Information Technology FunctionCan information technology function as assistive technology?
Information technology” (IT) is “any equipment or interconnected system or subsystem of equipment, that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information. Information technology includes computers, ancillary equipment, software, firmware and similar procedures, services (including support services), and related resources.
Not all crystals are science fiction. Scientists created a new quantum crystal sensor that could hold the key to detecting the presence of dark matter, according to a new study published in the journal Science. With most of the universe composed of dark matter, discovering its nature could unravel one of the oldest mysteries in […]
Did you see the recent video from Norway, where Tesla’s Autopilot feature detected that the in-seat driver was unresponsive and slowed down the car before bringing it to a halt? If not, you might have come across other videos, where drunk drivers have relinquished control to the Autopilot feature. Given the irresponsible attitude of drunk […]
Newly released timelapse footage from the US space agency shows the merging of the “the major aircraft sections” of NASA’s X-59 Quiet SuperSonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft, a blog post from NASA explains. The X-59, whose design was first revealed to the public in 2019, is gradually taking shape as NASA, in partnership with Lockheed Martin, aims to […]
The US Navy is working on an uncrewed aircraft called Skydweller that is capable of staying in the air for 90 days without needing to land thanks to large strips of solar panels on both of its wings, a report by New Scientist explains. The company behind the aircraft, Skydweller Aero, is a U.S.-Spanish aerospace firm developing […]
What if our consciousness could live on in the form of a digital avatar long after we are gone? It is a question that was propelled into popular consciousness and culture with dystopian TV show Black Mirror’s “San Junipero” episode from 2016. One scientist, Russian transhumanist and life extensionist Alexey Turchin, believes that the Promethean technological […]