New Technology Monitors Indoor Air Quality
It seems like everyday new technology and products are introduced that strive to make us faster, stronger, or more resilient to injuries. Interim New Technology Summary Report (NTSR): a listing (every 12 months from the start of the Contract) of all new technologies (inventions and/or innovations) developed during the reporting period, or certification that there were none. The work is published in the proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, held last September in Germany. In his new book The Bleeding Edge, Bob Hughes, an activist and former academic, takes a refreshingly critical look at assumptions about technology — the subtitle is Why technology turns toxic in an unequal world”.
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