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DaVinci Speaker Series: The rise of the female entrepreneur

March 19th, 2019 at 10:41 am » Comments Off

“Everyone expects to hear the normal statistics and comments in events such as this one. However, DaVinci Institute’s panel members frequently have a different view and are often provocative. Our programs tend to be effective since our expert panel members study, research and even live in the future. To us THE RISE OF THE FEMALE […]



More than a game, Fortnite is emerging as the best new social network

March 17th, 2019 at 11:52 am » Comments Off

The wild popularity of the shooter game is a reminder that socializing is way more fun when you’re actually doing something with your friends. It has more than 200 million users, up to 8 million of whom are online at any one time. Most spend six to 10 hours a week on the platform. And […]



‘It’s a serious degree’: Students across US now majoring in marijuana at colleges

March 12th, 2019 at 8:50 am » Comments Off

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — Colleges are now adding cannabis to their curriculum. Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she’s majoring in marijuana. “My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed,” said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree program in medicinal plant chemistry […]



Study: Bike-share programs affect transit ridership

March 11th, 2019 at 11:13 am » Comments Off

Introducing bike-share to a city correlates with an increase in light and heavy rail ridership, but a drop in bus ridership, according to a study from researchers at the University of Kentucky. The study found a 1.8% decrease in bus ridership. In addition, heavy rail ridership experienced a decrease of 1.3% per year after ride-hailing […]



Android is helping kill passwords on a billion devices

March 6th, 2019 at 12:39 pm » Comments Off

IT’S MORE IMPORTANT than ever to manage your passwords online, and also harder to keep up with them. That’s a bad combination. So the FIDO Alliance—a consortium that develops open source authentication standards—has pushed to expand its secure login protocols to make seamless logins a reality. Now Android’s on board, which means 1 billion devices […]



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