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Technology's Effect on Our Health: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Posted on June 26, 2018
Do you remember when your parents would scold you for sitting too close to the television? They always warned us that the screens would rot our brains and our eyes would fall out. When cell phones came out, everyone said the radiation from them was damaging our brain cells. Now, things really aren'......

10 Emerging Technologies & Applications

Posted on June 21, 2018
"Innovation is the calling card of the future." ~ Anna Eshoo Emerging technologies and innovations are a result of a need for progress in society. It...

Understanding Online Reading Patterns: The Content Writer's Guide

Posted on June 15, 2018
An effective website should entice readers to engage with it. User engagement can manifest in a lot of ways. It might be a click on an "apply now...

Gaming for Education, University, and Community

Posted on June 06, 2018
On the front page of their website entitled Game Based Learning, USF IT Instructional Designer Christina Freeman and Community College of Baltim...

AI Awakening

Posted on June 05, 2018
“Anything that could give rise to smarter-than-human intelligence - in the form of Artificial Intelligence, brain-computer interfaces, or neuro...

Biometric Authentication: Security Benefits and Concerns

Posted on June 04, 2018
As the security of passwords continues to be questioned, developers have introduced new ways to unlock our devices and accounts. One of the most comm...

Virtual Reality - From Science Fiction to Real Opportunities

Posted on May 31, 2018
Nothing in recent memory has taken off quite like the concept of Virtual Reality.  Once thought to be nothing more than a Sci-Fi movie trope. It ...

Taking Charge With "My Chart" Health App

Posted on May 21, 2018
"We have the greatest hospitals, doctors and medical technology in the world - we need to make them accessible to every American." ~ Barbara Boxer, Se...

Chatbots: From Shoe Sales to Healthcare

Posted on May 15, 2018
There are many different types of chatbots, and each one has a different level of ability. Some are able to give a preliminary diagnosis of a medical...

Introducing the Archivum Platform

Posted on May 10, 2018
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Phishing: How to Avoid The Bait

Posted on May 09, 2018
Phishing is a way of committing fraud through scamming victims into providing hackers with secure information. Have you ever received one of th...