Technology Today

I write the weekly “Technology Today” column for the Florida Today newspaper, which is published by Gannett. The column appears every Friday in the Business section of the paper.

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2015 Columns

  • 2015’s tech advances come with security concerns, convenience (Dec. 25)
  • Lord Vader, your teleconference is ready (Dec. 18)
  • Big Data can watch for bad guys, but should it? (Dec. 11)
  • Alexa: Amazon.com’s Echo impresses out of the box (Dec. 4)
  • Toy Story: It has been 20 years since we first met Woody and Buzz (Nov. 27)
  • Computers will have big role in future of science (Nov. 20)
  • Apple TV: There’s an app for that (Nov. 13)
  • Musk’s tube-travel idea could change lifestyles (Nov. 6)
  • Changes in technology can be mind-boggling (Oct. 30)
  • ‘Back to the Future’ swung and missed on Mr. Fusion (Oct. 23)
  • First ‘computer programmer’ was a woman (Oct. 16)
  • Office 2018: Three new features I’d like to see (Oct. 9)
  • Student time is a critical piece of flipped classroom (Oct. 2)
  • Will diesel’s gains now go up in (sooty) smoke? (Sept. 25)
  • Five things on which we depend every day (Sept. 18)
  • British space series nailed 1999 tech in mid-1970s (Sept. 11)
  • Gadgets make owning a kitten less labor intensive (Sept. 4)
  • The human race — from white collar to shock collar (August 28)
  • Creativity is nature versus nurture versus programming (August 21)
  • Robot intelligence could someday surpass our own (August 14)
  • To understand robots, maybe we must become self-aware (August 7)
  • Latest and greatest rarely both, sometimes neither (July 31)
  • Amazon at 20: Registers haven’t stopped ringing (July 24)
  • Right speakers can make up for musical shortcomings (July 17)
  • Software glitches show reliance, weaknesses (July 10)
  • Tech companies begin to rule financial roost (July 3)
  • New email feature lets writers call back ill-advised messages (June 26)
  • Choose wisely before you buy tech for Dad (June 19)
  • It’s summertime, and tech living can be easy (June 12)
  • Data-driven cars rapidly become commonplace (June 5)
  • Summer reading delivers intriguing views on aging (May 29)
  • Group wants to recruit, assist STEM teachers (May 22)
  • Amid dwindling attention span, selling gets tougher (May 15)
  • Education, training top list for software testing (May 8)
  • Clever apps help travelers arrive more conveniently (May 1)
  • Moore’s Law at 50: How much longer can it last? (April 24)
  • IRS website makes filing on time even more taxing (April 17)
  • Cable-free TV is getting easier to find and enjoy (April 10)
  • Enough, already, with the narcissism on a stick (April 3)
  • Senseless complexity often can be too smart for own good (March 20)
  • Amazing app delivers on promise to ‘name that tune’ (March 13)
  • Packages hitch a ride with delivery service (March 6)
  • Using a game as a model, can students write exam? (Feb. 27)
  • Dude, where’s my car? Been wirelessly hacked (Feb. 20)
  • Forget digital world for day to savor precious life (Feb. 13)
  • Video Game Addiction: Cutting off your own hand no solution (Feb. 6)
  • Writers’ group aims to produce a book in day (Jan. 30)
  • IBM mainframes: They’re not dead yet (Jan. 23)
  • Radio Shack visits lose their spark for writer (Jan. 16)
  • Offload your data to cloud and never run out of space (Jan. 9)
  • Remote car starters, fireplace apps keep users cozy in frightful weather (Jan. 2)