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How the Virtual Reality Technology is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

How the Virtual Reality Technology is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

The use of immersive technologies has revolutionized various industries globally, and the health sector has not being an exception. In the past, virtual reality (VR) was commonly associated with gaming companies where users would use VR headsets for multi-projected environments. Mechasparrow, who teaches people how to use the VR technology to extend the functionalities of […]

Meet The SoloWheel Glide 3

The Segway was the first of the self-balancing class. Then came the hoverboards. Now it’s time for the future of self-balancing vehicles. Meet the SoloWheel Glide 3, a self-balancing electric unicycle that serves as a fun and convenient way to get around town. The team at ReadWrite got to “Glide” around in one of these […]

Self-Driving Cars

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Scared of Self-Driving Cars

Much has been made of the perils of self-driving cars. The Guardian warned that autonomous cars were entering “the most dangerous phase,” lulling us into a false sense of security — despite the fact that people had been caught using them on autopilot, leading to accidents and drunk-driving arrests. A Harvard University piece on artificial […]

Startup Investment

How to Choose a Startup Investment

To expand your wealth and achieve specific financial goals, you’re going to have to make some investments. However, those investments come with the significant risk of potential loss. Fortunately, the investment world has grown to offer more investment options and ways to assess those options. This includes more opportunities for individuals and companies to get […]

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The Uphill Battle Facing International Students

The future has never been more precarious or uncertain for thousands of international students in America as visas and job opportunities dry up in the Trump era. Immigrants have always faced formidable challenges upon arrival in America, often excluded from the credit and financial system and discriminated against in both academic and professional spheres. Yet […]

3 Ways Technology is Changing the American Home

3 Ways Technology is Changing the American Home

Over the past decade or so, the notion of the “smart home” has transitioned from a futuristic concept to reality. While it’s been a slow curve, we’ve finally reached a point where it’s safe to say that technology is fundamentally altering the American home. Whether this shift is positive or negative remains to be seen. […]

AI Is Key to Bias-Free VC

Securing venture capital funding is a tricky terrain to travel. It’s hard enough for founders to accrue the capital needed to continue scaling, but it’s even more difficult for entrepreneurs from underrepresented demographics. In a recent study jointly published by Babson and Wellesley colleges, it was found that just 3 percent, or $1.5 billion, of the […]

Top Careers Advancing the IoT Industry

If you’re like most people in the tech industry, then you’re probably excited that the Internet of Things is finally becoming reality. There’s still a long way to go, of course, but the number of IoT devices that are now connected is getting larger all the time. Worldwide, the IoT market is expected to grow […]

How Women Are Breaking Into the Tech World

It’s no secret that tech has become a male-dominated industry. The press has discussed at length the gender discrimination prevalent throughout the tech sector, resulting in everything from pay inequities to sexual harassment. Study upon study has shown that women with the same educational backgrounds and experience levels as their male counterparts aren’t receiving the […]

Feature Flags Will Be the Great Enabler of the Connected World

The term “connected world” immediately sets some lofty expectations.  If you’ve never heard it before, it sounds as ambitious as it does vague.  But once you start down the rabbit hole of understanding, you’ll find yourself dealing with some truly heady concepts. We’re no longer talking about personal computers or even the ubiquitous mobile devices […]

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7 Actionable Ways to Turn Stress into Success

Stress is obviously something we’re all trying to avoid, but just because it’s something we try to prevent doesn’t mean it can’t be used to our advantage. Unfortunately, there’s no way of getting around it, so we might as well make the most of it. If we let stress take over our lives, we won’t […]

Building on a Budget: Microcontroller Projects for Every Skillset

Whether you’re an electronics hobbyist or a full-blown computer science professional, you’re probably familiar with microcontrollers like the Arduino and Raspberry Pi. These pint-sized computing devices make programming and DIY technology projects accessible, approachable, and – best of all – affordable for nearly everyone who is interested. That begs a few more questions: what does […]

The Impact of Technology on Politics Goes Far Beyond Social Media

Like it or not, politics and technology are forever intertwined in a symbiotic dance. The influence of social media bots on the outcome of the 2016 U.S. election has been much discussed over the past year, and with Mark Zuckerberg facing the Senate recently to provide his testimony regarding the Cambridge Analytica scandal, you don’t need to look far to see […]

As Food Allergy Rates Grow, Connected Tech Creates Safety Net

As Food Allergy Rates Grow, Connected Tech Creates Safety Net

Food allergy rates have been climbing over the last several years, and today as many as 15 million Americans have food allergies. This is a 50% increase between 1997 and 2011 and school-age children are especially vulnerable, disproportionately suffering from allergies to common foods like milk, wheat, peanuts, and soy. That’s why, in order to […]

Performance Testing: Essentials, Process, and Best Practices

Software performance testing is vital for determining how a system will perform under various loads and conditions. Performance testing does not seek to identify defects or bugs but instead measures performance in relation to benchmarks and standards. It helps developers identify and diagnose bottlenecks. Once bottlenecks are identified and mitigated, it’s possible to increase performance. […]