Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

It can be tempting to hook up everything you love to the internet. But take a moment to appreciate some of the objects that can remain unplugged.

Next to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, Amazon’s voice assistant may be turning into the third great consumer computing platform of our era.

Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government.

How Natasha Singer, a tech reporter at The Times, uses tech when she chronicles the industry’s effect on education, privacy and our health.

Tech Tip: Signing Your Name in Digital Ink

Posted on February 22nd, 2018 by

If you need to electronically sign PDF files, annotation tools built into popular programs let you scrawl your name right on the screen.

Op-Ed Contributor: How to Monitor Fake News

Posted on February 22nd, 2018 by

A software technique could help oversee the spread of disinformation.

Government officials are hoping to spur vitally needed imports like food and medicine and, perhaps, give investors a way of skirting American sanctions.

Scientists used a variety of tools originally developed for medicine, manufacturing and geology to discover hidden details in the artist’s paintings and sculptures.

The building blocks of A.I. are becoming more affordable and easier to work with. A new report explains why that opens the door to additional risks.

The lawsuit follows a suit filed last month by James Damore, author of the infamous “Google Memo.”