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Snowden on Twitter; Nexus Phones; Security Flaws

Posted September 30th, 2015 at 3:22 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings:  Edward Snowden Hits 1 million Twitter Followers The former government contractor who leaked thousands of classified NSA documents, has officially joined Twitter. His opening tweet was: “Can you hear me now?” The profile bears the blue check mark, meaning Twitter has verified that Snowden is the true owner of the account. He […]

Superhero Robotics; Linux; China’s Gaming Vernacular

Posted August 25th, 2015 at 5:02 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: Superhero-Inpsired Robotic Hand Wins UK Dyson Award British inventor Joel Gibbard of Open Bionics has won the UK’s James Dyson Award for creating low-cost robotic hands inspired by comic superheroes. The idea was to create prosthetics for amputees, which they would not be afraid to show off. Crash-Proof Computers Could Be On […]

Tech Sightings, September 3, 2014

Posted September 3rd, 2014 at 2:24 pm (UTC-4)
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IT jobs’ Big Threat: Robots, automation A brisk conversation is already taking place about the ramifications of immersing robots in the job market. For the IT sector, people with strong interpersonal and collaborative skills will likely keep their jobs as artificial intelligence and automation become more prevalent. But questions about the potential unemployment arising from […]