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IBM stops work on facial recognition over human rights concerns

Krishna’s letter was part of a broader call on Congress to push for broader police accountability and conduct reforms, including some that were already part of the recently introduced Justice in Policing Act of 2020. The move comes in the midst of protests over police brutality and discrimination, and not long after Clearview AI’s facial […]

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A Cool (and Free!) Way to Scan for Malware

Here’s a really cool way to scan your system for malware using 57 (!!) anti-malware definitions. This is a great way to find something on a PC that is “down”. (Note: It will only scan processes that are currently running, but that’s enough to cover most threats). First, I’ll step you through the process, and […]

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I am a Code Maker.

I’ve decided to re-brand what I do – and what I am – as “codemaker”. The term programmer conjures up images of a nerdy kid “hunching” over a keyboard attached to a desktop computer in his mama’s basement. Software developer sounds like more of the same, but with a product for sale at the end. Nobody knows […]

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Transitioning Into Tomorrow

Hello reader, Over the more recent years it seems like the closer we look at what is reported the uglier the details become. Government signing away rights, companies disregarding safety, and activists bending stories towards or away from clear and honest…

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The Internet Of Things

To date the biggest question a company could hope to address is how their creation can fit into the landscape of evolving technology… Ladies and gentlemen, the internet of things . While research into the networking of machines may have begun in the…

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The Future: 5G Networks

The 3G is still dominant and 4G is still in its infancy in many countries, but that does not stop industry is already devoting efforts to develop the 5G. The new rate, which promises to connect up to a thousand times faster than its predecessor, can…

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About 4G Networks

In telecommunications, 4G is the acronym used to refer to the fourth generation mobile phone technologies. It is the successor of 2G and 3G technologies, and proceeding the next generation, 5/6G. As in other generations the International Telecommunication…

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About Wireless Sensor Networks

Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are an emerging technology that promises a free feature precedent to monitor, instrument, and possibly control the physical world. Sensor networks wire consisting of a large number of wireless devices (or simply Sensor…

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Expertise and The View from Below

(This post was created as an experiment using the WPMU Prefill Post Templates plugin). I answered (well, tried to answer anyway) a question posed in a LinkedIn Social Media group today. The question was basically, “If starting from scratch, what would you need (equipment, software, etc) to grow a big Social Media presence online”? In […]

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What’s Up With Microsoft?

I disagreed. I explained that IBM had had the ability to achieve numerous releases of its OS/400 os without forcing all of its customers to relocate to upgrade all of their software application running on the system. Sure, there were a few circumstances of incompatibility, but they could be handled fairly quickly. How to make […]

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