Despite major technological advancements in healthcare, the digitization of medical records has, until recently, seen little progress. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will soon flip this status quo on its head.
The Internet of Things and wearable technology: two intersecting “next big things” that carry big promises to morph the technology industry from today’s mobile world into tomorrow’s sensor-clad planet.
You and I may play games recreationally, but governments all over the world have a different motive: to simulate and test responses to potential global conflicts and crises.
In the past decade, private military companies (PMCs) have flooded foreign war theaters in mass, with private security personnel in Iraq alone numbering about 17,000 in 2010.
Photo courtesy of the Exploratorium via Flickr. Ranging from crafts to robotics, a modern culture of DIY “making” has gained commercial, corporate, and educational traction beyond the niche communities from whence it came.
With a simple saliva sample, biotech and genomics companies are now capable of deciphering loads of practical and even life-changing genetic information. This information may reshape the future of prescription medicine as we know it. The implications of personalized genomics are as wide as one’s imagination is deep, and if the field continues to plow […]
Photo courtesy of apptestsss via Flickr. Following NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations on government spying, global consumers have been rightfully suspicious about snooper-friendly American technology.
A transition to home-cooked meals may be creating healthier and more food-informed adults, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).