Today's university students are faced with some of the toughest challenges in the history of humankind and yet, our current educational system may not be well positioned to adequately prepare them for meeting the challenges of this increasingly inter-connected world economy.
Last weekend, The Martian opened in theatres to rave reviews, a 94 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and an industry-leading $55 million box office. It's THE fall blockbuster of 2015 so far. At first glance it seems like just another Ridley Scott action movie, but might it also be the future of Innovation?
With the ever-increasing lack of accountability that technology elicits, it's time that someone asks us what our dashed-off message or radio silence means. Are we ready to not feel?
The Global Positioning System, more commonly known by the abbreviation GPS, is much more than a simple map tool for driving. While using GPS satellite navigation can help save time and gas money on long car trips, GPS applications go far beyond travel to areas such as farming, animal tracking, and even gaming.
I was stunned to learn that ICNY came to life through an unfortunate car accident in 2012. After being hit by a car while riding his bike, Founder & Creative Director Michael Cherman developed ICNY "with the goal of adding safety and increased visibility to the thriving lane of reflective sports wear apparel & accessories.'"
For the past few years, Uber has delivered drivers to my door in a matter of minutes. Today, it delivered something even better: food.
Don't software engineers work on real problems all the time? If a software engineer is hired by anyone, as a contractor, employee or self-employed, they are, I am assuming, working on a problem that is real to someone. These problems are as diverse in nature as humans are diverse.
You know that time you kill on your phone? Candy Crush blah blah, or just vacantly swiping through a negative news feed? The Elbi community are putting that time to good use and helping a new school in Ghana with English and Art lessons, straight from their phones.
1. Pause before you post. Ask, does this feel/sound/seem like something I should share? Yes?! Go for it! 2. Be tech positive & post only comments, pictures, & shares that lift up. It's contagious!
The local heroes of tomorrow, the ones who get re-elected and really push their cities forward, will have adopted these methods and this new technology to the benefit of their cities and the people they serve.
It can be difficult to like traditional work. That's why, this week, I connected with 3 tech millennial entrepreneurs who are making it easy to like work again. My goal: to share some tricks and tips on making it easy to like work.
Humans, sadly, are far harder to program or improve because our systems are not software. Let's admit it. The data continue to mount. Let the robots drive, please, and help more of us arrive alive.
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It seemed a wild, impossible dream a year ago when I told my wife and young daughters I was going to drive a bus shaped like a coffin across America to raise life extension issues.
Thinking of your data analyst as just another geek in a cube is so 2011. Data science has gone mainstream and is reshaping the very notion of data from a bunch of numbers in reports to a dynamic engine of business intelligence.