There’s no doubt that Elon Musk is a controversial figure, but his name is associated with much of today’s bleeding-edge technology. One of his companies, Neuralink, hasn’t gotten as much press as, say, Tesla or SpaceX but, with the advent of Mark Zuckerburg’s metaverse, renewed attention has increased the spotlight on this company that aims to put implants in human brains as computer interfaces.
Month: December 2021
This week, there is news that US Government is launching a bug bounty program, and Meta (Facebook) is offering
It’s the time of year when lots of packages arrive at our house. Between gifts that have been sent from family and regular Amazon deliveries,…
A puff piece in Politico this week poked fun at Vice President Kamala Harris’s use of wired earbuds and her preference for texting over e-mail, calling her “Bluetooth-phobic” and paranoid. “Should someone who travels with the nuclear football be spending time untangling her headphone wires?,” they ask. Given that there are 495 publicly disclosed vulnerabilities in Bluetooth, I’d say it’s not paranoia if someone is really spying on you.
I’ve been keeping an eye, though, on how wearables continue to evolve. Fashion is latching on to NFTs, Roblox, custom design apps and truly smart clothing, expanding the idea of wearables into new spaces.