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Will augmented reality make lying obsolete?

I’m putting the liars on notice.The most underappreciated application for the combination of augmented reality (A.R.) and artificial intelligence (A.I.) is persistent lie detection.Smartphones and smart glasses will soon support...

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12 Slack alternatives worth a look

Once upon a time if you wanted employees to collaborate you'd probably encourage them to use Internet Relay Chat (IRC). But about four years ago Slack appeared on the scene,...

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Just our way of saying hello

It's several Decembers ago, and this IT contractor pilot fish is set to start a new job at a big company as a SQL reporting specialist."I got word that I...

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How iPhone X changes things

It should be clear by now that Apple’s big bet on the iPhone X is working out just fine. Millions of people appear to be picking them up, but what...

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Why Windows 7 updates are getting bigger

Windows 7's security rollups, the most comprehensive of the fixes it pushes out each Patch Tuesday, have almost doubled in size since Microsoft revamped the veteran operating system's update regimen...

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Throwback Thursday: Never mind…

This IT project is highly visible, and management is taking no chances. "To ensure that it is managed properly, execs contract with a highly advertised consulting firm to provide a...

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Mingis on Tech: Blockchain explained

It's the most disruptive technology since the arrival of the Internet.Or maybe it's the next Linux, an open-source technology that offers great promise, but somehow never seems to make it...

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OK, now THAT’S the end!

This pilot fish is developing a series of training videos for a non-profit mental health organization, and he's pretty happy with the results."I created lessons for entering the system, setting...

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Dear Amazon and Google: Enough.

Gang, we need to talk. Here in the land o' tech (no relation to the Land o' Lakes, aside from a shared love of butter), things are starting to get silly.Google...

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Those @#$%! spoilsports!

This pilot fish and his family vacation at a resort condominium for two weeks every year -- and getting an internet connection has been a longstanding challenge."Until a few years...

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