According to Google’s Chairman of the Board, spying is part of the nature of society. He’s right. That much isn’t in question. What is of much more concern is that because he’s right and because society has become completely dependent on technology to keep the various logistics of day to day life in order, should… Continue reading Is it time to adjust to the technological nature of our society?
The advent of global and communications technologies has been at the forefront of business and consumer industries for years, allowing us to share data, ideas and collaborative tools instantly around the world. However, the private sector isn’t the only industry to be revolutionized by the digital age. Technological advances in the public sector has seen… Continue reading 3 of the hottest tech innovations being used for the public sector
We know what it is. We know what it does. We have an idea of how it’s being spread. Despite a large number of concerned scientists focused on white nose syndrome (WNS), the bat fungus that is spreading rapidly and that has a 95% mortality rate, we still don’t know how it started, how to… Continue reading White nose syndrome: the mysterious bat fungus that threatens entire species, everyone else
As military and domestic surveillance technology continues to advance, many fear a “Big Brother” society that is emerging around us. It’s no longer just terrorists that are being targeted by drones and cellular tracking according to some conspiracy theorists. The various governments around the world including the United States are secretly installing ways to covertly… Continue reading Fashionable hoodie blocks drone surveillance
On a recent post on Mashable, New York’s finest are commemorating their fallen brothers of September 11th with Twitter. The NYPD are honoring the victims of the horrific terrorist attacks eleven years ago by tweeting the name and rank of a fallen comrade and linking back to a more detailed Facebook page along with #neverforget.… Continue reading NYPD social media: a touching tribute to fallen brothers
It’s bad news enough when your mother discreetly sends you a friend request via your favorite social media site. This means every unsavory picture or comment you have needs to be addressed, blocked, or deleted lest your mother goes into a tailspin. Yet it could be worse, you could find yourself staring at a friend… Continue reading A new social media site just for your grandparents is in the works
Not too long ago, the rise of “geek chic” surprised a few and elated many. Now, being called a “geek” can be considered the new “cool,” and in a city like Manhattan, that likes to be on the cutting edge of cool – it’s never been a better time to be a tech-savvy individual. No,… Continue reading Talk nerdy to me: Tech takes a seat at the cool kid table
Everyone in the tech industry has heard of Silicon Valley, but how many have heard of Silicon Alley? New York is known for business and money, pizza and people, but in recent years the most populated city in America has become a center where tech companies are finding their groove. This infographic by our friends… Continue reading Forget San Fran: New York is turning into a startup mecca