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‘Selfie elbow’: the latest tech-related medical condition

‘Selfie elbow’: the latest tech-related medical condition

“Text claw.” “iPad hand.” And now, a new catchy, tech-driven condition is making the headlines: “Selfie elbow.” This latest condition is seeing a boost in recognition thanks to the plight of US Today host Hoda Kotb, who recently told Elle magazine that her doctor believes her elbow pain stems from her love of selfies — or more specifically, [...]

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‘Selfie elbow’ the latest in tech injuries

‘Selfie elbow’ the latest in tech injuries

SINGAPORE — It is a form of repetitive stress injury, similar to carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis, doctors told Elle. Selfie addicts take note. Overindulging can result in ‘selfie elbow’, a new term to add to growing list of tech injuries that have surfaced in recent years. There is only one reported case so far, in [...]

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Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting and delivering a LiDAR workshop at the upcoming International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) XXIII Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. This quadrennial event brings together thousands of specialists in photogrammetry, remote sensing, and spatial information science from throughout the world. Representatives [...]

July 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

On the shoulders of giants: how Newton built a lasting legacy

On the shoulders of giants: how Newton built a lasting legacy

Many great innovations build on what has gone before. Isaac Newton acknowledged and developed others’ ideas to leave a lasting impact. On 5 February 1676, Isaac Newton – already regarded as one of the greatest scientists of the age – wrote to his friend and rival Robert Hooke, praising him for his contributions to science: [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on On the shoulders of giants: how Newton built a lasting legacy

How human-centered analytics is driving improvement in healthcare

How human-centered analytics is driving improvement in healthcare

Smart ways to improve patient outcomes: Christopher Mazzei explores how Intermountain Healthcare empowers doctors to make data-informed choices that benefit patients and improve business results The secret to analytics success is not technical prowess, it’s the human element. Fresh data insights only truly matter if you can use them to influence people’s behavior. Many organizations [...]

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Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

Five technologies that could help transform health in the developing world

While advanced technology is transforming developed world healthcare, in developing nations well-applied simpler technology can be vital. Here are some innovative ideas that could have a big impact How can we save more lives and treat more illnesses in the world’s poorest and most remote communities? One simple answer is technology. Mobile health solutions are [...]

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MPs: MPs: Fine Firms For Cyber Security Failures

MPs: MPs: Fine Firms For Cyber Security Failures

Companies should be fined if they fail to guard against cyber attacks, MPs have recommended in the wake of last year’s TalkTalk hack. The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry made a number of recommendations, but stopped short of suggesting that criminal proceedings should apply to employees who fail to protect people’s data. The [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on MPs: MPs: Fine Firms For Cyber Security Failures

Tesla Offers £1.91bn To Buy SolarCity

Tesla Offers £1.91bn To Buy SolarCity

Tesla Motors has made a bid to acquire SolarCity – a US company that designs, finances and installs solar power systems – in an attempt to boost its clean energy business. The electric car maker’s offer is estimated to be worth about $2.8bn (£1.91bn), sending the company’s shares soaring. Shares in Tesla dropped more than [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Tesla Offers £1.91bn To Buy SolarCity

Why The ‘God Particle’ Would Survive Brexit

Why The ‘God Particle’ Would Survive Brexit

What would happen to the UK’s science and technology industries if the country votes to leave the EU? :: Scientific Funding Scientists in the UK received €8.8bn (£6.8bn) in research funding from the EU from 2007-2013, according to the Royal Society – more than the €5.4bn (£4.1bn) we contributed over the same period. If the [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Why The ‘God Particle’ Would Survive Brexit

Paranoid, Mark? Zuckerberg Puts Tape Over Webcam

Paranoid, Mark? Zuckerberg Puts Tape Over Webcam

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg puts tape over his laptop’s webcam and microphone jack – a move typically used to thwart potential snooping hackers. He shared a photo of himself celebrating the success of Facebook-owned Instagram, which now has 500 million users. But people quickly noticed that the MacBook sitting on his desk in the background [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Paranoid, Mark? Zuckerberg Puts Tape Over Webcam

Peake Would Return To ISS ‘In A Heartbeat’

Peake Would Return To ISS ‘In A Heartbeat’

British astronaut Tim Peake has said he would return to the International Space Station (ISS) “in a heartbeat”. Speaking at the European Space Agency in Cologne, three days after returning to Earth, he added: “I can say that happily because I’ve already spoken to my wife about it and she’s extremely supportive.” But he said [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Peake Would Return To ISS ‘In A Heartbeat’

OSIRIS-REx is about to go collect (and return) samples from an asteroid

OSIRIS-REx is about to go collect (and return) samples from an asteroid

Sometimes, it’s the big missions that are the most impressive — your moon landings and your ISS construction projects. But these days, the big space projects that define the push toward a future in space tend to be iterative. They work step by step toward the day when we can assemble them all into the [...]

June 1, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on OSIRIS-REx is about to go collect (and return) samples from an asteroid