How technology is building the aquarium of the future

Worrying about the health of your aquarium fish could be a thing of the past. Step Ahead Innovations has started a Kickstarter campaign to launch its high-tech MindStream Aquarium Monitor that replaces manual testing in saltwater aquariums. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/06/how-technology-is-building-aquarium-future/

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Digital Disruption and a Great Gap


You can tell when the economy is doing well, because instead of worrying about how you’re going to make the next mortgage payment, you worry about the next disruption in business. The big worry on the horizon now is the digital disruption, a nice piece of alliteration designed to make you question your worth. The DD is the confluence of a lot of wonderful new technology that enables us to run our business lives better, faster and cheaper. In no particular order it includes social, mobile, and especially analytic tools for big data.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81963.html?rss=1

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Google testing video chats with doctors

We all know that Googling your symptoms can lead to a very worrying, and possibly very wrong, diagnosis, but we still do it. However, a new service being tested by the Web giant means you’ll soon be able to discuss your ailment with a doc via a video chat. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/13/google-testing-video-chats-with-doctors/

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Supercomputer stagnation: New list of the world’s fastest computers casts shadow over exascale by 2020

Our glorious leader, Sebastian Anthony, violating Watson at IBM Research
Yesterday, Top 500 released the updated list of the world’s fastest supercomputers, and it revealed a rather worrying trend: Supercomputer performance is slowing down, rather than speeding up. When most of the world’s computing superpowers have announced their intentions to create exascale (1000 petaflops) supercomputers by 2020, this would appear to be a bit of a problem.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/185057-supercomputer-stagnation-new-list-of-the-worlds-fastest-computers-makes-exascale-by-2020-seem-unlikely

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