incredible translating earpiece allows people who speak different languages to understand each other
  2. New NYC buses have Wi-Fi but no tech to avoid those on foot
  3. MTA Looks to Replace MetroCard With System Using ‘Contactless Media’
  4. Salesforce Chooses Amazon For Cloud Services In $400 Million Deal
  5. Google targets HTML5 default for Chrome instead of Flash in Q4 2016

Evolution of Telehealth Technology – A Software Revolution

15 05 2016

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Consulting veteran Mike Meikle navigates the turbulent and murky world of management and information technology consulting. As an entrepreneur who has run two consulting firms, Corporate Consigliere Mike Meikle provides strategic, technological and management solutions for his clients.

Mr. Meikle has over fifteen years of experience within the public and private sector across multiple industries. He has significant education and practical experience in strategic planning, risk, security, compliance and operations methodologies. Certifications he holds include Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Six Sigma Green Belt and a host of others.

Mr. Meikle can be reached via his website at

Week In Review

  1. City launches website to help waterfront builders navigate byzantine permit process
  2. Amazon rival just started selling fresh groceries like milk and eggs
  3. Uber is now offering flat fee $5 carpool rides in Manhattan during peak hours
  4. Emojis Would Show Women Doing More Than Painting Their Nails
  5. Instagram’s big redesign goes live with a colorful new icon, black-and-white app and more

Making Wearable Tech More Wearable

8 05 2016

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Keith McMillen is the CEO of BeBop Sensors in Berkeley, California. The company provides sensor solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers, ranging from complete wireless solutions to custom apps. The company evolved from McMillen’s company, Keith McMillen Instruments, which builds electronic musical instruments and stage equipment, which includes the smart fabric. In 2015, BeBop Sensors was named as one of the best pieces of technology to come out of the IDTechEX Show, and received Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Technology Innovation Award.

Week In Review

  1. This site helped New Yorkers raid their closets for a 2 million dollar payday
  2. The first-ever IMAX cycling studio is opening in Brooklyn
  3. You can now tinker with IBM’s quantum computer over the web
  4. Netflix now lets you control how much data it uses when streaming from your smartphone
  5. Your Periscope broadcasts can now live on forever