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The Salt Lake Tribune wrote:

The "deep training" that occurs during video-game play might change gamers' brains — priming them to react quickly to changes in their environment but also making it more difficult for them to focus, according to a University of Utah study.

Youths who are addicted to video games share a commo...
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Salt Lake Tribune wrote:

In the future, according to University of Utah professor Rajesh Menon, most photographs will never be seen by human eyes.

Instead, the majority of digital images will be captured by self-driving cars, security systems or drones, and then analyzed by software programs and artificial intelligence rather than a human operator.

"W...
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Deseret News wrote:

Justin Miller's eyes are his paintbrush.

Paralyzed from the head down, a special camera on his Dynovox computer takes pictures of his eye movements, tracks them, and allows him to paint.

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Deseret News wrote:

Lawmakers had mixed feedback for a school technology plan prepared by a task force of state and education leaders, but they voiced their continued support for putting devices into the hands of students.

Members of the task force presented the plan to the Education Interim Committee on Wednesday, outlining the proposed proces...
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Deseret News wrote:

Utah is among the most industrious states in the nation, according to a new study ranking states by their economic vitality and high-tech performance.

Trailing only North Dakota and Texas in overall economic performance, Utah rated as “the most fundamentally sound state across all identified policy areas.”

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The six policy categorie...
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Deseret News wrote:

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Monday that Mike Hussey will take over as head of the state Department of Technology Services when Mark VanOrden retires next month.

Hussey was the information technology manager for the department and also served as a member of the information technology team for former Gov. Mike Leavitt'...
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Salt Lake Tribune wrote:

Ever get frustrated by buffering video when trying to use your Netflix account? Has the Internet ever slowed to a crawl because your gamer kid is sucking up the bandwidth?

It could be worse — you could live in Idaho.

Believe it or not, Utah has the highest Internet speeds i...
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Deseret News wrote:

So many Utahns accessed a new online self-screening tool that helps users find appropriate behavioral health services that the website temporarily crashed Thursday on its first day of operation.

"We had to devote some additional bandwidth and additional server space to handle the huge influx of hits to the website. We ha...
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FOX 13 News wrote:

The Center for Digital Government is recognizing a Utah website for its success.

Locate.Utah.gov was launched last May, and the website helps people locate businesses where broadband is available and also includes transportation, workforce and lifestyle features.

The site was launched by the Utah Broadband Outreach Center and the Utah Departmen...
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Max Roth wrote:

Imagine dissecting a frog without having to dissect a frog, or exploring the inner workings of an electrical system without any fear of electrocution.

That's the allure of a virtual reality system FOX 13 News' Ashton Edwards took for a test drive Thursday at the invitation of a company that produces hardware an...
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