Hardware &Software &the web by Staff Writer on 17 Jun 2018

Non-profit Technology can help you do good

Due to time and budgetary constraints, many non-profit organisations tend to put technology way down on their priority lists. However, there is now a major case for why they should be bringing technology back up to the No. 1 position!

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In order to assist in allowing the adoption of the latest technology to become an easier, and more affordable, activity for non-profit organisations of all sizes, Microsoft recently launched a brand-new programme for these called Technology for Social Impact, or TSI. It allows for predictable pricing along with standardised discounts, and further makes several Cloud and Hardware offers available for non-profits to take their pick from.

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Software by Staff Writer on 17 Jun 2018

Racial bias is a risk with facial matching system

The Australian government-proposed Facial Matching technology risks racial bias, and may well have a chilling effect on the Right to Freedom of Assembly should it not be administered with further safeguards, says the Human Rights Law Centre, or HRLC.

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This warning was contained within a submission to a parliamentary committee, which is examining the Coalition’s proposal that Home Affairs be able to collect, make use of, and disclose information about facial identification.

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the web by Staff Writer on 17 Jun 2018

Technology is not a drug

While there is a small kernel of truth to concerns about so-called technology addiction, available evidence suggests that claims that we are facing a crisis are entirely unwarranted.

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What Is a Reasonable Balance?

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Hardware &Software by Staff Writer on 14 Jun 2018

Digital Twin Technology: What is it?

The world has changed in more ways than one, and digital twin technology is a perfect example to it. Using digital twin technology, scientists and researchers can create virtual replicas of physical devices to run simulations and make changes in their design before making the final physical device.

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Think about it from the augmented reality versions of Star Wars characters that you can see on your Google Pixel devices. What if you wanted to develop a Star Wars robot, and could see the actions performed by the Star Wars robot first, just to know if all’s good? The simulations could help you identify small to big errors, enabling you to get it right when you actually manufacture the robot.

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Software by Staff Writer on 14 Jun 2018

Business Bets on Technology in Las Vegas at PegaWorld 2018

Do you love to place bets on your favorite games? We are sure you aren’t alone. Sports betting has become more popular than ever, enabling people to place bet on everything from football, baseball, hockey to horse racing.

In fact, Online Casino in NJ has become more popular than ever, with new users signing up every day.

Yet, betting isn’t for sports enthusiasts alone. Businesses look forward to it too, to maximize profits. And for that to happen, they need to bet on the right technologies that they want to use in their workplace. In recent years, you have everything from a CRM to IoT that can help to significantly boost productivity and help businesses to do more.

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Entertainment &Hardware by Wes Novack on 10 Feb 2018

Get free over the air HDTV with an HD Antenna

Fire your pay TV provider! Yes, I’m referring to your unfriendly local cable TV company, your satellite dish TV provider, and the like. Most of these companies have atrocious customer service, they gouge you with ridiculous or hidden fees, and they continue to hike the price of TV subscription packages year after year with no end in sight.

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If you can’t break your TV addiction and you don’t want to continue shelling out your hard-earned loot, it’s time to consider installing an HDTV antenna! Most people aren’t even aware that you can get absolutely free, high definition broadcast television channels over the air (OTA) with a modern HDTV antenna.

To dive into this brave new world of free HDTV, you’ll need proximity to a major metropolitan area that has broadcast television towers and you’ll need to be in the receiving path of the signals. I’ve used my HDTV antenna in the Phoenix Arizona area and the Salt Lake City Utah area, at 3 separate homes.

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Software &the web by Wes Novack on 07 Jan 2018

How to become a verified Brave publisher with your WordPress site

How to become a verified Brave publisher with your WordPress site

Website owners & vloggers: Take note that becoming a Brave verified publisher is a quick, easy process, that can score you some BAT cryptocurrency from your readers/viewers. If you haven’t heard of Brave yet, check out my previous post – Brave browser review: privacy focused with a crypto twist.

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To start the Brave publisher verification process, visit https://publishers.basicattentiontoken.org , enter your email address and click “Get started”.

On the Brave Payments platform, there are verified and non-verified publishers. It behooves publishers to become Brave verified as the Brave Payments configuration inside the Brave browser has an option to exclude non-verified publishers.

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