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.

The race of perfecting the first mainstream autonomous vehicle is well under way, with participating countries coming from the automotive, manufacturing, and...
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10.20.2017
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One major feature for the recently released iPhone 8 that has people excited is the device’s wireless charging feature. Wireless charging has been around for...
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10.12.2017
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Since I started writing for Wireless Design & Development, I quickly learned that all science- regardless of what points you make and data you have backing...
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10.10.2017
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Back in November, the city of San Diego, California, became one of several dozens in the US to install ShotSpotter audio sensors in their high-crime...
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10.4.2017
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Autonomous vehicles are standing at the foot of a path for seemingly limitless potential. From a practical standpoint, automotive autonomy doesn’t seem like...
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10.3.2017
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Hurricane Maria was the strongest storm to hit the US territory of Puerto Rico in decades. The vast majority of Puerto Rico’s residents are still without power...
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10.3.2017
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While self-driving vehicles is still in their infancy, just having cars on the market with semi-autonomous qualities is widely considered a significant...
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9.29.2017
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Years ago, the extent of how far sensory technology has come was largely more of a concept than the reality it is today. Looking back, it’s astounding to see...
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9.27.2017
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According to a Global Market Insights report, the US smart water meter market is positioned to exceed $14 billion in value over the next seven years. In...
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9.26.2017
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Still in its infancy, the automotive industry has ways to go before even coming close to perfecting autonomous vehicles. The incorporation of driverless...
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9.22.2017
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The state of Florida is no stranger to hurricane season, and in recent years it seems like storm prepping and recovery has become a late-summer routine for...
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9.21.2017
9:58am
The Internet-of-Things (IoT) has garnered a lot of attention in recent years. With tens of billions of devices projected to be connected by 2020, this method...
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9.20.2017
9:56am
Smart cities are indisputably the way of the future in urban life, and it’s an evolving trend that many people (whether they realize it or not) are embracing....
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9.13.2017
8:40am
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For years, it’s been a struggle for robotics engineers and researchers to provide these machines and devices with better vision. In the past, concepts like...
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9.12.2017
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One of the biggest drawbacks of autonomous vehicles is the degree of dependency people will have not only on getting from one place to another, but keeping...
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9.8.2017
9:39am
How could such a concept work? Some might argue this equates to trying to drive a car without gas or fly a plane without wings. In this day and age, it seems...
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9.7.2017
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Unbeknownst to most people, 2016 marked the first time mobile carriers activated more cars than cellphones. Industry experts have projected more than 200...
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9.1.2017
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The US Navy has a multitude of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs), also known as underwater drones. These crafts can operate without being occupied by a human...
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8.31.2017
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The Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker of the International Data Corporation (IDC) has projected worldwide shipments of smartphones will maintain their...
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8.30.2017
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By now it’s common knowledge that government and private agencies can utilize Internet-connected gadgets and devices to spy on individuals in their homes, map...
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8.29.2017
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In recent years, wearable technology has slowly began integrating itself into mainstream society by becoming part of people’s everyday routines, recreations,...
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8.25.2017
10:42am
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Robots have a defined role in our future, namely when it comes to aiding humans in tasks ranging from routine errands and chores, to running complex industrial...
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8.24.2017
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CyberKeel is a cybersecurity company founded in 2014 that primarily focuses on helping businesses in the maritime sector. Despite their brief existence, they’...
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8.24.2017
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The speed and overall quality of online connectivity has come a long way over the years. Some might find it inconceivable that people once relied on tethered...
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8.23.2017
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Whereas good coverage and connectivity with traditional WiFi is relative to your distance from the modem, mesh network technology allows for high-speed...
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8.22.2017
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Almost every facet of life is being affected by the innovative technologies that are being bestowed onto us. Not only is this the case in our homes and cities...
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8.18.2017
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In recent years, we’ve seen some outright astonishing cyberattacks waged by hackers that show the resources and capabilities these people have at their...
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8.16.2017
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It seems no matter what we do nowadays, the use of electronics and digitization becomes incorporated to some degree. With the broadening use of these devices...
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8.14.2017
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A few months ago, I wrote a piece about the Chinese government claiming to have mastered and deployed quantum radar- a proclamation that was largely met with...
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8.11.2017
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When we think of home automation hubs or virtual assistants, Amazon’s Alexa is almost always one of the first to pop up in our minds. Since first coming out,...
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8.9.2017
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Over the past couple of weeks, two topics I’ve spent a considerable amount of time covering are wearables and how healthcare is being affected by digitization...
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8.8.2017
2:43pm
Just recently, Bluetooth declared its support for utilizing mesh networking, a largescale Internet-of-Things (IoT) deployment and building automation....
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8.8.2017
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In recent months, there have been widespread efforts among corporate entities, governments, and private individuals to improve the quality of cybersecurity. A...
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8.3.2017
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The wearables market has experienced considerable growth between the first quarters of 2015 and 2016. The majority of that can be largely attributed to...
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8.2.2017
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Despite a few downturns (like several startups announcing headcount reduction, being sold off, or shutting down entirely), the numbers of the wearables market...
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8.1.2017
11:24am
The need for cybersecurity and IT specialization in the healthcare industry is becoming a major issue, since there aren’t many available professionals. While...
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7.31.2017
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The consensus of IT professionals believe healthcare facilities and companies have largely underinvested in cybersecurity of their industry. Part of the issue...
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7.27.2017
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With our technology getting smarter and more efficient, it’s worth taking a step back and evaluating what the ultimate goal is in reaching this degree of...
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7.27.2017
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The jury is still out on whether the influx of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace will improve or reduce the number of jobs. While it...
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7.26.2017
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