AI assistants

They have many names – virtual assistants, smart assistants, digital assistants, AI agents, and such – but they are here today to serve a human. Specifically, to amplify our thinking, heighten our creativity, provide physical and intellectual help when needed, speed up and scale lengthy and bulky operations, personalize our experiences, etc. These days youContinue reading “AI assistants”

Accessibility and Assistive Technology

Recently I stumbled upon an accessibility internship that made me think more about the term accessibility and how profit, non-governmental and governmental organizations go about it. Accessibility means opening doors to all types of individuals with different physical and mental abilities. It can be a program, a product, or an experience that welcomes anyone who wants toContinue reading “Accessibility and Assistive Technology”

Remote Learning

This school year won’t be anything like what we used to have. Parents are stressed out and drowned in uncertainty; kids are worried that they won’t have the same friends in their new classrooms or that they would not be able to maintain friendships or makes new ones. Statista‘s July survey of over 300 parentsContinue reading “Remote Learning”

MedTech and Wearables

This week I decided to look into the trends happening in the MedTech industry further and dig out some recent stats in consumer wearables. I came across a white paper posted by IQVIA on the rise of the global Medical Technology, and the findings presented in it are quite astounding. According to the source, the MedTech industryContinue reading “MedTech and Wearables”

What’s this word?

Have you ever tried teaching your child to read syllable by syllable or connecting letter by letter? Did that work? I found it quite frustrating with my son. In fact, there is no such thing as connecting letters. The way my son reads is by memorizing the entire word…and that is the only way. OneContinue reading “What’s this word?”

Pandemic Times

How do you manage your child during these uncertain summer days? Ever since schools closed down, and parents turned into teachers, barbers, school friends, storytellers, arts and crafts makers, and being full-time employees or worse, losing their jobs and turning into stay-home parents, the day-to-day life became chaotic. My mornings got filled with quick breakfastsContinue reading “Pandemic Times”