In today’s fast-paced world where multi-tasking is the norm, it’s becoming less taboo to hide distraction. And that’s not necessarily a good thing. An expert explains the implications.
WASHINGTON — One Northern Virginia county does a better job engaging with local government electronically than any other. Fairfax County has just received a first-place technology award from the National Association of Counties. Among counties of similar size…
WASHINGTON — Think about how different life was before smartphones were invented — people carried cameras, had phone conversations, and folded maps. Yet, with all the convenience of the digital age comes a few downsides.…
WASHINGTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigations has launched a new recruitment campaign to bring in tech experts who will become “cyber special agents.” The agency recently posted a job listing describing the job, which…
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The \’well-behaved kids\’ in restaurants are often pacified with an iPad. Has the age of technology transformed the dining experience?
\”Media\” has expanded beyond TV sets and movie screens. Phones, tablets and computers can be educational, but should there be a limit?
A new technology can stop hemorrhaging in seconds on the battlefield.
A special beer fridge can only be opened with a Canadian passport.
Siri records your conversations and sends them to Apple.
New study shows that dependency on smartphones has gone way up.
His name is Frank, short for Frankenstein of course, and although he doesn\’t run, jump or fight, Frank does sport bionic body parts and implantable synthetic organs. And he\’s on display at the National Air and Space Museum this fall.
A crystal ball might be more helpful in predicting the future than the prophecies of some so-called experts when it comes to forecasting the path of technology.
It\’s something that\’s enjoyed for taste and it\’s something that\’s
required to survive. It\’s found in the ground, on trees, on shelves, in homes and
in retail settings throughout the world. It defines cultures, helps to run vehicles and even influences national security decisions. It\’s food, and its
future is up for discussion.
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