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Top 11 Popular Technology Myths & Misconceptions

Just a quick glance at your surrounding and brief recall of major daily activities, would tell you about our dependence on technology. For most people, the first interaction in the day is with technology and the with real humans. Technologies are growing rapidly as we speak. Each is trying harder to be a better version of itself and the best among its competitors. It’s a no-brainer, to imagine the confusion or commotion it creates among users. At the same time,…

5 Reasons Why Social Media Marketing is Crucial for Your Business

Why should a business be on social media? Well, to begin with, let us think about two facts that will help you in seeing the light. First, over 50% of all small businesses in the US are increasing their social media marketing budget in 2017. Your competitor might be one among them. Second, there are over 2.5 billion social media users around the globe. Maybe one of them is your customer! If you want to see your business grow and…

Purdue phoneme project creates new haptic communications future

Postdoctoral student Yang Jiao communicates words to Jaeong Jung, an undergraduate student, using phoneme signals transmitted to the haptic device on his forearm. Credit: Purdue University photo/Brian Huchel Communication could step beyond reading a cellular phone screen with a new technique by Purdue College of Engineering researchers to learn and read messages through a person’s sense of touch. Hong Tan, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, was the lead professor on the haptic research that developed a method to…

Radio reporter regains a voice with new technology

In this Aug. 2, 2017 photo released by Jamie Dupree, Dupree, a Cox Media Group radio reporter, poses in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Two years ago, Dupree encountered what others in his profession might see as an unsurmountable challenge: He lost his voice. Now he may have found a solution. A Scottish company that creates text-to-speech technology has crafted a new “voice” for Dupree: software turns his typed sentences into spoken words. (Jamie Dupree via AP) Two…

Cloudflare Internet Summit – TweetStream

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Scaling Collective Code Ownership with Code Reviews

Any contributor at LinkedIn can submit a contribution for review to any repository at LinkedIn. The code review process we have lets us scale code ownership to the organization level. The tooling helps you find the right owners who would need to review your contribution; it also lets you know what Slack channel you can find them in. Since we know that context is important when doing a code review, you can choose to apply the submitted changes locally and…

NASA flies large unmanned aircraft in public airspace without chase plane for first time

Aircraft maintenance crews at NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center prepare the remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft for a test flight June 12, 2018. The test flight was performed to validate key technologies and operations necessary for the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval to fly the aircraft in the public airspace without a safety chase aircraft. Credit: NASA/Ken Ulbrich NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California, successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System…

What’s Wrong With Police Drones?

Recently the online journal Slate carried the news that DJI, the world’s largest maker of consumer drones, is teaming with Axon, which sells more body cameras to police in the U. S. than anyone else.  Their joint venture, called Axon Air, plans to sell drones to law-enforcement agencies and couple them to Axon’s cloud-based database called Evidence.com, which maintains files of video and other information gathered by police departments across the country.  Privacy experts interviewed about this development expressed concerns…

Celebrating World IPv6 Launch Day (and 6 years of IPv6) at LinkedIn

It has been seven years since the World IPv6 Day (Aug. 6, 2011), which was the first large-scale test of IPv6 for 24 hours on major internet web sites, and it has been six years since the World IPv6 Launch Day on June 6, 2012, which got many sites to definitively offer their services over IPv6. With the Internet Society, LinkedIn is celebrating the anniversary of World IPv6 Launch Day this year on June 6, 2018. We’re reflecting on the work we have done so far at LinkedIn in deploying IPv6. We started to add IPv6 on our backbone in 2011, and by 2013, our emails could be sent and received over IPv6. In 2014, we started to serve our site to our members over IPv6. We have enabled dual stack support on our CDNs, sharing our…

How IPv6 deployment is growing in U.S. and other countries | Engineering Blog | Facebook Code

Since IPv6 first launched on this day six years ago, its deployment has grown steadily around the world, delivering significant performance, speed, and other technical benefits over its predecessor, IPv4. Even more important, the world is out of IPv4 addresses, and the entire industry needs to migrate to IPv6 to allow for the continued growth of the internet. To better understand our own IPv6 traffic, we have been measuring IPv6 adoption rate around the world, and we are happy to…