Category Archives: Technology

What went wrong with America’s $44 million vaccine data system?

Pang says he spent three weeks trying to sign into VAMS, but he constantly ended up in the dashboard for patients instead of clinic administrators. In the meantime, his staff was vaccinating hundreds of people a day and keeping track of their information on paper forms. The college set up a bank of volunteers to […]

Tips on How to Get Your Business Found on Siri

Apple’s Siri became the forerunner of mainstream voice-assisted technology when it made its debut in 2011. It shares the top spot with Google Assistant in equally cornering 36% of voice assistant users. The oldest of voice control providers, Siri does an excellent job at responding to spoken instructions. In a recent Statistica survey, the voice […]

An AI saw a cropped photo of AOC. It autocompleted her wearing a bikini.

Language-generation algorithms are known to embed racist and sexist ideas. They’re trained on the language of the internet, including the dark corners of Reddit and Twitter that may include hate speech and disinformation. Whatever harmful ideas are present in those forums get normalized as part of their learning. Researchers have now demonstrated that the same […]

Smart sports | MIT Technology Review

Intelligent sports planning City and event planners will also benefit from the digitalization of sporting events, particularly in the way that the sports solutions leverage on smarter planning. This means that getting to and from major live events will be smoother and more efficient in future as vehicle traffic, public transport provisioning, and parking can […]

The Amazing Live Sports Gambling Guide for 2021

People have bet on sports ever since these activities came into existence. According to estimates from the American Gaming Association, the US sports betting black market is worth up to $200 billion. Though experts believe that this figure is not an accurate projection, it still has been used by lobbyists to push through gambling legislation. […]

Lunik: Inside the CIA’s audacious plot to steal a Soviet satellite

The documents contained some detail about the secrets gleaned from the mission: “Covertly, we were able to acquire detailed data about the upper-stage rocket vehicle … the Lunik stage which mates directly to the Soviet ICBM.” After discovering the weights of the propellant tanks and payload, the US could reverse-engineer the vehicle’s performance capability. Exactly […]