Danielle Beurteaux

Disrupters in Food and Agriculture

6-Sep-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Old MacDonald Has Some Code 10101 The United Nations Population Fund estimates that the global human population will number 9.6 billion by 2050, which raises a critical question: how will we feed all

auto, car buying, electric vehicle

Is This The End Of Car Dealerships As We Know Them?

30-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Carvana might have first come to your attention thanks to the company’s car vending machine. Which is exactly what it sounds like. Sure, it’s a bit gimmicky, but the point is made: buying a car sh

Facebook, R&D, hardware development, collaboration, innovation technology, IoT platform

What’s Area 404 For?

24-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Sometimes it's easy to forget that Facebook is more than a way to keep abreast of your middle school friends’ fascinating life updates. The tech giant does so much more. And it’s just opened a

etail, technology, retail, back to school spending, shopping, school supplies,

$18.5 Billion On Back To School Tech

23-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

It’s been a long time since shopping for supplies for the new school year meant grabbing a bunch of spiral notebooks and a new pencil case. If your August budget is a bit tight this year, blame tech

What Will Influencers Do Now?

16-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Rumblings were heard across social media recently when Bloomberg reported that the FTC will be stepping up enforcement of sponsored social media posts. According to Bloomberg, brands spend $255 mill

7 Travel Tools For Vacationing Digitalists

15-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

While there’s plenty of research confirming the benefits of unplugging and digitally detoxing while on holiday, there’s still a place for technology to help you get to and enjoy your summer vacati

VR Travel Content Brings A New Meaning To Staycation

10-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

If virtual reality cheerleaders are correct, VR tech will infiltrate many aspects of our lives very soon. But with the technology not exactly at sophisticated levels yet, and many consumers saying the

What’s New In Health Wearables

9-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

In late July, the FDA released a guidance document detailing the agency’s recommendations on “low-risk” wellness products and devices such as wearable devices and health apps. While the agen

Stop Checking Your E-mail Outside Office Hours

3-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

Will you spend your summer vacation checking your work e-mail? It’s ruining your brain. In France, it’s now illegal to send work e-mails to employees after 10 p.m. In Germany, the government

Outsourcing Emotion With A.I. Customer Service

2-Aug-2016 | Danielle Beurteaux

For many consumers, customer service has at best an intimate relationship with frustration, if not outright anger. A Consumer Reports survey found that 57 percent of respondents get so frustrated with