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Tech News Summary, May 25th, 2013.

Tech News Summary, May 25th, 2013.

David Storey. “Designing CSS Layouts With Flexbox Is As Easy As Pie.” Smashing Magazine. Dan Rowinski. “Google Planning Wireless Networks To Connect The Next 1B People – WSJ.” ReadWriteMobile. Meghan Kelly. “DHS Warns Of...

Tech News Summary – May 21st, 2013.

Tech News Summary – May 21st, 2013.

Christina Warren. “Xbox One Compared with PS4 and Wii U.” Mashable. The Xbox and PS4 appear to be in an entirely different class from the Wii U. It is interesting to me that the...

Tech News Summary for May 19th, 2013.

Tech News Summary for May 19th, 2013.

Dylan Tweney. “How Burning Sticks Can Boil Water, Recharge Your Phone, And Save The World.” VentureBeat. Chelsea Stark. “Is This The World’s First Liquid-Cooled Smartphone?” Mashable. Dylan Tweney. “3D Printing Poised On The Edge...

Technology News Summary – May 17, 2013.

Technology News Summary – May 17, 2013.

Aaron Harris. “Where Robots Fail: Why Education Can’t Just Be Digital.” VentureBeat. Owen Thomas. “Google’s Flirtation With Being A Hardware Company Is Over.” ReadWrite. Adam L. Penenberg. “A Bitcoin Bubble Could Be Good For...

Singularity: The New Religion.

Singularity: The New Religion.

Introduction The Singularity may be defined in different ways depending upon whom you are talking to. In this article, I’m particularly interested in discussing the utopian vision posited by Ray Kurzweil and supported by...

Tech News Summary – May 16th, 2013.

Tech News Summary – May 16th, 2013.

Christina Farr (VentureBeat) writes that “Kabbage announced today that it will provide loans to both online and offline businesses, and will reject or approve a claim in minutes.” Amanda Alvarez (GigaOm) writes about an electromagnetic...

Tech News Summary – May 14, 2013.

Tech News Summary – May 14, 2013.

Sean Ludwig. “Expensify Takes On Freshbooks With Invoicing & Billing Features.” VentureBeat. I use Freshbooks currently and am pretty happy with them (on the free package). However, I would like to “upgrade” but they...

Tech News Summary for May 9th, 2013.

Tech News Summary for May 9th, 2013.

Jonah Comstock. “Nonin Debuts Bluetooth 4 Pulse Oximeter.” MobiHealthNews. Jonah Comstock. “Five Reasons Virtual Doctor Visits Might Be Better Than In-Person Ones.” MobiHealthNews. Rebecca Moore. “A Picture of Earth Through Time.” Official Google Blog....

Tech News Summary for May 8th, 2013.

Tech News Summary for May 8th, 2013.

Stephen Walther. “April 2013 Release of the Ajax Control Toolkit.” Scott Hanselman. “One ASP.NET: Nancy.Templates for Visual Studio.” Shawn Holmes. “Discourse as Your First Rails App.” Discourse Blog. David Brakginsky and S. Alex Smith....

Tech News Summary for May 7th, 2013.

Tech News Summary for May 7th, 2013.

Steve O’Hear. “Designers Rejoice, Froont Wants to Keep Developers Out of the Responsive Web Design Process.” TechCrunch. Peter Bright. “Are Video Codecs Written in JavaScript Really the Future?” Ars Technica. “Organizations such as Mozilla...