Technology and Computing Portfolio

3 Design and Space-Planning Resources to Help You Plan Your Next Home Upgrade

Devising a new room layout is one of those strange design activities which manages to be both creatively rewarding and deceptively tedious. There’s no question that it’s exciting to recreate a living space. With just a few tweaks to furniture layout and color, it’s almost as though you’re li

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5 Smart Home Upgrades To Help You Sell Your Home

If you’re planning to sell your home, having a few smart features could sweeten the deal and make it that much easier to sell. Here’s our list of the five best smart upgrades to look into if you’re selling your home.

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Apps for a Night on the Town

Going out for a night on the town is cool. Well, it can be. Is it just me or can it also be kind of hard work? I mean, it’s all well and dandy to put your fancy shoes on and head out into the big city, but without a plan of attack you could well end up sitting in Taco Bell at 9 pm with nothi

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Best smart outdoor upgrades for Summer

If you’re interested in home comforts and cool gadgetry, it’s likely you’re well acquainted with some of the amazing new smart technologies which can make the inside of your home more comfortable, more fun and more secure.

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Neurocontrolled Devices on the Market: Technology Overview

One of the most striking aspects of neurotechnological innovation is the sheer variety of fields of human endeavor it’s likely to revolutionize. Name an activity that involves thought and using a device and neurotechnology looks set to upend how it’ll get done.

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Health technology in 2018

In the first half of 2017 alone, an estimated $3.5 billion was invested in healthcare technology. While it’s difficult to estimate the trajectory of this huge and rapidly growing market, it’s safe to say the health industry is being transformed by emergent healthcare technologies.

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If you’re planning to sell your home, having a few smart features could sweeten the deal and make

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One of the most striking aspects of neurotechnological innovation is the sheer variety of fields of

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