Kayla Matthews

Kayla Matthews is a technology writer whose work has appeared on VentureBeat, Metering & Smart Energy International, VICE and The Huffington Post. To read more posts by Kayla, you can visit her blog, Productivity Bytes.

Articles by Kayla Matthews

November 2017
Electrical contracting—and the electrical construction industry as a whole—may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of innovation. Yes, technology is advancing at sometimes alarming rates, but the procedures, processes and design techniques in this field have largely remained the same for a long time. That may be about to change for the better. READ MORE
October 2017
Arc flash events occur every single day in the United States, and some of them result in a fatality or severe burns for the victim. Awareness of the dangers of arc flash events became prevalent in the ‘80s in the petrochemical industry, but as we well know, the awareness has diffused across most industrial and commercial systems, too. READ MORE
August 2017
If the last few years have taught humanity anything, it’s that no industry is safe from the disruptive influence of technology. Who would have predicted a hundred years ago that, by 2017, some of the cars on the road would be driving themselves? READ MORE
August 2017
Robotics is on the rise, and the world of robotic automation continues to grow. While automation is indeed replacing certain jobs, robotics brings with it a whole host of new vacancies in the industry. READ MORE
June 2017
While next-gen technology has resulted in greater accessibility to popular media such as music and television, professionals from nearly every industry take advantage of the latest breakthroughs to complement their own work. READ MORE
  • Tesla aims to put an EV in every driveway, a Powerwall and EV charger in every garage, and solar tiles on every roof.
May 2017
Tesla has made a name for itself in the world of electric vehicles (EVs) and green energy. The young company is synonymous with EVs, it is making inroads with its Powerwall for home battery backup and its Powerpack for industrial solutions, and its new solar shingles could make it a contender in the solar industry as well. READ MORE