About Mike Brennan

Founder of Michigan News Network, and serves as CEO, as well as Editor & Publisher of MITECHNEWS.COM. Brennan has worked since 1980 as a technology writer at newspapers in New York, NY, San Jose, CA., Seattle, WA., Memphis, TN., Detroit, MI., and London, England. He co-founded and served as managing editor of Pacific Rim News Service (SEATTLE), which developed a network of more than 100 freelance journalists in 17 Asia-Pacific countries.

Industry Leaders Warn Artificial Intelligence Poses Risk Of Humanity’s Extinction

NEW YORK - A group of industry leaders warned Tuesday at AI could one day post such a risk to humanity's survival that it should be considered equal to pandemics and nuclear war. Can you say Terminator? “Mitigating the risk of extinction from A.I. should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks, such as

By |2023-05-30T17:16:25-04:00May 30th, 2023|Industry 4.0|

U-D Mercy Engineering And Science To Host Free Teacher Camps This Summer

DETROIT - The University of Detroit Mercy College of Engineering & Science will serve as host for a pair of free, week-long teacher camps this summer, designed for high school teachers of all skill levels. A Computer Science Teacher Bootcamp is set for July 24-28, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day on the

Lawrence Tech Formula Electric Team Wins Third In Nation–Again

SOUTHFIELD–Lawrence Technological University’s Formula Electric motorsports team earned a third-place finish in national competition. The Formula Hybrid and Electric competition took place earlier this month at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. A total of 17 teams from the United States and Canada participated in the event for half-scale Indy-style race cars powered by

By |2023-05-30T08:45:28-04:00May 30th, 2023|ESD|

UFO Sightings At Airports In Turkey And Taiwan Force Shut Downs

A pair of peculiar incidents over the past few days saw airports in both Turkey and Taiwan shut down following sightings of a UFO in the vicinity. The weirdness reportedly began early Saturday morning at Gaziantep Airport in Turkey when the pilot of a passenger plane arriving at the facility alerted air traffic controllers to

By |2023-05-25T16:03:25-04:00May 25th, 2023|Guest Columns|

Jim Castellano, Hitachi Astemo, Powering EVs Panel May 24 LTU

SOUTHFIELD - Jim Castellano, Vice President Design Engineering xEV at Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, previews his talk Wednesday May 24 at Lawrence Technological University. He's part of a panel discussion called Powering EVs. The breakfast and learn event starts at 8:30 am. The panel is moderated by Matt Roush, formerly of WWJ News Radio and

By |2023-05-23T07:38:44-04:00May 22nd, 2023|ESD, mitechtv|

Powering EVs: Panel Discussion May 24 Lawrence Technological University

SOUTHFIELD - If you want to hear from the technology experts on the status of Electric Vehicles you'll want to attend a breakfast and learn event at Lawrence Technological University on May 24 at 8:30 am called Powering EVs. Co-host Dan Keelan, from Global Auto Mobility, joins Matt Roush and Mike Brennan to provide details.

By |2023-05-22T15:46:30-04:00May 22nd, 2023|ESD, mitechtv|

AUTO-ISAC Provides Cybersecurity Training For Auto Engineers To Keep The Bad Guys Out

ANN ARBOR - Today's highly connected vehicles are prime targets for hackers who see them as an easy way to penetrate corporate networks. Auto-ISAC trains auto engineers how to keep hackers out. Tamara Shoemaker returns to MITech TV to talk about how her day job, running Auto-ISAC, works and also provides details on two upcoming

By |2023-05-16T16:38:06-04:00May 16th, 2023|Cyber Defense, mitechtv|