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Ubiquitous computing

Ubiquitous Computing: Bringing Technology to the Human Level

Posted on August 15, 2017

In the early 2000s, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed what they called Project Oxygen. This project was aimed at creating a ubiquitous computing model that would make technology more human-centered for all. “For over forty years, computation has centered about machines, not people. We have catered to expensive computers, pampering them in air-conditioned […]


Alexa Powered Smart Building

Alexa, What Can You Do?

Posted on January 18, 2017

“Those that recognize the inevitability of change stand to benefit the most from it,” Author and Businessman, Jay Samit. Alexa, What Are Your Skills? Perhaps, one of the most popular tech tools of the year is the Amazon Echo aka Alexa. Alexa is an artificially intelligent, voice assistant that can play music, read real-time updates […]