“Google+ is no ghost town. It is more of a social referral graveyard.”

Last week I was in San Francisco to attend the 2014 PCBC event for home builders. While walking to the Moscone Center from Blue Bottle Coffee, I saw that the line was wrapped around Moscone and was worried I would be waiting hours to get in. Turns out, the line was actually for the Google … Continue reading “Google+ is no ghost town. It is more of a social referral graveyard.”

Mental Health professionals now going where their clients are: remote, mobile and online

Wired recently featured a small blurb about a new startup called TalkSession. The company describes itself as follows: TalkSession is a growing online network of leading mental health professionals. We are building advanced web-based and mobile tools to make mental healthcare universally affordable, acceptable and accessible for everyone. What if you could get expert guidance … Continue reading Mental Health professionals now going where their clients are: remote, mobile and online

Worst. Toy. Ever. The iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad

The iPotty is a training toilet for small children that comes with a holder for an iPad. Apparently children are no longer able to become potty-trained without an iPad to assist them. Here is the company's own description of their product: Potty training can be a challenge for even the most patient parents and one … Continue reading Worst. Toy. Ever. The iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad

How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)

As a follow-up to my post yesterday about my heart attack, I thought I would share some of the innovations happening in the medical industry. The first story hits pretty close to home -- literally. San Diego-based Dr. Joshua Topol is the Chief Academic Officer of Scripps Health, and is a practicing cardiologist. On a … Continue reading How mobile technology is transforming the health industry (keeping folks like me safer)

Now at the Apple Store: Mac OS X Lion, New MacBook Airs, Mac Mini and Thunderbolt Display

Following the Third Quarter Earnings Report yesterday, Apple released new hardware and the new operating system this morning. OS X Lion The latest version (10.7) of Apple's operating system is now available for download through the Mac App Store for $30. In August, the company states that it will offer a USB drive with the … Continue reading Now at the Apple Store: Mac OS X Lion, New MacBook Airs, Mac Mini and Thunderbolt Display