Zacks upgraded shares of Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ:EPAY) from a hold rating to a powerful-get rating in a report issued on Tuesday morning, Industry Beat Ratings reports. In reading Lewis Perelman’s book, School’s Out, and the work of these who are passionate about the educational value of new technologies, I locate that their enthusiasm is practically wholly centered on the reality that these technologies will give our students greater access to much more info faster, far more conveniently, and in a lot more a variety of forms than has ever been feasible.
Futurologists such as Alvin Toffler declare that ‘rather than lashing out, Luddite style, against the machine, these who genuinely want to break the prison hold of the past could do properly to hasten the… arrival of tomorrow’s technologies because it is precisely the super-industrial society, the most advanced technological society ever, that extends the variety of freedom’ (Toffler 1980, cited in Robins & Webster 1989, p. 14-15).
Langdon Winner, a political scientist, also argues that technologies are not politically neutral in the sense that they are sometimes designed, deliberately or not, to open particular social possibilities and to close other individuals, and some technologies might be a lot more compatible with some social patterns than with others (in MacKenzie & Wajcman 1985).
For most of mankind’s history, we have lived in extremely little communities in which we knew everyone and everybody knew us. But progressively there grew to be far too a lot of of us, and our communities became too large and disparate for us to be able to feel a portion of them, and our technologies have been unequal to the job of drawing us collectively.
MTI is 1 of the first businesses to bring ultrasonic primarily based indoor location positioning to market, but they are not the only ones working on it. Ultrasonic is 1 of a dozen or so indoor place technologies, and MTI is one of over 150 companies, analyzed and profiled in the recently updated Grizzly Analytics report on Indoor Place Positioning Technologies See the Grizzly Analytics weblog for far more technology from MWC and elsewhere.