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Are We Ready for Shopping Lists on Smart Contact Lenses? 1
Posted Friday, Nov 4, 2022 by Jeff Safire

Mojo Vision’s test integration with Alexa Shopping List enables a grocery shopper to check their items off hands-free By Lynn Petrak, Senior Editor, Progressive Grocer Talk about an eye on the future: tech company Mojo Vision has developed the capability to add Alexa Shopping Lists to its smart contact lens. The integration of the…

39-year-old Radio Shack laptop gets new CPU, keeps original screen 2
Posted Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022 by Jeff Safire

Hobbyist and IEEE editor Stephen Cass upgrades a broken laptop from 1983 by Benj Edwards, arsTECHNICA Sept 23, 2022 A 1983-era TRS-80 Model 100 as an action hero, dramatically exploding onto the scene. Faced with a broken Radio Shack laptop from 1983, IEEE Spectrum editor Stephen Cass didn’t throw it away. Instead, he pulled…

Wireless tech aims to connect the planet — and save it 3
Posted Thursday, Sep 22, 2022 by Jeff Safire

The technology, known as LoRa, has the potential to connect billions of devices without simultaneously inflicting further harm on the planet, Semtech CEO Mohan Maheswaran told Axios.

Why the First Amendment also protects code 4
Posted Wednesday, Sep 14, 2022 by Jeff Safire

Programming languages like HTML, JavaScript and Python are a protected form of expression in the United States. But that protection is not absolute.

One more way apps can track your clicks 5
Posted Tuesday, Aug 30, 2022 by Jeff Safire

The browsers built into popular apps like Facebook and Twitter provide convenience for users looking to read a page — but also open them to broad privacy and security risks, Axios’ Sam Sabin and I report. The big picture: In-app browsers allow mobile users to follow links and read web pages without having to…

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