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Why piracy shouldn’t be illegal

This isn’t a philosophical topic. This is the reality, that software producers make tons of money when their software is ripped, cracked, duplicated and even resold across the globe. In this article, I will attempt to explain why piracy of software, music or movies shouldn’t be illegal. I will show how piracy actually benefits the […]

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Education

Assistive Technologies for Students

There is plenty of buzz around the new devices that we see in so many hands and especially in students. From smpartphones to the Nike+ Fuelband, these technologies are not only changing lives outside the classroom but inside as well. We’ll take a look at a few of the technologies that can be used in […]

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Exabyticals

Moods of Technology

How does technology treat you? If you’re somewhat handicapped with technological devices, you may have noticed that technology has certain identifiable moods when it comes to working with you. The moods sometimes help you make everything right, while some may get under your skin and play devil’s advocate to every keystroke and mouse-click you perform. […]

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Education

IT and Education

What’s Missing in Education Technology? Education is not fully benefiting from the technological progress we have made up until now. We have computers, tablets, smartboards, etc. but there is continuous disengagement from the students and teachers when content is being taught. The ‘no cell phone’ rule is a kind of a joke, considering that the […]

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Medical

Security for Your Medical Centre – Part 1

Security is essential for any medical centre running IT systems. These days there are more threats than ever before, and to keep guard is one of the requirements for any health IT infrastructure. This series on data security measures for your medical centre entails topics such as basic terminology of attackers, different attacking methods, statistics […]

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Medical

EMR/EHR Implementation Models for Medical Practice

Three Types of EMR/EHR System Models: There are three topologies that a medical practice can choose to implement. One is the SaaS model, the second is the in-house server model, and the third is a hybrid of the earlier two. Your choice in selecting one of these models will determine who bears the responsibility of […]

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Exabyticals Medical

IBM’s Watson and the New Medical Diagnosis

IBM’s Watson In February of 2011, IBM set a series of Jeopardy matches between the show’s highest ranked contestants against its $100 million computer named Watson. With the ability of natural speech recognition and specialized algorithms that could parse through 200 million pages of data in under three seconds, Watson was able to defeat the […]

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GPIT

Digital Input – Dawn of Digitizing Records

Tough to Give Up Centuries Worth of Habit Sure it would be nice to switch all of our paper media to digital ones, but is it really feasible? Pen and paper have gone hand in hand for millennia and today’s rapid pace of technological evolution seems to have surpassed our biological evolution of the brain. […]

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Product Reviews

WDTV Live

Media Player Gone are the days where you would need to burn a video or audio file to a DVD or CD in order to play it on a TV or theatre system. With the WDTV Live media player, one only needs to connect the device via a network connection or USB to play almost […]

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Medical

IT Needs for Medical Offices and Clinics

Medical clinics and doctor offices usually have a simplified IT infrastructure model as compared to businesses. The needs of a medical clinic and office revolve around the issues of redundancy, in terms of backup, and the health of the hardware and software of the computers. In addition to this, many clinics and offices use specialized […]