Tag: Tech

BYU still working on its 2020 college football schedule, adds Louisiana Tech for Oct. 2

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 30 BYU at San Diego State
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BYU is an interesting case study in this 2020 season as an independent looking to piece together as full of a schedule as possible while much of college football has chosen to take on conference-heavy or conference-only slates. The Cougars had eight games on the schedule, including the 55-3 thumping of Navy earlier this month, but had to postpone their Week 3 matchup against Army after “a small number of COVID-19 test results and the resulting tracing exposures” within the BYU program. 

As of this time, no makeup date has been announced for the Army game. But in its

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20 Cool Tech Gadgets 2020

One decade ago, 4G was the hot new thing, TVs were ugly, and everyone’s cell phones slid open. Just imagine what the next ten years will bring. If we really live up to our innovation potential, it’ll be a slew of technologies that’ll successfully yank humanity away from the precarious edge it is teetering upon. You know, the one where we’re about to plunge into irreversible global disaster, AI super-surveillance, and digital inequality. A dark outcome, to be sure! Let’s reign in the doom and gloom for a second though—we know; easier said than done—and focus on the now.

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A Glimpse of Our Connected Tech Future, Courtesy of CES 2020

LAS VEGAS — Like it or not, the future is connected.

Your next car will probably connect to the internet. So will your TV and doorknobs. One day, you may even adopt a robot companion capable of analyzing its environment and reacting to your actions in real time.

That future, or at least a glimmer of it, was on display at CES, the giant consumer electronics Las Vegas trade show that attracted more than 170,000 attendees this week.

This year’s annual event — the first one took place in 1967 — featured more than 4,500 exhibitors, including tech companies big

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Creating Tech Solutions to Fight Covid-19: The Real-World Impact of Scheller College’s CDL-Atlanta and TI:GER Global Technology Innovation Practicum

At the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, practicums are a vital way for students to gain in-depth knowledge and insights into real-world issues. Scheller College’s TI:GER (Technology Innovation: Generating Economic Results) program offers a Global Technology Innovation Practicum that is uniquely positioned to provide students with hands-on experience in tech innovation and strategy to help solve the most pressing problems companies face.

Jonathan Giuliano, executive director and academic director of TI:GER, academic lead of CDL-Atlanta, and professor of the practice in strategy and innovation, led this unique practicum in its inaugural offering this summer semester. This is the only

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The Technology 202: Tech to contain coronavirus on college campuses sparks fresh privacy concerns

Colleges across the country are scrambling to pandemic-proof their campuses. And everything from contact-tracing apps to facial recognition is on the table. 

The University of Alabama, for instance, is rolling out a suite of apps aimed at monitoring the coronavirus on campus. The school plans to release an app by the end of July that would notify students if they crossed paths with someone who tested positive for coronavirus, using Bluetooth technology. Other schools, such as the University of Arizona, say they are testing similar apps. 

Meanwhile, New York-based Molloy College is planning to place kiosks in the lobbies of

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