Daniel Faris lives in Harrisburg, PA. He is a graduate from the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University and now spends his time blogging about politics.

 

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How the Private Sector Drives Infrastructure Progress

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There are many ways to get from Point A to Point B if you live in the United States: car, bus, plane, Uber, whatever suits your fancy. But if some of our most ambitious lawmakers have their way, there will eventually be another option…

Go Ahead and Launch a ‘Coming Soon’ Page

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Let’s say you’ve just started a business and have filed all the pertinent paperwork. You’ve just bought your site’s domain, and now you’re wondering what you can publish online while the public waits for your completed site to go live. Of course, you could…

Could Smartphones Soon Double As Driver’s Licenses?

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Sometimes it feels like progress in the consumer electronics industry moves at the speed of laziness. Thanks to Apple Pay, and to a (much) lesser extent Google Wallet, carrying credit cards may soon be more trouble than it’s worth, if the latest buzz about…

Technology Is Changing Driver’s Ed for the Better

I can’t believe it was legal for the 16-year-old version of me to drive a car whenever I wanted. As if in response to my hindsight, state governments have cracked down on youth driving since that amazing day when, suddenly, I was given a…

Happy Hour, Delivered: eCommerce’s Final Frontier

In need of a holiday cocktail to warm you up? Don’t want to brave the elements on your way to the liquor store? Joy of joys: eCommerce finally has an answer for this particular first-world problem. Now you can stay snuggled up by the…

Can Technology Really Help Us Protect Our Financial Data?

Another day, another very public embarrassment concerning the safety (or lack thereof) of our collective financial data. I probably don’t need to remind you about recent data breaches from the likes of Target and Home Depot. Alternatives, such as the new and untested Apple…

The Legal Ambiguity of the 3D Printer That Builds Guns

You know the old saying gun control advocates use when someone suggests the world would be better off if firearms were completely outlawed? It usually goes something like: “If owning a gun is illegal, then only criminals will have guns.” Well, pretty soon that…

The Tablet: Game-Changer or a Developer’s Pain in the Ass?

In the world of personal consumer technology, we are starting to see a pattern emerge. First it was desktop computers, then laptops, televisions, and eventually smartphones. Now, at long last, we are seeing this pattern play out again with the tablet. We aren’t saying…