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]

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]

Student ordered to pay $675K for downloading, sharing music

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A Boston University graduate student who admitted he had illegally downloaded and shared 30 songs has been ordered to pay $675,000. [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]

Device brings pregnant women closer to unborn child

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An invention that converts data collected from ultrasound and MRI scans are giving pregnant women the opportunity to hold full-scale plaster models of their unborn children, the Times of London reports. [Read More]

Check out the eclipse of the century… live on the Internet

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The longest total solar eclipse of the century will plunge parts of Asia into the darkness tonight at 8:15 p.m. E.D.T., NASA reports. [Read More]

Remembering an out-of-this-world walk

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Although you may feel like you know all that there is to know about the historic steps Neil Armstrong took 40 years ago tomorrow on the moon, the Internet opens up the flood gates to information, video and images you have likely never seen — or least appreciated — before. [Read More]