Tag Archives: technology

New technology could allow multiple vaccines to be delivered in single jab

The new approach could allow multiple vaccines in one injection, but may also be useful in treatments for allergies, diabetes and even cancer where multiple injections are needed. Photograph: John Abbate/Getty Images Multiple injections for vaccinations could become a thing of the past, according to scientists who have developed an approach for delivering many doses of different substances in just ... Read More »

Multi-Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Market And The Role Of Technology.

Over the last 20 years, more than one trillion dollars have been spent building our information infrastructure– and what a great outcome for the investment. It changed everything in our lives and in the economy. The opportunities over the next 20 years, however, will be massive with the focus on physical infrastructure. We will likely have to spend multi- trillion ... Read More »

The Quiet Rise of Killer Technology

Before technology came along, hazards were mostly self-explanatory.Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Granger Wootz/Thinkstock. Musk. Hawking. Gates. The tech visionaries have redoubled their warnings about how we could destroy ourselves with technology. But they’re not talking about deliberately pushing buttons to trigger annihilation—Kennedy and Khrushchev could have done that back in ’62. They mean accidentally killing ourselves with something that we invent for our own benefit, ... Read More »

$25 million bond project providing new technology in WSFCS

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools system is putting about $25 million to work to better prepare their students for when they hit the workforce. As part of the 2016 bond referendum, Forsyth County residents approved the funds which go largely to updating technology in classrooms and media centers. “It’s a lot of work, but it’s very exciting for ... Read More »

Bridgeport Middle School gets technology coach

Bridgeport Middle School Principal Jonathan Colvin and technology coach Shannon McClain (Source: WAFF) JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – A Jackson County middle school is partnering with Internet giant Google to better use technology in the classroom. It involves the hire of a full-time technology coach. This is actually the first of two Google grants that begin this school year. New technology ... Read More »

Indeed expansion signals rise of technology jobs in southwestern Connecticut

Southwestern Connecticut’s economy is programmed to grow its technology sector for years to come, according to industry experts. Job-search giant Indeed’s recent announcement that it would increase its Stamford contingent by some 500 people in the coming years represents a milestone for the local economy. Many see the company’s expansion as proof the area is developing into a top destination ... Read More »

New Lip-Sync Technology Uses Audio Clips to Generate Realistic Video

Scientists have developed new computer algorithms that can turn audio clips into a realistic, lip-synced video of the person speaking those words. The researchers successfully generated highly-realistic video of former US President Barack Obama talking about terrorism, fatherhood, job creation and other topics, using audio clips of those speeches and existing weekly video addresses that were originally on a different topic. “These type of ... Read More »

IRAN SEEKING NUCLEAR WEAPONS TECHNOLOGY, GERMAN INTEL SAYS

A ballistic missile is launched and tested in an undisclosed location, Iran, March 9, 2016. . (photo credit:REUTERS) Damning German intelligence reports emerged in June and July revealing the Iranian regime’s continued pursuit of nuclear weapons and missile technology in defiance of international sanctions and UN resolutions. A federal intelligence report also said that the Islamic Republic targets Jewish and ... Read More »

Grant to pay for PTC technology on Poughkeepsie train lines

In the early morning hours of December 1, 2013, a Metro-North passenger train derailed near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx, killing four and injuring 61. The National Transportation Safety Board has said the crash, in which a train conductor fell asleep as the train barreled through a curve at 82 mph, could have been avoided if positive train controls (PTC) ... Read More »

Trump FY18 request offers plus-up for technology programs

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2018 budget requests $574.5 billion in base funding with another $64.6 billion in wartime supplemental funding, with a focus on near-term readiness over long-term modernization. The budget is largely in line with work that begun under the Obama administration, a result of both logistics – budget planning began more than a year ago for ... Read More »