The government's quick willingness to shut down communications is what got me (and others) thinking about the kill switch. It makes it very easy for police to simply shut down all cell phones using the technology to stifle coverage and communication.
The U.S. is still fragmented in its policies towards marijuana with 23 states now openly challenging federal laws that have approved it for medical use. But the potential remains huge, hence the excitement surrounding this fledgling industry.
My security concerns over our increasing use of mobile apps, for which we rarely read the permission settings or terms of service, were met with harsh criticism by some who said I was wearing a tinfoil hat and breeding paranoia.
Testing a truly new rocket has always involved failure. In fact, the development of any complex and innovative product should feature an iterative development process. By definition such a process is "failure driven."
A few years ago, if you had asked me about Silicon Valley's gender imbalance, I would have wondered what planet you were from. I believed it was a perfect meritocracy that was open and diverse.
Driving consumer engagement in apps has become a top challenge for mobile marketers and developers. Because it's so expensive and difficult to get noticed on the App Store in the first place, making sure you engage any consumer who has already downloaded your app is essential.
The transition to 3D customer service is inevitable because there is so much experiential value-add that it can provide.
An increasing number of teachers are flocking toward "connected learning," which involves changing not only educational methods, but also some fundamental assumptions about the nature of education.
Most commonly, thieves will harvest kids' dormant Social Security numbers and use them to illegally obtain jobs or open fraudulent bank and credit accounts. Many victims don't realize there's a problem until years later, when they are turned down because of the poor credit history someone else racked up in their name.
However, it is too simple, and inaccurate, to blame the Internet for the rise of these illegal enterprises. It might be a cybercrime mastermind behind the website offering the goods, but there is nothing high-tech about the delivery of the drugs to your doorstep.
At the end of the day, when you step away from your computer and phone, which posts from the day's romp across the social media landscape stick with you?
On August 30,1982, V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai received official recognition as the inventor of email from the U.S. government, for the work he had done in 1978.
Technology, for anyone born after 1980, is part of your language. But the rest of us? It's like learning to speak in tongues. And learning curves do not always move smoothly upward.
The real issue is not about the number of deaths robots have caused; rather, it's about helping the general population have a better understanding of robots.
Motortrend is leveraging their newfound digital presence by partnering with brands to do integrated content and sponsorship, like their series Road Kill with Dickies or Holley brands. There's a lot more under the hood to discover.
There will always be a place for providing police departments with equipment to respond to violent threats, but right now taking a step back to see how more can be done to protect against electronic threats is not only right, it is vital.