Capitology Blog

Nuclear Powered Data Centers: Microsoft Bets on SMRs to Fuel the Cloud

January 9, 2024
The internet's insatiable appetite for data is causing an energy crisis of its own. Data centers, the humming behemoths behind every Google search and Netflix stream are guzzling electricity at an alarming rate. Microsoft, recognizing this growing power crunch, is leading the charge toward a radical solution: powering data centers with small nuclear reactors (SMRs).
Read More

Female Astronauts Excel on Spacewalks: The Importance of Diversity in Space Missions

January 4, 2024
Women in space exploration continually break through historic barriers. A recent study on female astronauts of spacewalks demonstrated that women excel in this work, underscoring the importance of diversity in space missions.
Read More

The 2024 Presidential Election: Where Candidates Stand on Tech

January 2, 2024
The 2024 U.S. Presidential election promises to be a fascinating intersection of politics and technology, with the two deeply intertwined in ways we haven't fully seen before. Of significant importance is where both the Democratic and Republican parties, as well as their leading candidates, stand on the most pressing issues facing technology and its users. 
Read More

Using AI to Improve Healthcare Diagnostics, Treatment, and Patient Outcomes

December 29, 2023
Artificial intelligence has the potential to make great advancements in medicine and patient care. Researchers and doctors are now using AI to improve healthcare in myriad ways including employing AI in precision medicine.
Read More

2023: The Tech Year in Review

December 28, 2023
2023 saw technological innovations and computing breakthroughs that can still seem impossible to comprehend. Tech giants have created new devices that are blending the real and virtual worlds, while the government and private research labs are driving technology’s power, capacity, and capabilities to new heights. Here’s a look at five of the most exciting and impactful technological advancements from the past year. 
Read More

Virtual Reality: Transforming Lives Across Diverse Populations and Industries

December 27, 2023
In the ever-expanding realm of technological advancement, Virtual Reality (VR) has transcended its initial association with gaming and emerged as a transformative force with the potential to revolutionize various sectors and impact diverse populations. Beyond being a mere futuristic concept, VR has swiftly evolved into a powerful tool, demonstrating the ability to bring about significant positive changes in different aspects of life.
Read More

Trending Careers in Cybersecurity: The Virtual Chief Information Security Officer

December 26, 2023
Every business in every industry is concerned about cybersecurity threats, but not all of them can afford an in-house, full-time CISO. A Virtual CISO is what they need and it’s one of the top trending careers in cybersecurity.
Read More

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. 
Read More

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. 
Read More

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.
Read More