Capitology Blog

From Battlefield to Base: 3D Printing Revolutionizes the U.S. Military

December 21, 2023
3D printing is a transformational technology that offers incredible levels of customization and detail for a variety of applications. From art to education, engineering to entertainment, 3D printing is revolutionizing how materials are created and the speed at which it can be done.  Some of the most exciting uses for 3D printing are combing from the defense industry, where practical and innovative uses are helping to transform how the U.S. Military operates in both combat and non-combat settings. These new developments are creating safer front lines, providing better medical care, and reducing time and costs across nearly all operations. 
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DNA Sequencing May Unlock the Future of Digital Storage

December 20, 2023
Storage devices such as hard drives and solid-state drives don’t last forever. They are fragile, challenging to maintain, and can become obsolete quickly, causing considerable harm and loss if a device becomes unusable. Further, as data creation will soon outpace the amount of available storage space, new digital storage options could offer a unique solution to these ongoing challenges. 
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Amazon and SpaceX: A Strategic Partnership for Space Internet

December 19, 2023
In a surprising move, Amazon announced earlier this month that it has secured three rocket launches from SpaceX for its ambitious Project Kuiper, designed to compete with Elon Musk's Starlink in the satellite broadband market. This unexpected collaboration comes after Amazon previously ordered launches from three of SpaceX's main competitors, including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, sparking controversy and a shareholder lawsuit against Amazon earlier this year.
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The Top Aviation Industry Trends of 2023 and What 2024 May Bring

December 18, 2023
Humans have been flying for well over a century now, but air travel is ever changing. AI, sustainability and security are some of the top aviation industry trends from 2023, which will be equally important in 2024.
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Supercharging AI with Quantum Computing: A Look into the Future

December 16, 2023
Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize various fields, and the intersection of quantum computing and artificial intelligence (AI) holds particular promise. Quantum computers, with their ability to manipulate qubits (quantum bits) that can exist in multiple states simultaneously, offer the promise of solving problems that are currently intractable for classical computers. While we are still in the early stages of understanding and implementing quantum-powered AI, several potential benefits and innovations could arise from this synergy. It could lead to significant advancements in AI capabilities, driving innovations in a wide range of fields.
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Taking Flight: The Future of Electric Air Taxi Services

December 13, 2023
The future of autonomous air taxi services is here. Soon people won’t have to rely on traditional transportation to get from point A to point B. With NASA at the helm, flying taxis could be here before we know it.
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Top 5 Tech Trends to Look for in 2024: A Glimpse into the Future of Innovation

December 12, 2023
As we stand at the cliff of 2024, the world of technology is poised for an unprecedented surge of innovation and transformation. Driven by relentless advancements in artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and other cutting-edge fields, the new year promises to witness a remarkable evolution of our digital landscape. Let's dive into five key areas where technology is expected to make tangible progress in 2024.
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Using Generative AI to Boost Student Studying

December 12, 2023
Generative AI tools like ChatGPT, Midjourney, and Audiocraft have taken the world by storm. Their proliferation has fundamentally shifted how information is searched, discovered, and created, while also elicited serious concerns about ownership, privacy, and accuracy. 
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The Lifecycle of a Tech Product

December 11, 2023
The journey of a tech product, from the spark of an idea to its final release, is a dynamic and intricate process that involves multiple stages. Key to the process are product managers, who help to operationalize, advance, evaluate, and iterate nearly every part of the process. 
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The Rise of Bad Bots

December 8, 2023
A recent study by Arkose Labs estimates that 73% of internet traffic comes from bad bots, meaning the traffic wasn’t from a human and intends to conduct some type of malicious action. The bot management firm analyzed tens of billions of bot attacks from January to September 2023, identifying the volume, types, and industries most targeted by attacks.  
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