Category Archives: Technology

Ending our online shopping addictions, and CRISPR for high cholesterol

The trial is a potential turning point for CRISPR, the editing tool they used. Since the technology was first programmed to edit genomes about a decade ago, we’ve seen CRISPR move from scientific labs to clinics. But the first experimental treatments have focused on rare genetic disorders. A high-cholesterol treatment has wider potential. Read the […]

battery recycling, and how AI might revamp Microsoft Office

Microsoft is reportedly eyeing a $10 billion investment in OpenAI, the startup that created the viral chatbot ChatGPT, and is planning to integrate it into Office products and Bing search. This is a big deal. If successful, it will bring powerful AI tools to the masses. So what would ChatGPT-powered Microsoft products look like? While […]

The Download: ID’ing rioters in Brazil, and shooting for the moon

This is today’s edition of The Download, our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the world of technology. Brazilians are turning to Instagram to identify far-right rioters In the hours after far-right insurrectionists trashed government buildings in Brazil’s capital on Sunday January 8, a new account popped up on Instagram.  Called […]

Are Standing or Under-Desk Office Treadmills Worth It?

Standing and under-desk office treadmills are exercise machines designed to be used during your workday at a desk. These treadmills allow you to walk slowly while completing your work tasks, which can be an alternative to sitting for long periods. Standing office treadmills are typically larger and require the user to stand on the treadmill […]

The quest for business value through HR transformation

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to clarity.” Enterprises often treat technology as a mere set of tools that simplify work. However, technology solutions can deliver agility and flexibility, helping businesses meet their goals. The HR function can be a strategic partner by defining “the why, what, and how” […]

South Florida Water Management District upgrades business plumbing with SAP S/4Hana

Thank you for joining us on “The cloud hub: From cloud chaos to clarity.” South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) manages water resources for 16 counties and nine million residents. It successfully upgraded its legacy SAP system to improve efficiency and strengthen its analytical, digital, and innovation capabilities. Click here to continue. How to become […]

Brazilians are turning to Instagram to identify far-right rioters

In just 24 hours, it reached 1.1 million followers.  “I’m not surprised at all that this account came about so quickly,” says David Nemer, a professor of media studies at the University of Virginia and faculty associate at Harvard University. “We all knew [the insurrectionists] have been organizing in WhatsApp groups and Telegram channels, because […]