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What is FemTech?

What is FemTech?

When we think of technology, it’s often male entrepreneurs that come to mind. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and others like them have shaped the technology we use today, but they’re also the reason that many tech industries jobs are still dominated by men. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t women in …

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What is Fully Immersive Virtual Reality?

What is Fully Immersive Virtual Reality?

Virtual reality is a concept that’s been around for decades, but it’s only in recent years that the technology has been affordable and accessible enough that the average gamer could bring it home. Today, for a few hundred dollars, you can bring home a VR headset and controllers and explore virtual worlds in a semi-immersive …

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What Is in Store for the Future of Virtual Reality?

What Is in Store for the Future of Virtual Reality?

If you’re tuned into the tech world, you’ll hear terms like VR, AR and AI mixed into daily conversation. While artificial intelligence (AI) has taken on a clear lead in the industry, virtual reality (VR) is steadily building momentum. Though it’s been slow to take off, the future of virtual reality shows potential. Virtual reality …

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What AlphaStar AI Can Teach Us About AI Development

What AlphaStar AI Can Teach Us About AI Development

The methods of enhancing systems that use artificial intelligence (AI) to work are rapidly changing. One recent example involves a Google DeepMind project called AlphaStar. That AI project learned to play an esports game called “StarCraft II” better than most humans who reached the Grandmaster level of the game. Why Is This Achievement Significant? Winning …

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5 Big Data Solutions to Modern Society

5 Big Data Solutions to Modern Society

You’ve probably heard how big data assists marketers with improving their campaigns or helps business leaders make more informed decisions. It can certainly do those things, but big data also offers the abundant potential for solving some of the problems that today’s society faces. Here are some compelling examples. 1. Helping the Environment Scientists warn …

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Techies

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Techies

  With Christmas fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re putting on your list for all of those special people in your life. If you’re out of ideas for the techies on your list, here are some great gadgets you can add to your shopping list to ensure that you’re going to …

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How Big Data Technology is Used in Elections

How Big Data Technology is Used in Elections

Over the past few years, data has become one of the most valuable commodities. Advertisers, corporations and political campaigns now have access to detailed, fine-grained data and models that allow them to target the individuals and groups most likely to respond to their messaging. As a result, big data technology is changing the way politicians …

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