We come across interesting things all the time — new technologies, digital trends, cool industry events. Take a look at what’s got us thinking lately.

The Path Towards a Consumer Wearable Computer

If you are in Atlanta between now and January 23rd and you’ve got an interest in wearable computing, a trip to the Stubbins Gallery in the Georgia Tech College of Architecture is a must. The current exhibition, called Meeting the Challenge – The Path Towards a Wearable Computer, features more than 30 examples of wearable technology dating back to 1989.

Digital Hotel Innovation & User Experience

Who really wants to arrive at their hotel only to wait in line for a key after traveling all day? Airlines long ago cut down on costs by pushing the check-in process to consumers, and it saves fliers plenty of time in line, too. Hotels are now starting to innovate their experiences and digital innovation is starting to be a differentiator.

Startups We’re Watching – Transportation

Transportation is huge — so startups are naturally trying to address this market. More than one billion vehicles exist globally, while Americans drive an average of 14,000 miles per year and navigating this market could yield boundless opportunities. If you can change the way we transport people and things, you can potentially change the world.

Power or Promise: Do Online Health Campaigns Impact Offline Behavior?

I am looking forward to the Power or Promise panel discussion this Thursday in Washington DC at the Carnegie Institution for Science. Registration is still open and its free! The presentation is sponsored by the American Institute for Research and will discuss the use of digital and social communications to encourage healthy lifestyles and influence positive health behaviors.

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