What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

Connected smart devices, ubiquitous wireless connectivity, and scalable cloud-based computing have created the platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). These IoT platforms enable organizations to monitor, control, optimize and automate their operations in ways previously unimaginable. In many industries, IoT is disrupting traditional business models, leaving companies questioning the bottom line. This is leading many private and public sector […]

Flat affect and depression

Flat affect is defined as a severe reduction in emotional expressiveness. It is commonly seen in depressed and schizophrenic individuals. Patients are seen as extremely apathetic and lacking in facial expressions. I missed a music therapy internship in part due to extremely flat affect. For years, I was painfully aware of being apathetic and slow to react in social situations. […]