As Higher Ed IT adopts new technologies, it’s becoming more and more important to stay current with tech news. New technological advancements are sure to affect your work at an institutional-level. We’re constantly aggregating new and exciting articles from the best sources so that you can stay informed and ahead in the field.
Manchester Watch Works aka MWW makes small batch watches that are sometimes homages to historic timepieces and are sometimes entirely new design. This model, the Iconik 3 – the third in the Iconik line – is based on the Blancpain TR-900, a military spec diver’s watch used by navies worldwide in the 1960s. These waterproof workhorses are sought after collectables and the Iconik… Read More
Twitter has evolved dramatically since its founding. What the founders fully envisioned we cannot know. Nonetheless, there is one thing we do know: Many business entities have millions of followers and communicate with these followers using Twitter. This is free advertising, no ifs, ands or buts. So, here’s a proposal to radically change the economics of Twitter. Read More
The creator of the PowerEgg, an ovoid flying robot, has begun accepting orders for its newest creation, a submersible camera drone for home use. Dubbed the PowerRay, the waterproof device can find, attract and record fish. It operates at a depth of 30 meters, or about 98 feet, for up to four hours at a time. It is suitable for use in fresh-, salt-or chlorinated-water. The PowerRay garnered… Read More
Google Home knows who's talking.When each recognized user speaks Home's wake words — which are "Hey, Google" and "OK, Google" — Home now switches to that person's account to give personalized information.This is a huge deal, a technological marvel and a major leap forward in human-machine interaction.It's also a cautionary tale about the downside of overzealous concern about privacy.How Google Home knows you're you Google Home is a virtual assistant
Apple's Mac Pro has been ignored for so long that even Windows 10 mobile workstations are catching up on features and performance.Take HP's latest Zbook laptop workstations , which were announced on Friday. These heavy built laptops -- which is why they are called mobile workstations -- have comparable memory and storage capacity technology to the Mac Pro, but excel in other areas.The laptops feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, DDR4 memory, Intel's
An attempt by federal officials to pressure Twitter to unmask users behind an account critical of the Trump administration has triggered an investigation into whether those officials abused their power.
Why the billionaire is wrong that telepathy technology will be available in a few short years.
Thirty years ago, the GIF was born. Ben Zimmer on how this technology term has aged remarkably well—even though how to pronounce it is still debated.
Waymo accused Uber of intentionally hiding a key project from a federal court that Waymo says shows the ride-hailing company copied its design plans for a laser sensor used in autonomous vehicles.
Sometimes things get in the way of common sense and people inadvertently make bad decisions. But sometimes those bad decisions are an indication of core structural problems.I've been thinking about that distinction recently in light of a somewhat unfortunate situation that occurred at the recent DockerCon event. Rather than replay the detail, I'll simply insert a screen capture from noted cloud thought leader Reuven Cohen, detailing what occurred at the
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