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.

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
3:18pm
Sadly, over 500,000 people end up in wheelchairs every year with half those people also suffering from hand-related disabilities. This figure doesn’t even...
3.23.2017
4:31pm
As the Internet-of-Things (IoT) interface stretches across the globe, one of the corresponding results has been a correlative increase in cybersecurity...
3.23.2017
3:03pm
In the Californian community of Redwood City, you might start to see miniature robotic vehicles rolling up the sidewalks and across streets. These robots are...
3.23.2017
11:43am
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Japan’s population is getting older, which is causing the country’s workforce to shrink. As a result, there’s a lot of pressure to make certain jobs (mostly...
3.22.2017
4:11pm
One of the most iconic furniture pieces in any man cave or den is the coffee table. I can’t tell you how many gatherings at my or a friend’s house I’ve...
3.22.2017
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By 2020, experts estimate there will be 15-20 billion devices connected to the Internet. With chips getting smaller and cheaper to produce and purchase, it’s...
3.22.2017
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There are millions of bicycle owners in the United States alone, and over ten times as many throughout the world. The bicycle is one of the healthiest,...
3.21.2017
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The Navy’s EA-18G aircraft, also known as the “Growler,” is set to receive significant technical updates onto its airborne electronic attack (AEA) system. The...
3.21.2017
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Magnetic levitation has been around for years, but has been made publically available until relatively recently. Most devices with levitation capabilities can...
3.20.2017
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A lot of us are quick to admit without shame that we spend an exorbitant portion of our days staring at our smartphone screens. The average person spends...
3.20.2017
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Just like I was with nearly every smart device I’ve come across in recent years, I was both skeptical and intrigued at how the developers of the first known...
3.17.2017
4:56pm
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Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new radio-on-a-chip that could lead to cheaper and more flexible wireless systems. For example, this...
3.17.2017
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We’ve all done or experienced it ourselves – some of us multiple times a day. It’s quiet at the office or whichever public establishment (supermarket,...
3.17.2017
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Known as the “Flower Mirror,” this interactive feature is a wall-like display with 16 x 10-foot dimensions that contains a colorful array of 3,000 flowers. The...
3.17.2017
11:38am
Seeking an innovative way to make self-driving cars safer, smarter, and more reliable, the technology and service company Bosch is working on a computer “brain...
3.16.2017
4:38pm
PetChatz uses two-way audio and video that lets you directly engage with your pet when you’re out of the house. Equipped with speakers, a webcam, microphone,...
3.16.2017
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With the help of researchers from UC Berkeley’s Human Engineering Laboratories, the California-based company Suitx developed the Phoenix exoskeleton. This...
3.16.2017
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In an effort to get back into the innovative swing of things, tech company iRobot has announced it’s going to allow its robot vacuum, the Roomba 900 series, to...
3.15.2017
3:25pm
Highlighting what could be the future direction that electronic wearables take, tech giant Google and fashion giant Levis have collaboratively developed a...
3.15.2017
2:21pm
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We’re finding ourselves becoming increasingly dependent on various electronic devices and gadgets. These innovative technologies are becoming influential in...
3.15.2017
12:49pm
Based in San Francisco, Travelmate Robotics has found a particular way to ease some of the burdens that traveling bestows upon us. The company has developed...
3.15.2017
11:07am
Based in the Netherlands, Clear Flight Solutions has developed a drone model that could potentially play a future key role in deterring large numbers of pesky...
3.14.2017
3:44pm
The California-based startup team Sunnyvale, has developed a spherical device named “Pebby” that lets you watch and play with your pet when you’re out of the...
3.14.2017
1:32pm
The British autonomous submarine famously nicknamed “Boaty McBoatface”- a title that was famously voted upon, is preparing to embark on its first mission. The...
3.14.2017
10:18am
Researchers at Delft University of Technology made a monumental breakthrough by developing an on-chip microwave laser. This device is the first of its kind...
3.13.2017
9:32am
Samsung’s smart fridge recently began going on sale in certain parts of the world. Its features like installed cameras, touch screen technology, and Internet...
3.10.2017
3:57pm
Any time the country of Sudan has made mainstream headlines in recent years, the focus would pertain to the country’s political and economic instability that’s...
3.10.2017
1:59pm
Preserving, improving, and restoring eyesight has been a daunting challenge that researchers haven’t shied away from, despite the obstacles it presents. The...
3.10.2017
11:08am
With animals like honeybees seeing their numbers drop around the world due to pesticides and habitat loss, the potential ramifications are concerning. One of...
3.10.2017
9:17am
With a growing demand for alternate renewable energy sources, researchers and engineers are finding more innovative ways to improve and develop new methods of...
3.9.2017
1:41pm
As we deepen our understanding of alternative renewable energy sources, researchers and engineers are finding more innovative ways to improve their current...
3.9.2017
12:02pm
In this day and age, electronics and even everyday accessories all around us are getting smarter, more interactive, and user-friendly. As this phenomenon...
3.8.2017
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Correlating with the beginning of the NCAAs March Madness basketball tournament, Pizza Hut (the official pizza partner of the NCAA) has introduced a pair of...
3.8.2017
4:08pm
The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is still fresh in the minds of many. Even after three years, investigators aren’t any closer to...
3.8.2017
1:03pm
After being released over two years ago, Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot (also known as Alexa) sold over five million models with that figure continuing to grow....
3.7.2017
2:19pm
I wrote in a previous article about one of several designs being aimed at identifying illnesses and other medical conditions as early as possible. This is a...
3.7.2017
9:16am
Every year, over 100,000 people are victims of gun violence in the United States with over 30,000 dying. The city of Syracuse, New York is no stranger to this...
3.6.2017
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