“In the future, everyone will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” Andy Warhol’s famous quote was more like a prophecy. Thanks to the Internet, anyone with computer access can upload a video that goes viral, or a blog that reaches millions of readers. Both are free to users, of course, increasing their popularity.
Then what? Where’s the money? What’s the practical point of fortune-free fame, besides the ego boost? You got me.
by Kerri Gois, Guest Contributor
Today students of almost all ages seem to have access to an Internet-enabled device. That statement is more than just perception. Technology is now commonplace in education, and it’s not a bad thing. Speak Up is an ongoing survey that was started in 2003. It studies the responses of teachers, students, parents, school administrators and community members in order to provide valuable data on the adoption of technology in education. Here are some recent stats:
May is - okay, was - Author’s Appreciation Month. (Ironically, it’s also National Masturbation Month). I normally don’t pay attention to this kind of arbitrary designation, but since I keep seeing my fellow writers giving each other shout-outs and high-fives in my Facebook feed, I thought I’d point out a few ways readers can also “celebrate” before it’s too late. Meaning June.
Healthcare companies have a lot to deal with when it comes to the financial side of things. Dealing with medical bills, customer payments and non-payments, filing, auditing and sending medical claims to insurance companies and keeping track of finances are all hugely important day-to-day tasks involved in the successful running of a healthcare company. When it comes to managing finances, many healthcare companies are increasingly relying on technology in order to ensure that processes run smoothly.