Fed Tech Roundup December 22

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  “Fed Tech Ticker” Executive Profile: James Jasinski, Fortinet VP for Federal BD and Supply Chain Third quarter rally sparks Cru past FCW – MyWebTimes.com SpaceX Makes History By Successfully Proving Real Space Rockets Can Be Reused: Lands A Giant Falcon 9 […]

Applying the Laws of Science to the Internet of Things and Healthcare IT

Today, “Internet of Things” (IoT) is shouted at every corner, both in the business and private spheres. Even though this notion is going viral and touches upon all sectors of our lives, it actually has no clear definition. In order not to get biased or limited in its interpretation and thus, strategize properly, I will try to […]

Last Call for Speculation on 9 September Apple Event

In terms of consumer electronics, few companies match Apple in terms of brand recognition or quality. The iPod changed the digital music game almost fifteen years ago; the iPhone (along with other smartphones of course) similarly redefined what we expect from our mobile devices. One of the world’s largest companies, Apple’s new products are always […]

Photograph Leak Demonstrates Importance of Good Hygiene

Over the Labor Day weekend, a heap of sensitive pictures of celebrities found their way onto online forums 4chan and Reddit, and the leak has since made headlines across the country. The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal have dedicated front-page links to the story, in a press wave that […]

Tis the Season for Wearables Releases

On August 28th, Samsung and LG announced their latest generation of smartwatches in separate press releases. The Samsung report flaunts its Gear S, a smartwatch with a curved screen that measures a full two-inches long. Capabilities of the watch include providing notifications from social networking websites, GPS, improved S Health features, turn-by-turn directions, a touch […]

Pew Report: Robotics, A.I., and Jobs

Scientists, programmers, and engineers work ceaselessly to develop improvements in robotics and artificial intelligence, which constitute some of the most impressive technological feats ever accomplished. Impressive personal assistants like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana can interpret voice commands, provide useful information, and even tell jokes, while incredible supercomputers like IBM’s Watson can make hypotheses and literally learn. […]