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Using The Hype of Tech to Talk Reality

Using The Hype of Tech to Talk Reality

Not every technology is going to change the world. But you may think that from reading headlines. From driverless cars to space, most tech journalism focuses on the hype of technology. One morning recently, I visited Wired.com and the main featured video was about how...

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Why Is Your Solution Different From Every Other Solution?

Why Is Your Solution Different From Every Other Solution?

How many times have you heard the word “solution” during your career? For me, I’d conservatively estimate about a billion. A colleague shared an anecdote of attending a tech event recently in Washington, D.C. and being greeted by three different people who introduced...

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Can The United States Remain Dominant In Space?

Can The United States Remain Dominant In Space?

“We’ve been shockingly slow in coming back to space defense.” Those were the words of Rep. Jim Cooper, D-TN, during the Defense One Tech Summit, held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. on June 28. Cooper was joined by Trey Obering, former director of the Missile...

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Military Media Training: Reading is Fundamental

Military Media Training: Reading is Fundamental

“One size fits all” may be good when you’re buying a baseball cap, but it’s not good for media training. For communications professionals, training client spokespeople to be effective in media interviews and presentations is part of the job. A cursory Internet search...

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What Is The Future of Facial Recognition Technology?

What Is The Future of Facial Recognition Technology?

May 2019 may be remembered as the tipping point when it comes to the use of facial recognition technologies, and the privacy concerns associated with it. The issue came to a head early in the month, when San Francisco became the first city to ban the use of facial...

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