Category: Technology Development

Technology and the Game | NFL Football Operations

Each week, millions of people watch NFL games on their televisions or in person. Increasingly, they also follow the action on a second or even a third screen. Smartphones, tablets and computers let fans follow their fantasy teams, talk about football on social media or even watch another game, all from the stadium or the couch. 

Fans are certainly aware of how technology has changed their experience of watching games. They may not always notice, though, how technology has changed the game itself

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‘Parenting For A Digital Future’ Uncovers What Parents Really Need To Help Children Benefit From Technology

In the reading and research I do about video games, technology and families there are a handful of books that have stood out. Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross’ Parenting for a Digital Future is one of those. It’s a detailed and evidence-based look at how hopes and fears about technology shape children’s lives. And it’s fantastic.

The book draws on research and home visits to combine qualitative and quantitative data. It forms a clear picture of what it’s like to be a parent of children in this technological age. There are some

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Council Post: The Problem With Technology

Head of marketing at Lightico. Proven business leader driving tech in enterprises. Born into Fortune 500s — now building tech companies.

What company these days doesn’t want to adopt the latest technology? Many companies today are like the proverbial kid in the candy store, reaching for the latest tools that come with shiny buzzwords like “AI” and “machine learning.” But while embracing technology can bring a lot of positive changes, the right technology is needed — not just the latest one. And all too often, companies lack solid criteria according to which to choose their tech stack. 

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Why OneConnect Financial Technology Rocketed 103.6% Higher in 2020

What happened

Shares of OneConnect Financial Technology (NYSE:OCFT) rocketed 103.6% higher in 2020, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The Chinese fintech player actually had its IPO back in December of 2019, so 2020 marked its first year as a public company. Like many software stocks, OneConnect rocketed higher beginning in April, as investors anticipated the acceleration of the digital economy, which was soon borne out by strong financial results.

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So what

Although the COVID-19 pandemic caused the world economy to plunge into a recession, with financial companies pulling back on lending and

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Radar technology key for NOAA’s hurricane forecasts hits setback

The $70 million funding bid over five years failed because of flaws in NCAR’s proposal, according to two senior NOAA officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on grant decision-making.

The decision follows the busiest hurricane season on record, when communities were ravaged by rapidly intensifying storms, which are difficult to forecast and are increasingly common in a warming world.

The radar, known as airborne phased-array radar or APAR, would be mounted on aircraft and flown into storms, scanning hurricanes and other storms in all directions.

Compared with the current generation of

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