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.

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
11:30am
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
10:35am
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
11:07am
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
11:06am
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
11:24am
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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
9:40am
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
11:46am
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
12:41pm
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
4:05pm
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
11:14am
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
4:29pm
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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
10:58am
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
10:04am
In recent years, there’s been a noticeable spike in the appearance of smart home technology within residences throughout the world. We’re at the point where...
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7.24.2017
5:03pm
Looking to take the innovative direction the automotive industry is going in regards to clean renewable energy to the next level, automotive giant Mercedes-...
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7.21.2017
12:57pm
Bluetooth is one of the most widely-utilized technologies in mobile computing, and is slated to receive a significant upgrade that’s capable of accelerating...
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7.21.2017
11:25am
Back in May, the WannaCry ransomware attack infiltrated thousands of healthcare systems in over 150 countries. The targeted institutions received message on...
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7.20.2017
3:45pm
The wearable market is projected to be worth approximately $25 billion by 2019. While most experts predict smartwatches will have a commanding 60 percent share...
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7.20.2017
12:05pm
By 2019, the wearable market is projected to be worth $25 billion with smartwatches having a dominant 60 percent share of the industry. While there appears to...
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7.20.2017
10:16am
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Nowadays, so many different aspects of everyday life require an Internet connection to function (or make convenient as humanly possible). As we all know, this...
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7.18.2017
10:29am
Since it’s inception, the various components of the smart home have continuously evolved and become more efficient for different parts of the house. One...
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7.17.2017
9:57am
Almost every work environment has its fair share of hazards, but the industrial field is arguably the most dangerous. According to research conducted by a...
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7.12.2017
2:42pm
The government of Singapore released the first draft of a proposed cybersecurity bill, which contained framework for monitoring and managing the country’s...
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7.10.2017
4:59pm
If drones and other autonomous crafts are going to perpetually perform tasks like aerial surveillance or delivering packages and goods, they need a reliable...
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7.6.2017
2:12pm
As part of a joint humanitarian mission sponsored by the UN children’s agency Unicef, the first air corridor in Africa to test the use of drones was launched...
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7.6.2017
10:56am
An innovative detect-and-avoid radar technology was successfully tested earlier this month at the Lone Star Unmanned Aerial System Center of Excellence and...
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7.5.2017
9:30am
Vehicular maintenance is one of the costliest aspects of owning a car. Several times a year, drivers need to take their vehicles in for oil changes, tire...
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6.30.2017
11:03am
With the global population having recently reached seven billion, it’s estimated that 60 percent of all human beings lack internet access. This is most evident...
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6.29.2017
11:13am
We’re still at the tip of the iceberg in terms of how much there is to learn about the potential of wireless charging. Researchers at Stanford University might...
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6.28.2017
11:27am
For decades, hostile combatants have used networks of underground tunnels and passageways to fight US troops. Instances of “tunnel warfare” can be seen in both...
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6.27.2017
10:29am
With the 2017 Paris Air Show starting to wind down, the media outlets covering the festivities barely scratched the surface of all the innovative technologies...
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6.22.2017
2:39pm
After yesterday's live panel on connected aircraft at the Paris Air Show, WDD is excited to be providing coverage for the next Engineering Live broadcast...
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6.21.2017
3:42pm
French aerospace company Thales used the first day of the 2017 Paris Air Show to unveil its Ground Fire Family- the latest generation of multifunction ground...
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6.21.2017
3:34pm
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai has traversed the American Heartland, and other rural parts of the country where he’s spoken...
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6.20.2017
4:17pm
Looking for something to do during your lunch break tomorrow? WDD is featuring an exciting LIVE Engineering event, Get the Inside Story on Today's...
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6.20.2017
3:57pm
Drones are slowly becoming integrated into aspects of everyday life. They’re being utilized in a variety of ways throughout several different industries from...
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6.20.2017
11:28am
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, an Israeli-based defense company, will unveil the latest installment to its Spike guided anti-armor missile series at the 2017...
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6.16.2017
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