Kate Scarcella

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Our Smart Phones are Listening Lately, I have noticed that I am receiving adds for items, that I have spoken about but have not searched for on the Internet. At first, I thought it was just a coincidence, but it has happened too many times for us to ignore. It has led me to wonder;…

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Industry 4.0 I remember, while in school, being fascinated by the Industrial Revolution; so much so that when I returned to visit my grandmother, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, the roll of film, which I shot, was of smokestacks from Bethlehem Steel not of her and I. The Industrial Revolution 1.0, mechanized and created industry, which altered…

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“Danger, Will Robinson”   I love technology and believe it is vital for children to be engaged in it, at an early age. Recently, I asked my seven year old great-niece, what is a computer; and she responded perfectly: “They tell you what to do.” I immediately thought, I have some reprograming to do here.…

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“You can’t be what you can’t see”~ Sally Ride ~ I wonder when Sally Ride wrote her letter to NASA, if she knew she would be breaking the ultimate glass ceiling? In 1977, while a PhD student in astrophysics at Stanford, she responded to an article that was in the Stanford Daily stating that NASA…

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You can listen to my Podcast this month, presented by McAfee about Protecting Intellectual Property. Please see below for the different listening options. iTunes Spotify Blog Pocketcast Google Play The podcast is over thirty minutes, so if your time is limited, at eight minutes in the podcast, I begin to speak about data being fluid.…

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Today is World Password Day! What does that mean to you? World Password Day is meant as a reminder for everyone to change your password and think about your digital identity. Do you have the same password for your bank accounts, shopping sites and social media? If you do, stop that behavior today! It is…

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Seeing is Believing In a previous article I have written about telemedicine. http://thatisallfornow.com/?p=16757 I appreciate telemedicine, “skip the trip” mindset, which in some cases, can be quite burdensome. There are many people, who have to schedule personal time off from work, for a doctor’s appointment, which usually results in at least a half day into…

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Smalltalk, it’s a Cleveland Thing Yes, as a former Clevelander, I am playing with the word, Smalltalk.  But did you know that one of the inventors of Smalltalk was from Cleveland, Ohio, and a woman? First, what is Smalltalk?  Simply put, Smalltalk is a programming language that was created as a method for humans to…

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There is a National Girls Collaborate Project I actually loved math, can you imagine?  My father, the doctor, thought it was ill advised to pursue my studies in mathematics; I think he may have changed his mind.  It is never too early to introduce and encourage girls to not only study, but to enjoy, science,…

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Don’t Tell Anyone Shhh . . . don’t tell anyone, but I bought a pair of “smart glasses”! As the end of the year approached, I thought I would be able to get another pair of glasses, at my usual place; but my insurance changed, thus I needed to find a company who took my…