Category «Science and Technology»

The Emotional Impact of Technology On Our Lives

Impact of Technology

Technology has usually been associated with people who are nerds and have a fascination towards programming languages. However that stereotype has changed over the years as technology has now become an integral part of today’s society with the increase in smartphones, tablets, greater access to high-speed internet and mobile applications. The Positive Impact of Technology …

5 Technologies That Let Health Care Providers Securely Exchange Patient Information

Writing Emails

The introduction of fax technology allowed medical practices and hospitals to securely share patient medical information more rapidly than ever before. The introduction of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) ensured many physicians and hospitals would continue to rely on fax machines as a universally accepted method for sharing patient medical …

The Future of Voice Recognition and Its Impact

Siri's speech recognition engine on mobile devices

Not too long ago, the idea of being able to talk to a computer seemed like science fiction. These days, voice recognition is a widely-used feature on many devices and has a variety of applications. Progress in the area of voice recognition is largely due to the advancement of technology used to help computers understand …

The Timeline of Consumer Technology

Believe it or not, consumer technology has been on the go since the 1970s. Admittedly, it’s been through some major changes between then and now, but each wave of consumer tech has added another dimension to our lives. Let’s take a look at the landmarks, from start to finish: ● In 1972, we weren’t looking …