Posts tagged technology
It feels particularly unfair to deal with housekeeping and home chores, especially when we're working 40-plus hours per week ... at our job, for someone else. The personal time we have away from work, we literally want to be away from work ... instead engaged in recreation or relaxation time. For this reason, we often feel entitled to purchase the latest gadget, technology or machine with brand-new, "time-saving features" ... just so we can squeeze out every last precious minute of me-time. [...]
The system works together with different pieces of technology to enhance safety, convenience and increase energy efficiency. One control panel communicates with every product installed - video surveillance, HVAC, appliances etc. Some of the systems allow you to create personalized settings to get real-time email or text alerts when doors are opened or closed. The benefits are countless: smart home systems are reliable, safe, easy to set up and surprisingly affordable. [...]
That link was posted yesterday to one of (the several) Facebook Groups I have now found myself a part of. With it, the poster wrote the phrase: "Flying machines: the contractors of the future??" Of course this intrigued me. [...]
Now, I happen to know that Apple products are pretty tough. I have a carpenter friend who takes his Apple laptop on the job site daily. But still, I had some pretty strong reservations about taking this delicate, wafer thin tablet computer along for my daily bumpy ride.
The great benefit of cloud computing is that a business like mine can add capabilities and flexibility without purchasing additional hardware.