December 11, 2013 - Do you keep a diary? I did when I was a lot younger but not today. My daughter continues to keep a diary and goes back to read her entries. In fact on vacations she often brings her diaries as reading material.
December 9, 2013 - For the past few years when I am out and about young people often stop me to ask me the time. I look at my battery-powered wristwatch and tell them. What I wonder about is what happened to the day when everybody wore a watch?
November 27, 2013 - Let's talk turkey. After all it is U.S. Thanksgiving Day on Thursday and you may have your hands full as you prepare the turducken or whatever it is you put on the dinner table that day. Forget a specific ingredient while your hands are inside that big bird, all you have to do is ask Google for help.
November 23, 2013 - Forget cables. Forget whether you are using a VGA or HDMI or DVI interface for you computer display. AIRTAME makes any television a computer monitor where you can display the work on your desktop or laptop to as many big screens as you want. But AIRTAME is even more.
The "Internet of Things" refers to the concept that the Internet is no longer just a global network for people to communicate with one another using computers, but it is also a platform for devices to communicate electronically with the world around them.
November 12, 2013 - Upp (tm) is a personal fuel cell that can charge USB-compatible electronics like smartphones, eReaders, tablets, digital cameras and game consoles. An invention of Intelligent Energy Limited, out of the United Kingdom, Upp comes with a fuel cell and replaceable hydrogen fuel cartridge.
November 10, 2013 - When Australia's new Conservative government came to power in the recent election they immediately began dismantling the country's green legislation and bodies focused on climate change. That's because the new government under Tony Abbott are firmly in the climate change denier camp.
Data Innovation 101: An Introduction to the Technologies and Policies Supporting Data-Driven Innovation
New technologies have made it easier and cheaper to collect, store, manipulate, analyze, use, and disseminate data. But while the potential for vastly more data-driven innovation exists, many organizations have been slow to adopt these technologies. Policymakers around the world should do more to spur data-driven innovation in both the public and private sectors. My colleague Travis Korte and I examine these issues in this new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Years ago when I was working on developing a speech recognition vocabulary for specific applications I had the opportunity to use a few natural language query engines. One was WestLaw, the other, Nexis/Lexis. I would go to the search field and say "find me case law about....." and the engines at both sites would chug for awhile and then give me a series of relevant case findings.
I don't know about you but it is pretty clear to me that money isn't handled these days the same way it was before the advent of the Internet. Currency doesn't seem to have the same meaning anymore with new virtual currencies like Bitcoin, and electronic wallets that use smartphones to pay for goods and services.
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