It was really beautiful yesterday, and I was stuck inside programming and designing for a few sites. I kept looking outside, and my hands were going nuts to just leave the keyboard and go outside for a little bit, and enjoy the fresh air. So I did.
As tiny, internet-connected computers find their way into hundreds of mundane household objects, the coming “internet of things” will drastically change how people live, work and play. Connected devices can keep records and share data among themselves. The potential benefits are enormous, especially when it comes to our health.
The mega-extravaganza of the tech world in Las Vegas is showcasing an array of new devices that get smarts from computer chips, sensors and artificial intelligence, but go further by opening doors to augmented or virtual realities.
This has been a powerful year, with ups and downs, laughs and frowns, disillusions and downright anarchies. We started off with our country proud to be Americans, and near the end, had some citizens ready to flee the boundary.
Technology is emerging at ever-increasing speeds, transforming how we communicate, collaborate and manage our day-to-day responsibilities. This trend is especially evident in communications technology. Among the many recent entries are so-called “email killers,” which aim to replace a form of communication to which all of us have grown accustomed. The makers of these new collaboration tools call email a “legacy” technology — unwarrantedly trying to tarnish its image.
Received an email from my Uncle today, with some great photos of American History, and I thought that I’d share it with you. These picture are rare. They are all in black and white, and they are from from the late 1800’s to the early 1900’s. Enjoy.
The fight between Apple and the FBI over the security protections on the San Bernadino iPhone has been fierce for the past few weeks, but it’s mostly been a PR battle thus far. From a legal and procedural standpoint, only two things had actually happened until yesterday: the FBI filed a motion to compel Apple to help it bypass security…