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Disruptive technology trends for the coming year

January 26th, 2015 at 2:04 pm » Comments Off

Every new year comes with a landslide of predictions and trends to guide us through the year.



Technological Unemployment and our Need for Micro Colleges

January 21st, 2015 at 3:11 pm » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey: Business owners today are actively deciding whether their next hire should be a person or a machine. After all, machines can work in the dark and don’t come with decades of HR case law requiring time off for holidays, personal illness, excessive overtime, chronic stress or anxiety.    



Employment trends for 2015

January 18th, 2015 at 4:48 pm » Comments Off

CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast has 36 percent of employers expecting to add full-time, permanent positions in 2015.  This year’s outlook is up 24 percent from last year and the best since 2006.



A map of each state’s most distinctive cuisine

January 18th, 2015 at 4:32 pm » Comments Off

Using data from Yelp, the Huffington Post has created the above map showing each state’s biggest cuisine outliers.  



How VR will revolutionize entertainment

January 15th, 2015 at 3:02 pm » Comments Off

Why VR tech serves as an ideal alternative to TV and how monetization opportunities abound The growth of virtual reality is guaranteed to have a transformational influence on the live entertainment industry. Offering a distinctive experience far beyond attending a concert, show or sports game, virtual reality technology provides a standout option to live entertainment […]



Stanford to Research the effects of Artificial Intelligence

January 11th, 2015 at 10:08 am » Comments Off

What will intelligent machines mean for society and the economy in 30, 50 or even 100 years from now? That’s the question that Stanford University scientists are hoping to take on with a new project, the One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100).



Millennials and the Potential Fall of American Cities

January 9th, 2015 at 1:05 pm » Comments Off

Three seismic shifts, in housing, transportation and employment, deserve blame for the fall of the American city. Suburbs and highways, it seems, are always at the center of the conversation. The decentralization of jobs isn’t as easy to see; it has no well-worn symbol, like the green fields of subdivisions or the canyons of urban […]



Preventing Patent Trolling

January 6th, 2015 at 2:52 pm » Comments Off

The last decade was a boom time for patent trolls. Their names and lawsuits made the news; This American Life dedicated two hour-long episodes to them. The number of defendants in patent troll lawsuits increased sixfold from 2003 through last year. But now the tides seem to be turning for them: After growing very rapidly […]



Where to Start Coding for Beginners

January 4th, 2015 at 1:01 pm » Comments Off

Instructor Darby Frey teaching a beginner-level workshop at DaVinci Coders Computer science is a booming industry in the US — and it pays extremely well. There’s always demand for sharp, talented engineers, which is why learning how to code can seem like an attractive option. But, as is the case with any new skill, it can […]



56.1% of Paid Online Ads are Never Seen

January 4th, 2015 at 10:06 am » Comments Off

An incredible 56.1% of ads on the internet are not seen by humans, according to new research released today by Google. “With the advancement of new technologies we now know that many display ads that are served never actually have the opportunity to be seen by a user,” said Google group product manager Sanaz Ahari […]



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