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Wondering how to use that new tech gadget you got as a present? Your children or grandchildren showed you how to use your new toy, but they’re gone now and you forgot some essential details. Bring your device to the library for tech help. Friendly people will help you understand what to do, and show… Read More
In his new book, The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro argues that we’re not spending enough screen time with our kids.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Kroger is collaborating with Microsoft to test an upgraded digital shelf technology that the Cincinnati-based supermarket chain says could speed up shopping for its customers. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports shoppers needing to find specific items on shelves can use Kroger’s self-checkout scanning technology to see personalized icons on shelves below the items. Shoppers can… Read More
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Just the thought of a bed bug infestation is enough to make you start scratching and tossing out furniture. A new app created by a researcher at Ohio State University has the answers and information on what to do next. The app funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection… Read More
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky officials say a technology upgrade will allow state social workers to spend less time on paperwork. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services says about 1,800 social workers and social services staff will receive tablets to replace laptop and desktop computers. Cabinet officials say the upgrade will save time and… Read More
Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Cyberwar, Social Media Battles, 3D printing, bio-enhancements, and a new geopolitical competition; the 21st century is being shaped by a range of exciting, and scary, new trends and technologies. A best selling author described by the Wall Street Journal as “one of Washington’s pre-eminent futurists,” and a consultant for groups that range… Read More
Billionaire Richard Branson wants to be on the “first official flight” to see space as a tourist by the end of 2018. His company’s latest test flight reached heights of more than 32 miles.
A handy guide to choosing fun and educational media for kids this summer.
Computer scientist Avi Rubin says all our smart devices — cars, phones, even fitness trackers — can be hacked. He warns that our network of connected technology puts us at risk for cyberattacks.
Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said that compulsively playing video games now qualifies… Read More