Technology

AR technology helps the blind navigate by making objects 'talk'
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If you're blind, finding your way through a new area can sometimes be challenging. In the future, though, you might just need to wear a headset. Caltech researchers have developed a Cognitive Augmented Reality Assistant (CARA) that uses Microsoft's…

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Humans Are Now Monitoring Animals With Facial Recognition Technology
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An anonymous reader quotes New York magazine: Salmon are just the latest entry in a growing cornucopia of animal faces loaded into databases. For some animals, the biometric data gathered from them is being used to aid in conservation efforts. For others, the resulting AI could help ward off poachers. While partly creepy and partly […]

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Honda Will Use GM's Self-Driving Technology, Invest $750 Million In Cruise Startup
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Honda announced today that it is investing $750 million in Cruise, the self-driving car startup whose majority shareholder is General Motors. The automotive company is also planning to invest $2 billion over the next 12 years to develop and manufacture self-driving cars based on Cruise’s software. Ars Technica reports: Honda has been working on autonomous […]

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In Technology We Trust… But Should We?
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Since the industrial revolution, technology has changed society continually. Largely due to innovations in semiconductor electronics, software and computer technology, the pace of technological development has continued to accelerate over the past 50 years. Personal computers now fit into your pocket. You have access to people and information all over the world through the Internet. […]

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Enveritas’ technology lets small growers tap into the market for sustainable coffee
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Demand for sustainable coffee is growing, a boon for socially conscious coffee lovers — but many small growers are missing out because they lack the ability to verify that their coffee beans are grown using fair labor and eco-friendly practices. In fact, verification is often accessible only to large coffee estates or cooperatives. Enveritas wants […]

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Technology, surveillance and the sinister new frontier of domestic abuse     – CNET
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From spy cameras to cyberstalking, tech is giving abusers a new arsenal for terrorizing their victims. But it’s also offering victims a way out.

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How Technology Is Changing The World Of Cars
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This is the point in which the world has become more advanced when it comes to the production of goods and services. It is also the point where technology has brought peace of mind and convenience to everyone. Let us face it, without these newly developed technologies, life will definitely be hard, tasks will not […]

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Our “modern” Congress doesn’t understand 21st century technology
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Lorelei Kelly Contributor Lorelei Kelly leads the Resilient Democracy Coalition, a group working to make sure Congress succeeds in the Information Age. More posts by this contributor Slowly but surely, Congress will join us in the 21st century Is civic technology the killer app for democracy? Robert Bjarnason Contributor Share on Twitter Robert Bjarnason was […]

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The Definitive Technology D9 speaker’s sweet sound tickles your ears     – CNET
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Definitive Technology’s new stand-mount D9 speaker floors the Audiophiliac with its seductive performance and iconic design.

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