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Latest iPhone 7 rumors include pessimism over demand, an all-glass casing, Intel inside and a cool new iOS 10 concept design video. With speculation like this, who needs iPhone facts?
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With unmanned aerial vehicles (i.e., drones) here to stay, entrepreneurs are pouncing on the opportunity to safeguard people from having these flying machines drop in unexpectedly and venture capitalists are buying in.
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A pair of studies released this week shed light on challenges -- including career advancement and equal pay -- facing women in technology.
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It's good to be an Internet of Things startup these days, as investments from Cisco, Nokia, Verizon and others show. Here's a look at 10 IoT companies that could make an impact on the consumer and/or enterprise market.
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Amazon, apparently more interested in exposing you to its Alexa Voice Service than getting you to fork over $180 for its Echo voice assistant, has published detailed instructions on building your own version of Echo using a $35 Raspberry Pi 2 single-board computer.
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We’ve all become aware of the dangers that drivers preoccupied with their cellphones cause on the roads and most have also probably seen plenty of “pedtextrians” endangering themselves by paying way more attention to their phones than their surroundings. But phone-related injuries go way beyond these two scenarios – we’re talking everything from ringing phones that supposedly scare dogs and cats into biting people to people being really dumb (and...
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Reflections on Prince, upon his death at the age of 57, of his complicated relationship with the Internet and social media.
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Wellesley College may be known as a liberal arts college for women, but you can see that STEM is in full bloom at the school too by the nature of some of the signs students waved to runners along the Scream Tunnel at this year's Boston Marathon.
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We all live in fear of the Internet going down, whether it be via a government kill switch or a nefarious hacking group. That might explain why this swanky hotel in Japan issued this warning...
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MIT lab that has brought us everything from LEGO MindStorms to Scratch to E Ink shows leadership on open source
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Social media enthusiast (aka Alpha Doggs) and tech industry editor/writer for Network World especially interested in network research from university and other labs & network industry startups. Most interested in following what CIOs, network architects, net/sys admins and other network pros have to say. Use both a MacBook Pro and a Lenovo Windows 7 PC

Community journalism on the side with The Swellesley Report re: Wellesley Mass. Using Wordpress

Collect insects (some live, like hissing cockroaches, others are pinned on the bug board)

Running, basketball, coaching kid sports, candlepin bowling, hiking, kayaking, rowing, indie music & more for hobbies.
Bragging rights
1-time Guinness World Record for yo-yo endurance. Have hit at Fenway Park, made a 3-pointer at Boston Garden, run the Boston Marathon, rowed the Head of the Charles, taken part in the National Toboggan Championship
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Suburban Boston