Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Technology deprives users of perspective

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One of the principle problems with technology is the amount of information available. With an endless stream of stories and data flowing across the Web, information is easily buried. [Read More]

The debate rages: BlackBerry vs. iPhone

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More epic than the rivalry between the Red Sox and the Yankees, Seinfeld and Newman or even Batman and the Joker is that between the BlackBerry and the iPhone. [Read More]

Text-based 911 system becomes a reality

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Kudos to Black Hawk County, Iowa officials for bringing potentially life-saving technology to its residents. [Read More]

A microchip a day could one day keep the doctor away

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Technology is being developed that could reduce one’s time in the hospital — and prevent a visit entirely. [Read More]

Connecticut banks targeted by tech-savvy bandit

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A growing threat to the security of personal bank accounts around the world has reared its ugly head in Connecticut. [Read More]

Factory fined after robot nearly kills man

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A Swedish factory north of Stockholm was fined $3,000 after a robot nearly killed one of its employees. [Read More]

Study: Texting raises crash risk 23 times

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While texting and driving has always been considered dangerous, a new Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study really puts things into perspective. [Read More]

Things our kids will likely never experience

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The folks at Wired.com recently published a list of “things your kids may never know about.” [Read More]