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3D concrete printing market – the biggest trends to watch in the near future

May 20th, 2018 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

3D Concrete Printing Market – The Biggest Trends to Watch out for in Near Future 2024 3D concrete printing is a technologically advanced and innovative method used for constructing predesigned building components with the help of 3D concrete printers. The technology holds the promise of substantially optimizing the construction industry in terms of construction cost, […]



This is America’s hottest job

May 19th, 2018 at 11:26 am » Comments Off

Uber, Airbnb managers say ‘I’m hiring’ on LinkedIn profiles. Job postings up 75 percent in past three years on Indeed.com. Murray Webb had been a lackluster student more interested in sports than schoolwork while attending a small Virginia college. Then he transferred to Kennesaw State University in suburban Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in […]



Welcome to the automated warehouse of the future

May 15th, 2018 at 7:34 am » Comments Off

They call it “the hive,” or “the grid.” Or sometimes just: “the machine.” It’s a huge structure that fills a warehouse on the outskirts of Andover, a small and quiet town in southeast England. It’s impossible to take in at a single glance, but standing on a maintenance walkway near the building’s rafters, you look […]



Bitcoin sees Wall Street warm to trading virtual currency

May 13th, 2018 at 9:25 am » Comments Off

SAN FRANCISCO — Some of the biggest names on Wall Street are warming up to Bitcoin, a virtual currency that for nearly a decade has been consigned to the unregulated fringes of the financial world. The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange has been working on an online trading platform that would allow […]



The new magnetism of mid-size cities

May 9th, 2018 at 9:52 am » Comments Off

For many millennials, second cities are becoming their first choice. If, 10 years ago, you had asked 28-year-old Sarah Luckett Bhatia if she’d eventually return to her hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, she “would have laughed in your face.” Even just a few years ago, the prospects of coming home to Derby City would have seemed […]



America’s disappearing IPOs

May 9th, 2018 at 9:32 am » Comments Off

What happened to all the IPOs? It wasn’t so long ago that the market for initial public offerings — in which a promising and often young private company first allows public investors to buy its stock, often as a way to raise money and invest in the future — was booming. In the two decades […]



American highways are so expensive that cities are tearing them down — here’s what they’re turning into

May 7th, 2018 at 9:29 am » Comments Off

Traffic moves on the elevated Central Artery in Boston (2003, top). Parks and open space are seen in the same area (2007, bottom). AP Throughout the 20th century, highways were key generators of economic growth for American cities. They allowed commuters to quickly travel between urban centers and the suburbs, unclogged traffic-ridden streets, and created […]



The economics of artificial intelligence

May 6th, 2018 at 9:59 am » Comments Off

Rotman School of Management professor Ajay Agrawal explains how AI changes the cost of prediction and what this means for business. With so many perspectives on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) flooding the business press, it’s becoming increasingly rare to find one that’s truly original. So when strategy professor Ajay Agrawal shared his brilliantly […]



Amazon made an Echo Dot for kids, and it costs $30 more than the original

May 3rd, 2018 at 8:47 am » Comments Off

Those with an Amazon Echo device in their homes have likely already exposed their children to Alexa. Now, Amazon wants to give kids the opportunity to turn Alexa into their friend with the new Echo Dot Kids Edition. The hockey puck-like smart speaker doesn’t look too different from the original Dot, but it comes with […]



The next great workplace challenge: 100-year careers

April 30th, 2018 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

Scientists expect people to live routinely to 100 in the coming decades, and as long as 150. Which also suggests a much longer working life lasting well into the 70s, 80s, and even 100, according to researchers with Pearson and Oxford University. Quick take: Thinkers of various types are absorbed in navigating the age of […]



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