Tag Archives: future

Ubuntu 20.04: Welcome to the future, Linux LTS disciples

Enlarge / Did everyone know that a fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar beforehand? Anyone else first misread it as “Fosse” and think choreography? This is most definitely the strangest spring in a very long time, with all sorts of event and hardware delays or outright cancellations. But one thing that has arrived right on schedule? The ...

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Pay now, book later: Hotels sell credits, offering deep discounts for future stays

Entrepreneurs and hotel groups are selling credits that can be bought at a discount to be used for future room nights, food and services. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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The pandemic is bringing us closer to our robot takeout future

Enlarge (credit: Starship) On the morning of March 30, I set out from my home in Washington, DC, to the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. In only a few hours, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Virginia Governor Ralph Northam would issue coordinated stay-at-home orders. But I was going to GMU’s campus to check out a new technology ...

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The future of work looks like staying out of the office

Enlarge / Work in an actual office (artist’s rendering). It’s 2020: we finally live in the future! Or at least a future—one where broadband Internet connections and portable, reasonably high-powered computing tools are pervasive and widely accessible, even if they aren’t yet universal. Millions of workers, including all of us here at Ars, use those tools to do traditional “office ...

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Don’t just let your 401(k) ride into the future, it needs love and attention

Your 401(k) is not an all or nothing bet. It is an important investment in your future. So, for goodness sake, don’t just let it ride. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Tracking the future of remote workplaces: Apps, communication, and liability

Enlarge / Must work-from-homers always rely on a such a patchwork suite of apps? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) When it comes to predicting the future of technology these last 20 years, Ars has had its occasional slam-dunk predictions mixed in with some admittedly uneven guesses. So I’m lucky to begin this article with a no-brainer conclusion: over the next ...

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Samsung Galaxy Fold review: The future is an ugly disappointment

The Galaxy Fold, screen off, featuring the big crease down the middle. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] The Galaxy Fold was supposed to be The Future™. Samsung, the world’s leading display manufacturer, invested six years and $ 130 million to birth its ultimate creation: the flexible OLED display. And with the holy grail of display technology under its belt, Samsung would revolutionize ...

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GM hopes to put vehicle technology in future military vehicles and make a fortune

GM is gambling that the military will want to buy its car technology to use on military vehicles. That’s why the automaker started GM Defense. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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