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 8/3/18

 


But no warnings for Presidents colluding with Foreign Powers to steal our democracy? That seems fair.

Senate warns tech companies on foreign interference: ‘Time is running out’

You know Jeff Bezos is so pissed right now….
$1 trillion market cap Apple says a big swing in a behind-the-scenes tech pricing will boost future earnings

Unless they’re planning on hacking his Twitter account, it’s a moot point.
The ACLU is building a tech dream team. Your move, Trump

The most liberal city in the country is going to force workers eat fast food?! WTF?!
San Francisco Officials to Tech Workers: Buy Your Lunch

They need to hurry up because I’m going to need a pair very soon.
The future is ear: Why “hearables” are finally tech’s next big thing

 

Anyone who’s bought their produce in Walmart can tell you this is total bullish*t…
$2B suit claims Walmart stole tech that helps keep produce fresh

Yeah, where was all that research money when the Kardashians came on the scene, you f*ckers?!
Tech’s impact on kids: Lawmakers push for research

I’m down for anything that will help get those Bridezilla shows cancelled.
The Benefits (and Limits) of Using Tech to Plan a Wedding

Weekly Round Up 6/15/18

 

 

Um, anything more sophisticated than the Self-Check out lines in Walmart will be hard for the American Public to master, guys.
No more grocery checkout lines: Microsoft may rival Amazon with tech that cuts out the cashier

 

Well, if nothing else is working….
Using tech to stop phone-wielding drivers

 

We don’t hear enough good things about Tech these days….
6 ways tracking tech is changing the world for the better

Whatever happened to just going to camp and being a kid?
NDSU summer tech camp designed to encourage young girls to pursue a career in technology

My favorite story of the week…
Apple closing tech loophole police use to crack iPhones

Please God, No. Make it Stop.
Drone swarms are the new fireworks lighting up China’s skies

 

Trump will never be able to wrap his tiny, barely used brain around this….
The Guy Who Created Oculus Has Now Made Surveillance Tech That Acts As A Virtual Border Wall

Literally what they do best….
Apple Shuns the Tech Industry’s Apology Tour

Weekly Round Up 5/4/18

 

Welcome to my world…
Black lawmakers are impatient with tech’s lack of diversity and are threatening regulation to force the issue


This is too insane not to be true…

Drone ‘swarm’ buzzed off FBI surveillance bods, says tech bloke


Hard to do when the guys that make them are socially retarded….

Making technology socially responsible


Great…being single has been so easy up to this point…

Tech is turning love into a rightwing game


Wait…what?!

Do patents tell us what’s next for bicycle technology? Not necessarily.


Budget friendly and tech are not 2 words used together very often…

Essential (and budget-friendly) tech I use every day


I love how this is a thing now…

Addicted to your smartphone? Technology is trying to help


This is a cool use of drones.

Intel drones offer high-tech help to restore the Great Wall of China


Good idea…

Co-founders of dating app Huggle on their mission to change social media, one app at a time

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 3/9/18

 

 

At least they’re consistent.
Trump’s science and tech report focuses on deregulation

 

That’s because they have us beat in every other race.
The New U.S.-China Rivalry: A Technology Race

 

I’m gonna file this on under “DUH!”
Too Much Tech and Secrecy, Not Enough Leadership. Discuss.


Somewhere, there is a Russian troll reading this and thinking, “Please let Microsoft win! Please let Microsoft win!”

Pentagon kicks off a winner-take-all among tech companies for multibillion-dollar cloud-computing contract

 

See above…
Google tech used by Pentagon ‘to analyse drone videos’


Boy, this guy just doesn’t get it…

FBI chief asks tech industry to build crytpo-busting not-a-backdoor

 

Why can’t they use tech to make pizza that doesn’t suck?
How Domino’s is using tech to woo Millennials and beat rival Pizza Hut


Don’t laugh, it could easily be another story about tech addiction…

If You’re Reading This on Your Phone, You Probably Have Tech Neck

Weekly Round Up 3/2/18

 

Well, if our government can’t be bothered….
3 ‘tangible ways’ tech companies can help solve our gun violence problem

 

This is easy. STOP. ASSOCIATING. WITH. THE. N.R.A.
Have Big Tech Companies Become The Bad Guys?

I applaud all efforts to try and fix the gender gap no matter how fruitless they seem.
The Leaky Tech Pipeline explains how to address diversity and inclusion

This guy clearly didn’t see this week’s X-Files…
‘You Can’t Be Afraid of the Tech’

Seriously, this sh*t is terrifying.
The X-Files Recap: When Tech Attacks

Any sentence that includes the words ‘China’ and ‘War’ makes me very nervous.
Apple’s Chinese iCloud is one battle in ‘a bigger tech trade war’

For years, Apple was the only religion I knew and Steve Jobs was my only deity.
A Short History of Technology Worship


This is why you need to watch your Social Media posts, people.

Anita Hill-Led Anti-Harassment Commission Looking At Technology To Identify Abusers In Entertainment Industry