THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION IN 2019

The Role of Technology in Education in 2019

2019 is proving to be another great year for trends in educational technology. There are many upcoming trends that seem to have a bearing on the future of the sector with respect to technology.

by Staff Reporter

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New Solution to Elderly Falls: Drones, Smartphones and Sensors

Drones, smartphones, and sensors could provide a lifeline to the world's growing elderly population at risk of falls, helping to cut global hospital costs. A new system has been designed by a team of researchers from Iraq and the University of South Australia to remotely monitor elderly people, detecting abnormalities in their heart rate and temperature which can lead to falls, and provide urgent first aid via a drone if a fall occurs.

by Staff Reporter

AI Tool Characterizes a Song's Genre & Provides Insights Regarding Perception Music

AI Tool Characterizes a Song's Genre & Provides Insights Regarding Perception Music

The debate can finally be put to rest--Lil Nas X's record-setting, chart-topping hit "Old Town Road" is indeed country. But it's also a little rock 'n roll. And when you analyze the lyrics and chords together, it's straight-up pop.

by Staff Reporter

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Robotic Neck Brace Dramatically Improves Functions of ALS Patients

New York, NY--August 12, 2019--A novel neck brace, which supports the neck during its natural motion, was designed by Columbia engineers. This is the first device shown to dramatically assist patients suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in holding their heads and actively supporting them during the range of motion. This advance would result in improved quality of life for patients, not only in improving eye contact during the conversation but also in facilitating the use of eyes as a joystick to control movements on a computer, much as scientist Stephen Hawkins famously did.

by Staff Reporter

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New Retroreflective Material Could be Used in Nighttime Color-Changing Road Signs

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A thin film that reflects light in intriguing ways could be used to make road signs that shine brightly and change color at night, according to a study that will be published on Aug. 9 in Science Advances.

by Staff Reporter

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Cyborg Organoids Offer Rare View into Early Stages of Development

What happens in the early days of organ development? How does a small group of cells organize to become a heart, a brain, or a kidney? This critical period of development has long remained the black box of developmental biology, in part because no sensor was small or flexible enough to observe this process without damaging the cells.

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New Design Strategy Brightens Up The Future Of Perovskite-Based Light-Emitting Diodes

Scientists at the Tokyo Institute of Technology discovered a new strategy to design incredibly efficient perovskite-based LEDs with record-setting brightness by leveraging the quantum confinement effect.

by Staff Reporter

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This Designer Clothing Lets Users Turn on Electronics While Turning Away Bacteria

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new addition to your wardrobe may soon help you turn on the lights and music - while also keeping you fresh, dry, fashionable, clean and safe from the latest virus that's going around.

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Using Quantum Dots and a Smartphone to Find Killer Bacteria

A combination of off-the-shelf quantum dot nanotechnology and a smartphone camera soon could allow doctors to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in just 40 minutes, potentially saving patient lives.

by Staff Reporter

Why NetEnt’s revamp is great news for slots fans

Why NetEnt’s Revamp is Great News for Slots Fans

It's hard to think of a more competitive sector than online casinos. Seemingly, more and more enter the market almost weekly attracted, no doubt, by the prospect of a relatively easy way to build a business and claim a share of the ever increasing revenue the sector generates.

by Ernest Hamilton

AI in Cybersecurity

AI in Cybersecurity: A Friend or a Foe?

The cybersecurity landscape is always evolving to stay a step ahead of the threats. These changes come in both big and small packages, the latest of which is a potential game-changer. This exciting new development in artificial intelligence.

by Hannah Smith

Tech and Dating: 5 Ways Technology Has Changed the Dating Scene

Tech and Dating: 5 Ways Technology Has Changed the Dating Scene

Technology has invaded much of our daily lives, it’s no surprise that the dating scene has been affected, too. Here are 5 ways tech has changed how we date.

by Eric Hamilton

Why your business should include sponsor opportunities

Reasons Your Business Should Consider Sponsorship Opportunities

If you're asked frequently whether or not your business will do a sponsorship for a school or community event, the question may make you groan. You may turn down a lot of these opportunities which come from charities and organizations, but in doing so, you may be missing out on a valuable opportunity.

by Ernest Hamilton

Sunglasses and Technology influence behind it

Technology’s Influence on Sunglasses

When we think about sunglasses, technology is probably not the first word that springs to mind. We associate sunglasses with style, with fashion, with celebrities; our primary interest is in the frame design and how cool we will look when we wear them, but that is changing.

by Ernest Hamilton

ITSM

5 Important Tips When Selecting the Right ITSM Solution

So, you have been planning to get a brand new IT Service Management (ITSM) solution. Probably because you are hoping to upgrade to a full-scale ticketing system, or perhaps you are just unsatisfied with your current implementation. Whatever your reason is, there is no denying that the process can be a gargantuan task, especially if you have little knowledge about the solution you want to find.

by Ernest Hamilton

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