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22/05/2018 - 08:15
May 21, 2018—I received an email last week from Consumers International, an umbrella group of consumer organizations, regarding a short video it had created to warn parents about toys linked to the Internet (watch the video). It highlights how toys with cameras or microphones can be hacked and used to spy on families. The video got me wondering:...
22/05/2018 - 08:08
American writer, futurist, and businessman Alvin Toffler observed major technological innovations – including television, the birth control pill, and travel by jet aircraft – and the cresting of the transformative wave from an industrial to a post-industrial society in which brain work was dominant over physical labor. Looking forward, Toffler saw...
21/05/2018 - 17:41
If we manage to win back common sense conflict management in everyday life as well as agency over energy (p2p, solar, blockchained, see ) over connectivity, over the Local Area Network, over identity,  over a free messageing service keeping all data in a local server (a robot dressed as a tortoise crouching up and down the...
21/05/2018 - 09:08
One of the areas that chip giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is hoping will fuel its long-term growth aspirations is its Internet of Things Group, or IOTG. In its most recent quarterly filing, the company says this business sells high-performance computing technologies for "retail, automotive, industrial, and video surveillance market segments" as well as...
21/05/2018 - 08:53
In his decision in Griswold v. Connecticut (1965), overruling legislation banning married couples’ use of contraceptives, Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas affirmed a “right to privacy.” That right, Douglas declared, was “older than the Bill of Rights, older than our political parties, older than our school system.” Justly remembered as...
21/05/2018 - 08:47
In a world where NASA envisions exploring Mars with bee-sized drones, Google staff recently in April, 2018 protested the firm’s involvement in controversial Pentagon AI project. Google contributing to the “business of war” isn’t good news for the relationship of Technology with that of Government. Google employees have signed a petition...
20/05/2018 - 10:29
Dollar Token Is Future of Internet of Money, Circle Co-Founder Says Bloomberg Technology Sean Neville, Circle co-founder and president, discusses the company's U.S. dollar token and his views on blockchain technology with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde on "Bloomberg Technology." (Source: Bloomberg)
20/05/2018 - 10:27
Intel this week introduced what it calls the OpenVINO (Open Visual Inference & Neural Network Optimization) toolkit. This toolset is designed to fast-track development of high-performance computer vision and deep learning inference applications at the edge. Intel plays a lot of roles in the IT business besides making processors with...
20/05/2018 - 10:25
Public-safety personnel likely will benefit from Internet of Life-Saving Things (IoLST) devices designed specifically for first-responder use, but establishing ways to leverage or adapt existing commercial IoT capabilities should be a priority in the near term, according to FirstNet senior advisor Bill Schrier. SANTA...
19/05/2018 - 11:54
It’s been a fun week for the business media after the extraordinary turnout for Consensus in New York, part of the wider Blockchain Week hosted by the city. With around 8,500 attendees, it was one of the biggest blockchain events ever held. But rather than focus on the fact that thousands of people came together to celebrate the rapid...
19/05/2018 - 11:22
Final Digital Transformations Workshops @furtherfied Commons 23 May 2018. Science in Culture | All Welcome How can art engage with science and technology? And how can art explore the role of science in culture? 23 May 2018, 10:30 – 16:00 Final free workshop on Wed 23 May in Finsbury Park @furtherfield Commons....
19/05/2018 - 11:05
The Tech Summit (formerly the Digital Festival) was launched in Brussels in 2016 and has gathered over 1000 people each year, creating a space in the heart of Europe and EU law-making where people can get excited about and be inspired by tech again by exploring its significant impact on people and society. The Summit provides a unique...
19/05/2018 - 09:53
We believe in disruptive technology and or new advances in this world we live in and that’s exactly what we are doing. CrypticCoin is NOT an ICO, it is a FreeCO (Free Coin Offering), and the World’s newest privacy coin being launched via a FreeCO. Most all coins and ICO’s not only raise millions of dollars before they launch and or to launch their...
19/05/2018 - 09:32
Onboarding devices has always been kind of a pain, but IT has managed to muddle its way through the process. The bring your own device (BYOD) wave hit created some problems. Still, many organizations allowed employees to bring those devices onto the network by shifting the responsibility to the end user. What happens, though, when there...
19/05/2018 - 09:31
An Ottawa tech firm has shaken the foundations of the concrete and construction industries, bringing an age-old sector into the modern era with the latest developments in the Internet of Things. Giatec Scientific develops wireless sensors for concrete testing. The company was founded in Ottawa in 2010 by Aali Alizadeh and Pouria Ghods, both of...