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The Reality of Virtual Reality: Pitfalls of Life-Like Gaming

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM Virtual reality has slowly taken over the gaming industry in the past decade. In 2019, social media around the holidays was filled with videos of users trying this new technology out, with viral videos generating laughter over those who, while so lost

2021-09-29T02:51:02+00:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

AI and Women’s Health: Are We Truly Moving Forward?

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM As artificial intelligence becomes intertwined in all aspects of life, both lovers and skeptics of this new technology have expressed their views. Artificial intelligence has the capability to reinvent the way we accomplish daily tasks, powering deep learning algorithms that can make

2021-08-28T01:45:29+00:00August 28th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

5G Impacts: Connectivity and the Environment

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM Since the creation of 1G in the 1980s, the internet has come a long way from simple voice calls. Approximately every decade, wireless connections get a major upgrade - a new “G” of connectivity. Using mostly 3G and 4G today, cell phones

2021-08-10T16:18:42+00:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

Going for Gold: Technology at the Olympics

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM As the Olympics have unfolded in Tokyo over the past few weeks, people all over the world have been tuning in to watch their favorite athletes compete. Though the delayed Olympic games have been a bit different with COVID-19 rules in place,

2021-08-04T23:47:34+00:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

AI and Insurance: How Technology Will Alter the Industry

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM As artificial intelligence is being intertwined into our daily lives - with personalized ads,  healthcare plans, and more - industries across the board are adopting new technologies to streamline their services. One industry in particular whose future is being changed by artificial

2021-07-25T15:33:56+00:00July 25th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

Coding in the Classroom: How Education Should Tech Up

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM At Tech Up for Women, we work to inspire and teach women of all ages to “tech up” and take their careers to a new level with cutting edge technology skills. A lot of times, this need exists because of both lack

2021-07-15T01:06:18+00:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

Women in Sports and Gaming: The Overlooked Consumer

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM As esports become more widely recognized and gaming competitions reach a global scale, players of varying ages are taking the pastime to a whole new level. In esports, different players can master completely different skill sets from game to game, ranging from

2021-07-07T00:43:35+00:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

Wearable Technology: How Far Are We Willing to Go to Track Health?

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM As the wearable technology field has rapidly expanded in the past decade, brands have diversified their products from simple step tracker watches to smart eye-wear, foot-wear, head-wear, and more. Users can track their heartbeat, analyze sleep, and answer emails all from

2021-06-24T16:30:40+00:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|

Tech Impacts: How Social Media is Altering Attention Spans

BLOG POST TECH UP THOUGHTS BY MEG HATTON, TECH UP FOR WOMEN TEAM Tech Impacts: How Social Media is Altering Attention Spans In the past 20 years, the average human attention span has decreased from twelve to eight seconds. As the internet has grown and algorithms have become more advanced, humans are able to open

2021-06-12T16:36:52+00:00June 12th, 2021|Categories: Social Hub|