Tag Archives: Technology

National Technology Day: Here are 5 things you should know about it

India is observing its 29th National Technology Day today. The day, which was first observed on May 11, 1999, aims to commemorate the scientific and technological achievements of Indian scientists and engineers. To mark the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to salute all the scientists for their achievements. “On National Technology Day, our nation salutes all those ... Read More »

How will digital natives leverage their technology advantages?

There is a digital gap among users within the technology space split into two groups: digital natives and digital immigrants. Essentially, a digital native is an individual born in the 1980s or later who has grown up surrounded by multiple mediums of technology and experienced the evolution of technology, whereas a digital immigrant is someone born prior to 1980 who ... Read More »

Technology helps city manage stormwater system

Wilson is using technology, some engineering and old-fashioned public education in hopes of tackling localized flooding and other stormwater issues. “In a hurricane, you will get some sort of idea how long the storm will be in our area, how much rain it will bring, but for a typical storm, we don’t know if we’ll get 3 inches in four ... Read More »

How technology is creating a safer and more environmentally future for mining

Mining has traditionally been a dangerous activity with a heavy environmental cost. But European projects are helping to make it safer and cleaner, by taking existing technologies and applying them to the context of mining. Increasing mine safety The SIMS Project is working on the introduction of drones to mining. “It’s about using drones in the mine and not to ... Read More »

Oppo, Xiaomi show off world’s first under-display camera technology

One of the many things that has gained as much controversy as the acceptance is the notch. Introduced to the world by the iPhone X, the notch became ubiquitous on phones. Almost every OEM, including Apple’s closest rival Google, jumped on the bandwagon to show their love for display notches. But a handful of these companies thought out of the box ... Read More »

How startups can grow their customer experience with an efficient open source technology

Customer experience is a powerful weapon that can scale a small business or revive a dead one. There is no denying the fact that businesses strive to achieve customer delight by all means. And open source software can help businesses achieve this objective. In order to achieve a superlative customer experience, we have to understand the following pain-points that a ... Read More »

Facial recognition technology facing backlash

On Tuesday, San Francisco leaders could vote to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies. Such a ban would be the first to be adopted by a U.S. city, but many said they believe it will send a message to other cities that are considering using the technology. The Denver Police Department is currently looking into facial ... Read More »

Expecting a baby? Here are some technology options to consider

Q: We’re expecting our first child this year and wondered what technology I should consider during my pregnancy? A: The world of prenatal health technology is exploding with options that have the potential to better inform expectant parents throughout the pregnancy. Smartphone apps connected to Bluetooth devices can be found for introducing your child to soothing music, measuring contractions and even attempting ... Read More »

Technology problems are not going to be sorted out by more Kool-Aid

An Australian election is on again. The triennial ritual where the electorate makes a choice of which parliamentarian to elect — who will then decide what sort of greying, white male party apparatchik becomes the Prime Minister. With the dumping of racist and homophobic candidates being a daily occurrence, the campaign is plumbing the depths expected upon its announcement. However, ... Read More »

Precarious pivot point looms for connected-car technology

Toyota has supported the University of Michigan’s work to test dedicated short-range communications technology illustrated in this rendering. BRYAN, Texas — Federal, state and local transportation agencies have spent decades preparing for the arrival of a connected-vehicle communications technology that could potentially thwart crashes and save lives. But when transportation leaders met last week at the Texas A&M Transportation Technology ... Read More »