technology

Connections: Understanding new technologies and concerns about privacy

A number of new and evolving technologies were discussed at last week's Consumer Electronics Show. Facial recognition technology and location mapping...
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Mon, 01/14/2019 - 9:40am
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Connections: How mobile and online dating apps have changed dating culture

Tinder debuted in 2012, and since then, it – and other mobile and online dating apps – has revolutionized dating culture. Research on the subject is...
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Fri, 12/28/2018 - 10:49am
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Connections: Previewing the 2018 ROC Tech Conference

The future of the local economy will strongly feature the tech sector. So what does it look like in Rochester and the Finger Lakes? The Greater...
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Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:12am
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Connections: Kids discuss how technology changes

We have a discussion about how technology changes…with kids! We ask our guests about phone booths, fax machines, answering machines, and other devices...
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Fri, 07/27/2018 - 12:11pm
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Connections: Exploring the intersection of art, technology, and social justice

Local students are teaming up with nationally-recognized artists to learn how to use art and technology to convey messages about social justice and self...
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Mon, 07/23/2018 - 10:21am
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Connections: Is using CGI in advertising ethical?

Some brands are using CGI in their advertising, and consumers can’t tell that the images are not real humans. Is that ethical? Will CGI define the...
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Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:20am
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Connections: The return of the "dumb" phone

If you’re a smartphone user, have you ever considered switching back to a “dumb” phone? According to the Pew Research Center, 95 percent of Americans...
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Mon, 07/02/2018 - 11:19am
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Recorded Sound: An Introduction

In this series of blog posts we will explore the history of sound recording, and how the technological advances in this area have affected the music industry. From before Edison’s phonograph to today’s modern recording studios, it would be impossible to discuss every advance and its impact on music.

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