Every Sunday the greeters at my church hand out bulletins. They typically run out. In this digital age, when nearly everyone has a screen in their pocket, why are we still using paper bulletins, guidebooks, programs, menus, et cetera? The problem isn’t putting the information online. It’s getting newcomers and short-term visitors to the right digital […]
As the dust settles on this past week’s historic Supreme Court announcement involving sports wagering — which everybody was fully expecting, by the way — we’re starting to see how plans to capitalize on nationwide sports wagering will shake out.
Las Vegas, as we know, was the foreclosure capital of America during the recession. Job losses soared as borrowers throughout the valley fell behind on their mortgage and lost their home to lenders.
Autocomplete is one of the best (or depending on how hastily you push ‘send’ – worst) things in the world. We rely on it so much that Google plans to let us autocomplete whole emails. Here are seven ways predictive input can improve. 1. Recognizing names from previous emails Jakub Kokoszka has a tough name to […]
I bought Amazon’s Echo soon after it launched in late 2014. Since then, the device has received dozens of new features – and a few competitors, like the Google Home and Apple’s HomePod. With three tech giants now offering their own monochromic, tubular robots, which company is giving me the most free new stuff post-purchase? […]
With the #MeToo movement raising awareness about workplace sexual harassment, one might think adding more language to existing state gaming regulations to help prevent sexual harassment would be a slam-dunk no-brainer.
CNN may have the most advanced drone program of any news outlet in the U.S. The network’s senior director of aerial imagery and reporting, Greg Agvent, recently visited Las Vegas. Here are six things you probably didn’t know about how CNN uses drones to cover news: 1. CNN typically flies DJI drones The standard drone […]
Years of legal wrangling finally yielded the nation’s first online poker industry when Nevada introduced it in April 2013. It took a long time for that launch because critics had, for years, pointed to federal laws banning gambling.
My grandparents recently received an Amazon Echo Show. My family hoped the device would let them easily video chat with their children and grandchildren. We quickly learned, however, that Echos can’t make calls (video, audio, or messages) without a cell phone. And my grandparents don’t own a cell phone. They have a tablet, which allowed us […]
Four times a year, publicly traded gaming companies open a tiny window into their financial world.