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4 signs that freelancing isn’t working for you

February 6th, 2018 at 12:37 pm » Comments Off

It’s easy to see the appeal of freelancing. You control who you work with, and the projects you take on. You may have even gone into freelancing with the perception that you would have so much more freedom and flexibility. That’s exactly why between 20-30% of the working-age population in the United States and the […]

Smart city resilience: Digitally empowering cities to survive, adapt, and thrive

February 6th, 2018 at 11:54 am » Comments Off

In the age of the smart city, leaders must adapt their resilience strategy to match their evolving risk profile—otherwise they risk building a smarter but more fragile city.

10 drone stats that will blow you away

February 4th, 2018 at 11:30 am » Comments Off

The global drone market is enjoying explosive growth. Unmanned aerial vehicle technology is reshaping major industries and creating new ones. In all, drone-powered solutions are projected to have demand that reaches into the tens of billions of dollars.

China now publishes more research than the U.S.- a shift in global influence?

January 31st, 2018 at 10:26 am » Comments Off

In 2016, for the first time ever, China published more scientific papers in one year than the U.S. did. This could suggest that the balance is beginning to shift in terms of each country’s global scientific influence.

Looking for freelance work? Here are 50 companies free agents love

January 30th, 2018 at 10:54 am » Comments Off

Looking to freelance for a company that treats free agents well?

Inside oil giant Shell’s Race to remake itself for a low price world

January 29th, 2018 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

The energy industry is radically transforming.

Pushbots vs Pullbots: How businesses can step up their game

January 25th, 2018 at 4:00 pm » Comments Off

“Why a Chatbot?” It’s a simple, three-word question I’ve posed to various entrepreneurs recently, particularly in sectors like FinTech and InsurTech. Some of these entrepreneurs have built a chatbot as a feature, others have developed it as core to their product, and a few even offer to license their chatbot to third parties (Chatbot-as-a-Service).

Welcome to the age of micro satellite swarms

January 25th, 2018 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

Finnish start-up ICEYE has designed tiny micro-satellites that can image through poor weather and darkness. Their plans to launch fleets of these satellites are ambitious, but how much privacy are we owed?

DJI’s new Mavic Air drone shoots in 4K, does 43 MPH, and fits in your pocket

January 24th, 2018 at 1:18 pm » Comments Off

We were admittedly a bit disappointed when DJI showed up to CES earlier this year without any new drones to show off, but it appears that the company had something new to show off all along. At a January 23 press event in New York City, the company unveiled the Mavic Air: A lighter, more […]

A tsunami of store closings is about to hit the US — and it’s expected to eclipse the retail carnage of 2017

January 6th, 2018 at 12:38 pm » Comments Off

More than 12,000 stores are expected to close in 2018 – up from roughly 9,000 in 2017, according to Cushman & Wakefield. A rash of bankruptcy filings and announcements to close stores are expected at the start of the year, when retailers are flush with cash from the holiday season. Among the companies most likely […]

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