Steven Hopkins

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On its birthday, Siri’s U.S. voice actress revealed, ‘I had no idea I would be on the iPhone’

[cnnvideo url=’http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2013/10/02/siri-susan-bennett-red-chair-ideas-orig-jtb.cnn’ inline=’true’]<p>An Atlanta woman has come forward to CNN as the U.S. voice of Siri, the built-in “personal assistant” first introduced in the iPhone 4S. Susan Bennett says she first …

Meet One Of The Hackers Who Cracked Apple’s Touch ID

By Michael Grothaus3 minute Read<p>Last week a group of hackers at the Chaos Computer Club in Berlin announced they had already bypassed the Touch ID, …

Touch ID

The Worst Kind Of Email CC: Not A BCC, But An A(nnoying)CC

A middle school jab goes something like this: "We're having an A-B conversation, so you can C your way out." I bring this up because there's a workplace parallel to this that doesn't seem to have a name. It's when you're having an A-B email conversation and one party suddenly copies your boss, …

iOS 7 How-to: Redeem iTunes gift cards with your device’s camera

iTunes gift cards are a great gift for iOS Device users. They can be used to purchase content from the iTunes Store, App Store, and iBookstore. However, entering in the string of characters to redeem the gift card balance has typically been a pain with the touch keyboards on iPads, iPhone, and iPod …

iOS 7 How-to: Easily delete, not archive, your Gmail messages in Mail

Setting up your email in iOS 7 is just like setting it up in earlier versions of iOS. Just like before, you are able to have Gmail set up in the Mail app. To set up your email you would go to Settings, then tap on Mail, Contacts & Calendars, and then press Add Account. By default in iOS, Gmail is …

MP3 Players You Can Swim With

About a year and a half ago, I took up swimming. I’m not very good, or fast. When I swim, I look like a rotisserie chicken on a broken spit. But the …

Who’s More Productive, Introverts Or Extroverts?

Yes. Everyone’s a little introverted. Everyone’s a little extroverted. And everyone can work better by embracing both qualities.<p>“There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert,” observed Carl Jung, the psychologist who popularized the terms. “Such a person would be in the lunatic …

Keurig Will Offer Campbell's Soup K-Cups. No, Really.

In the long history of prepared foods, there have been many… unique ideas. Toaster eggs, MREs sold to the common man, astronaut ice cream. But none, …

How To Make Your Life Better By Sending Five Simple Emails

<b>How to make your life better? All you need is email.</b><p>I’ve covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with …

More Doing, Less Promoting: The Key To Creating Great Work

The author and designer still doesn’t have social media “follow me” icons on his website. Yet, he’s been booked for work months in advance for over 15 years. Why?<p>I feel like I’m drowning in self-promotion on social media. Links to buy digital products, e-courses, tickets to conferences (on the …

10 Ways To Make Each Day A Leadership Masterpiece

Brian Layer, Brigadier General, United States Army (Retired) knows a few things about leadership. Brian is a West Point graduate who also holds three masters degrees. He twice commanded a brigade in Iraq, and is perhaps the most gifted and humble leader I’ve ever worked with. Brian now chairs our …

To Move Ahead You Have to Know What to Leave Behind

Decisions are the most fundamental building blocks of successful change in our organizations, our teams, and our careers. The faster and more strategically we stack those blocks, the faster and more successfully we achieve change. Yet, change efforts often stall precisely because those decisions …