The Thriving Do-Not-Touch Economy

The Thriving Do-Not-Touch Economy

In 2020 fortunes are being made with inventions that let you keep your distance. It doesn’t matter whether it’s in retail, education, health, or fitness, among many others. “Do Not Touch” is this year’s revenue battle cry. 6 Feet of Separation If you didn’t know what...
The Cell Phone’s Father Speaks Out

The Cell Phone’s Father Speaks Out

Quick pop-quiz in memory of Alex Trebek:  What weighed 2.5 pounds, cost $3,900, and did nothing but talk? Answer: *What is* the first mobile phone—in 1973. Martin Cooper is universally celebrated as the father of the modern cell phone. It was developed under his watch...
Why Real Life Events Need to Come and How

Why Real Life Events Need to Come and How

Conferences, meetings and even happy hours are just a few events that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused us to attend virtually for the past several months. Virtual events have many benefits, including the opportunity to easily and quickly widen reach and collect a...
Toobin’s Cautionary Tale Creates FOZO

Toobin’s Cautionary Tale Creates FOZO

The virtual events world claimed its first casualty this week. Jeffery Toobin’s decades of hardworking journalism and astute politicial analysis went up in smoke as he gave new definition to the word hard-working. He was unceremoniously suspended from The New...