Microsoft Urges Government to Regulate Facial-Recognition Technology

A Microsoft executive is calling for the U.S. government to regulate facial-recognition technology.
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Nonfiction: Cyberwarfare — the Latest Technology of Destruction

David E. Sanger’s “The Perfect Weapon” is an encyclopedic account of developments in the cyberworld.
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How technology brings Broadway's 'Frozen' musical to life

How technology brings Broadway's 'Frozen' musical to lifeDisney has spent millions to bring its hit animated movie "Frozen" to the Broadway stage. David Pogue goes behind the scenes—and under them—to reveal the technology behind the magic.



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Could technology help disabled people vote?

The right to vote is a crucial liberty which underpins democracy, but there are significant challenges in accessing elections for many disabled and vision-impaired voters.
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Our democracy is broken. Why can't technology fix it?Something is rotten in the state of America. For a nation that has for so long



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The Met Goes Beyond Its Doors to Pick a Leader Who Bridges Art and Technology

Max Hollein, 48, a veteran of museums in Frankfurt and San Francisco, has a track record in contemporary art, fund-raising and digital innovation.
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The Woman Who Is Reining In America’s Technology Giants

European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager has become the de facto global regulator for Silicon Valley. Her approach to Google and Apple is having a ripple effect around the globe, influencing regulatory action not only in Europe, but in the U.S., Brazil and Russia.
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Hispanic Technology & Community Receive Tribute & Medicine Coupons By Charles Myrick Of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx
http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free discount prescription cards being donated to thousands of not for profits,hospitals,schools,churches,etc. in an effort to assist the uninsured,under insured,and seniors deal with the high cost of prescription drugs.

The American Consultants Rx discount prescription cards are to be given free to anyone in need of help curbing the high cost of prescription drugs.

Due to the rising costs, unstable economics, and the mounting cost of prescriptions, American Consultants Rx Inc. (ACRX) a.k.a (ACIRX) an Atlanta based company was born in 2004. The ACRX discount prescription card program was created and over 25 million discount prescription cards were donated to over 18k organizations across the country to be distributed to those in need of prescription assistance free of charge since 2004.

The ACRX cards will offer discounts of name brand drugs of up to 40% off and up to 60% off of generic drugs. They also possess no eligibility requirements, no forms to fill out, or expiration date as well .One card will take care of a whole family. Also note that the ACRX cards will come to your organization already pre-activated .The cards are good at over 50k stores from Walgreen, Wal mart, Eckerd”s, Kmart, Kroger, Publix, and many more. Any one can use these cards but ACRX is focusing on those who are uninsured, underinsured, or on Medicare. The ACRX cards are now in Spanish as well.

American Consultants Rx made arrangements online for the ACRX card to be available at http://www.acrxcards.com where it can also be downloaded. This arrangement has been made to allow organizations an avenue to continue assisting their clients in the community until they receive their orders of the ACRX cards. ACRX made it possible for cards to be requested from online for individuals and organizations free of charge. Request for the ACRX cards can also be made by mailing a request to : ACRX, P.O.Box 161336,Atlanta,GA 30321, faxing a written request to 404-305-9539,or calling the office at 404-767-1072. Please include name (if organization please include organization and contact name),mailing address,designate Spanish or English,amount of cards requested,and telephone number.

American Consultants Rx is working diligently to assist as many people and organizations as possible. It should be noted that while many other organizations and companies place a cost on their money saving cards, American Consultants Rx does not believe a cost should be applied, just to assist our fellow Americans. American Consultants Rx states that it will continue to strive to assist those in need.

Sustainability and Technology Front and Center at Paris Fabric Fairs

PARIS — Sustainability and technology remained the headline topics at the recent editions of the Première Vision Paris, Texworld Paris and sister trade shows Apparel Sourcing and Avantex here.
Visitor numbers were largely flat, coming off a high base following a run of strong editions, with a dip in Asian visitors attributed to the Lunar New Year. PV Paris attributed a 5 percent dip in American visitors to current challenges related to the transformation of the retail landscape.
A number of mills at Texworld had upped their sustainability criteria, with 71 exhibitors participating in the show’s Sustainable Sourcing itinerary. “Traceability is becoming the biggest issue in the U.S. and European markets,” said Lenzing senior vice president for Europe and the Americas Marco Schlimpert. The company showcased its Ecovero eco-responsible viscose fiber, which launched last May and is seeing brisk demand, as well as its Refibra technology, which involves upcycling cotton scraps, for example from garment production, in addition to wood pulp to produce new virgin Tencel Lyocell fibers using closed loop production. Within the re-branded Texworld Denim section, meanwhile, Pakistan-based Rajby Industries, whose biggest clients include H&M, Inditex and Mango, debuted new sustainable cottons that use up to 50 percent less water

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Uber Agrees Not to Use Waymo Technology in Self-Driving Cars

Uber Technologies and Alphabet’s Waymo have settled their legal clash with Uber agreeing not to use Waymo’s technology in self-driving cars.
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Designers Use Epson Technology for Themed Couture Presentation

DRESSED-UP TECHNOLOGY: For a fourth year, Epson is hosting its annual “digital couture project” pre-New York Fashion Week. The theme of the Feb. 6 presentation, to be held in New York, is “Cosmopolitan Couture with Impossible Colors — How Does Your Culture Dress Up?” Participating designers from North and Latin America will showcase designs that used Epson’s textile printing solutions. Keith Kratzberg, president and chief executive officer of Epson America Inc., said the “future of fashion is customization — from the colors and prints, to the size and shape of garments — all on-demand.”
Kratzberg said the company’s “digital-imaging technology is changing the business of fashion, providing a platform for designers to print higher-quality, more unique designs for customers on-demand, as well as the ability to print just in time.”
Prior to the fashion show, Epson is hosting a panel discussion on how digital technology is changing the fashion industry. Panel participants include: interior designer Ryan Korban; Mark Sunderland from Thomas Jefferson University, and Aliza Licht, executive vice president of brand marketing and communications for Alice + Olivia.
 
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Trial Over Theft of Wind Technology Spotlights U.S.-China Tensions

A dispute over the alleged theft of wind-turbine technology is slated to go to trial in Wisconsin on Monday in a test case for intellectual-property battles between the U.S. and China.
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Diane Gilman to Release New Fit Technology in Jeans Collection

The “Jean Queen” is going high tech.
Diane Gilman, a champion for Baby Boomer women’s fashion who has built a $ 150 million denim collection at HSN, has developed a new technology that is intended to solve several issues that typically plague women of a certain age.
Gilman’s new Fit Solution technology, developed in partnership with her longtime manufacturing partner Sunrise Brands, offers inner-support compression in the back panel of a silky four-way stretch knit fabric that is intended to lift the butt while providing maximum stretch across the body.
The Uplifter Virtual Stretch Skinny or Bootcut jean will launch Thursday on HSN and is one of several new models Gilman will be unveiling this winter.
Gilman said the Fit Solution technology is “very effective for a far more youthful and toned side and back view. We give you back what nature and gravity took away.
“I must say, I have worn the Uplifter and really love them,” she added. “They give me a perfectly lifted/rounded bottom and sleek back thigh. The silky knit fabric on the inside is like a gentle but effective girdle.”
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The Worst Job in Technology: Staring at Human Depravity to Keep It Off Facebook

Social media giants hire legions of contractors to hunt for pornography, racism and violence in a torrent of posts and videos. This is one of the fastest-growing jobs in the technology world—and perhaps the most grueling.
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The Worst Job in Technology: Staring at Human Depravity to Keep It Off Facebook

Social media giants hire legions of contractors to hunt for pornography, racism and violence in a torrent of posts and videos. This is one of the fastest-growing jobs in the technology world—and perhaps the most grueling.
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The 6 Laws of Technology Everyone Should Know

Three decades ago, a tech historian, Melvin Kranzberg, explained society’s unease with technology in six laws we all need to understand in the era of Facebook, Google and the iPhone.
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Dementia sufferers trial new technology

A project exploring how the “Internet of Things” style technology can increase support for people with dementia is under way.
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Tailored Brands Bolsters Marketing, Technology Departments

In a move intended to enhance its marketing and omnichannel initiatives, Tailored Brands Inc. has named Frank Hamlin executive vice president and chief marketing officer and Boris Sherman executive vice president and chief technology officer.
Doug Ewert, chief executive officer of the men’s wear retailer, cited Hamlin’s “deep digital marketing expertise with proven ability to drive traffic, increase brand engagement and enhance customer loyalty programs.” And he also said Sherman is “a strategic leader with more than 20 years of experience driving customer-facing technologies that deliver business value. These executives have the leadership and technical expertise to help us achieve our vision of delivering the best omnichannel experience for men who want to look and feel their best.”
Hamlin most recently served as chief marketing officer for GameStop Corp. where he oversaw the brand portfolio, loyalty, CRM and global omnichannel marketing strategy for the company’s 7,400-plus stores and 40 million loyalty program members. Before that, he was executive vice president and general manager of marketing and e-commerce for Guitar Center Inc. He has a bachelor’s in music from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School and is also a member of the board of directors of Tuesday Morning,

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Trump Administration to Launch Probe of Alleged Chinese Technology Theft

The Trump administration announced plans to pressure China over alleged intellectual property theft, adding the threat of trade retaliation to an ongoing campaign seeking greater cooperation from Beijing in the North Korean nuclear crisis.
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Google Is Developing Technology for Snapchat-Like Media Content

Google is developing technology to let publishers create visual-oriented media content along the lines of Snapchat’s “Discover,” upping the ante in a race among tech giants to dominate news dissemination on smartphones.
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Google Is Developing Technology for Snapchat-Like Media Content

Google is developing technology to let publishers create visual-oriented media content along the lines of Snapchat’s “Discover,” upping the ante in a race among tech giants to dominate news dissemination on smartphones.
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Young Digital Artists, Anxious About … Technology

An exhibition at Sotheby’s in New York betrays a broad generational anxiety about the technological future and the role of humans in it.
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Crispr Patent-Holders Move Toward Easing Access to Gene-Editing Technology

Four patent holders for Crispr gene-editing technology in the U.S. signaled they are willing to join a world-wide patent pool—a move that could standardize licensing of the technology for developing new therapies.
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Is technology the end of Hollywood typecasting?

Andy Serkis has told Sky News that the technology behind the Planet Of The Apes franchise could change the industry forever.
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Two major US technology firms ‘tricked out of $100m’

A social media firm was among two companies targeted in an email phishing scam, officials say.
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Two new books from Luke Dormehl and Richard Yonck on the history, future and consequences of artificial intelligence.
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Uber sued over self-driving technology ‘theft’

Uber is being sued by Waymo – the self-driving car unit of Google owner Alphabet – over allegations of technology theft.
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Will.i.am, Farfetch’s José Neves Host Talk on Fashion, Technology and Artificial Intelligence

TECH TALK: “Technology is disposable,” said Will.i.am during a talk at Sotheby’s in London’s Mayfair on the night of Feb. 6. “So technologists and designers are invariably starting to make objects of desire.”
Will.i.am and Farfetch founder and chief executive officer José Neves hosted the talk in association with the Fashion Trust, a British Fashion Council charity that supports young designers. Topics ranged from artificial intelligence to the importance of data to Will.i.am’s regrets about not having studied computer science.
No stranger to tech collaborations, Will.i.am, whose real name is William James Adams, had previously teamed with Farfetch, launching wireless I.am EPs headphones in September. In 2015, he partnered with Gucci on a smartwatch that allowed users to take selfies and conduct video chats, and also worked with André Leon Talley on an I.am.Puls fashion bracelet, which is similar to a smartwatch and incorporates technologies that allow the user to make calls, send texts, post to social media, play music and track fitness.
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John Kyle Farmer Creates First M.F.A. in Fashion Design for the Fashion Institute of Technology

APPLY YOURSELF: Aspiring fashion designers, who prefer to hold off on their job search until the economy gains some strength, now have the option of enrolling in the Fashion Institute of Technology’s new Fashion Design M.F.A. program. Available to students in a range of sectors including apparel design, architecture, engineering and software development, the two-year, full-time program will be built around each accepted student’s proposal that they define in his or her application.
Rather than race to graduation, FIT faculty will focus on a measured pace in order to encourage students to give more thought to their career objectives. Classes will include such unexpected ones as “The Fashion Activist,” to help students consider new ways of thinking about sustainability and design ethics and “Craft:ology” to try to instill creative confidence through craft and technology.
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To Improve Your Sense of Direction, Lose the Technology

For the directionally challenged, traveling can be a frustrating, time-wasting ordeal. But there are steps you can take to improve your sense of direction.
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The Pogie Awards: The best ideas in technology of 2016Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! Please find your seats and silence your phones… it’s time now for the 12th annual Pogie Awards!



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Technology ‘the way forward’ to control UK borders

Policymakers have told Sky News that technology should mitigate any changes to UK borders resulting from Brexit.
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Apple Inc. has held talks about investing in a $ 100 billion fund being raised by Japanese internet and telecommunications giant SoftBank Group, a move that would put Silicon Valley cash into what would be the world’s largest technology fund.
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From Lace to Lasers — The Met Museum’s Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology Exhibit

Twenty years ago, designers were using high-tech materials to create neoprene rubber wet suit and bullet-resistant body armor. Now, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in its new Costume Institute exhibit “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” is filled with 170 designs not only meticulously crafted using traditional materials and techniques but also created from the latest synthetic materials and processes including 3-D printed lace strips, laser cut silicone feathers, and ultrasonic welding.

The exhibit is filled with exquisite and witty designs that range from Christian Dior’s elegant 1949-50 haute couture “Venus” dress with its hand-embroidered opalescent gelatin sequins to innovative British designer Hussein Chalayan’s 2007 “One Hundred and Eleven” ready-to-wear “Mechanical Dress” with aluminum plaques that originally wowed runway audiences by spreading out into a rounded shape when activated by a remote control (the aluminum is ornamented with Swarovski rhinestones and the dress’s title was a tribute to Swarovski’s 111th anniversary).

Going through the neon-lit doorway, viewers at the Met’s exhibit first encounter the show-stopping Chanel wedding ensemble with its 20-foot jewel-encrusted train. The experience is quasi-religious with the sounds of Brian Eno’s soaring and sardonically-titled “Music for Airports” and the dress train’s patterns projected onto the domed ceiling (complete with black eye or oculus). It feels a bit like walking into a cathedral only it’s a fashion cathedral for the computer age: the wedding dress designed for Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld is hand-embroidered with pearls and gemstones but also made of cream-colored scuba knit material with the satin train machine-printed with rhinestones.

“Manus x Machina” means Hand/Machine and the exhibit’s curator, Alexander Bolton, is emphatic that the “x” in the title is a multiplication symbol signifying that that hand and machine are not “oppositional” but are “equal and mutual protagonists in solving design problems.” Each discipline–hand-made and machine-made– “has regularly embraced the practices of the other.”

Haute couture generally refers to highly-expensive fashions custom-fitted to a particular body while prèt-à-porter or ready-to-wear are clothing lines with standardized sizes for wider consumption. Both are represented in the show, though the “ready-to-wear” designation is often fanciful: the “Video Dress” by Chalayan from his autumn 2007-2008 “Airborne” collection is illuminated and hand-wired with 15,600 flashing LED lights, a design probably more to admire and gaze at than dance in and Chalayan’s 2011-2012 “Kaikoku” Floating Dress made of cast fiber glass covered with gold pigment is an elegant shape more sculptural than dress. The designer himself has said he’d like his designs to be both wearable and “monumental”–a feat not always easy to reconcile.

Along with Chalayan, one of the stars of the exhibit producing some of the most intriguing and arresting dresses is Dutch designer Iris van Herpen who founded her own atelier in 2007. Her 2010 spring/summer Ensemble haute couture dress has a strikingly sculptural 3-D printed bodice made of white polyamide and a ringed skirt made of machine-sewn white goat skin with hand-cut acrylic fringe-like filaments suggesting a nineteenth-century wired crinoline.

Van Herpen frequently collaborates with architects, computer designers, engineers, artists, and scientists as she unites traditional craftsmanship with today’s technologies. In an interview with Andrew Bolton she has said, “I work with technology but the hand and the machine are equal within my design process–they are totally integrated.” She is known for her use of 3-D printing which she says she likes because it permits extraordinary detailing and she notes that the polyamide is a durable and strong material also used in automotive design.

In her interview with Bolton in the exhibit’s catalog, she said she used to dance and that a good word to describe her work is “movement.” Her 2013-2014 haute-couture dress is all about freedom and flight. It was created with strips of laser-cut nude silicone “feathers” and has silicone-covered gull skulls created by artist Cedric Laquize in Amsterdam. In the exhibit, van Herpen’s dress is juxtaposed with Yves Saint Laurent’s 1969-1970 Evening Dress created with hand-glued white, black and brown bird-of-paradise feathers and nude silk gauze. The Saint Laurent dress looks soft and calm; van Herpen’s dress with its bird heads is energized and looks like it’s about to lift off in the air.

Many of these fashions use both hand and machine to produce highly-elaborate ensembles with multiples: Karl Lagerfeld’s 2010 haut-couture ensemble features 1300 hand-pieced satin flowers and Yves Saint Laurent hand-embroidered “Sardine Dress” took 1500 hours to complete. Embroidery machines and laser cutting has made the processes more efficient, but many of the creations look labor intensive. One of the stories we hear little about in the exhibit is that of the workers who produced the lacework, pleating, embroidery–in European and American ateliers, in factories, in workshops. Were they mostly women, men? Were they highly paid for their expertise, were they underpaid, as were women workers in mid-nineteenth century France and Switzerland where hand-embroidery was often done? Who is employed in ateliers, computer design, and 3-D printing firms today? Both the curator and van Herpen have spoken about their wish to keep the technology of the fashions “invisible” rather than blatant, but we may also wonder about the invisible workers who helped create the clothes.

The exhibit’s subtitle is “Fashion in an Age of Technology” and in many ways the show is an exhilarating celebration of the creative uses of today’s technological materials and techniques. Still, there are mixed feelings. Van Herpen in her interview with Bolton says that 3-D printing needs to become more user friendly and though Bolton himself is hopeful that 3-D printing may become available for home use—bringing its capacity for customization to a wider audience—the technology is not yet there.

In his catalog interview with Chalayan, Bolton mentions that “in the history of fashion, there are many of examples of anxiety, even terror, surrounding technology, despite the fact that fashion and technology are inextricably connected.” One of Chalayan’s dresses from his spring/summer 2009 “Inertia” ready-to-wear collection reveals an ambivalence about technology. Neoprene has come a long way from those wet suits. The Chalayan design is made of jersey ultrasonically welded (or thermo bonded) to neoprene, and is hand-painted and airbrushed with gray, green blue, brown, black and red imagery taken from photographs of the remnants of car crashes—fenders, car handles– found in automobile “graveyards.” Says the designer, we live in a world caught up in speed and “fast-paced living,” and the dresses represent the body being the “cause and effect of a crash in one moment.”

Though the dress is a grim reminder of technological hazards, its sweeping lines also suggest the most optimistic aerodynamic lines of 1950s tail finned automobiles. Perhaps the designer remains hopeful after all: his “Kaikoku” Floating Dress with its cast gold-colored shape is covered with small paper “pollens” that fly away when radio controlled with a digital handset. These “pollens” suggest the potential for new organic growth and development in creative design.

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ON THE MOVE: Hartmann, the heritage luggage brand based in Massachusetts, has invented a new technology to make its suitcases “glide,” in a way it claims will have a significant impact on the travel accessories industry.
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Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach Tech Manual (Book Only)

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Articles on Technology Trade Associations, Including: DVD Copy Control Association, Consumer Electronics Association, Electronic Industries Alliance, USB Flash Drive Alliance, Information Technology Association of America

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Used – Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Hephaestus Books continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domai

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Cloud Connect is a Dell Wyse product that represents the very latest advancements in mobile thin client and cloud access technology. The product is an ultra-small mobile cloud connection device about half the size of a credit card that uses the device’s Mobile High-definition Link (MHL) interface to enable anyone to simply plug it into a flat panel monitor or TV with an MHL or HDMI interface. Once plugged into the display monitor, Cloud Connect allows that display monitor to act as the user’s personal window to the cloud. Manufacturer Part# : 909575-01L Dell Part# : A7501067Highlights Enterprise-class security Designed to promote bring-your-own-device (BYOD) environments, Dell Wyse Cloud Connect allows you to securely access and share work and personal files, presentations, applications and other content from your business or your home. Managed through Dell Wyse Cloud Client Manager software-as-a-service (SaaS), IT managers can ensure that each Cloud Connect device is used by the appropriate person with the right permissions and access to the appropriate apps and content based on role, department and location. Extreme mobile computing Slightly larger than a USB memory stick, Cloud Connect is an ultra-compact multimedia-capable device. Simply plug it into any available Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) / HDMI port on a TV or monitor, attach a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, and you’re off and running. Easy to slip into your pocket or bag, it enables an HD-quality window to the cloud, great for meetings and presentations while on business travel, or for cruising the internet and checking email after a day of work. Zero-battery technology Travel light, batteries and a power cord are not needed. Power for Cloud Connect is supplied through the MHL interface, or separately through the integrated USB port. Highly optimized cloud client-computing Designed to provide a full multimedia computing experience, Cloud Connect is packed with advanced technology features, including: Android OS to support triple play (voice, data and video) for web browsing, social networking, media playback and access to thousands of apps through the Google App Store Preloaded Dell Wyse PocketCloud software for remote access to physical or virtual desktops, apps and content Bluetooth interface for connecting to a wireless mouse and keyboard Wireless remote control 802.11a/b/g/n dual-band WiFi Ultrathin client Providing a number of flexible options for remote cloud client computing, Cloud Connect works with many existing Dell Wyse thin clients and software products. It can also access Citrix, Microsoft or VMware environments for web-based apps or a standalone device for local apps and content. Useful virtually anywhere With the ideal combination of functionality and portability, the Dell Wyse Cloud Connect allows you to efficiently extend your workspace without any loss in productivity. Work in the office and on-the-go All-in-one thin client for virtual desktop access at work, at ho
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Childhood is increasingly saturated by technology: from television to the Internet, video games to ‘video nasties’, camcorders to personal computers. Children, Technology and Culture looks at the interplay of children and technology which poses critical questions for how we understand the nature of childhood in late modern society. This collection brings together researchers from a range of disciplines to address the following four aspects of this relationship between children and technology: *children’s access to technologies and the implications for social relationships *the structural contexts of children’s engagement with technologies with a focus on gender and the family *the situatedness of children’s interactions with technological objects *the constitution of children and childhood through the mediations of technology This book represents a substantial contribution to contemporary social scientific thinking both about the nature of children and childhood, the social impacts of technologies and the various relationships between the two.

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Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future

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Hailed by Bruce Sterling as "a political activist, gizmo freak, junk collector, programmer, entrepreneur, and all-around Renaissance geek," the Internet’s favorite high-tech culture maven is celebrated with the first collection of his infamous articles, essays, and polemics. Irreverently championing free speech and universal access to information–even if it’s just a free download of the newest Britney Spears MP3–he leads off with a mutinous talk given at Microsoft on digital rights management, insisting that they stop treating their customers as criminals. Readers will discover how America chose Happy Meal toys over copyright, why Facebook is taking a faceplant, how the Internet is basically just a giant Xerox machine, why Wikipedia is a poor cousin of "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy," and how to enjoy free e-books. Practicing what he preaches, all of the author’s books, including this one, are simultaneously released in print and on the Internet under Creative Commons licenses that encourage their reuse and sharing. He argues persuasively that this practice has considerably increased his sales by enlisting readers to promote his work. Accessible to geeks and nontechies alike, this is a timely collection from an author who effortlessly surfs the zeitgeist while always generating his own wave.
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Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future


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Microsystem technology (MST) integrates very small (up to a few nanometers) mechanical, electronic, optical, and other components on a substrate to construct functional devices. These devices are used as intelligent sensors, actuators, and controllers for medical, automotive, household and many other purposes. This book is a basic introduction to MST for students, engineers, and scientists. It is the first of its kind to cover MST in its entirety. It gives a comprehensive treatment of all important parts of MST such as microfabrication technologies, microactuators, microsensors, development and testing of microsystems, and information processing in microsystems. It surveys products built to date and experimental products and gives a comprehensive view of all developments leading to MST devices and robots.

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Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity

Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity


It has never been easier or more fun for students to compose, improvise, arrange, and produce music and music-related projects than with today’s technology. Written in a practical, accessible manner, Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity offers both a framework for and practical tips on the technology tools best suited for encouraging students’ authentic musical creativity. Author Scott Watson makes a compelling case for creativity-based music learning through eight teacher-tested principles that access, nurture, and develop students’ potential for musical expression. Example after example illustrates each principle in a variety of music teaching and technology scenarios. Watson also includes practical ideas for technology-based creative music activities, locating lesson plans and other resources, and assessing creative work. The book provides detailed plans for dozens of attractive projects, each linked to MENC National Standards, and also offers suggestions for making adaptations according to grade level and technology proficiency. Additionally, it includes a valuable section of resources with tips for setting up a computer music workstation, a plain-language description of how digital audio works, and a music education technology glossary. Most of the activities described can be carried out by novice users with free or low-cost music applications. The book also features a comprehensive companion website with dozens of audio and video examples as well as many downloadable worksheets, rubrics, and activity files. Visit the companion website at www. oup.com/us/musicalcreativity.

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Information Technology in Tourism

Information Technology in Tourism


The book is aimed at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students in business, tourism and hospitality programmes that need to explore how they can use ICTs in a strategic context. It is also anticipated that researchers and practitioners will find it useful and stimulating. This book addresses the digitization of all processes and value chains in the tourism, travel, hospitality and catering industries. By analysing the new technological trends it provides a solid basis for analysing the impacts of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) revolution on the tourism industry. The book adopts a strategic management and marketing perspective for tourism enterprises and destinations. It suggests that eTourism revolutionizes all business processes, the entire value chain as well as the strategic relationships of tourism organizations with all their stakeholders. It additionally focuses on how ICTs are employed in airlines, hotels, travel agencies, tour operators and destinations management organizations. The book demonstrates that eTourism increasingly determines the competitiveness of the organization, and therefore, it is critical for the competitiveness of the industry in the longer term.

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Gamification: Using Gaming Technology for Achieving Goals

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Essential Guide to Semiconductor Technology

Essential Guide to Semiconductor Technology


This book presents an up-to-the-minute briefing on the entire semiconductor industry. Technology, applications, and markets have been explained in English. It explains today’s state-of-the-art silicon design and manufacturing techniques. It contains expert insights from one of the industry’s leading analysts and editors. ‘The Essential Guide to Semiconductor Technology’ is a complete professional’s guide to the business and technology of semiconductor design and manufacturing. Leading semiconductor industry analyst and editor Jim Turley illuminates every facet of the industry, explaining its fast-changing technologies, markets, and business models simply, clearly, and without unnecessary jargon. This book covers a wide range of semiconductor applications, such as: cell phones, cars, computers, gaming systems, and much more. It is conceptual enough for laypeople and non-technical investors – and sufficiently detailed for technical readers. It includes a wide range of diagrams and flowcharts to promote understanding. It presents accessible explanations of how silicon chips are designed and built and shows how the entire industry fits together, helping readers understand key niches, market segments, and opportunities.

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Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity

Using Technology to Unlock Musical Creativity


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Technology Guide for Music Educators

Technology Guide for Music Educators


For years, music educators have been asking the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI: ME) for a resource on software and technology products that would help them accomplish their curricular goals. The Technology Guide for Music Educators provides this resource in a comprehensive and compact package, clearly organized into the following six core technology areas that music educators need to be competent in as they teach music in the 21st century: Electronic Musical Instruments, Music Production, Music Notation Software, Technology-Assisted Learning, Multimedia, and Productivity Tools, Classroom and Lab Management. In addition to descriptions of product features, you’ll also find other information valuable to educators, such as grade level appropriateness and ideas for integrating the technologies covered into the music curriculum. Each chapter includes a summary table of the products presented (including system requirements and manufacturer websites), and a list of resources, such as a suggested further reading list

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Aereo Cleared To Auction TV Streaming Technology In Bankruptcy Deal

(Reuters) – A bankruptcy court has allowed defunct video streaming company Aereo Inc to auction its TV streaming technology assets, according to court papers published on Friday.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday that Aereo could sell its assets, after the company reached an agreement with broadcasters over the sale process.

These broadcasters include CBS Corp, Comcast Corp’s NBC, Walt Disney Co’s ABC and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s Fox.

Under the agreement, Aereo will allow the broadcasters to attend the auction of the assets and provide them a weekly update on the status of the sale process.

Aereo filed for bankruptcy in November, five months after the U.S. Supreme Court said it violated broadcasters’ copyrights by capturing live and recorded programs on miniature antennas and transmitting them to subscribers for $ 8-$ 12 a month.

That decision effectively closed down New York-based Aereo, whose business model was to offer a less-expensive alternative to cable television.

The case is In re: Aereo Inc, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York, No. 14-13200.

(Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)

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Make: Technology on Your Time: Volume 38: DIY Consumer Electronics

Make: Technology on Your Time: Volume 38: DIY Consumer Electronics


New – Makers are always identifying ways to invent new products and hack devices to improve their lives and lifestyle. With easily accessible components, open source hardware, and hackable platforms, it’s easier and more fun than ever. In MAKE Volume 38, readers will learn to build many projects, including: A Raspberry Pi-powered tablet An Arduino-driven cell phone The Sing-Along Song Devocalizer Amazing CNC furniture projects The Pocket Bot Mini Robot Arm The possibilities are endless wit

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e-Commerce and Information Technology in Hospitality and Tourism

e-Commerce and Information Technology in Hospitality and Tourism


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‘PC Magazine’ Technology Almanac

‘PC Magazine’ Technology Almanac


What would make 2004 your best year, technically? Here’s an idea. Pick up a copy of PC Magazine’s Technology Almanac 2004 and you’ll get a lot more than 52 weeks of technology trivia, dynamite downloads, and product reviews. You’ll also receive a free one-year subscription to the print edition of PC Magazine – A USD19.97 value! PC Magazine’s Technology Almanac 2004 is a feast for technophiles – a daily buffet of commentary, tips, memorable moments in tech history and more, from the experts you know and trust. All your favorite PC Magazine editors are here – Bill Machrone, Michael J. Miller, John C. Dvorak, and Bill Howard – with informative articles; researched and recommended products, vendors and Web sites; and their favorite tech tips, all related to a different topic each week. Technically, it could be the best year of your life!A sample pla tter of weekly topics: January 18: Burning CDs February 15: E-mail: Spam February 29: Digital Imaging: Improving Your Digital Images March 7: Networking: Wired March 14: Internet: Booking Travel Online March 28: Games: Game Controllers April 4: Security: Anti-Surveillance Techniques April 11: Microsoft Office: Excel Tips April 25: Windows: Registry Tweaks May 2: Multimedia: MP3s and WMAs July 18: PDAs: Going Solar August 22: Building Your Own: PVR November 14: Upgrading: Optical Drives December 12: Shopping Online: Finding the Best Gifts The guy who brought it all together: BRIAN UNDERDAHL is the well-known, bestselling author of more than 65 books on a broad range of computer topics. He has appeared on The Computer Chronicles and several TechTV programs. His books have earned an Award of Merit from the Northern California Technical Communications Competition and a Referenceware Excellence Award. Brian courageously tackled the task of bringing together this year’s worth of information and spicing it up with his magic touch. see book for details. Offer valid only for US addresses.

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Modern Ferrite Technology

Modern Ferrite Technology


For the past seventy years, ferrites (magnetic ceramics) have been prized for a range of properties that has no equivalent in the existing metal magnetic materials. They have contributed to many important advances in electronics and new high-performance products are appearing all the time. Ferrite technology has produced greater progress in the past 15 years since the first edition was published. Many of the semiconductor and IC technology responsible for the computer and Internet explosion would not have been possible without the magnetic materials technology needed for powering and otherwise exploiting those developments. ‘Modern Ferrite Technology, 2nd Ed’ offers the readers an expert overview of the latest ferrite advances as well as their applications in electronic components. This volume develops the interplay among material properties, component specification and device requirements using ferrites. Throughout, emphasis is placed on practical technological concerns as opposed to mathematical and physical aspects of the subject. The book traces the origin of the magnetic effect in ferrites from the level of the simplest particle and the increases the scope to the larger and larger hierarchies. From the desired magnetic properties the author deduces the physical and chemical material parameters, taking into consideration major chemistry, impurity levels, ceramic microstructures and grain boundary effects. He then discusses the processing conditions and associated conditions required for implementation. In addition to conventional ceramic techniques, he describes non-conventional methods such as coprecipitation, co-spray roasting and single crystal growth. The second section of this book deals with a complete listing of the many important applications in the field including ferrites for permanent magnet, telecommunications, power supplies, memory systems magnetic recording and microwave applications. The function of ferrites in each of these applications is des.

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Spectral Sensing Research for Water Monitoring Applications and Frontier Science and Technology for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense

Spectral Sensing Research for Water Monitoring Applications and Frontier Science and Technology for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defense


This book provides unique perspectives on both state-of-the-art hyperspectral techniques for the early-warning monitoring of water supplies against chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) contamination effects as well as the emerging spectroscopic science and technology base that will be used to support an array of CBR defense and security applications in the future. The technical content in this book lends itself to the non-traditional requirements for point and stand-off detection that have evolved out of the US joint services programs over many years. In particular, the scientific and technological work presented seeks to enable hyperspectral-based sensing and monitoring that is real-time; in-line; low in cost and labor; and easy to support, maintain and use in military- and security-relevant scenarios.

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Engineering Project Management for the Global High Technology Industry

Engineering Project Management for the Global High Technology Industry


This unique, one-stop resource covers engineering project management topics, tools, and techniques in a logical sequence with real-world industrial examples. “Engineering Project Management” provides a high-level engineering analysis of key issues in the justification, development, and successful deployment of high-tech engineering products. The book assembles all of the pertinent information a project manager in the high-tech industry will need to fully manage the design of products to meet specification; deliver projects on time and on budget; and achieve targeted profit for the product lifecycle. This practical guide fully explains the factors behind successful deployment of electronics projects, using real-world examples from the author’s large library of extensive consulting, teaching and expert witness cases to allow you to navigate the many issues involved in successful engineering project management. Extensive coverage of the justifications for make or buy decisions–a critical topic for overseas suppliers The role of technology development and legal issues, including coverage of intellectual property (IP) and preventing future lawsuits Comparison of different industries: regulated industries (military, aerospace, medical), fast-acting industries (telecommunications, computers), and more traditional industries (industrial equipment) Addresses differences of products built to specifications vs. products build for the marketplace

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Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac

Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac


Leo Laporte is TV and radio's most recognized and prolific technology personality, best known for his humor, wit and ability to teach both newcomers and grizzled PC veterans. In Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac, Leo provides a year's worth of anecdotes, tips, factoids, and musings about the machines at the center of your life.   A page is devoted to each day of the year, and each page includes several elements: typically a single-topic essay that takes up most of the page (on subjects as varied as ergonomics, Easter eggs in popular programs, processor overclocking, and discount-travel Web sites), and hints, tips, references to worthwhile software, and goofy trivia.
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Wandering the Garden of Technology and Passion: John Marx, Architect

Wandering the Garden of Technology and Passion: John Marx, Architect


Used – John Marx is of the generation of design architects who witnessed their pencils morph into mouses and their drafting tables into computer desktops. Throughout this transition, he has maintained a remarkable aesthetic consistency in his architectural projects. Wandering the Garden of Technology and Passion is a study of digital design through Marx’s work. This beautifully illustrated book traces the professional path of an architect whose mastery of digital tools transformed his practice i

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TechTV’s Leo Laportes’ Technology 2004 Almanac

TechTV’s Leo Laportes’ Technology 2004 Almanac


In this volume, Leo Laporte and his co-hosts at The Screen Savers TV show provide a year’s worth of anecdotes, tips, factoids, and musings about the machines at the center of our lives. A page is devoted to each day of the year, and each page includes several elements: typically a single-topic essay that takes up most of the page (on subjects as varied as ergonomics, Easter eggs in popular programs, processor overclocking, and discount-travel Web sites), and hints, tips, references to worthwhile software, and goofy trivia. As you make your way through the year, you’ll discover how to keep PC hassles to a minimum while learning something about technology and its impact on society-all delivered with the wit and wisdom of your favorite stars from The Screen Savers!

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The Essential Guide to Motorcycle Travel, 2nd Edition: Tips, Technology, Advanced Techniques

The Essential Guide to Motorcycle Travel, 2nd Edition: Tips, Technology, Advanced Techniques


Motorcyclists in record numbers are heading out on ambitious trips across America and around the world. This book offers essential advice to fully prepare them for traveling long distances over extended periods. Whether you are getting ready for a weekend trip beyond your home turf, or for a transcontinental odyssey lasting several years, Coyner’s book details the fundamentals for riding in comfort, safety, and convenience. In three major sections, the book covers trip planning, rider preparation, and outfitting the motorcycle. This newest edition has been completely updated to reflect current information and the newest trends in mobile technology, as it relates to motorcycle touring. Coyner lays out the steps for planning a worry-free, fun trip, one that starts with the rider physically and mentally prepared. On the road, having good riding gear can make a dramatic difference in comfort and safety as the weather changes from dry to wet, and from hot to cold. Coyner describes the important aspects of personal preparation and describes the major kinds of riding gear and how they work to control body temperature and moisture. As motorcycle technology has evolved, so have aftermarket accessories, which are made to address virtually every special need. Coyner shows you step-by-step how electrical modifications can be made, and provides specific sections on high-performance lighting and conspicuity, GPS and other cockpit instruments, entertainment and communication devices, cameras and camcorders, ergonomic enhancements, suspension improvements, luggage and storage additions, and trailers. Over 250 full-color photographs illustrate riding gear, accessories, and modifications that will make any motorcycle adventure the trip of a lifetime.

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Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 25 Projects

Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 25 Projects


This fun and educational introduction to the exciting field of roboticsthe science of designing, building, and operating robotsgives kids the basic tools for creating their own robots using ordinary craft materials and parts salvaged from recycled toys and other household devices. Early chapters teach budding roboticists how to create working models of robot hands and write pencil and paper” computer programs, while later chapters show them how to build robots that move and react to light or touch. A great gateway to getting kids interested in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math), the activities in this book let kids use all their talents to come up with creative solutions to tricky problems and figure out how things work.

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Education and Technology for a BetterWorld

Education and Technology for a BetterWorld


Constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th IFIP TC 3 World Conference on computers in Education, WCCE 2009, held in Bento Goncalves, Brazil, in July 2009.

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러스크 CTC Technology Large Vent Brush (Black) 1pc

러스크 CTC Technology Large Vent Brush (Black) 1pc


CTC Technology Large Vent Brush (Black)
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Modern Diesel Technology: Diesel Engines

Modern Diesel Technology: Diesel Engines


MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: DIESEL ENGINES, Second Edition, provides a thorough, reader-friendly introduction to diesel engine theory, construction, operation, and service. Combining a simple, straightforward writing style, ample illustrations, and step-by-step instruction, this trusted guide helps aspiring technicians develop the knowledge and skills they need to service modern, computer-controlled diesel engines. The book provides an overview of essential topics such as shop safety, tools and equipment, engine construction and operation, major engine systems, and general service and repair concepts. Dedicated chapters then explore engine, fuel, and vehicle computer control subsystems, as well as diesel emissions. Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest technology, trends, and techniques–including current NATEF standards–the Second Edition provides an accurate, up-to-date introduction to modern diesel engines and a solid foundation for professional success.

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