Preserving the Native Tongue

By |March 3rd, 2016|News, Technology|1 Comment

Language is an art and many would say a dying art. Scientists estimate that at least 3,000 of the 6,900 languages currently spoken around the world will be lost by the end of this century. This interesting information came to us from Quartz in their article, “Anyone can contribute to this dictionary of the world’s dying […]

China’s Technology Contributions

By |March 3rd, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

TechTarget has released two significant developments lately and they both focus on China. Their online lead visualization tool, the Activity Intelligence™ Dashboard for China marketing campaigns, and a Simplified Chinese version of the dashboard that will give technology vendors who are focused on generating demand in China a rich view of relevant content consumption behavior at […]

Advancing Technology

By |February 26th, 2016|News, Standards, Technology|0 Comments

IEEE is the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology. So it isn’t surprising that they are working with publishing organizations to create recommendations regarding best practices to help ensure technical conference content quality. This interesting news came to us from Knowledge Speak in their article, “IEEE, Elsevier and the Institution of Engineering and Technology join together […]

Looking Forward with Semantic Technology

By |February 24th, 2016|News, semantic, Technology|0 Comments

The importance of effective data management has not changed. The quantity of the data has exploded and requires more space and attention, but it is just as important as it has always been. DATAVERSITY brought this information to us in their article, “Top Trends in Semantic Technology for 2016.”

To do manage the data, organizations are […]

Usability and Findability

By |February 2nd, 2016|News, search, Technology|0 Comments

In November 2015, as part of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information’s (OSTI) efforts to continuously improve their scientific and technical information offerings, a team of OSTI librarians conducted a formal pilot usability study of DOE PAGESBeta to gauge user satisfaction. This interesting information came to us from the (OSTI) newsletter […]

Food Machines

By |January 19th, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

As technology continues to evolve, personalization and connectivity seem to be key drivers to new products. This is true for how we interact with food as well. Sustainable Brands brought this interesting information to us in their article, “Could the ‘Internet of Food’ Revolutionize Personal Nutrition?”

3D printers just might be leading the innovations but it […]

What the Future Holds

By |January 18th, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

Many industry professionals are pontificating on what 2016 will bring in the world of technology. Information Today brought us this latest incarnation in their article, “What Trends May Come in 2016.”

A variety of information industry experts have shared their insights and predictions in this and other articles. One thing that is consistent is the […]

Technology of the Future

By |January 14th, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

Tuesday night, President Obama spent much of his final State of the Union talking about technology. That shouldn’t surprise anyone. The future hinges on what technology is doing to the economy and to our jobs. It is also important to environmental concerns and international relations. Motherboard brought this topic to our attention in their article, […]

Lost in Translation

By |January 13th, 2016|News, semantic, Technology|0 Comments

It has always been fun to play with automatic translators and see what they come up with. Kids are even doing it with Siri and other voice recognition systems. We have come an incredible distance but still – Russia is (well, was now) translating Russia as “Mordor” and the surname of the Russian Foreign […]