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The Technology Vacuum

Bill Danskin | Posted 11.21.2016 | Technology
Bill Danskin

Like many, I follow with interest the trajectory and vectors of technology trends in our time. As I read the 2016 surveys, however, I am struck by t...

The Best of the Best at VRLA Summer Expo

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.13.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

We've been dreaming about virtual reality for a long time. So long, in fact, that some are skeptical that it's really here to stay.

Why Digital Computers Can't Have Consciousness

Bobby Azarian | Posted 06.02.2016 | Science
Bobby Azarian

Since as early as the 1960s, A.I. researchers have been claiming that Strong A.I. is just around the corner. But despite monumental increases in computer memory, speed, and processing power, we are no closer than before.

To Legacy Computing with Love - Saying the Final Farewell in the Cloud Is Never Easy

Ian Khan | Posted 03.08.2017 | Technology
Ian Khan

Cloud computing can get confusing sometimes. For IT professionals who have been part of technology for the last few years, sometimes new terminology is just a way to redefine things that were done in the past.

Counting Computing Means Making Computing Count

Linda Rosen | Posted 12.11.2016 | Technology
Linda Rosen

What we count is what we value, the old adage goes. But what about what we mistakenly overlook? As we mark Computer Science Education Week, it's worth...

Internet and Society - Looking Toward the Future

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery | Posted 10.12.2016 | Technology
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery

Computers, computational algorithms, new forms of computing such as quantum computing, and the aggregation of large amounts of measured data have set the stage for new discoveries and insights about the world around us and in us.

Every College Student Should Take A Computer Science Course

Ran Libeskind-Hadas | Posted 05.01.2016 | Education
Ran Libeskind-Hadas

Computing has become an inextricable part of our lives. While I can't argue that computer science is more important than calculus or statistics or a physical or natural science course, it's becoming extremely difficult to argue that it shouldn't be an equal player in that array of extraordinary human achievement.

9 Neat Facts About the World's First Computer Programmer, Ada Lovelace

Bobby Azarian | Posted 04.20.2015 | Science
Bobby Azarian

Lady Ada Lovelace was a remarkable scientist of unparalleled charm and allure. In 1833, Ada was highly intrigued with an idea for an "Analytical Engine" -- a mechanical calculating machine whose design predated the digital computer by over 100 years.

Blended Learning: It's Not the Tech, It's How the Tech is Used

Preston Smith | Posted 01.18.2015 | Education
Preston Smith

As a blended learning pioneer and enthusiast, I'm here to tell you technology, on its own, is no cure. More and more, blended learning has become a misused buzzword in education circles.

Literacy for All, Yes! The New Literacy

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 01.10.2015 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.

Asking Is the Issue! Why the Microsoft CEO Really Blew It

Karen Hough | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Karen Hough

Given the chance to empower women, he told them not to do the very thing that can significantly change a woman's professional advancement.

Go West, Young Technologists, and Grow With HTTP

Sarah Novotny | Posted 08.23.2014 | Technology
Sarah Novotny

The modern Internet is made of compose-able and interoperable components all speaking HTTP. Go forth and build the pieces that you think are missing, just do so respecting the power that exists in the ever-evolving protocol of HTTP.

Unfair Advantages of Emotional Computing

Peter Diamandis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Peter Diamandis

The point here is that something as subtle and powerful as human emotion is coming "digitally online." It's being digitized and understood and monitored and commercialized. And you should know about it.

Innovation In Financial Services-Oxymoron? Future Tech Lessons Learned From The Asian Financial Forum

April Rudin | Posted 04.09.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

Today, there is extra urgency behind the need for a shift toward innovation: many new financial services competitors that are small, nimble and on the cutting edge of technology entered the market right after the financial crisis, when established firms were busy licking their wounds. The old guard is going to need to stay on top of innovation just to keep up with the new guard.

Grace Hopper Conference 2013: Think Big, Drive Forward

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.08.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

At last, after a year-long wait, the conference has arrived! Over a 4-day period (Oct. 2-5), more than 4,600 people -- representing 54 countries inclu...

Is Silicon Valley Beginning to Invest in Disrupting Education?

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 10.15.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel

There's an utter lack of infrastructure in homes and schools that live side-by-side to some of the most sophisticated and tech-fluent corporations and startups -- preventing civic engagement and technological fluency among Silicon Valley's youth.

Business Demand for Cloud-based Solutions Continues to Grow

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

There is no doubt that over the past few years technology has come a long way, revolutionising life for both individuals and businesses. In an increas...

Big Love Meets Big Data

Colleen Glenney Boggs | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Colleen Glenney Boggs

Jane Austen, take heed: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a fortune is in need of a reality show to find him a mate.

2013: A Year for Big Changes

Donald Farmer | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Donald Farmer

At the beginning of a new year, I always enjoy looking ahead to the changes I expect to see in my business life. This year may see some dramatic shifts in the world of business computing, but ... The biggest change has happened already.

Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel

If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.

We're Entering a New Era of Computing

Marie L. Wieck | Posted 06.19.2012 | Technology
Marie L. Wieck

What really separates leaders from laggards in our Facebook, iPhone, tweet-driven world?

The Next Era of Computing: Learning Systems

Dario Gil, PhD | Posted 12.30.2011 | Technology
Dario Gil, PhD

Today, it's time for a huge disruption-learning systems. What are your ideas? What grand challenge should we choose?

Microsoft Offers College Students Free Xbox With PC Purchase (VIDEO)

Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology


Just When You Thought Android Would Win -- Here Comes iPad 2

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Riding the the coattail success of the first Apple tablet, the iPad 2 brings more ammo to the digital fight.

What's Wrong with America? Let Me List the Books....

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert David Steele

Sun Tzu writes that if you do not know your enemy, AND you do not know yourself, you are destined to fail. The United States of America is not a Repu...