1. The Pentagon has canceled the $10 billion contract dispute between Microsoft and Amazon. The 10-year Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract, granted to Microsoft in 2019, would have assisted the Department of
2. The new Nintendo Switch will go on sale in October for $350. The most noticeable difference is the addition of an OLED screen, but Nintendo has also made many minor improvements.
3. Read Andy Jassy’s parting email to his AWS staff — and the company’s first email as CEO. His emails provide insight into his interactions with staff: Jassy congratulated his cloud team in his final message…
Following along the lines of Arthur M. Hauptman’s excellent essay 10 Dubious Claims About Higher Ed Decline, I offer a similar list for technology and learning.
1) The quality of courses has remained more or less constant over the past decade. Untrue.
When I first started teaching in the late 1990s I was given the days, times, and building and room number that my class would meet. Instructional technology was limited to PowerPoint. I had learned almost nothing about how to teach, or how people learn, in my PhD program. It was assumed that I would teach the way that…
Ghana has been the hub for technology production in sub-Saharan Africa for decades. In terms of recent technology progression, Ghana stands out for its IT programs, sustainability training and more. Accra is one of the metropolitan cities in the country, known for its technological innovations. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Accra has been working tirelessly to safely and efficiently produce technology that provides aid to sub-Saharan Africa. Here are six facts about technology in Ghana during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Technology has evolved and shaped our workplaces in many ways, through the adoption of tools like the internet and email for communications, word processing, spreadsheets and presentations for office productivity, electronic databases for record keeping, and robots and artificial intelligence for automation.
Technology is indispensable in our work-lives, and it pervades every aspect of businesses and the public space.
Here are 10 ways in which technology has become an integral part of everyday work:
1. Communications technologies
We are already in a period of massive digital disruption, driven by large-scale automation, hyper-connectivity and continually-changing customer expectations. Add to the mix the far-reaching impact of the recent COVID-19 crisis, and it’s no real surprise to discover that leaders are turning to technology to build organizational resilience, by stabilizing their operations, and cultivating the ability to respond quickly to the changing market landscape.
To make the right capability investments, and prioritize the initiatives that will see the organization through the ‘new normal,’ leaders can no longer afford to view technology as a separate concern. …
Tech is more important than ever, deeply affecting culture, politics and society. Given all the time we spend with our gadgets and apps, it’s essential to understand the principles that determine how tech affects our lives.
Understanding technology today
Technology isn’t an industry, it’s a method of transforming the culture and economics of existing systems and institutions. That can be a little bit hard to understand if we only judge tech as a set of consumer products that we purchase. …
1. The Firefox logo isn’t a fox
It’s actually a red panda.
It’s a common misbelief that the Firefox logo is a fox (I mean… it is in the name), but it is actually a red panda!
2. Nintendo made playing cards
long before they made video games.
Nintendo was founded in 1889 as a playing card company. They didn’t make their first video game until 1978.
3. As of 2017, 2.1 millions people still use dial up.
A study done in 2017 found that 2.1 million people still use a dial up service. …
Whether you have an iPhone 6, iPhone 7, or newer model, learning how to take good pictures with your iPhone is easy once you understand the mechanics. From burst mode to portrait lighting, iPhones come packed with plenty of useful photography tricks that enable you to take better photos. And while you may not need all the tools that come with the iPhone, understanding the basics can help take your photography to the next level. Key features and tools that come with most recent iPhone models include:
One way to stick it to big tech
Vivaldi has never been reluctant to introduce new features to its web browser, such as mouse movements, split-screen tab tiling, and customized keyboard shortcuts. The Norwegian business revealed two massive new features on Wednesday: email and calendar applications.
Vivaldi 4.0 comes with an email client that allows you to read, compose, and manage emails from numerous accounts. For the time being, it is in beta testing.
The most recent version of the browser now contains an experimental calendar app for managing your calendar and using online calendar services.
Today, chances are you…
iPhone is used by many people thanks to its luxurious design and good configuration. However, Apple is still “hiding” from us the cool features on these smartphones?
Send voice messages in iMessage
iMessage on iPhone is a utility that helps users to message back and forth between iPhones without the need for another application and completely free.
Chatting with friends and family through voice messaging is easy. When you are in a conversation, just touch and hold the small microphone icon next to the chat frame. Voice messages are automatically recorded. Release your finger to finish. …
“It’s not a faith in technology. It’s faith in people.”, Steve Jobs