Technology

Vacuum technology comeback immunizes nanoelectronics from radiation

August 31, 2019

“Over decades, both military and space programs all around the world have known the negative impact of radiation on semiconductor-based electronics,” says Meyya Meyyappan, Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology at the Center for Nanotechnology, at NASA’s Ames Research Center. What has changed with the push towards nanoscale feature sizes is that terrestrial levels of radiation can […]

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Child-detection safety technology may get mandate

August 19, 2019

The GMC Acadia’s Rear Seat Reminder, top, and Hyundai’s Rear Occupant Alert are two features that help prevent drivers from leaving children in vehicles. TEL AVIV, Israel — U.S. lawmakers and European safety regulators are considering rules that could mandate “child presence detection” systems aimed at avoiding hot-car deaths of unattended children. That has suppliers […]

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Chinese Technology Lead Highlights Need To Address U.S. Immigration Problems

June 18, 2019

In an April 26th, 2019 article in the New Yorker, Sue Halpern discussed the rivalry between China and the United States over 5G technology. It’s clear from the article that China and America are in fierce competition in this field. In a sense this rivalry over 5G technology is a metaphor for the broader struggle between the two […]

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What Children Mean When They Say Technology Is ‘Creepy’

May 20, 2019

What does it mean when children say that technology is “creepy?” Researchers point out that when it comes to technology, unpredictability and ambiguous threats are main concerns for children. ‘Creepy’ Technology Children today have immense access to technology, so it is only natural for parents to be concerned about how this might affect their children. […]

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Which economy? – Three heartbeats to monitor: the technology economy

May 18, 2019

So many of the questions and concerns about the economy that are regularly voiced by the media, and routinely parroted by individuals, are expressions of fear that are not rooted in any fundamental data, or at least not any serious study of the fundamental data. As a result, it is easy to oscillate between incredibly […]

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Technology and its ease of use are key to reducing driver churn rates

May 10, 2019

Much has been said and debated on the driver shortage issue within the freight industry. However, what would be more relevant today is to explore options on how the industry can stay attractive to the millennial driver population, and how technology can be leveraged to help accomplish that goal. Economic growth and the rise of […]

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