Cyber Monday has come and gone but the threats to online shoppers is still very evident. Steve outlines some helpful tips to protect yourself and your wallets during the holiday shopping season. In his discussion, Dave analyzes the use, storage, and collection of big data – why we keep it, why it is useful, why it’s maybe not needed, and what it means organizationally.
Steve provides us a with a rundown of his Veteran’s Day weekend experience and ties the conversation up with how tech made his weekend happen. Following that, why are we not voting on the Internet in the year 2012?
An area which Waves of Tech seldom covers is what is going on at Google. Why? Because has an award winning show dedicated to Google news and products. With Dave out this week, we have John Hanlon with us host of the Google At A Glance podcast. John and Steve discuss the background of the show and how it has provided knowledge to its listeners. They also discuss the latest Google news and an interesting perspective on choosing the correct mobile device for you.
The importance and positive fiscal impact of moving into the realm of e-governance, moving from offline services to online services. In a related piece, as the move from offline to online continues this leaves a potential gap of job openings to qualified candidates available to occupy those openings.
Steve and Dave breakdown the potential success of Verizon’s SureResponse personal emergency response device available to users right now. They also discuss how to use technology to time manage your content, specially when sporting events and political debates occur at the same time.
Welcome to Waves of Tech, Episode 156. We have quite the variety of topics in the show this week – great customer service stories, a mention of a sliderule, Microsoft releases, Apple’s announcements, and access to travelers’ data. A few programming notes. Waves of Tech is moving to Monday nights, 5PM PST and we are also going live over at ncslive.tv. We hope you enjoy the podcast and feel free to join the conversation and comment on the show.