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    Space Exploration

    How Will the Internet of Things Change Space Exploration?

    The Internet of Things has the potential to change our world immensely. It will present new opportunities, as well as new challenges. IoT refers to the idea of connecting virtually any electronic device to the Internet and connecting them through the Internet to each other. Astronomers have also jumped in on the IoT conversation, and it turns out they have some issues with the up-and-coming network of connected devices.

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    Border Control Forces Receive New Technology

    Regulating the movement of people, goods, and animals across country borders is vital. As such, border control forces need the best technology. In this article, we’re exploring the latest advancements in technology that are helping in border control. A sense of space: drones and holographic printers VICE has reported that a company called Zebra Imaging, at the Tenth Annual Border Security Expo in San Antonio, Texas, was noted to be selling holographic printers for a cool $1 million. According to the report, these machines were already being utilized at Border Control stations in El Paso, San Diego and Tucson — having initially been sold to the US military for use…

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    Medical Technology

    Big Data’s Role in Healthcare

    While the American healthcare system is experiencing a tumultuous period, there is one thing that’s for sure about the state of the healthcare industry: big data is quickly changing it. SearchITOperations writer Carlos Casanova notes, “The past decade has seen a massive growth in data generation and that was before the internet of things (IoT) entered the equation.” The wealth of data we have recorded and stored presents plenty of opportunity but also many challenges. The need for data analysts has skyrocketed as we search for the best ways to utilize big data in the healthcare industry. While there are many applications for this data, processing and interpreting it all…

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    Is Cyber Security Dead?

    If anybody in the U.S. hadn’t heard about cyber security before 2016, you can bet that they’ve heard about it by now. From Russian hacking and interference during the 2016 election, to the Dyn DDoS attack that shut down Internet traffic on the East Coast for half a day in October the same year, cyber security began to dominate the headlines, especially toward the end of the year. The year 2017 hasn’t seen any type of slowdown in terms of cyber security incidents. The UK Parliament was recently hit by a cyber-attack, and ransomware damages alone are projected reach $5 billion by the end of the year, a fifteen-fold increase…