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The report estimates that 57% of the jobs set to be displaced by technology between now and 2026 belong to women. According to Saadia Zahidi, the WEF's head of education, gender and work, this underlines that global efforts to reduce gender inequality in business are stalling. "We're really looking at a ...
This was the first TOM: Vanderbilt Assistive technology Makeathon. The teams were assigned to seven different "need knowers," who let their teams know just what their needs are. After a brainstorming session last month, the teams got to work this weekend developing their ideas. The teams and their ...

AirSpaceX Unveils Tiltwing eVTOL Detroit-based AirSpaceX has unveiled its initial electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi design, which draws heavily on automotive technology and design. The startup plans to fly a demonstrator in late 2020 using available automotive electric motors, ...
Research scientist Dong Ding is developing direct carbon fuel cells at INL's Energy Innovation Laboratory. Credit: Idaho National Laboratory. Advancements in a fuel cell technology powered by solid carbon could make electricity generation from resources such as coal and biomass cleaner and more ...
But for the more adventurous, the store is also a self-described "testing ground" for technology that rewires the grocery shopping process. Walk into the store's bakery ... Randy Hofbauer is an editor with the trade magazine Progressive Grocer, where he watches technological trends. He said there's a new ...
But as a small business owner, keep in mind that your small business cannot grow unless your technology is up-to-date. Check out the findings from the fourth quarter 2017 Small Business Index survey from Gallup and Wells Fargo, to see what technologies other small business owners will be using this ...

After a surprise visit by a vendor at last week's Springfield City Council, the fire department will seek bids to buy technology that changes traffic lights to green for emergency vehicles. In November, Springfield Fire Chief Barry Helmerichs presented a plan to spend $105,000 with Traffic Control Corp. to outfit 16 west-side ...
HAVANA, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Cuba aims to become one of the more than 100 countries that will meet their energy demands with renewable sources like wind, water or sunlight by 2050, as experts predict. To reach that goal, Cuba plans to produce around 24 percent of its total energy needs from different ...
Attempting to open very old books and records without damaging them can be difficult. But scientists in Switzerland say they have improved a method to read age-old documents without even touching them. Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of technology are using radiation, in the form of x-rays, ...
The "schools and Homes in education" or "SHINE" program at Wilkes University is a project-based program that gives youngsters special lessons that vary from traditional classroom learning. Eyewitness News reporter Lauren Hensley gives us a look at the new technology students will soon get their ...
The fact that the EIA's models failed to capture the dramatic rise in production enabled by fracking and other technological advances illustrates just how fundamentally those advances shifted the market. Remember the "peak oil" argument? The idea was put forth in the 1950s by geologist M. King Hubbert, ...
First responders in an Ohio city will be the first to test new Air Force technology that separates radio chatter. Jan. 21, 2018, at 9:16 ... The Dayton Daily News reports Fairborn police and firefighters will use an integrated management system developed by the technology firm GlobalFlyte. The company says ...
Organizations adopting technologies simply to achieve greater efficiency and cost savings have a very limited view of the world. The disruptors in today's markets don't see technology as just a way to achieve more efficient processes, they've learned to turn their markets upside down to seize ownership of ...
One of the most recent additions to the district is the addition of the Alliance Community Center. It is split up into two parts with one being the Success school run by the Alliance City School District. The Success School provides an alternative style of schooling for students with behavioral problems or at risk ...
Michigan fares well in a new study of science and math investment in the USA. But the state's future may not be as clear. The National Science Foundation report says the U.S. remains the global leader in science and technology, with China making significant gains. France Cordova is the director of the ...
But those playing along at home have known that leading countries have been hard at work developing drone swarm technology for years. Rather than a stunning new development, the Syria attack should be seen as the starting gun in a race to not just develop but deploy swarm technology in the field.
The manufacturing industry's role in the South African economy has seen a long and sustained decline: from contributing nearly a quarter of GDP in the 1980s, the sector added a mere 13% to the country's GDP in 2016. Job creation has also not materialised: after 400 000 jobs were lost following the 2008 ...

The most significant barrier reported by institutions has been the higher cost associated with developing and delivering two-year degrees. While the government has proposed increasing the maximum fee for two-year degrees to £11,000 to overcome this, making effective use of digital technology to deliver ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook: I Don't Believe in Overuse of technology. Friday January 19, 2018 4:43 pm PST by Juli Clover. Apple this morning announced the expansion of its "Everyone Can Code" initiative to 70 educational institutions across Europe, and following the announcement, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at Harlow ...
In the second full year of its 1:1 student technology initiative, Oak Park and River Forest high school says more than half of its teachers are now using devices in the classroom. Under the 1:1 initiative, all OPRF students are provided with a school-owned Chromebook laptop to use in the classroom and to ...
These are some of the many efforts we are taking to expand the use of technology throughout the court system. technological innovation is an integral part of the Excellence Initiative and our mission to improve the accessibility and efficiency of justice. As technology continues to transform our society, the ...
With changes in electrical technology seemingly coming at the speed of light, helping industry professionals, business owners and homeowners keep pace with ... The day-long event, featured energy industry and technology vendors and experts showing the latest in lighting, heating, home automation and ...
As companies go through the digital transformation process more digital technology is needed, cutting into many aspects of business to help drive improvements to manufacturing of raising the bar with customer satisfaction. This means more workers with information technology skills. These workers do not ...
The Deer Lakes school District got a chance to showcase some of its technology initiatives Friday when Gregg Behr, executive director of the Grable ... timeless and classic about childhood, there are also some things that are fundamentally different as kids navigate massive societal technological changes.
NetDragon, a huge Chinese mobile and game developer, is one of the companies making a move into the Asian edtech market to "gamify" education, acquiring global edtech company Promethean World and JumpStart, a provider of K-12 educational products. This promise of education and technology's ...
From idea to execution, launching a startup company can ultimately lead to success -- or failure. On this edition of Orlando Sentinel Snapshot, we focus on the state of startups in Central Florida. We explore Central Florida's startup culture and see how we compare. We focus on new startups, rapid ...
Google brings user-friendly AI technology to customers ... PALO ALTO, U.S. -- artificial intelligence and machine-learning models can be part of everyday technology available to businesses with any size budget, even those that lack dedicated in-house engineers, with Google's new cloud service. The U.S. ...
Augusta, GA. (WRDW/WAGT)--Southern storms can be tricky, just as quick as snow comes may be as quick as it leaves. Columbia County prepared for the storm on the ground, with some new technology in their hands. Emergency Management Agency (EMA) crews were out on the roads at four this ...
German auto giant BMW can trace its roots all the way back to 1916. A lot has changed in the industry since then, of course, but the importance of innovation has remained a constant. While technological advances such as autonomous driving may be changing BMW vehicles, the company's business model ...
This system is just one of the many ways students are learning via technology, and utilizing funds procured through a Digital Learning Grant. The technology staff for Clinton City schools is asking for students, parents and other community members to complete the Speak Up survey, which provides data that ...
"The new CU Boulder technology will take the form of a semi-translucent film that splits incoming light and converts the rays from less-desired green wavelengths into more desirable red wavelengths, thus increasing the amount of photosynthetically efficient light for the plant with no additional electricity ...
FILE- This Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 file photo shows a view into the control room at the European Space Agency in Darmstadt, Germany. The European Space Agency said Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, it has teamed up with China's National Space Center to conduct ground tests on two complementary devices ...
So, if we've reached the point of PPC automation today where humans and computers are about equally good, consider that the pace of technological improvement makes it possible for the machines to leave humans in the dust later this year. That's why it's worth thinking about the roles humans will play in ...
Exhibitions can be a potent medium of communicating latest developments in science and technology to people, in particular youngsters who could be encouraged to take up science as a career. With this in mind, Ministry of Science and technology, Ministry of Earth sciences, and Ministry of Environment, ...
technology and innovation are being invoked as saviours of an over-stretched NHS whose seventieth birthday is looming. Whether tele-consultation via GP at Hand™, direct-to-consumer genetic testing via 23andme™ or risk scores which use artificial intelligence via Google DeepMind™, the promise of ...
Oftentimes, their financial success overshadows their operational integrity, making it difficult to identify those organizations with true longevity for the future," said Alex Paladino, global managing director of the Thomson Reuters technology Practice Group. "With the Top 100 Global Tech Leaders, we've ...
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Alexandra Alter, who covers the books industry for The Times, discussed the tech she's using. Given that you write about the books industry, how do you prefer to read books? On a Kindle or iPad or some other ...
However you feel about that, it's a good time to be in the business of making technology for a distributed workforce. Owl Labs, a startup that makes a smart camera system for conference rooms, is trying to capitalize on the trend with a sleek tabletop device that's meant to appeal to people usually left out of ...
Palm Beach Gardens Elementary wins district's technology Challenge. 0. Share. facebook ... Palm Beach gardens Elementary school second-grade teacher Cristeena Beauchamp and her student, Emiliana Castro-Loaiza, won the School District's first technology Challenge with a video slide project.
The retail industry is doubling down on digital to keep its unexpectedly strong holiday performance from becoming a fluke. The floor of the National Retail Federation's annual trade show in New York this week was crowded with alert systems primed to recognize heavy-spending customers, so-called smart ...
In a validation of the goals of #MeToo and #TimesUp, and with rhetoric demonstrating how far those movements still have to go, the 13 women who won the Advanced Imaging Society's Distinguished Leadership Award made impassioned pleas for the inclusion of more women in science, technology, ...
But the phrasing of Mark A. Cohen's latest piece for Forbes -- "Lawyers and technology: Frenemies or Collaborators? ... It's not productive to view any lawyer as opting out of the technological age -- it's time to look at the landscape as those who throw themselves into the change and those who passively ...
B.C. post secondary institutions are adding 2,900 spaces in technology related programs after the provincial government announced $4.4 million in new funding. The additional spaces are allocated for new and expanded tech programs at BCIT, SFU, UBC and Kwantlen campuses in the Lower Mainland.
Western Digital today announced the launch of two new products in its G-technology G-SPEED Shuttle lineup, both of which are designed to be ultraportable RAID storage solutions aimed at meeting the needs of professional content creators who need both super fast transfer speeds and portability.
Kroger is rolling out a new technology, called Kroger Edge, to nearly 200 stores by the end of 2018, the company told Business Insider. The technology digitally displays pricing and nutritional information, as well as video ads and coupons for various products. It will eventually communicate with customers' smartphones and ...
As a STEM academy, Cherokee County's Holly Springs Elementary is committed to incorporating technology in every aspect of the curriculum. To that end, teachers started three years ago to learn all they can about what computer programs exist to support instruction, becoming the first cohort in the county ...
At the same time, advocates of technology argue, people around the planet are finding new and often better opportunities thanks to continuing industrial innovation. The world of work is changing, from silicon Valley to the Nile Valley, where Spotlight visited to discover how developments in agri-technology ...
Digital gadgets such as the iPhone have well and truly transformed how many of us go shopping, entertain ourselves and stay in touch with friends. But here's another result of the online revolution you may not know about: it's keeping inflation lower for longer, and dampening growth in pay packets, too.
Some might say that the advances in web-based technology are now in the past, as everyone is talking about the rise of artificial intelligence, blockchain, ... there is a significant need for a cultural shift in the relationship local government has with technology, recognising that technological solutions must be ...
As the world changes and our lives become increasingly interconnected, a range of new words and phrases are frequently added to the technological lexicon. Here's a few that ... A vehicle, such as a car or truck, that uses technology and sensors to drive without the need for human assistance. Uber, Tesla ...


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