Intel recently showed off technology aimed at making our massive consumption of power more energy efficient. Using its Wireless Energy Sensing Technology, homeowners can monitor the power usage of each individual item over Wi-Fi. Intel hopes the same technology can be utilized to make data centers more energy and cost effective. In other news, a recent survey of IT recruiters and managers shows a severe lack of talent in the pool of employees. Consequently, many companies are faced with vacant positions for months. If you’re looking for a job, try learning Java. It is the most sought after skill in the industry nationwide. And finally, PricewaterhouseCoopers stated that by 2019, healthcare costs would constitute almost 20% of the economy. A large portion of the money is being spent on converting medical records to digital files. The government wants more than half of all healthcare facilities to go digital by 2014.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 9, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).