Category Archives: Technology

Bye bye bifocals?

PixelOptics plans to release a new line of high-tech specs that toggle between prescriptions with a mere tilt of your head.  The Week At about $1k per pair, they are not practical for many. Advertisements

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Now on Facebook

Elk Rapids Live now has a business presence on Facebook. Elk Rapids Live – FB  (http://www.facebook.com/pages/Elk-Rapids-Live/142509125819218)

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Social media survey

Four out of 5 high school and college students say websites are an excellent or good way to interact with fellow students, and a bit fewer — about 7 in 10 — say they’re equally good for getting information on … Continue reading

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Not an infomercial

I post today with a heightened sense of wonder and awe, because of yet another abject expression of the innovative power of the American experience. To that end, I bring you – the seat of power. [When the Kohler Numi] … Continue reading

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Online senior care?

Is E.R. ready for telecaregivers? [Mrs. Denise] Cady is a telecaregiver who checks in on the Fitzgeralds every evening from 800 miles away in Lafayette, Ind. She’s with a senior home care company, and she joins the couple via a … Continue reading

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It’s National Robotics Week

Good opportunity for MI Andrew Dallas, vice president for federal systems at SoarTech, said it’s critical to get young people excited about getting involved in the robotics industry to ensure the industry’s strength. Michigan is “the world’s leader in robotics, … Continue reading

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A report on social media

Helping or hurting? Like so many things these days, social media contribute to economic bifurcation. Dynamic companies are benefiting from these tools, even if the gains are tough to nail down in specific figures. Many individuals are benefiting too, using … Continue reading

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