Technology

Humans Produced Complex Technology Without Understanding It

Scientists have shown that the evolution of technology over time may have less to do with our understanding of that technology than we originally thought. The Evolution of Technology Human beings are one of the most adaptive species on the planet, able to exist in habitats as diverse as the Arctic to the Arabian desert. No other species is known ... Read More »

Why Parallelism Matters To Technology And Business

Parallel worlds, duality is part of life (and business) on so many levels. ADRIAN BRIDGWATER Science fiction writers like to talk about parallel worlds. The idea that there may some replicate planet out there with a carbon copy version of everything down here on Earth, including a copy of you and me. Software engineers also like to talk about parallelism. ... Read More »

Cloud Hosting Providers are Harnessing the Benefits of Data Mirroring: Here’s How!

When dealing with data, especially in high volumes, there are always chances of loss, due to direct or indirect reasons. This is one of the reasons why most enterprises choose to move to a Cloud Hosting platform. One of the biggest advantages that site owners get to benefit from, is the easy and quick data recovery in case of any ... Read More »

HR Technology Is Changing The Traditional Workplace For Better Productivity

Technology has already created vast strides in changing the face of the modern HR department over the past few decades. HR technology has cleared the decks of the traditional work to make way for a more streamlined HR department. Human resources professionals are now better able to focus on front-burner and face-to-face tasks. Instead of shuffling through stacks of paperwork ... Read More »

The 3 Most Popular Technology ETFs

The technology sector has been red hot for more than a decade. That fact has caused investors to pour billions into ETFs that provide them with broad-based exposure to the sector. In this episode of The Motley Fool’s Industry Focus: Tech, host Dylan Lewis and Fool.com contributor Brian Feroldi discuss three of the biggest tech ETFs on the market: the Technology Select ... Read More »

Is technology killing us?

Looking back 50 years ago, the average lifestyle of the typical American was completely different. To second this, in only a change of two generations, the life of our parents would be more homogenous to our grandparents than to us — the millennials and the Gen Z. The way we interact and see our culture is questionable, leaving us with ... Read More »

The Problem For Small-Town Banks: Technology Has Redefined Community

Wilsonville, Oregon, USA – Mar 9, 2019: The exterior of the Oregon Community Credit Union (OCCU) Wilsonville branch.GETTY OBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK In The Problem for Small-Town Banks: People Want High-Tech Services, the Wall Street Journal told the tale of one small upstate New York bank: After the National Bank of Delaware County (NBDC) bought Bank of America’s only branch ... Read More »

Opinion | Be very afraid of the dangers of ‘deepfake’ technology

The Lok Sabha elections are upon us and we will soon be inundated on our social media apps by Photoshopped images of politicians showing them doing something silly or despicable. None of us will be spared. We have enough gullible friends and uncles who will forward them to us. Some of these images will go viral. Of course, the brighter ... Read More »

Rethinking the amount of technology in the classroom

I recently returned from a book publisher’s summit along with a group of accounting instructors from around the U.S. In addition to being wined and dined by the publisher; we were there to learn all the new technology “bells and whistles” and how this latest technology could improve the learning experience of our students. It was two grueling days of ... Read More »

As Technology Becomes Cognitive, All Paths Must Lead To Collective Human Flourishing

In 2016, I published a book called Technology Vs. Humanity. The title alone sparked alarmed discussions. Did I think we were in danger? Was technology really going to take over the world? Absolutely not: let me enthusiastically reiterate that the book title is not a prediction. I am a hopeful optimist, a humanist, and someone who still believes that technology can be harnessed for ... Read More »