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2 Technology Journal Amanda Howard IRLS 571 Spring 2012

3 Part I: Infrastructure Part I: Infrastructure

4 Intelligent…parking? Intelligent…parking? o"This is a piece of real estate that isn't priced appropriately, that isn’t allocated appropriately," says Yusuf. "Parking is generally the second or third largest source of revenue for a city. So there's a significant financial impact to this.” o"o"o"o"This is a piece of real estate that isn't priced appropriately, that isn’t allocated appropriately," says Yusuf. "Parking is generally the second or third largest source of revenue for a city. So there's a significant financial impact to this.” ohttp://www.theatlanticciti es.com/commute/2012/0 3/future-intelligent- parking/1573/http://www.theatlanticciti es.com/commute/2012/0 3/future-intelligent- parking/1573/ ohttp://www.theatlanticciti es.com/commute/2012/0 3/future-intelligent- parking/1573/http://www.theatlanticciti es.com/commute/2012/0 3/future-intelligent- parking/1573/

5 Landfill-fueled Data Center Landfill-fueled Data Center o“Redmond's Data Plant is a research project to run data centers with renewable biogas sourced locally at landfills or wastewater treatment plants for a cleaner and more reliable power supply.” o“o“o“o“Redmond's Data Plant is a research project to run data centers with renewable biogas sourced locally at landfills or wastewater treatment plants for a cleaner and more reliable power supply.” ohttp://news.cnet.com/ _ /microsoft-on-scent-of- landfill-fueled-data- center/?tag=txt;titlehttp://news.cnet.com/ _ /microsoft-on-scent-of- landfill-fueled-data- center/?tag=txt;title ohttp://news.cnet.com/ _ /microsoft-on-scent-of- landfill-fueled-data- center/?tag=txt;titlehttp://news.cnet.com/ _ /microsoft-on-scent-of- landfill-fueled-data- center/?tag=txt;title

6 Uncrackable Android Lock Uncrackable Android Lock o“Pattern-screen locks on Android phones are secure, apparently so much so that they have stumped the Federal Bureau of Investigation…”. o“o“Pattern-screen locks on Android phones are secure, apparently so much so that they have stumped the Federal Bureau of Investigation…”. ohttp://www.wired.co m/threatlevel/2012/0 3/fbi-android-phone- lock/http://www.wired.co m/threatlevel/2012/0 3/fbi-android-phone- lock/ ohttp://www.wired.co m/threatlevel/2012/0 3/fbi-android-phone- lock/http://www.wired.co m/threatlevel/2012/0 3/fbi-android-phone- lock/

7 Part II: Art and Media

8 The Creator’s Project o “So much of how we understand ourselves and communicate with each other is behind glass -- you can't touch it," Jamie Zigelbaum, co- creator of an interactive piece titled Six-Forty By Four-Eighty told Wired. "We hope that by using our exhibit, you start to think a little differently about what computing and electronics can be.” o “So much of how we understand ourselves and communicate with each other is behind glass -- you can't touch it," Jamie Zigelbaum, co- creator of an interactive piece titled Six-Forty By Four-Eighty told Wired. "We hope that by using our exhibit, you start to think a little differently about what computing and electronics can be.” ohttp://www.wired.c om/gadgetlab/201 2/03/creators- project-san- francisco/?pid=31 08&viewall=truehttp://www.wired.c om/gadgetlab/201 2/03/creators- project-san- francisco/?pid=31 08&viewall=true

9 3M Mobile Projector o“What about when there are a bunch of kids and only one iPad?” o“o“What about when there are a bunch of kids and only one iPad?” ohttp://www.wired. com/geekdad/201 2/03/3m-mobile- projector/http://www.wired. com/geekdad/201 2/03/3m-mobile- projector/

10 “A Cloud of One’s Own” o“As consumers use their mobile devices more and more to enjoy music, television and movies, they are facing a capacity crunch as those devices quickly fill up.” o“o“As consumers use their mobile devices more and more to enjoy music, television and movies, they are facing a capacity crunch as those devices quickly fill up.” ohttp://gadgetwise.bl ogs.nytimes.com/20 12/03/21/a-cloud-of- ones-own/http://gadgetwise.bl ogs.nytimes.com/20 12/03/21/a-cloud-of- ones-own/

11 The Padcaster o“The third-generation iPad has a great camera, but you’re not going to shoot high- quality video by holding the tablet in your hands, and awkwardly aiming it at content...” o“o“The third-generation iPad has a great camera, but you’re not going to shoot high- quality video by holding the tablet in your hands, and awkwardly aiming it at content...” ohttp://www.wired.com/gad getlab/2012/04/padcaster- ipad-case/http://www.wired.com/gad getlab/2012/04/padcaster- ipad-case/

12 The Curator’s Code oOne of the greatest assets of the internet is that it leads to great content discoveries that readers might not otherwise be able to find. One of the biggest liabilities is that content is frequently repackaged without crediting its creators or where it was found. oOoOne of the greatest assets of the internet is that it leads to great content discoveries that readers might not otherwise be able to find. One of the biggest liabilities is that content is frequently repackaged without crediting its creators or where it was found. ohttp://www.onthe media.org/2012/m ar/23/curators- code/http://www.onthe media.org/2012/m ar/23/curators- code/

13 Part III: Science and Education Part III: Science and Education

14 Apps for Autistic Children Apps for Autistic Children o “The Apple iPad has been hailed as a savior for assisting children with autism spectrum disorder or other special needs.” o“o“The Apple iPad has been hailed as a savior for assisting children with autism spectrum disorder or other special needs.” o s.nytimes.com/2011/1 1/29/finding-good- apps-for-children- with-autism/ s.nytimes.com/2011/1 1/29/finding-good- apps-for-children- with-autism/ o om/video/watch/?id= n&tag=conten tBody;storyMediaBox om/video/watch/?id= n&tag=conten tBody;storyMediaBox

15 Digital Technology Revives Dying Languages Digital Technology Revives Dying Languages o “Digital technology is coming to the rescue of … ancient tongues.” o “Digital technology is coming to the rescue of … ancient tongues.” o ltechconsidered/2012/03/1 9/ /digital- technologies-give-dying- languages-new-life ltechconsidered/2012/03/1 9/ /digital- technologies-give-dying- languages-new-life

16 Magnifi Case Magnifi Case o “One of the best parts of high school science class is using a microscope to view cell walls, bacteria, and various assorted bug guts. And then there’s one of the worst parts: waiting your turn to actually use the lab’s limited collection of hardware…” o“o“One of the best parts of high school science class is using a microscope to view cell walls, bacteria, and various assorted bug guts. And then there’s one of the worst parts: waiting your turn to actually use the lab’s limited collection of hardware…” o dgetlab/2012/04/magnifi- case-helps-you-record- scientific-wonders-with- your-iphone/ dgetlab/2012/04/magnifi- case-helps-you-record- scientific-wonders-with- your-iphone/

17 3-D Tissue Samples 3-D Tissue Samples o "Having a 3D view can often make a real difference," Derek Magee, who developed the software behind the system, said in a university news release. "For instance, if you want to understand how a system of blood vessels supplying a tumor connects up, you really need to see that in 3D, not as a series of separate 2D sections." o"o"Having a 3D view can often make a real difference," Derek Magee, who developed the software behind the system, said in a university news release. "For instance, if you want to understand how a system of blood vessels supplying a tumor connects up, you really need to see that in 3D, not as a series of separate 2D sections." o _ /new- technique-uses-virtual- slides-to-view-tissue-in- 3d/?tag=txt;title _ /new- technique-uses-virtual- slides-to-view-tissue-in- 3d/?tag=txt;title


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