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Winner Take Nothing

Winner Take Nothing

The FBI got into an iPhone in a terrorism case, but that didn’t really solve anything. The FBI has hacked into an iPhone and dropped its case against Apple, but that does nothing to resolve the larger issues. Device security will get …Continue reading

Watch This

Medical sensors will make wearable tech indispensable for all of us. Wearable devices were supposed to make us smarter and healthier. They were supposed to provide useful data that was previously difficult or even impossible to attain. But activity trackers—the vanguard of …Continue reading

AI’s Research Rut

When you picture AI, what do you see? A humanoid robot? When you think about a real-world application of AI, what comes to mind? Probably autonomous driving. When you think about the technical details of AI, what approach do you name? I’m …Continue reading

Clever Vehicles

Most of us are now used to having the Internet and the cloud with us as we drive. The problem is that we’re doing it the wrong way. We “import” the Internet into the car via our smartphones, which is not just …Continue reading

Applying Formal Methods to Ensure Accurate and Reliable Engineering Systems

These days hardware and software systems are progressively being used in safety-critical domains, such as automated transportation networks and electronic military and medicine equipment. This makes the accuracy of their analysis of vital importance since an uncaught system bug can endanger human …Continue reading

Improving Patient Care in Pakistan With Hospital Automation

Hospitals in Pakistan are overwhelmed by exploding patient populations, lack of resources, and critical care training.  Manual errors are frequent, slow availability of patient lab results, doctors and nurses are confounded with slow paper based information retrieval, and misplaced patient histories lead …Continue reading

Building the Cities of Tomorrow

Before smart cities initiatives, the government needs to prepare for the Internet of Things (IoT) implementation. Change is the only constant if you look at history. For example, the first industrial revolution was fueled by steam power that created a big boom …Continue reading

E-Mail’s Not the Issue

I’m a productivity consultant, which means I work every day with people to organize their time, and to make the best use of whatever information and energy they have. I’ve been doing this for 25 years, so I was around when e-mail …Continue reading

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