Weekly Round Up 9/7/18

 

Especially coming from a guy as corrupt at Ajit Pai…

The FCC chief’s call for cracking down on tech companies is not only laughable, it’s the ‘height of hypocrisy’

 

Here’s hoping one of them is designed to keep the Kardashians off the air…
10 Takeaways From Variety’s Entertainment and Tech Summit

 

The red tape alone is ging to take a millenium to get through…
A 22-year Apple veteran explains why Silicon Valley’s ‘fast fail’ approach won’t work with health tech

 

We were fools to think it could.

Now We Know Tech Won’t Save Us

 

Watson, you sneaky, little bastard…
IBM used NYPD surveillance cameras to develop facial recognition tech

 

If it helps produce more “People of Walmart”, it’s all good…
Exclusive: Walmart’s Tech Arm is Adding 100+ Jobs in Reston

 

Who needs eyesight when you’ve got Alexa & Siri?
Small screen, big problem: what tech is doing to your eyesight

 

I’m sorry, what did you say? I was checking my Facebook…

Google researchers say the tech industry has contributed to an ‘attention crisis’

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Weekly Round Up 8/10/18

 

 

Shouldn’t this be “How Movie Studios are Surviving Big Tech?”
How movie theaters are surviving big tech

I think we’re going to see more and more of this, unfortunately.
Gatekeepers or Censors? How Tech Manages Online Speech

Say what, now?
My teenage son hates tech, social media and gaming – and I’m worried it’s spoiling his life

I needed this tech this morning…
New tech aims to ticket drivers who don’t move over or slow down for emergency vehicles

We’re in deep sh*t as a society if we’re letting guys like Zuckerberg advise us on ethics.
SILICON VALLEY WRITES A PLAYBOOK TO HELP AVERT ETHICAL DISASTERS

See?!
Tech Firms, Embattled Over Privacy, Warm to Federal Regulation

Oh sure, now they tell me…
Many technology company job openings don’t require tech skills

I’m not holding my breath…
One charger for all smartphones? We’re getting there, say tech companies.

 

Weekly Round Up 7/13/18

 

I have enough noise in my head as it is; I don’t need Siri in there too…
Mind-reading tech could unlock communication for nonverbal people


Y’all can thank Zuckerberg for this…

Tech Lobby Head Urges Privacy Standards to Avert Divergent Rules


I mean, if no one else is going to address the Mental Health problem…

Don’t dismiss tech solutions to mental health problems


This all but screams an admission of guilt…

A power play’: Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica cleanup sweeps up marketing tech


Dude, why didn’t you just steal the car?

Former Apple employee charged with theft of autonomous-vehicle trade secrets


Wow…. I guess we are winning at something…

The EU sucks for women tech founders


Because losing my reproductive rights isn’t enough…

What Trump’s pick of Kavanaugh for Supreme Court means for tech


Finally, some good news
.
Women in tech: the IT firms tackling the gender imbalance


This is long overdue in my opinion…

Three Huge Ways Tech Is Overhauling Healthcare


This is creepy and cool at the same time…

High-tech road signs detect phone use in cars, flash a warning to drivers


Speaking of creepy…

Smart technology sees through walls to track and identify people


Yeah, but will it help them get my freakin order right?

Toast, a fast-growing supplier of restaurant technology, says it has achieved ‘unicorn’ status

Weekly Round Up 6/29/18

 

I guess anything is better than nothing….
WHAT ARE THE UK’S PLANS FOR LEGISLATING CHILDREN’S USE OF TECHNOLOGY?

Facebook, of course, is selling out people for a quick buck….
Tech companies quietly work with ICE as border crisis continues

 

….and then turns around and pretends to care.
Tech condemns Trump: Apple, Microsoft, Airbnb oppose separating families at the border

I like the idea of education as a service….
7 CRUCIAL EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR THE LAST 5 YEARS

This makes me very happy…
Sesame Workshop to create new children’s TV shows for Apple

I feel like this really isn’t news to us women in the tech field…I just might file this story under “Duh!”
Tech’s leaky pipeline: Sexual harassment in college forcing women out?

Great. Now we can pay them directly for stealing our data.
Facebook is testing subscriptions for private groups, where you pay as much as $30/month for access to exclusive content

As morbid as this sounds, it’s really a good Idea.
How to prepare your Google account for when you pass away

Weekly Round Up 4/27/18

 

 

This really isn’t news…
Tech has no moral code. It is everyone’s job now to fight for one


Damn, China. Way to raise the bar….?

China turns to tech to monitor, shame and rate citizens


Can’t afford not to be these days…

How a News Junkie Stays Plugged In: Newsletters and Her Kids


So cool…

Paralyzed 34-year-old man completes London Marathon using Israeli tech


Because something has to give…

Why Big Tech is Plotting an Invasion of the Healthcare Market


Nerds Unite!

Workers of Silicon Valley, It’s Time to Organize


I’d pay to watch this on PayPerView…

Apple, Facebook feud as tech faces heat in D.C.


Which is why I have a job…

Apple has become an HR issue for enterprise IT


Wouldn’t you love to be a fly on the wall for that one?

Apple’s Tim Cook Meets With Trump in Oval Office

Weekly Round Up 4/20/18

 

 

 

To echo yesterday’s article, Apple should start it’s own school…
The Classroom of Tomorrow Takes its Cues From Tech Startups

 

To be honest, AR freaks me out. I had to stop watching WestWorld for just that reason.
Tribeca Film Festival has everything a geek could wish for

I’m starting to sense a theme with these festivals…
How 3 Brands Brought Tech to Life at Coachella

 

And Apple’s gonna spend the next 5 years playing catch up…
Tech’s Hollywood Takeover: Amazon Reboots ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘E.T.’ Studio

 

Finally, some good news about tech this week…
What’s tech got to do with political activism? Everything.

 

Can’t wait to see what Comey’s Memos say about this…
Facebook, Microsoft, and other tech companies pledge to never help governments launch cyberattacks

 

Can they not go one day without being in effin’ the news?!
Facebook Really Wants to Bring Back Its Face-Scanning Tech in Europe. Problem Is, It Might Be Illegal.

I did!
How To Get A Career In Tech Without A Technical Degree

Weekly Round Up 4/6/18

 


Thank you.

Why tech titans need an empathy handbook


From bad to worse…

FACEBOOK EXPOSED 87 MILLION USERS TO CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA


Oh, well, that makes it ok then. What a douche…

Zuckerberg says most Facebook users should assume they have had their public info scraped

Damn it, Zuckerberg! Leave my dog alone!
Is technology driving your pet insane?

Not really news to those of us currently working in the tech sector.
As women in tech gain experience, their pay gap with men gets worse

Sometimes, technology is the best drug…
Tech neck, texting thumb: Our bad tech habits leave us in pain. Here’s how to feel better

I’m just gonna file this one under, “Duh! Of course they are!”
IS THE U.S. GOVERNMENT SPYING ON YOU? WHY ‘STINGRAY’ TECH IS SO CONTROVERSIAL

Wouldn’t it be great if this technology worked on members of Congress?
Galaxy-hunting tech used to stop poachers hunting endangered animals