Trump & Tech: Unemployment Reaches Surprising Historic Lows

Is Donald Trump good for tech? According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), tech unemployment has reached record lows with Trump in the Oval Office. We dove all the way back to the year 2000, analyzing tech unemployment (“Computer and Mathematical Occupations,” specifically) each quarter. Under Trump (specifically the first quarter of… Read More »

The Apple Watch’s ECG feature goes live today

ECG/EKG was easily the new Apple Watch’s most lauded feature. It’s also been the most delayed. Of course, this kind of serious health feature is the sort of thing you need to get exactly right, for reasons that ought to be pretty obvious on their face. Electrocardiogram finally goes live today for Series 4 owners… Read More »

Skype launches real-time captions and subtitles

Alongside news that PowerPoint is getting real-time captions and subtitles in 2019, Microsoft announced similar technology is now available in Skype. Launching today to coincide with the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the new feature allows those who are deaf or hard of hearing to read the words that are spoken during audio… Read More »