WEB URL: http://grownupdigital.com
Don Tapscott a Professor at the University of Toronto and Author of Grown Up Digital joins Craig to discuss his $4 million research study of more than 11,000 members of “The Net Generation” (age 11-31) – forecasts a “big conflict” in the office workplace that could severely impact our economy. “Grown Up Digital” was named a Best Book of the Year for 2008 by The Economist and The New York Times called it “a must read for baby boomers and virtually anyone else born before 1977.” Michael Dell calls Tapscott’s research “an exciting road map to surviving and thriving in the Connected Era”
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Pete Bils the VP of Sleep Innovation and Clinical Research at Select Comfort joins Craig to discuss the vital relationship between sleep and health. As a polysomnographic technician in the Select Comfort research network. He is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, an organization dedicated to the assurance of quality care for patients with sleep disorders, the advancement of sleep research, and public and professional education. Sleep Number also utilizes a material developed by NASA which helps regulate body temperature during sleep. The material is found in a complete line of Sleep Number In BalanceTM products, which help people sleep comfortably throughout the night. Adjustable mattress foundations, like the Sleep Number FlexFit and FlexFit+, allows you to adjust the bed at the head or foot or relax with a soothing massage feature. By adjusting your head and feet, you can increase circulation and decrease the effects of acid reflux. In a study of nearly 70,000 people, researchers found that sleep habits had a greater long-term effect on weight gain than eating or exercise. Skimping on sleep was more likely to result in major weight gain—33 pounds or more—over 16 years. And it’s not just quantity that’s important, it’s quality—light sleepers were also more likely to become obese. Studies demonstrate that poor sleep and susceptibility to colds go hand in hand, and scientists say it’s a reflection of the role sleep plays in maintaining the body’s defenses. Studies suggest that lack of sleep (less than 7 hours!) makes us up to THREE TIMES more susceptible to cold and flu viruses.
Daren Klum the CEO of CRAM Worldwide joins Craig on the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show to discuss Venu is the world’s first portable home entertainment system that uses high capacity hard drives to deliver entire libraries of content to your home. Venu is a secure subscription-based service that offers consumers virtually limitless content and is a completely portable and provides an “untethered” content solution. CRAM has created a secure digital content platform which uses patent-pending security technology that eliminates digital piracy.
Larry O’Connor the Founder and CEO of Other World Computing joins Craig on the floor of the Consumer Electronics Show to discuss Solid State Drives, data storage solutions, memory and accessories for Mac and PC computers. At CES they are introducing Power2U the Market’s first and only UL-listed USB/AC wall outlet for power and charging without USB brick and their SSD Product Line to upgrade system performance, battery life ranging from 32GB to 480GB while reducing weight, power usage, allowing your MAC/PC to run cooler.
Craig fills in for the vacationing Paul Westcott. This is the first segment of the second hour of the show.