The Indiana Department of Correction is negotiating with a company to provide tablets with educational and entertainment materials for all inmates. Read more at the Indianapolis Business Journal.
Month: November 2017
If you can imagine a massive, horrifying beast with some 6 million miles of tentacles that costs up to $33 billion to feed and $5 trillion to replace, then you can imagine the U.S. electricity grid. But it’s a beast that can… Read More ›
The privacy of emails, photos stored in the cloud, even heart rate history from a smartwatch could be at stake, according to civil libertarians, as the Supreme Court takes up a potential blockbuster case after Thanksgiving. Read more at The… Read More ›
Facebook will help some users figure out if they saw Russian propaganda during the 2016 U.S. presidential election
Facebook is trying to alert some U.S. users that they fell victim to Russian propaganda during the 2016 presidential election. Read more at Recode.
Amazon Echo and Google Home—and other devices that have Alexa and Google Assistant built in—are some of the most promising new technologies to come along in years. And they’re genuinely useful to have around, whether it’s to settle a bet or help out with a recipe…. Read More ›
Driverless cars and trucks rule the road, while robots “man” the factories. Super-smartphones hail Uber helicopters or even planes to fly their owners across mushrooming urban areas. Machines use algorithms to teach themselves cognitive tasks that once required human intelligence,… Read More ›
The award-winning program, launched in 2011, uses smartphones and a cloud-based database to control the deadly disease in southern Tanzania. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.
mHealth platforms are giving health systems and public health programs newer and better ways to reach large populations. Read more at mHealth Intelligence.