Michael Luciano
Associate Editor

Originally from Eastchester, New York, Michael graduated from Buffalo State College in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Literary English, and has been writing professionally since 2009. Prior to joining WDD, Michael spent several years working in the insurance industry, and has written for several hockey websites including Hendricks Hockey, The Hockey Guys, and is currently a writer and editor at Devils Army Blog. His work has been featured on many affluent independent hockey websites, such as Hockey Buzz and CBS Sportsline, and has been exposed to large audiences over the years. Outside of WDD, hockey, and writing, Michael enjoys outdoor recreations like fishing, hiking, and camping during his spare time.

Zero energy housing is one of the innovative directions industries like wireless tech and engineering are headed with hopes of creating a greener, cleaner...
4.28.2017
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Predictive maintenance has been a concept engineers and industry workers alike have worked towards for quite some time. In the aviation industry, these...
4.28.2017
10:27am
Last spring, wildfires broke out in Fort McMurray, Alberta that scorched over one million acres of forestland, causing billions of dollars in damage. Emergency...
4.27.2017
3:30pm
In preparation for NASA’s Mars rover launch in 2020, researchers at Brown University published the geological history of a region on the red planet known as...
4.26.2017
3:46pm
In the age of wireless tech, relaying and maintaining communication between operators and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has become a top priority for drone...
4.26.2017
12:01pm
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Part of wireless design is looking into different innovative ways to harness, conserve, and distribute energy from renewable sources. Over the past few years,...
4.26.2017
10:35am
Set to become the first nationwide communicative network for emergency responders, Firstnet is intended to serve as a modernized tool and resource to help for...
4.25.2017
10:23am
Over one year ago on March 29th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commenced its first incentive auction to reformat the RF spectrum (mostly in the...
4.24.2017
4:42pm
Over the past five years, the number of cyberattacks against personal and industry entities has risen sharply. 2016 saw some of the biggest digital heists...
4.21.2017
11:23am
One of the greatest parts about attending Inform[ED] was being introduced to the different perspectives and aspects that go into cybersecurity. You realize...
4.21.2017
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Last week, I attended the Inform[ED] Conference in Manhattan, New York, where some of the top experts in the cybersecurity, IT, and wireless tech industries...
4.20.2017
10:11am
Last week I stopped by the Inform[ED] Conference hosted by CableLabs at the Intercontinental Hotel in Manhattan. Divided into two days of events, day one...
4.18.2017
10:51am
With 20-50 billion IoT devices projected to be connected by 2020, cybersecurity vulnerabilities are going to become an increasing problem over the next 3-5...
4.18.2017
10:43am
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When the Information Security Forum (ISF) released its Threat Horizon 2019 report, the publication depicted a grave rendition on the effects that expansive...
4.11.2017
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Hoping to reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, researchers and engineers throughout the world are dabbling with different methods and devices with hopes of...
4.7.2017
4:05pm
I’ve never gone snowboard before in my life, and considering how big of an outdoorsman I am, I consider that to be somewhat of an embarrassment on my end....
4.7.2017
3:58pm
Police have traditionally used radar guns to target speeders. While that won’t necessarily change moving forward, a Virginia-based company is developing a new...
4.7.2017
1:51pm
As I prepare to attend next week’s informED conference in Manhattan, one of my recent reoccurring themes for original content has been Internet-of-Things (IoT...
4.7.2017
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Like it or not, the Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming a way of life. With over 20 billion devices projected to be connected by 2020, security concerns are...
4.6.2017
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The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing several different aspects of the world, from the way we go about our daily routines to utilizing WiFi and the...
4.6.2017
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With practically every electronic device becoming computerized nowadays, it’s given hackers a broader playing field. It’s not uncommon to see headlines about...
4.5.2017
2:56pm
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Clean and renewable energy is slowly (but surely) establishing itself in the United States. Having said that, a transition of this magnitude inevitably comes...
4.5.2017
10:57am
At one point in time, hacking was a craft strictly relegated to affecting laptops and desktop PCs. The Internet of Things (IoT) has showed us that certainly...
4.5.2017
9:16am
Going into 2016, many experts and (surveyed) consumers believe the smartphone “fad” will die out over the next five years. For many people (mainly millennials...
4.4.2017
3:23pm
A new bill that’s making its rounds through Connecticut state legislation has stirred up a lot of controversy. If passed, the law would give police departments...
4.3.2017
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Talk of autonomous cars has been prevalent in recent years and despite safety concerns that come with this brand of automotive technology, their development is...
3.31.2017
4:24pm
Over the past year, the semiconductor industry has been shaken up with a barrage of corporate mergers and acquisitions. Many of these deals wound up costing...
3.31.2017
1:56pm
Aiming for a Summer 2019 launch, NASA is currently working on an innovative laser-based space communications system that’s reportedly being described as “high-...
3.31.2017
11:13am
Despite being iconic vehicles that ultimately derived from the realm of science fiction, thousands of people report sightings of unidentified flying objects (...
3.31.2017
9:34am
With technology getting “smarter” and more innovative, vehicles, devices, and gadgets of all varieties are acquiring abilities nobody thought they’d ever have...
3.29.2017
4:47pm
Due to its lack of an atmosphere, the Moon is constantly bombarded with solar radiation of an amount that’s equivalent to 13,000 terawatts. Leading the charge...
3.29.2017
3:33pm
Incorporating human intelligence with technology has been a widely-discussed topic for decades, but has largely been relegated to the realm of fantasy. We’ve...
3.29.2017
12:22pm
Whether you intend to or not, eavesdropping on people’s conversations is practically an inevitability in many situations – namely during public commutes, in...
3.29.2017
9:18am
By 2100, researchers at BAE systems believe they’ll be able to manufacture drones and other small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) using an unconventional...
3.29.2017
9:11am
Taking a big step forward in making life as seamless as possible for individuals confined to wheelchairs, the startup company Scewo is developing its own...
3.27.2017
4:53pm
One of the memories I still have from my college days is how much of a tedious ordeal it sometimes was to print out assignments, papers, forms, etc. My school’...
3.27.2017
1:41pm
It wouldn’t be long until the influence of “smart” technology was utilized at an industrial level, something we’re seeing with concepts like smart factories,...
3.27.2017
9:03am
In 2015, researchers at Stanford University developed artificial human skin capable of sensing touch, and relaying that information to the body’s nervous...
3.24.2017
3:39pm
After another lengthy winter, it looks like us living in the Northeast might finally be out of the woods. With spring approaching, it’s the time of year to...
3.24.2017
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