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My Robot Wants Your Job—No
From Blog@Ubiquity

My Robot Wants Your Job—No

Although AI technology is posed to disrupt jobs, there isn't any real cause for alarm. The future of work doesn't mean we will be ruled by robot overlords. The...

My Robot Wants Your Job—YES
From Blog@Ubiquity

My Robot Wants Your Job—YES

Robots could redefine the future of work, but what does that mean for the jobs that are displaced? Could a tax on labor-replacing technology be the answer? TheMy...

California may beef up electric vehicle mandate
From Phys.org Technology News

California may beef up electric vehicle mandate

A California lawmaker told The Associated Press on Friday that she's introducing legislation to require that 15 percent of new vehicles be emission-free in less...

Delta computer outage included 'small fire' at data center
From Phys.org Technology News

Delta computer outage included 'small fire' at data center

As flight cancelations and delays move into their fourth day, Delta Air Lines isn't providing details on a "small fire" Monday at its data center and whether that...

Complexity makes airline computer systems vulnerable
From Phys.org Technology News

Complexity makes airline computer systems vulnerable

Twice in less than a month, a major airline was paralyzed by a computer outage that prevented passengers from checking in and flights from taking off.

Delta resumes some service after hours of global outage
From Phys.org Technology News

Delta resumes some service after hours of global outage

Delta Air Lines canceled around 300 flights Monday after its computer systems crashed worldwide, stranding thousands of passengers on a busy travel day.

Why technology makes us dishonest—ways to reduce cheating at self-service checkouts
From Phys.org Technology News

Why technology makes us dishonest—ways to reduce cheating at self-service checkouts

Despite some technological safeguards, self-service checkout machines in supermarkets rely heavily on customer honesty to scan, and pay for, their shopping. It...

Study examines use of drones to aid emergency responders in mass casualty events
From Phys.org Technology News

Study examines use of drones to aid emergency responders in mass casualty events

In the wake of a disaster, a difficult challenge for emergency response crews is to quickly assess damage and identify victims. Researchers at UMass Medical School...

Does Someone Have to Die First?
From Blog@Ubiquity

Does Someone Have to Die First?

Digital technology changes fast, and organizations change slowly: First using the technology as an automated, digitized version of the old way of doing things,Read...

2016 Chevrolet Cruze fresh, smartphone-friendly and fast
From Phys.org Technology News

2016 Chevrolet Cruze fresh, smartphone-friendly and fast

The Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan is bigger yet lighter for 2016, with fresh styling, a new turbo-charged engine and more technology and safety features.

Pokemon hunting proves costly for Japanese Olympic star Uchimura
From Phys.org Technology News

Pokemon hunting proves costly for Japanese Olympic star Uchimura

Japanese gymnastics star Kohei Uchimura was left counting the cost of his recent addiction to Pokemon Go at the Rio Olympics.

How to reduce the risk of whiplash in car accidents
From Phys.org Technology News

How to reduce the risk of whiplash in car accidents

The UK has been called the "whiplash capital of Europe" after insurance giant Aviva revealed that the number of whiplash injuries reported in 2015 was predicted...

Video gamers turn to science for virtual edge
From Phys.org Technology News

Video gamers turn to science for virtual edge

For some people, video gaming is an activity relegated to the weekends and that all too rare spare time.

How computer algorithms shape our experience of the real world
From Phys.org Technology News

How computer algorithms shape our experience of the real world

The use of algorithms to filter and present information online is increasingly shaping our everyday experience of the real world, a study published by Information...

Bay Area girls stream into summer coding camps
From Phys.org Technology News

Bay Area girls stream into summer coding camps

It already feels like the dead of summer, but the girls over at Adobe's coding camp are making it snow.

How Tech Breakthroughs Can Shatter the Bonds of Poverty
From ACM on Huffington Post

How Tech Breakthroughs Can Shatter the Bonds of Poverty


Atlantic flights disrupted by Iceland air traffic glitch
From Phys.org Technology News

Atlantic flights disrupted by Iceland air traffic glitch

Iceland's airport authority says the country briefly closed its airspace to flights because of a technical problem at its air traffic control center.

Researchers create new 3-D imagery and documentation of Native American artifacts
From Phys.org Technology News

Researchers create new 3-D imagery and documentation of Native American artifacts

Idaho State University researchers are working with Grand Teton National Park and various tribes to better document about 50 Native American artifacts from the...

Businesses can't afford to ignore the human element of IT, study says
From Phys.org Technology News

Businesses can't afford to ignore the human element of IT, study says

Mood and personality play an important role in how companies should manage their IT systems, according to a new study co-authored by a researcher at Binghamton...

Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaits
From Phys.org Technology News

Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaits

For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. And now...
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