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.

At last week’s CES show in Las Vegas, Nevada, automotive giant GM announced plans to mass-produce driverless vehicles that won’t have conventional controls...
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1.16.2018
10:24am
Not too long ago, I wrote a piece that described the true “current state” of wireless charging that this write-up might totally contradict. It turns out the...
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1.15.2018
11:35am
Multinational aerospace conglomerate Airbus in collaboration with Hidseset (Spain’s operator of governmental satellites) have spent years developing the PAZ (...
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1.15.2018
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The National Science Foundation issued a $500,000 grant to researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, toward...
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1.12.2018
11:33am
Led by Professor Gao Chao in ZJU’s Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, a research team aimed to address issues regarding the inability of aluminum-...
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1.12.2018
11:07am
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In this age of modern innovation, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with all the different advancements that seem to come out on a daily basis. Between vehicular...
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1.11.2018
8:49am
For over 50 years, satellites have been instrumental in the telecommunications industry, despite mostly being used by government and major communication...
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1.10.2018
2:27pm
When it came to the big players expected to get involved with the wireless charging sector, all eyes were on Apple, especially after Android started...
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1.9.2018
10:57am
The chemical element Manganese (Mn) has become the fourth-most traded metal worldwide, mainly due to its indispensability in producing steel and other...
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1.8.2018
10:24am
A boy vacationing in the Bahamas may owe his life to a drone operator, who was able to warn the young beachgoer when a group of sharks started zeroing in on...
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1.5.2018
11:52am
It’s estimated over 100 million pieces of orbital debris measuring smaller than one centimeter currently orbit Earth. These debris pieces travel at dangerously...
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1.5.2018
11:48am
It seems nowadays, you can find a DIY (do it yourself) video on websites like YouTube or other parts of the internetfor almost anything. This of course applies...
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1.4.2018
11:01am
The Farday Battery Challenge aims to make the United Kingdom a go-to destination for researching, developing, manufacturing, and producing novel battery...
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1.4.2018
10:54am
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In 2017, the term “connected” has evolved to the point where it doesn’t necessarily require a physical connection, now that wireless setups are increasingly...
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1.3.2018
10:42am
Belmont, Massachusetts native Nathan “Chip” Cohen, the founder of Fractal Antenna Systems Inc. and inventor of the fractal antenna, has been granted a patent...
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1.2.2018
8:30am
The highly anticipated emergence of 5G in the telecommunications industry is going to play a profound role in the entire industrial economy over the next...
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12.29.2017
1:57am
Every year, tornadoes claim about 60 lives in the United States. One of their most frustrating qualities is how difficult they are to predict, with weather...
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12.28.2017
11:11am
“Quantum material” that emulates a shark’s ability to sense minute electric fields from small prey has performed fairly well in ocean-like conditions, leaving...
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12.22.2017
11:30am
Despite being around for years in lesser forms (like electric toothbrushes), wireless charging is still in its infancy. We’ve just recently seen the release of...
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12.20.2017
10:11am
After years of dominating the mobile phone market, Blackberry seemed to make a quiet retreat into the shadows after the iPhone’s rise to popularity....
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12.19.2017
3:23pm
Many wireless engineers envision future mobile networks controlling our vehicles, facilitating communication between refrigerators and supermarkets, along with...
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12.19.2017
10:07am
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If you ask any commuting worker to list what they dislike the most regarding any aspect of their job, I guarantee almost every person you ask will mention...
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12.18.2017
10:47am
It’s no secret that the future of the automotive industry will be largely based around autonomous technology. Between the self-driving capabilities we’ve seen...
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12.18.2017
9:31am
In recent years, cyberattacks have been on the rise, and don’t seem to be limited by choice of targets. With the degree of internet connectivity in our homes,...
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12.15.2017
11:19am
Earlier this week, a pair of advanced research satellites that respectively hail from the United States and Germany, arrived at California’s Vandenberg Air...
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12.15.2017
11:12am
It seems every year, we’re seeing an outbreak of some new or previously known disease that triggers bouts of hysteria perpetuated by the media headlines. I’m...
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12.14.2017
11:17am
Every day, around $2.5 billion in trade commodities and 400,000 travelers traverse the United States/Canada border. In an effort to make border-crossing...
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12.14.2017
9:09am
With home broadband devices on the verge of significant change, a popular belief within the wireless tech industry is that mesh networking may be necessary for...
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12.13.2017
10:57am
While the majority of mobile customers currently use 4G or 4G LTE networks, the anticipation for 5G service is already making waves through the mobile service...
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12.12.2017
11:37am
Our world is constantly being changed due to technological innovation, namely on the wireless tech end. The effects of industry advances in wireless mobility...
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12.11.2017
10:55am
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is the state’s most populated county with over one million residents, and is home to its biggest city, Charlotte. Earlier...
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12.8.2017
11:48am
Images of the ongoing wildfires in regions of Southern California were captured by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Multi Spectral Imager (MSI) on their...
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12.8.2017
11:41am
One of the biggest debates among the autonomous vehicle community is when we’ll start to realize the long-term benefits of self-driving cars (like safer roads...
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12.7.2017
10:27am
In November, Alaska’s Board of Game instated a new law pertaining to hunting with wireless devices. The rule states that hunters may still use cellphone or...
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12.6.2017
4:05pm
Spectrum analyzers are a handy tool that analyze signal frequencies and amplitude on a logarithmic scale when an electrical signal passes through the device’s...
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12.6.2017
10:53am
Since its inception in the mid-90s, remote keyless entry systems have become increasingly popular in cars, and are currently available in dozens of different...
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12.5.2017
10:21am
For five years, NASA’s Curiosity rover has been traversing the Martian surface in search for signs of life. This is perhaps NASA’s most significant Mars...
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12.4.2017
10:09am
Despite being around for years, wireless charging is gaining mainstream industry appeal and taking significant steps towards perfection for the first time in...
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12.1.2017
3:41pm
Researchers in Antarctica implemented a cheaper, faster, and simpler way to collect data on leopard seals, necessary for determining the state of Antarctica’s...
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12.1.2017
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