Content posted in January 2015
The Problem with Big Data
Blog 1/28/2015 9 comments
There is a lot of potential in Big Data, but only if we dial down the hype and focus on building solid analytic foundations.
Patent Law’s Global Grey Areas
Blog 1/28/2015 1 comment
Patent law has unresolved grey areas when it comes to patent infringement liability for transactions handled outside the U.S., say two experts.
IoT Landscape Needs Mapping
Blog 1/27/2015 8 comments
In the first of a series of blogs on the Internet of Things, Larry Mittag outlines the landscape of concerns around constrained resources, network alternatives and security.
Disturbed by Superhuman?
Blog 1/27/2015 17 comments
How much of this advancement toward “superhuman” abilities enabled by technological means will be deemed socially legitimate and psychologically healthy?
Holographic Images for Healthcare
Blog 1/23/2015 13 comments
Like a scene from a science fiction film, this new holographic technology allows doctors and surgeons to view and interact with virtual representations of organs in real-time.
Blog 1/23/2015 6 comments
Tom Burke continues on his quest to master the Arduino by implementing a simple project to annoy his co-workers.
USB 3.1 Links Pose Challenges
Blog 1/22/2015 Post a comment
The USB 3.1 spec supports data rates up to 10 Gbits/second but poses new hurdles in link-layer design for chip designers, says an expert in the IP group at Synopsys.
Apple Seen from Above, Inside
Blog 1/21/2015 3 comments
Drone videographers are providing images of Apple's new headquarters under construction and an analyst released a report on the future of the A-series SoCs in its iPhones and iPads.
Wearable Apps Need Some Tailoring
Blog 1/21/2015 1 comment
Wearables represent a huge emerging market for app developers but require significant tailoring in what data is captured and how it is presented, according to a new white paper.
5 Power Trends Will Pay Off Soon
Blog 1/21/2015 Post a comment
Improvements at the micro level of power management have been slow but steady over the last few years, but the real action in power management is at the macro, big-picture level, where a number of long term trends are starting to make their mark.
Beam Me Up, Print Me Out, Scotty
Blog 1/20/2015 6 comments
Astronauts and researchers have made advances that suggest the equivalent of the Star Trek transporter may already be at hand, according to the CTO of design firm Logic PD.
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