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Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

New global airport construction projects are springing up like never before. According to a recent report from Business Wire, the value of projects at the execution stage totals $377.6bn, while those in the planning stages account for $215.8bn. The aviation industry should be applauded for its forethought. With global passenger numbers expected to hit 8.2 [...]

February 12, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Innovative infrastructure: how technology is changing airport construction

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Deciphering the nexus of science, technology and society

Professor Sheila Jasanoff of Harvard University has been described as the preeminent scholar on a relatively new genre of scientific inquiry — Science and Technology Studies (STS). Originally from Kolkata, but now an American citizen, Professor Jasanoff described STS as a field dedicated to the study of science and technology as institutionalized forms of human activity. But her work is much more than that. In [...]

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Four Acronyms That Spell Technology Disruption

Four Acronyms That Spell Technology Disruption

Rethink what business you’re actually in. GETTY How much of a difference does technology make as companies attempt to compete in a digital economy? Domino’s, the pizza chain, employs more IT people than other types of employees, and digital now represents almost two-third of orders. Signify, formerly called Philips Lighting, now concentrates on delivering data-driven [...]

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The top technology trends to watch in 2020 for communication service providers

The top technology trends to watch in 2020 for communication service providers

In the past year we have seen the technology industry pushed to new extremes and communication service providers in particular are having to keep up with the speed at which this technology is developing. Planning ahead is critical. It’s crucial that you don’t jump on the latest technology trends when they are released, but invest [...]

January 24, 2020 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The top technology trends to watch in 2020 for communication service providers

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

From electric scooters to facial recognition and deepfakes, 2019 saw several new technology trends come to the fore, even if their full consequences are yet to be entirely realised. But what can we expect in 2020? As we enter a new decade, The Telegraph’s technology writers bring you their predictions for the year ahead. The smart home becomes unavoidable [...]

December 30, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The top 10 technologies to watch in 2020

Dezeen’s top 10 design and technology trends of 2019

Dezeen’s top 10 design and technology trends of 2019

For our review of 2019, deputy editor Augusta Pownall picks out ten trends that have preoccupied the design and technology industries this year, from the circular economy to the continued rise of China and a focus on privacy. Surveillance and privacy Data is one of the most lucrative resources on the planet, but concern has mounted over protecting digital privacy and the damaging [...]

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IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

The history of technology is littered with beautifully anachronistic tags that were deployed to capture the essence of a new technology. The happy truth is, as these technologies take root and start shaping consumer behavior around themselves, the tags they spawned get confined to the trashcan of history. Today, referring to buying something on Amazon [...]

December 2, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on IoT: The next big leapfrog of technology?

How Technology Is Transforming Executive Coaching

How Technology Is Transforming Executive Coaching

Years ago, executive coaching was stigmatized as “remedial help for underperformers.” More recently, it’s transformed into an elite, high-cost activity, often reserved for the highest-status executives. But in both cases — whether helping the worst or the best performers — executive coaching has been inherently small scale, due to its bespoke, one-on-one nature. Organizations have [...]

November 29, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Technology Is Transforming Executive Coaching

Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

The Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology was codified into law just last year, under the state’s previous governor, Bruce Rauner. And while current Gov. J.B. Pritzker supports the department, CIO Ron Guerrier still has much to do. At the NASCIO Annual Conference last week in Nashville, Tenn., Guerrier underlined the five pillars he’s established within the department that he spoke [...]

October 25, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Five Pillars Will Advance the Illinois Technology Plan

Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Facebook buys startup working on technology that lets you control computers with your mind

Facebook said Monday it’s acquiring CTRL-labs, a neurotechnology startup, as part of efforts to develop a wristband for controlling smartphones, computers and other digital devices without having to touch a screen or keyboard. The moonshot project underscores the world’s largest social network’s efforts to transform how we communicate with one another. Facebook first said in 2017 [...]

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Technology should make us better human beings, says digisexuality expert Neil McArthur

Technology should make us better human beings, says digisexuality expert Neil McArthur

Sexbots or sex robots are increasingly making their way into our society catering to various needs and and sexual desires of people. While on one hand they are being embraced by tech enthusiasts and other people in the society who prescribe to their services, on the other hand, people have also raised their concerns about [...]

September 21, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology should make us better human beings, says digisexuality expert Neil McArthur

How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

How Technology Is Being Used By Students To Cheat On Tests

Chinese exam officials have taken to monitoring examination rooms as part of their efforts to crack down on cheating in tests in China. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images) VISUAL CHINA GROUP VIA GETTY IMAGES Technology is defined by two primary characteristics: its ability to enhance particular human [...]

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