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Blog Archive for dmax69 during August 2004

Is the Idea of implanting a passive RFID tag inside your body something that raises your Orwellian fears? Do you get Biblical "End-of-Days" shivers? Or is it a good thing, a next logical step, an inevitable development in the teleological vector of technological triumph? Michael Kanellos' compelling article on C/Net yesterday must give us pause; how likely is it that a passive RFID arm tag...
Eric Chabrow recently contributed an article to Information Week in which he analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics specific to IT professionals. Some 160,000 fewer Americans identify themselves as IT professionals as was the case in 2001. At the same time, the total U.S. employment in IT fell from 3.5 million to 3.2 million -- shrinking some 7...