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How to keep up with the ever-changing tech world

Don’t be left behind — stay up to date with the newest tech trends

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Alex Cochran, Deseret News

To keep up with the ever-changing tech world, staying up to date with the latest technology and trends is essential. Keeping up with new tech can be done by subscribing to newsletters, reading blogs on technology and attending technology conferences. Check out some of these tips on the best tech blogs and accounts to follow.

Keep up with the latest tech news

  • Wired is a magazine focusing on the newest technology to affect culture, with articles ranging from how video games are created and changing our daily lives to what kind of techie gadgets are shaping the future. Wired is an excellent resource for staying up to date with the latest tech news. You can subscribe to their newsletter to receive weekly updates or follow them on social media. (Twitter: @WIRED).
  • TechCrunch is a website that focuses on startups and new technology. The site writes about the latest tech industry news and offers resources for entrepreneurs. You can subscribe to its newsletter to receive daily updates or follow it on social media (Twitter: @TechCrunch).
  • Recode by VOX Media is a website that covers the business of technology. The site writes about the latest news and trends in the tech industry, with a focus on how those trends will impact the business world. You can subscribe to their newsletter to receive daily updates or follow them on social media (Twitter: @Recode).
  • The tech section of the Deseret News website is also a great way to get involved in the tech community and stay up to date with new tech products, trends and tech news stories.

Use social media to stay connected: Follow tech bloggers and journalists on Twitter

In addition to following tech news sites on social media, here are some additional tech blog Twitter accounts you may find helpful.

  • The Wall Street Journal’s tech section (@WSJTech) is a must-read for anyone who wants to stay on top of the latest technological innovations. WSJ Tech writes technology blogs about big names like Apple and Facebook, all through smaller tech startups that might change our world forever. 
  • Observer Innovation (@innovation) is another tech blog to follow when you want to keep up with the ever-changing tech world. The Observer shares extremely qualitative reviews about innovation, new gadgets, startups and current internet trends. The site has gained distinction over the years by hosting great writers who are experts in their field to provide you with valuable insight into what’s happening now. 
  • Mashable (@mashable) is a tech blog started by an entrepreneur who understood the power of technology and media. It’s now one of today’s leading sources for tech news, allowing them to be more than just your average news website or magazine. Mashable can show how things work so you know whether your ideas will actually take off. 

Attend tech events and meetups

If you want to stay ahead of the curve and learn about upcoming trends, attending tech events and meetups is helpful. Events are a great way to network with other professionals in the industry, gain knowledge from expert speakers, and get a feel for what new technologies are coming down the pipeline. Some popular tech events include South by Southwest (SXSW), Web Summit and CES.

There are also many meetups that focus on specific topics or technologies. For example, if you’re interested in learning more about artificial intelligence (AI), you could attend an AI meetup in your city. These events are often free or low-cost, making them an excellent option for those on a budget.

Get involved with online communities

There are many online communities dedicated to discussing the latest in technology. These communities are a great way to stay up-to-date on new developments, learn from others and even share your knowledge. Some popular online tech communities include Reddit’s /r/technology, Hacker News and StackExchange.

Stay ahead of the curve

Technology moves quickly, and it can be hard to keep up with the latest changes. However, by following tech bloggers and journalists on social media, attending tech events and meetups, and getting involved in online communities, you’ll be able to stay informed about the latest innovations and might even discover some pretty cool gadgets.

These are just a few tips for staying up-to-date with the technology industry. There are many other ways to get information about technology news. What’s important is that you find what works for you and that you’re learning something new regularly.