Technology

Where are our Jewish space lasers?

February 10, 2024

If Hezbollah goes to war with Israel, we’re going to need an entirely new kind of weapon. Like when Marjorie Taylor Greene said we have “Jewish Space Lasers.”

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Foreskin’s lament: Should Jewish males be circumcised?

October 6, 2023

I’m circumcised. So are all the men in my family. We’re Jews. That’s what we do. But have we made a terrible mistake?

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Apple’s new Vision Pro: The dawn of screen-less computing

July 2, 2023

Apple is positioning its new Vision Pro more as a productivity device than a new piece of hardware on which to play games.

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Tipping has gotten weird

June 4, 2023

Tipping in the 21st century has gotten weird. I grew up with a simple formula: Did a service provider improve your experience? Then leave a tip.

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The demise of Better Place – is it in a “better place” 10 years later?

May 21, 2023

On May 26, 2013, a decade ago next week, Israeli electric car startup Better Place went to a better place, figuratively if not literally.

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Spraying away Covid and the flu

March 12, 2023

Large tech conferences are ideal for networking with colleagues. You know what else likes to network at large conferences? Viruses.

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Top Tech Trends for 2023

February 28, 2023

I look forward every year to when Stav Erez and Eli Nir present their predictions for the top tech trends of the year at the annual OurCrowds Summit.

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Will technology make Jewish Law irrelevant?

January 29, 2023

Will technology make halacha irrelevant? That was the question Prof. Moshe Koppel posed during a recent lecture.

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Focusing on the core vs. the edge

July 17, 2022

As I lay on the operating room table, I began to shake uncontrollably. I was about to undergo eye surgery. What could possibly go wrong?

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Can electric cars cure climate change…or will they make it worse?

June 19, 2022

In 2012, when we bought our Better Place car, we were EV enthusiastic. A decade later, our enthusiasm has started to lose its charge.

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