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What to Expect in 21st Century Education

21st Century education requires many skills and abilities for success. Many educators, institutes and schools are increasingly focusing on the skills required for students to master in preparation for success in a rapidly changing digital world. Today, students, after they graduated from school, are more likely to change career jobs, hence they...

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Now you can get your MBA for free

Now you can get your MBA for free. You are up to the challenge of studying a MBA to gain new skills and acquire new knowledge as it could benefit your career or your business. However, you have put this on-hold due to the high cost of MBA programs and the...

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Why you should consider a digital career

People care about their future career because it will likely play a major role in determining their livelihood and overall direction in life. They may be interested in finding a career that aligns with their interests and passions, or that will provide them with a sense of purpose and fulfillment.  They...

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10 Neurotech Startups on Brain Technologies

What is hot topic today in technology? Human has achieved many in the past, we landed on the moon, created the Internet, and cured many of the most pressing diseases that plagued us. The digital health sector also matures from basic tracking apps and moves into highly regulated medical devices, an...

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The Uprising of Fintech Firms and the Disruption in Banking

Recent years, from payments to wealth management, from peer-to-peer lending to crowdfunding, “fintech” firms are growing rapidly.  These “fintech” firms which are familiar to the public include Lending Club, OnDeck, Venmo, Rate Setter and SocietyOne. Lending Club alone, funded about $2 billion loans last quarter, and their lending to-date is more...

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5 Big Companies Are Using Drone Technology

Drones have gained popularity in recent years, they are commercially available and viable, they have been applied to many tasks in various industries. They help companies cut costs, save time, and improve safety Here are big companies who are using drone technology today. Retail 1. Amazon: Amazon has been developing its...

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Why Edge Computing Is Important to Our Lives

Anyone has a Alexa or Google Home would have experienced Internet of Things, the connected network with connected objects - for example, you tell Google Home to turn on the lights. As technology develops, Internet of Things (IoT) will be brought into our lives more and more. Let's use connected cars...

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You will be impressed by this butterfly robot

After the release of the BionicOpter, in which Festo technically mastered the highly complex flight characteristics of the dragonfly, now FESTO has released another innovation – eMotionButterflies. The developers used their knowledge gained from the BionicOpter and other projects, combined the ultralight construction of artificial insects with coordinated flying behaviour. The...

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The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology

A SixthSense device that can help the physical world interact with the world of data - it shows you the weather on your palm, advises you of flight delay on your boarding pass, takes a picture with your hands without a camera, allows you dial a phone call on your palm,...

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How Bitcoin Works Under the Hood

Bitcoin has gained popularity in recent years. It is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. According to bitcoin.org, Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Video source: youtube.com,...

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A Next-Generation Digital Book

If you think that today’s ebooks you download and read in pdf, or word or Kindle format are the types of ebooks we will still be reading in 3 years, you are wrong. Software developer Mike Matas demos the first interactive book for the iPad, where the ebook is like a...

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Could Future Devices Read Images from Our Brains?

Mary Lou Jepsen is the head of the Display Division at Google [x], she studies how to show our most creative ideas on screens. Her research is to discover the neural activity that underlies invention, creativity, thought - mental images and ideas are actually the same thing. Imagining if we can...

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The Art of Innovation

This speech is truly inspiring. In this speech, Guy Kawasaki takes us through 10 guiding principles for great innovations - "Rethink. Redefine. Recreate". Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. He is a brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz  and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). He was...

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Will technology take your job? New analysis says more of us are safer than we thought, but not all

We all want to know how many jobs will be threatened by the rise of robots and technology. You might feel vulnerable if your job is one that could be affected. But thanks to a new report, 27% of the 160 million people in the United States labour force can breathe...

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The Amazing Robot Sophia Wants to Dominate the Human Race

Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot to date. She is a social humanoid robot, and has been covered by major media  around the world and sparked interests from many people regardless of age, gender, and culture background.  Her creator, David Hanson, said that Sophia could ultimately serve in...

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Get Blown Away by This Product

If you are a virtual reality fan, you need to check this out. Microsoft has released their product Hololens, development edition this year. Per Microsoft, Hololens is a pair of mixed reality smart glasses with a holographic computer, sensors, camera and speakers built into it. It contains more power than a...

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The next disruptive technologies

KPMG conducted a global survey for Technology and Innovation in 2016. They surveyed C-level of leaders in start-ups, mid-markets, large enterprise and venture capital companies, and try to identify the up-coming disruptive technologies and emerging technology hubs. Total 832 responses were received, the top 3 technologies identified which have biggest impact...

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How virtual reality can make you more empathetic

Virtual reality is a powerful technology which generates images, sounds and other sensations that replicate a real environment. This technology is impacting not only the gaming, film making industries, but also our society. Let's watch the Ted talk to find out how virtual reality can make you more empathetic. Video source:...

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Got issues with WiFi at home? This product could be the solution.

Plume Design Inc., a Silicon Valley startup, created the Plume Adaptive WiFi system which allows you to use an unlimited amount of tiny Wi-Fi extenders in a home network and report device data to computers in the cloud. The system monitors traffic and prioritises services on the fly. For example, a...

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