IBM are developing a brain implant

IBM are developing a brain implant

It is true, IBM researcher Stefan Harrer is developing a new and novel way of monitoring a person's brain in order to predict epileptic seizures. Working with neurologists from the University of Melbourne and the companies Australian branch Harrer is designing a computer system that he says is like...
Intel new Optane memory technology

Intel new Optane memory technology

Mid 2017 Intel and micron launched a new ultrafast memory technology branded as Optane, they are saying that this technology will pave the way for even faster storage on Apple's MacBooks. Optane is going to be compatible with the NVMe storage protocols that Apple already uses in some of its MacBooks...
iPhone has been unlocked without Apple

iPhone has been unlocked without Apple

Where you will stand on this issue probably will depend on which side of the political spectrum you come down on. A while ago the US Justice Department got a court order which ordered Apple to unlock the iPhone that belongs to the terrorists from San Bernardino so the FBI could see what information...
Fishing trip tech

Fishing trip tech

If you sit back and think about it for a minute you probably realize a lot of the technology you used on your last fishing trip, the superduper whizbang four-wheel-drive vehicle that got you deeper into the wilderness than you ever been before or the incredibly fast and powerful boat that got you 20...
Microsoft trumpets Windows 10

Microsoft trumpets Windows 10

Recently at an event for developers in San Francisco Microsoft continued to trumpet Windows 10, which it will continue to bank on in the near future, but they seem to be moving into artificial intelligence software as well in a big way. They delivered twin messages at the event saying at first that...
NASA testing an E-sail

NASA testing an E-sail

Most people interested in space travel technology know that the biggest problem even traveling around our own solar system is the length of time it takes to get anywhere using the current technology. For instance we all know it took Voyager 1 over 30 years to reach interstellar space, which is a qui...
Our addiction to technology

Our addiction to technology

And the question is, can we fix it? In the industry there is a person called Erika Atold, now in reality Erika doesn't exist, the person that is called Erika is a composite drawn from correlated data from interviews, Erika is the mean average of all of that data. The information says Erika is a 32-y...
Curb prosthetic-leg cheating

Curb prosthetic-leg cheating

It is doubtful there's a single person on the planet who's never heard of Oscar Pistorius, but most of them would have only heard of him for him being tried for murder. Long before that he took court action for the right to run alongside nondisabled athletes at the Olympic Games. His name that is ge...
Seniors are making strides

Seniors are making strides

A few years ago grandparents would reluctantly agree to try Facebook because that was what the grandkids wanted them to do, nowadays it's all changed, the same grandparents want to know all about the latest tablet and smart phone technology and they are taking more more classes to learn all about mo...
Smartphones are boring, so what happens now

Smartphones are boring, so what happens now

Probably the smart phone that's available right now that is a glimpse into the future is the LG G6, this phone has a number of new tricks: The LG G6 packs a 5.7" display in an attractive sleek phone that comfortably fits in one hand. Unlike other phones with a similar screen size, the large 5.7” di...
Starshot nanocraft technology

Starshot nanocraft technology

One newspaper headline said, there are a lot of unknowns surrounding one of the most ambitious space projects ever announced, and some whit promptly replied, that's got to be the understatement of the last 10,000 years of human existence. So just what are they talking about, on April 13 this year a...
Stop-start technology is spreading

Stop-start technology is spreading

The stop start system on a motor vehicle is designed to turn the engine off when the vehicle was stopped, and for it to turn back on when the driver wants to go, these systems are usually based on the driver removing their foot from the brake pedal as the signal to restart the engine. However Merced...
Technology transforms thought into movement

Technology transforms thought into movement

In 2010 Ian Burkhart was paralyzed after diving into a wave in shallow water, the accident left him with no use of his hands. About two years ago now scientists in Ohio equipped Burkart with a system that allows him to control his right wrist and hand with his thoughts. The briefing was held by the...
The battle that Chevrolet has been waiting for

The battle that Chevrolet has been waiting for

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally pull the proverbial covers off the mass market Tesla model 3, Chevrolet executives probably breathed a sigh of relief, the fight for supremacy in the electric vehicle market was on. Both the Tesla model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt EV were pretty much designed to go head...
Most exciting technology ever encountered

Most exciting technology ever encountered

That was the headline in the Wall Street Journal, and they were talking about augmented reality which is not to be confused with its cousin, virtual reality. It is envisioned that augmented reality will transform how we interact with computers in the 21st century, it is a big claim, yes, but deal of...
New technology to speed checkout times

New technology to speed checkout times

Visa is the first card company to publicly state that they are spending the money necessary to upgrade their software to process chip embedded cards faster. Currently all the card companies are getting a lot of grumbling from customers and from businesses who have peak times about the sheer length o...
The race is on to control artificial intelligence

The race is on to control artificial intelligence

The latest move in the race to control the future of the artificial intelligence technology was made by Google when it's artificial intelligence program had a resounding win over a champion Go player recently, most people were led to believe this win was a statement aimed at professional game player...
The upside to our technology

The upside to our technology

The upside to technology is very personal, we have also been how having a smart phone with a camera seems to turn everyone into a narcissist, there are many privacy minefields ready to trip us up on Facebook and other social media, and to be ruthless Twitter service who mostly full of people into sp...