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Brain Power, a Cambridge start-up, is attempting to use Google Glass to help those on the autism spectrum who may have difficulty learning and interacting, including social interactions, speech delays, learning to control certain behaviors, and help with recognizing and forming abstract groupings.

If you’re looking to make the whole organization agile—through iterative work cycles, continuous improvement, and direct feedback from customers—fear has to be involved to some degree. But in order to foster a culture of honesty and trust, this uneasiness will have to be overcome.

One feature many of us rely on daily is autocorrect. We have all probably experienced the positive and negative sides of autocorrect, and from our experiences with the negative, there are some elements and features we should consider to improve the future evolution of this technology.

The psychological term "confirmation bias" means that once you have a certain belief, you tend to see evidence that supports that belief and to ignore, belittle, or miss evidence that refutes it. This can make you narrow-minded. Instead, try to seek evidence that challenges or refutes your beliefs.

Technology's usefulness for assessment in schools today is not limited to Scantron machines. There are many powerful (and free) tools available. How can we shift to an environment in which technology is used in support of high-quality assessments that are meaningful for both teachers and students?

One of the biggest myths in the world of agile development is that there is not enough time to do security testing. Sanjay Zalavadia shows you the most efficient and cost-effective way of performing security testing in an agile environment: by rolling it into each sprint incrementally, from day one.

Ubiquitous computing—anywhere, anytime computing—is on the rise. And while the benefits of anywhere, anytime computing are numerous, there are new and invisible risks that cannot be ignored. Rajini Padmanaban looks at ubiquitous computing and its effect on society.

Agile doesn’t always require you to throw the baby out with the bathwater. Just because you plan to incorporate agile into your team (or even your entire organization), that doesn’t mean you need to scrap whatever other practices, such as outsourcing, or methodologies you’re using.

Among the latest and largest companies to hop on the Internet of Things fast train, Target announced the opening of the 3,500 square-foot Target “Open House” in San Francisco’s Metreon shopping center to demonstrate how everyday devices connected to the Internet can make life better for consumers.

The conventional approach to software automation for quality creates a losing situation for the people doing the work. When tests are reliable or take more time than first estimated, management and the rest of the team lose confidence. How can you produce consistently quick, quality information?