A Student Solution To Give Utah Debtors A Fighting Chance
In Utah, the majority of civil lawsuits are debt related; nearly all of the debtors face those suits without any legal help. A group of law students at Brigham Young University wants to change that.
Feb 24 1:05PM NPR-Digital Culture

Inside Stanford labs, stretchables are ushering in a new wearable revolution
When you think about it, us humans are pretty pathetic, with our flabby fat and stretchable skin that can be bested by the might of paper. Our technology is the opposite.
Feb 24 3:15AM Wareable

This is what the entire internet looked like in 1973
Nearly half a century ago, the entire internet consisted of just 45 computers and could be mapped out on the back of a napkin. The squares in the picture below represent nodes, or gateways, which were the first-generation routers on ARPANET, the predecessor of the internet we know today.
Feb 24 12:00AM World Economic Forum

How 1 Tweet From Kylie Jenner Caused Snap, Inc. To Lose $1 Billion
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Will Oremus, a senior technology writer at Slate about how a recent tweet by Kylie Jenner caused Snap, Inc. the parent company for Snapchat to lose more than $1 billion.
Feb 23 9:35PM NPR-Digital Culture

Cortana Catches up on Smart Home with IFTTT
Night mode San Francisco, US, February 16, 2018 Microsoft keeps pushing their assistant AI Cortana, in competition to Siri, Alexa, the Google Assistant, and works together with IFTTT to reach more devices and users. Cortana might be the forgotten contender from the voice assistant wars, as Microsoft-powered mobile devices fall into oblivion.
Feb 23 9:25PM TechAcute

Top tech employers step up hiring in South Florida
South Florida's tech sector is taking on new dimensions, with large- and mid-sized employers adding hundreds of jobs. As other top tech sectors around the country also seek out talent, the competition is getting even more heated in a labor market with the lowest unemployment in a decade, experts say.
Feb 23 8:27PM Sun-Sentinel.com

The New Neural Internet is Coming
comments By Oleksandr Savsunenko, LetsEnhance. How it all began / The Landscape Generative Adversarial Networks progress Think of the typical and well-studied neural networks (such as image classifier) as a left hemisphere of the neural network technology.
Feb 23 6:06PM kdnuggets.com

Augmented Reality will be given focus by Google at the MWC 2018
It's happening. The Mobile World Congress 2018 is almost upon us.
Feb 23 5:00PM Android Community

3 Promising Internet-of-Things Stocks You Should Consider
Semiconductor companies are going to play a crucial role in the Internet of Things (IoT). Without their chips, IoT devices won't be able to talk to one another or interact with users.
Feb 23 4:43PM Fox Business

Internet Service Providers Systematically Favor White Communities Over Communities of Color
The digital divide between people who have affordable, reliable access to high speed internet and those who don't takes many forms. Rural communities tend to be less served than urban areas.
Feb 23 3:46PM Motherboard

Light Dims Are the Perfect Solution to Blindingly Bright Gadget LEDs
Whether you have a few or a few dozen gadgets in your house there's one thing that's a practical guarantee: at least one or more of them will have an LED indicator light that's four times brighter than the sun. Light Dims are a super simple solution to that problem.
Feb 23 2:04PM reviewgeek.com

How IoT and connected devices could be affected by net neutrality
When the FCC voted to end net neutrality, removing the rules preventing Internet Service Providers from blocking or slowing traffic, many people took it as a wake up call and then promptly forgot about it. Stories at the start talked often about how mobile carriers, television and Internet will be affected.
Feb 23 10:51AM Gearbrain

With plans for internet everywhere, SpaceX launches first Starlink satellites
Elon Musk's internet-in-space project took to the stars today, as SpaceX Corp. launched two experimental satellites that will form the base of the company's Starlink broadband service.
Feb 23 3:02AM SiliconANGLE

Charged Up: AR might be the next big thing, but VR still has its place
For the most part, we use Charged Up as our base to rant about various things within the wearable tech industry that have got us riled. Features editor Sophie has vented about Amazon's patents for the workplace, and editor Michael furiously pondered whether Google was truly committed to Android Wear.
Feb 22 7:30PM Wareable

VSP Global launches activity-tracking Level smart glasses
Vision insurance company and eyewear maker VSP Global today announced the launch of its activity-tracking Level smart glasses. The company's new eyewear connects to a smartphone app that records daily steps, distance traveled, calories burned, and total activity time, and then compares the wearer's progress in these metrics against that of their peers.
Feb 22 5:00PM MobiHealthNews

Humanizing the Internet of Things (Video)
ohn Koetsier, mobile economist at TUNE, talks about voice, IoT, shopping and the Metaverse..
Feb 22 10:59AM ZDNet

Why use IoT for business? The Internet of Things blog
Share this post: Watch the video Understand the power of Internet of Things and cognitive computing, see real results and case studies from our clients including Silverhook Powerboats, Honda, and TP Vision - the maker of Phillips televisions. With over 13 billion connected devices out there already, and this number predicted to grow to over 29 billion by 2020 it's time to start your cognitive transformation.
Feb 22 10:53AM Internet of Things blog

International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks: Smart Objects for the Internet of Things
Source The goal of this journal is to provide a forum for the publication of important research contributions in developing high performance computing solutions to problems arising from the complexities of these sensor network systems. Articles highlight advances in uses of sensor network systems for solving computational tasks in manufacturing, engineering and environmental systems.
Feb 22 7:48AM the internet of things

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Feb 21 11:25PM The Breakfast Club NJ

Facebook Is Counting On Postcards To Prevent Future Election Interference
Under fire for its role in the presidential election, the social network giant unveiled plans involving snail mail to verify the identity of advertising buyers and stop future foreign manipulation.
Feb 20 6:11PM NPR-Digital Culture

No one is teaching kids how to spot fake news
In the fifteen months since Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, I, like many of the other English and Social Studies teachers I work with, have been seam-ripping my curriculum, fueled half the time by a sense of profound duty, half the time by a crisis of faith. Our job is to teach the public how to read the news, follow current events, sort truths from half-truths, misrepresentations, and lies.
Feb 19 3:12PM The Outline

Exclusive: Chartered College boss warns government against 'lowering the bar' on teacher entry
Will Hazell Chief executive of Chartered College of Teaching says profession needs to be "really rigorous" about making sure it has "the right people" The head of the Chartered College of Teaching has warned the government against doing anything that "lowers the bar" on the quality of individuals entering the profession. Dame Alison Peacock said schools could not afford to "compromise" when it came to putting "the best people.
Feb 17 3:58PM Tes

Should The Parkland Shooting Change How We Think About Phones, Schools and Safety?
Security experts say allowing students to have their phones with them during the school day is unlikely to make anyone safer. Maybe even the opposite.
Feb 17 11:00AM NPR-Digital Culture

Video Friday: Boston Dynamics, Autonomous Drone, and Robot Drum Man
Editor's Picks Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months; here's what we have so far (send us your events!): International Symposium on Medical Robotics - March 1-3, 2018 - Atlanta, Ga.
Feb 16 7:51PM IEEE Spectrum: Technology, Engineering, and Science News