Tag: Technology

New Public Transportation Concept Hyperloop Reaches New Milestone

Originally suggested as a concept in 2012 by Elon Musk, Hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and freight transportation, using maglift technology in a sealed tube or system of tubes with low air pressure through which a pod may

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New Drive Thru Boards At Restaurant Brand International Restaurants

It looks like there could be new drive-thru experience coming to Restaurant Brand International’s various chains; including Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes. The company has already begun testing new digital menu boards with “predictive selling” technology that will allow

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California Girls Found Using Restaurant Wifi Get Fundraising Boost – GNSOTD Wed, Sept. 2nd 2020

A family in California got some much needed support after a photo of two young girls using the free WiFi in a Taco Bell parking lot to complete their school work went viral. In the photo, two girls can be

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Teen Referbishes Computers To Donate – GNSOTD Mon, Aug 17th 2020

15-year-old Christopher Kilpatrick, is a sophomore at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida, who had a summer internship at Urban Mining; a technology company. While he was there he had what he called an epiphany; he realized not everyone can

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Sunlight Desalination To Make Drinking Water In 30 Minutes

A team of scientists from Australia and China has proposed a sustainable solution that relies on sunlight to jump-start the filtration process instead of heat or electricity. While sunlight is an important part of this process, another key player is

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3D Animals On Your Smartphone

If you’ve got a smart phone you have probably heard about augmented reality. It’s that technology that puts a 3D image overlay on what ever images your camera is picking up. It’s a clever technology that can in some ways

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Home Smart Speakers Are Listening When You Don’t Expect At Least A Few Times A Day

Many people have guessed that their smart devices might be listening to their conversations when seeing strange coincidences showing up in targeted advertising. It turns out your home smart speakers ARE listening to you unwanted; at least a few times

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Holiday Events Continue At The Library

Many may have begun to put Christmas away, but the Holiday events continue at the Brantford Public Library! In fact this afternoon the main branch, at 173 Colborne Street, will play host to a host of elves with a screening

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Blind Man Develops Smart Cane For Visually Impaired

Kursat Ceylan, who is blind, is the CEO and co-founder of WeWalk, a company that developed and produces a smart cane that uses modern technology to help improve the lives of the visually impaired. The World Health Organization (WHO) says

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A New Credit Card That Can’t Stand Up To Being Carried Around

Sometimes, technology can go too far. As can Vanity. When your quest to look good gets in the way of being able to function properly it might be time to rethink your priorities.   Recently tech-giant Apple partnered with credit

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