All 23 school districts in Monroe County will be using a new safety technology to stop cars from speeding past the school bus when the stop arm is out. The County is working with the national bus safety company called Bus Patrol. The company uses AI technology that detects when vehicles  speeds past the school […]

James Earl Jones has reportedly stepped back from voicing Darth Vader after over 40 years. According to a story from Vanity Fair, which focuses on the Ukrainian start-up company Respeecher. The 91-year-old “signed off” on utilizing Respeecher’s AI technology to recreate his voice as Darth Vader. The company used the tech and Jones’ archival recordings to bring […]

Officials in New York are mulling a bill that would mandate speed limiters in new vehicles that would be set to the local maximum allowable limit. The system would use GPS and traffic sign recognition technology to determine the speed limit. The name of the technology is (ISA) Active Intelligent Speed Assistance. It cites the […]

A tech company from the UK has taken business transactions to a whole new level. The tech company called Walletmor  Has created a microchip that can be implanted in a person’s hand And would be able to make payments as if it was a credit card. The company said the chip is the size of […]

Pharrell Williams plans to open a group of small nonprofit private schools in Virginia. The Grammy-winner said in a press release in which he called out the current state of affairs regarding the school system, according to The Virginian-Pilot. “We don’t want lockstep learning where so many kids fall behind; we want bespoke learning designed for […]

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December 16, 2020

Yesterday, Google suffered another outage, resulting in the search engine, YouTube and Gmail going down for more than two hours. Some Gmail users saw error messages and had their messages bounced back. Google’s status page said they were aware of the outage around 4:30pm E.T. adding: “The affected users are able to access Gmail, but […]

Kevin Beckford called into the WDKX Wake-Up Club to talked about the Exploration into Science and Technology related Career Planning Event Friday, December 11, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Click Here To Register The University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology and […]

If you are looking to learn a new professional skill or get certification New York State has a new program. The program is a new initiative through a partnership with New York State and Coursera throught the Department of Labor. Governor Andrew Cuomo said the partnership will help the state save money. Gov. Cuomo said […]

The N95 mask has been the industry standard in personal protective equipment (PPE) since 1972. At first, they were designed for industrial use but were adapted for healthcare after virus blocking technology (originally developed to block tuberculosis) was introduced to the platform in 1995 by Peter Tsai, a professor at the University of Tennessee. When […]

The Rochester Area Community Foundation has announced that it will aid local school districts by distributing grant money from the COVID Education Fund created in April by RACF’s Board of Directors. The RACF has earmarked the money for students who need computers and internet access from home. According to the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, a […]

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