The image of scientists slaving over test tubes may soon be behind us as pharmaceuticals enter the digital age. Computers are revolutionizing the industry, helping our brightest minds create better drugs faster. Read on to discover how technology is ushering in a new era of medicine. Computers spearhead structure-based design In the past, scientists… Continue reading Drug discovery in the digital era: how computers are helping to design better drugs
You better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone For the times they are a-changin’! Yep, times are still changing, as more public company boards are lending their ears to digital directors who can develop their online marketing, social media and mobile device strategies. “Content marketing” is the new buzzword on everyone’s lips, and… Continue reading Your brand is your baby: digital know-how in a corporate world
One of the most personal online violations that can occur to anyone is getting hacked. It could be a personal attack such as a Facebook account, on which 600k successful hacks are achieved daily. It could be something more general such as a database hack that exposes personal information. It could be much, much worse.… Continue reading Duh. The easiest way to stop hackers is with real passwords.
It was a problem that had been solved for all intents and purposes years ago when YouTube put the power into the hands of major copyright owners. Now, WSJ has uncovered that a new round of full-length movie uploads has been creeping onto YouTube, some of which have received millions of views. Google launched the… Continue reading Illegally uploaded full-length movies pop up again on YouTube
Mark this down as technological idiocy. It isn’t just that the “Make Me Asian” app (and it’s lesser-known cousins, “Make Me Indian”, “Make Me Russian”, “Make Me Frankenstein”, and “Make Me Fat”) used stereotypes to encourage racist humor. It isn’t just that the apps themselves were not that good at delivering what they promised. No,… Continue reading Google drops racist “Make Me Asian” and “Make Me Indian” apps
We reported earlier that the NY Times is finding success with its paywall model for generating revenues and increasing profits. On the other side of the fence is News Corp, which has walked along similar paths over the past couple of years but can’t seem to find the right mix and is now showing a… Continue reading On the other hand, News Corp is proving everyone else right
Most industry experts (AKA Tech Bloggers) thought that when the NY Times website went to an online subscription model in March, 2011, that it was the beginning of the end for the once proud media giant. It was called a desperate move that would not yield the results that they were expecting. The general opinion… Continue reading Is the NY Times paywall proving everyone wrong about online subscription models?