Technology changes and evolves so fast that we feel we will never be with the hype or the trend. Big tech companies are always improving their software and hardware by adding new features, functionalities and capabilities. These new features, capabilities and functionalities sometimes may be nice to have, sometimes they are really necessary or critical for the entire company business operations and continuity. For example: bugs and security fixes, stability and performance improvements. Others are just pure marketing strategies to induce you to buy their products. They need to generate money and more revenue.
If you are looking for a job, you are probably doing your homework by using job search engines like Monster, Dice, Career Builder, and Indeed, among others. You should also be creating or updating a profesional online profile in LinkedIn, or a similar network. Maybe you are also strengthening and improving your weak points or skills, or even acquiring new ones on different areas. Among these skills, you could be learning touch typing, how to write a blog, or how to use a new operating system (Linux, Unix, Chrome OS, or Ubuntu). You can also be learning persuasive communication techniques, and neuro-linguistic programing...
Dr. Gilberto Crespo is an information security researcher & technology expert.