Frank Landman

Frank Landman

Frank is a freelance journalist who has worked in various editorial capacities for over 10 years. He covers trends in technology as they relate to business.

Latest Posts From Frank Landman

The Big Problem With Sleep-Related Technology

The Big Problem With Sleep-Related Technology

Sleep is a major area of human health, so it makes sense that it’s been such a focal point for technology developers. Getting insufficient sleep is associated with many health problems, including fatigue and cognitive difficulties, not to mention an increased risk of heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Even in the developed world, sleep deprivation […]

Will Future Landlords Manage Their Properties Completely Online?

Will Future Landlords Manage Their Properties Completely Online?

For landlords, the internet provides unrivaled convenience for getting things done without needing to travel, wait around for late clients, or waste gas delivering physical contracts. Thanks to the convenience of internet technology, being a landlord could soon become a work-from-home job. Tedious tasks can be managed online For property investors, being a landlord is […]

How Tech Startups Succeed With a Fully Remote Model

How Tech Startups Succeed With a Fully Remote Model

Startups are starting to launch without a central headquarters, or any designated office building, in an attempt to create “fully remote” businesses. The premise is simple; operate with all your leaders and employees working remotely, sometimes all over the world, to cut costs and broaden your potential employee pool. To conventional businesses, the notion seems […]

Top Retailers Battle It Out With IoT In The Grocery World

Top Retailers Battle it Out With IoT in the Grocery World

In the last decade, increasing demand for convenience launched several grocery delivery services, including AmazonFresh, Postmates, and Instacart. Also known as online grocery, some retailers offer grocery delivery and pickup services to customers who don’t have time to shop. Some grocery delivery services can create shopping lists automatically, making grocery shopping even more natural. Although […]

Pitfalls to Outsourcing Your Website Content Writing

When it comes to non-negotiable marketing tasks and responsibilities, website content ranks near the top of the list. Without quality website content, it’s impossible for you to engage your audience or cultivate a strong SEO presence that garners traffic and leads. With it, you can accomplish almost any marketing objective you set before your team. […]

How New Tech Startups Can Differentiate Themselves

How New Tech Startups Can Differentiate Themselves

Most tech entrepreneurs get lost in the logistical plans for their businesses. You’re worried about the timetables and deadlines for your developers or how you’re going to stretch your initial capital investment to last a full six months. These are important considerations, especially for AI and IoT startups tinkering with revolutionary new technologies. However, even […]

Mixing Funding Approaches: A Key Part Of Better Credit

Mixing Funding Approaches: A Key Part Of Better Credit

How do you typically pay for big expenses? If you’re like most people, you likely turn to credit cards for major costs – and, even if you pay your bill on time, this may be working against you. That’s because credit score calculations take a number of different elements into account, one of which is […]

The 10 Unforeseen Developments of Smart Buildings

The 10 Unforeseen Developments of Smart Buildings

For the past decade or so, we’ve watched as conventional devices and applications made the upgrade to become “smart.” Our phones became smartphones, our TVs became smart TVs, and soon people started talking about the concept of a “smart building,” or even a “smart city,” based on an integrated network and hundreds, if not thousands, […]

IoT And the Transformation of the Modern Workplace

IoT and the Transformation of the Modern Workplace

In the 1990s and early-2000s, computers changed offices and how they functioned. Suddenly the desk phone was no longer the only access point employees had to the outside world. A computer appeared on everyone’s desks, and the entire approach to sales, marketing, and customer service changed. Here we are in 2019, and the IoT is […]

You Have a Great Tech Idea. Now What?

You Have a Great Tech Idea. Now What?

There are seemingly countless stories of tech innovators who simply woke up with a brilliant idea, got investments to build it out, and ended up becoming billionaires. Of course, these stories are extremely rare, but they are exciting to think about—especially when you wake up with a brilliant tech idea of your own. You don’t […]

Is a Tech-Based Social Credit Score a Good Idea?

China is currently developing a kind of social credit system, not dissimilar to a financial credit system, designed to reward people for doing good deeds and demonstrating honesty and integrity while punishing people for committing untrustworthy acts. The details of this system are still fuzzy; it’s not certain whether it will be a compilation of […]

IoT and Commerce: How New Technology is Shaping the Way We Shop

IoT and Commerce: How New Technology is Shaping the Way We Shop

If we were able to fast-forward ten years into the future and look at the state of ecommerce and retail, we probably wouldn’t recognize what it’s become. The Internet of Things (IoT) is in the process of fundamentally revolutionizing how consumers shop and big changes are coming down the innovation pipeline. The IoT-Ecommerce Collision Course […]

Are Cyborgs Already Here? An Intro to the Debate and Why It Matters

Are Cyborgs Already Here? An Intro to the Debate and Why It Matters

Some of the technology we now use on a daily basis would seem unreasonably futuristic to someone living 20 years ago. IoT devices are becoming plentiful, with almost any electronic device or appliance now offering an internet connection and a host of onboard features, and the average person can access practically all the world’s information […]

Do Apps That Support Side Gigs Help or Hurt the Economy?

Do Apps That Support Side Gigs Help or Hurt the Economy?

In the past decade, we’ve seen an explosion in apps that support the gig economy—a growing trend of people pursuing independent contract work, often remotely, instead of or in addition to a mainstream job. There has been both support of and criticism for the gig economy as an economic tool, and apps are clearly the […]

What Does Your Credit Card Company Know About You?

What Does Your Credit Card Company Know About You?

In today’s world, it’s common for businesses to gather as much data on their customers as possible. Big data and related analyses have the potential to help companies develop new, better products for their customers and provide more unique experiences for those customers. And for financial institutions, those data are even more precious, since they […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Neural Networks

Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Neural Networks

Neural networks are arguably the technological development with the most potential currently on the horizon. Through neural networks, we could feasibly handle almost any computational or contemplative task automatically, and someday, with greater processing power than the human brain. For now, neural networks are still in their infancy, but already, they’re an impressive technology responsible […]