Category: Technology

Your Phone May Soon Replace Many of Your Passwords

Your Phone May Soon Replace Many of Your Passwords

Apple, Google and Microsoft announced this week they will soon support an approach to authentication that avoids passwords altogether, and instead requires users to merely unlock their smartphones to sign in to websites or online services. Experts say the changes should help defeat many types of phishing attacks and ease the overall password burden on Internet users, but caution that […]

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How to Use Microsoft Teams

How to Use Microsoft Teams

Millions of people access Microsoft Teams every day to get work done. That number continues to grow thanks to the countless communication tools for working with associates inside and outside your organization you can find in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams For Dummies will give you must-have insight on chatting, file sharing, organizing teams, using video communication, and more. You’ll also […]

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U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing

U.S. Schools, U.K. Jobs, Hagia Sophia: Your Thursday Briefing

GOOD MORNING. WE’RE COVERING THE DISPUTE OVER REOPENING U.S. SCHOOLS, A $38 BILLION PLAN TO SAVE BRITISH JOBS AND A CRACKDOWN ON PROTESTERS IN SERBIA. Schools become a flash point in U.S. reopening debate President Trump is at odds with his own public health experts over how to safely reopen schools in the fall, as coronavirus infection numbers in the […]

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Understanding China’s 2025 Ambitions

Understanding China’s 2025 Ambitions

China is on a multi-year mission to reduce its reliance on foreign technology and as a result, Beijing is investing heavily in its own technological developments. Premier Li Keqiang announced the Made in China 2025 (MIC 2025) initiative in 2015 as a bid to significantly advance the country’s economy and industrial base with a goal of achieving manufacturing dominance by […]

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Is the Brain a Quantum Computer?

Is the Brain a Quantum Computer?

After the mildly clickbaity title, I have to start out with some honesty: we don’t really know if the brain is a quantum computer or not. But as with many a question we don’t know the answer to, thinking about them can still be worthwhile in their own right. And I believe there are good arguments indicating that the brain […]

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Creative Ways to Work With Your Kids in the Age of Coronavirus

Creative Ways to Work With Your Kids in the Age of Coronavirus

As the new coronavirus, COVID-19, spreads throughout the world, kids are home now for a while. It’s your job as parents/guardians to keep your kids priorities and their daily activities as busy and fun as possible with or without their devices. During the weekday, it’s best to stick with their school schedule that their teachers or instructors gave them. Several […]

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Elon Musk: Happy Totalitarian

Elon Musk: Happy Totalitarian

You may have caught wind of the latest attempt by Elon Musk to improve upon our human lot, this time by wiring our brains into computers through implanted chips connected to ultrathin threads lacing our brain (hence, the name “neuralace”). If you can’t decipher his white paper, then catch his popular presentation on YouTube. The tripartite goal of this venture […]

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How to Build a Career in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

How to Build a Career in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

“Artificial intelligence will reach human levels by around 2029. Follow that out further to, say, 2045, we will have multiplied the intelligence, the human biological machine intelligence of our civilization a billion-fold.” –Ray Kurzweil, American Inventor and Futurist Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are ruling the digital world today. These technologies have the ability to completely transform the […]

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Nature’s Witness to Intelligent Design

Nature’s Witness to Intelligent Design

I was finishing my morning coffee and nothing in particular was occupying my mind. A black-capped chickadee suddenly appeared before my eyes, walking alongside our front yard maple tree. It was busy, no doubt looking for food. At that moment it seemed to be operating with more purpose than I was. This tiny little oviparous vertebrate has a special knack […]

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Understanding Artificial Intelligence

Understanding Artificial Intelligence

The field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is so broad that we cannot scratch the surface in this blog. What we can do however is to give you a broad view of what AI is and it’s application today. AI controls the backbone of several websites and robots, the drones you assemble or play with as soon as you have a […]

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