Patrick Nelson was editor and publisher of the music industry trade publication Producer Report and has written for a number of technology blogs. Nelson wrote the cult-classic novel Sprawlism.
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A stratospheric Internet service is one step closer to launching, according to its developers.
Wireless technologies could help mitigate clinical errors and improve caregiving in hospitals and at home.
Ongoing research explores biologically-based communication networks and electronics that could directly connect to human tissues.
Tests involving Ericsson and Qualcomm overcame some of the limiting characteristics of 5G millimeter connectivity, more than doubling its effective distance.
Telemedicine is seeing rapid adoption gains as physicians and patients become more comfortable using videoconferencing for telehealth visits.
Researchers have logged the fastest ever data speed over optical fiber, using methods that could be applied to upgrade existing networks.
The U.S. Army wants to develop new, more secure communications networks for soldiers in the field using free-space ultra-violet optical transmissions.
Because of the amount of energy and resources used to create and store digital information, the data should be considered physical, and not just invisible ones and zeroes, according to one theoretical physicist.