Archive for the ‘technology’ Category

Cancer Treatment

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

A New Hope

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Cancer Treatment

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

More Harm than Good?

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Why the Higgs Boson is so important?

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

 
The most hyped discovery of science in the human history (I bet not even the heliocentric theory was this hyped), also known as the Higgs Boson, is still hot topic a few days later. (more…)

Why Are Women a Rare Breed in Science?

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

 
I have my theories. But, before I delve into the social pathology of women in the working world, (more…)

How Technology Can Bring Humanity Together

Monday, May 21st, 2012

 
First and foremost, technology is the device of man. It is the fruits of humanity’s imagination ingenuity, and labor. Thus, as Albert Einstein so eloquently put it, “Imagination is more important than knowledge”. Yet, (more…)

What the Frack is Hydrofracking?

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

 
Natural gas is considered clean energy, but further examination of the process in which it is obtained may suggest otherwise. (more…)

Where Will the Focus Be in the Construction Industry in 2012?

Saturday, March 24th, 2012


 
While 2011 was a challenging year for the construction industry due to rising material costs that resulted in multiple bankruptcies, 2012 may not fare any better for construction companies. (more…)

Music Apps – The New Social Media

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Spotify or Rdio
 
With the conclusion of the Grammy’s earlier this month, I am reminded of how I used to shop for music. (more…)

Creation at the Hands of Man – Are We as Good as God?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

CREATION-OF-ADAM
 

First of all, in order to delve into this profound topic, one must ask themselves “Do I believe in God?” And even then, the term God is capricious because it seems so limiting, trying to define a supreme entity far beyond our comprehension. (more…)

The Toxicity of Plastic Cities

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012


 
Plastic was once touted as being the more environmentally friendly alternative to such practices as paper bags that kill trees or using ivory or tortoise shells for storage, endangering animal species to the brink of extinction. (more…)

Are Biofuels Our Hope For the Future?

Sunday, January 1st, 2012


 
It is undeniable that we need to globally transition our fuel resources from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources. However, (more…)

Global Warming by Any Other Name…

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011


 
With the conclusion of the recent climate talks in Durban, South Africa, the importance of the general public accepting global warming as a reality is of the essence. (more…)

Sustainable Alternatives to GMO Products

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011


 
Genetically Modified Organisms, also known as GMOs, have become an established threat to our health, environment and the economic security of our community. (more…)

GMOs Cause More Problems than Solutions

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011


As advances are made in science and biotechnology, the more the human race begins to dabble in an arena that should solely belong to Mother Nature by developing genetically engineered food. (more…)

DNA Testing for the Wrongly Convicted

Friday, November 18th, 2011

DNA Evidence Frees Man Convicted Of Bronx Rape 21 Years Ago:  Alan Newton is my Hero

Advancements in forensic DNA testing are expected to improve the efficacy of our criminal justice system, but is the technology being utilized as it ought to be?

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TomTom & Speed Traps – Perfect Together

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Is TomTom selling your driving habits to your local law enforcement?

My daily commute requires I drive through some of the most congested areas of the country. But up in certain parts, in between the major highways, the drive is quite pleasant. The roads undulating up and down, while tacking left and right, as if sailing a course in a tight race. I often find myself focusing on what I remember my car dealer saying about the “performance characteristics of [my] vehicle”. NO MORE! (more…)

Where Telecommunications is Going – and Why

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Today’s telecommunication technologies reflect a basic thought trend: I don’t want to talk to you unless I have time to. Although harsh, this idea actually makes the most sense in today’s world, where time is money. (more…)

Waiting for a Facebook I.P.O.? Keep Waiting

Friday, July 30th, 2010

For anyone chomping at the bit to get their hands on a piece of a public Facebook, the wait may have grown a little longer.




Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Are Feeling Glum

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Confidence among venture capitalists in Silicon Valley weakened in the second quarter, according to a new industry report, as concerns over financing, the economy and new regulations added to an already tough working environment.




Social Networking for Cars

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Meet AJ, the 2011 Ford Fiesta that has been modified so that it can send automatic Twitter messages (and photos) as it drives.




Milo comes out to play at TED

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Microsoft has shown off a ‘virtual human’ that reacts to a person’s emotions, voice and movement at the TED conference in Oxford.

Microsoft to launch Windows slate

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Microsoft chief executive says Windows slate PCs – a rival to Apple’s iPad – is ‘terribly important’ to the firm.

Privacy fears over gay teen site

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

A row has erupted in the United States centring on the ownership of a gay teen database after its publishers went bankrupt.

Outlook gets Facebook integration

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Outlook users will be able to see their Facebook friends via the e-mail client as Microsoft moves towards social web.

Airships to protect British troops

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

A 21st century-style airship could soon be patrolling the skies above Afghanistan, helping protect British troops serving there.

Highs and lows

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Finding out if Japan is as hi-tech as it appears to be

Tech Brief

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Google games and the right kind of flooded pitch

Unmanned combat plane is unveiled

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Ministry of Defence unveils prototype unmanned stealth combat air vehicle as first step towards pilotless strike aircraft.

Google debuts Android code tools

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Google has released a suite of tools that let non-programmers create applications for Android smartphones.

Facebook agrees to ‘panic button’

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Facebook is to launch a “panic button” application on its social networking site, following protracted negotiations with the government.

Gamers’ victory over real names

Friday, July 9th, 2010

World of Warcraft publisher Blizzard backs down on the need for gamers to use their real names on its forums after a wave of criticism.

East African net fault identified

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Repairs to the faulty undersea cable, that brought high-speed net access to East Africa, will take at least two weeks.

Delays to Australian firewall

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Australian government has announced an independent review of the rules behind its controversial internet filter.

F1 technology adapted to help British troops

Friday, July 9th, 2010

British troops in Afghanistan could soon be getting help if their armoured vehicle suffers a bomb blast from technology used in Formula 1.

Over 5 billion mobiles worldwide

Friday, July 9th, 2010

More than a billion mobile phone connections have been added in 18 months, surpassing five billion, says Wireless Intelligence.

Google snoops on Congress members

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Google’s Street View project may have collected personal information belonging to members of Congress, says US watchdog.

Tech Brief

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

No Facebook film ads on the site, plus art from chat

Big screen

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Inflatable TV brings football to remote Kenya

Privacy code of practice issued

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

The Information Commissioner has published a set of guidelines for organisations collecting personal data.

YouTube bids for screen dominance

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

The video sharing site wants to dominate every tv, smartphone and computer screen, and has set its sights on the living room.

German legal action for Facebook

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

German officials launch legal proceedings against Facebook for accessing and saving the personal data of people who do not use the site.

Legal challenge to Digital Act

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

BT and TalkTalk seek a judicial review of the Digital Economy Act, saying it was rushed and could curb basic rights.

Justin Bieber tour vote “a hoax”

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Universal Music Group denies any involvement in the Justin Bieber tour vote, branding the poll “a hoax”.

Row over gamer’s true identities

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

A row erupts after the firm behind World of Warcraft announced that users of its sites would have to use their real names.

Apple bans developer from iTunes

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

A ‘fraudulent’ developer is banned from iTunes as it emerges that he hacked 400 accounts to boost sales of his app.

Fault disrupts East African net

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

An undersea cable that brought high-speed net access to East Africa for the first time is hit by a fault, knocking many offline.

HTC phone sales beat expectations

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

The smartphone manufacturer defies market expectations, posting a 40% rise in sales for the first six months of 2010.

Government discloses app costs

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

BBC News learns that Whitehall has spent tens of thousands of pounds developing iPhone applications.

Building the Networked World

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Bill Thompson looks over Europe’s net priorities

Mobile users are ‘wasting £800m’

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

People on mobile phone contracts are wasting £800 million every year because they are on the wrong tariff.

Man fined over fake eBay auctions

Monday, July 5th, 2010

A man has been fined and ordered to do community service after being found guilty of fixing an auction on eBay.

dot.Rory

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Why the outlook for UK dotcoms just got a little brighter

Justin Bieber’s ‘North Korea tour’

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Justin Bieber’s tour page is the target of internet pranksters, voting for the Canadian singer to play North Korea.

Google acts to fix YouTube flaw

Monday, July 5th, 2010

YouTube is targeted by hackers who used the site to bombard people with fake pop-up messages and redirect them to adult sites.

Lady Gaga sets Facebook record

Monday, July 5th, 2010

The chart-topping pop star has become the first living person to get 10 million fans on social networking site Facebook.

Personal touch

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Touchscreens could soon allow you to feel virtual objects

Tech Brief

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Rise of the robots, coding kids and pirates ahoy

Secret messages

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

How the ancient art of hidden writing got a modern twist

Mobile ads “poor” says Three boss

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

The head of mobile phone company Three says the industry needs to improve its marketing, especially for broadband.

Facebook tightens up on user data

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

The social network rolls out changes to its site in its continuing efforts to appease critics of its privacy practices.

Microsoft pulls plug on Kin phone after less than three months

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Less than three months after unveiling a “social media” phone with great fanfare, Microsoft has cancelled the Kin’s European launch.

Hackers target XP support system

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Windows XP users are urged to take care as hi-tech criminals target the operating system’s help and support system.

Online activism gets tactical

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Documentary aims to help online activists

American Idol & Global Kids: Children need us

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

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