News – Telstra network outage
Just recently, a Telstra outage left bank and retail customers across Australia stranded at ATMs and checkouts that some had to process payments manually including accepting cash only. A twitter post from @dobes Among the businesses affected by the network breakdown were Woolworths supermarkets and Caltex service stations. Others adversely affected by the said outage […]
Technology review – Where are we at Self-driving technology?
Self-driving technology has been making rounds in media and is said to revolutionize the way people travel and get around. With 94% of car crashes reported to have been caused by human error as stated by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there’s really a huge opportunity for these vehicles to be on the […]
News – Facebook and Instagram Outage
For those who haven’t noticed, Facebook, Instagram and other affiliated systems have been experiencing some technical issues on Wednesday morning with users reporting problems in logging-in and getting their feeds that continued for hours before being mostly resolved in the late afternoon. According to Down Detector which tracks website issues, its outage map shows that the […]
Technology review – What is LiFi?
Since the advent of lighting in the early 19th century, a lot has already changed. From illuminating offices, cars, homes, and streets, lightings could now power our great demand for connectivity. Wondering what that tech innovation is? It is the so-called, “LiFi.” LiFi (Light Fidelity) is a Visible Light Communications (VLC) system which runs wireless […]
Discussion – What is DeepFake?
We can now see the late known personalities such as the iconic sex symbol Marilyn Monroe and the most celebrated Spanish Surrealist painter and printmaker, Salvador Dali moving back to life or the famous portraits like Mona Lisa and the Girl with a Pearl Earring making funny faces. So how it’s done? These things are […]
Discussion – Will Libra cryptocurrency change our lives?
In a bid to shake up the world’s banking system, Facebook has recently unveiled a cryptocurrency called Libra allowing its billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe. Libra will be administered by a non-profit known as the Libra Association based in Geneva, Switzerland with 27 founding members including Uber, Spotify, Mastercard, Paypal, […]