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  • Why smart cities need to become smarter about technology

    Why smart cities need to become smarter about technology

    Via ComputerWeekly.com : Cities are experimenting with smarter ways to use technologies to improve the life of citizens, but their projects are fragmented. Is there a better approach? Smart cities need to become more intelligent about the way they control everything, from traffic lights to the distribution of water. Cities across […]

  • How agencies are pushing voice technology

    How agencies are pushing voice technology

    Via Digiday : Forget ordering pizza. Soon you’ll also be able to consult Alexa about your next period. Last weekend, digital agency Rain hosted a two-day hackathon for staffers and local developers at its Nicaragua office to play around with voice-driven experiences, and one of the Alexa skills that came of […]

  • Biology team makes breakthrough in synthetic yeast project

    Biology team makes breakthrough in synthetic yeast project

    Via The Telegraph : The technology sector, with its international focus, was a vocal advocate for Britain staying in the European Union. But, in defiance of the widespread concerns, the industry has been thriving in the wake of the decision to leave with investment and expansion thriving. Whether the picture will […]

  • Paying with Your Face

    Paying with Your Face

    Via MIT Technology Review : Face-detecting systems in China now authorize payments, provide access to facilities, and track down criminals. Will other countries follow? Shortly after walking through the door at Face++, a Chinese startup valued at roughly a billion dollars, I see my face, unshaven and looking a bit jet-lagged, […]

  • How To Choose The Perfect University Laptop

    How To Choose The Perfect University Laptop

    Via Life Hacker : Check With Your Campus IT Department for Ideas Choosing a great laptop for school starts with understanding what your university recommends new students have. Check with your campus IT department. They probably have a published set of recommended minimum specs for laptops and desktops, along with some […]