LiveWorx 2016

As with most years I’m once again attending and presenting at the PTC conference this year. PTC merged their PTC Global Live conference with LiveWorx to create the new LiveWorx conference. Each year this conference offers a variety of training and learning opportunities from companies around the world...
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Happy Back to the Future Day

“Two thousand fifteen? You mean we’re in the future?” Today is the day Doc Brown and Marty McFly entered “The Future” in Back to the Future Part II. If you haven’t watched this movie, what are you doing on this site? No, really, log into Netflix, Amazon, drive...
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Hello Pluto

Tomorrow, July 13th we get our first good look at Pluto. The internet is buzzing with excitement of what we will see. It has taken New Horizons almost nine and a half years and 3 billion miles from launch to reach Pluto. It’s a long journey but it’s almost...
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In search of a better To-Do app (Part 1)

Let me start this off by saying this process was to suit my own needs, not your needs, not his needs, but mine. Everyone has their own process to pick out what they are looking for but hopefully this will help guide you to finding what works best...
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Geeks Unite!

Gone are the days when comic book conventions were just for kids or creepy adults who live in their parents basements. Today comic book conventions bring in geeks and non-geeks of all ages and types. It’s not just comic books, but anime, manga, D & D, TV and...
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Gaming in the office

The last thing you would want your boss to catch you doing is playing on a video game console while at work, or while on the clock working from home. That is, unless of course you work in the gaming industry. What if you could use your gaming...
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Innovation Rule #2: Old Ideas with New Materials

The easiest way to start being innovative with a product is to take what you have and change the material you’re using. Throughout history we see this with the advances of metalworking.  The use of metal started out with mined ores and over time developed into rough alloys...
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Sony Vaio, we hardly knew ye

Apparently Sony has stopped production and sales of all Laptops and Desktops. Even if they may still sit on store shelves you now have to dig through the archives of Sony’s site to find any mention of these devices. Tablets will likely fill the void as the world...
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Innovation Rule # 1: Make it interesting

Gift cards, the universal gift that you can buy anywhere for almost anything. Let me begin by saying I have a love/hate relationship with gift cards. They’re the easiest thing to buy for someone, but they don’t always express the same emotion as something uniquely picked out for...
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