Economics and finance as a career for science and tech students

The post-2008 crash business world has taken a quantitative turn, focused on data driven and analytics led search for uncovering complex feedbacks that operate in the highly networked economy. The modern economy is a network of multiple markets that connects individuals, small businesses, banks, corporations and governments. Understanding the architecture of the network and how feedbacks operate between these entities has become imperative for businesses. Since consumer choice is both informed and shaped by peer networks, understanding how feedbacks operate in this network of opinions and a perception has become…

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AMD’s FreeSync 2 tech debuts in a wild 49-inch Samsung HDR monitor

Samsung just announced the world’s first FreeSync 2-enabled PC monitors, the 27- and 32-inch CHG70 and the utterly massive 49-inch CHG90 ultrawide display—which is essentially a multi-monitor setup without multiple monitors. Samsung’s displays extend the battle between AMD’s FreeSync and Nvidia’s G-Sync technologies to the budding field of high-dynamic range monitors. Nvidia’s already teased several G-Sync HDR gaming monitors from Asus and Acer, though none are actually available to purchase just yet. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Samsung CHG90 49″ FreeSync 2 monitor $1,499.99MSRP $1,499.99 VIEW on Amazon Like those G-Sync HDR…

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Cool Tech Tools to Make Life Easier

Technology is supposed to make life easier, yet all too often we end up out of pocket and unable to do the one thing we need to do. Smartphones are a good example of when things go wrong. A smartphone is a valuable tool to have because it can perform numerous functions, but when the battery goes dead, it is about as useful as a chocolate teapot. The following tech tools will help you out the next time you are in a jam. Jackery Bolt The Jackery Bolt is a…

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Tech Is Dominating Efforts To Educate Syrian Refugees

The crisis in Syria has displaced about 1.4 million children and teenagers from their homes. An estimated 900,000 of them are not in school. Historically, in conflict zones, education has taken a backseat to immediate needs like food, shelter and medical care. But more recently, there has been a movement in the international aid community to provide better “education in emergencies.” Many private companies and nonprofits are stepping up to do just this, but their efforts are not always well-balanced or well-coordinated, a new report claims. Would-be students have many…

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CES 2017: UK support to tech firms ‘an embarrassment’

The UK government’s lack of support for start-ups attending the CES tech show is a “source of embarrassment”, according to the event’s organiser. Gary Shapiro compared the country unfavourably with France, the Netherlands and Israel. The head of one British firm at the Las Vegas event said the criticism was well-founded. But the UK’s Department for International Trade said it was providing “targeted support”. CES is one of the tech calendar’s biggest fixtures and provides companies with a chance to meet and secure orders from retailers, as well as to…

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Old Tech Can Create New Security Woes

Patch your systems in a timely manner” is a mantra of security experts, but what happens when the patch well runs dry because a product’s maker no longer supports it? That is a situation many large enterprises find themselves in, and it’s one that poses security risks. Between 30 percent and 50 percent of the hardware and software assets in the average large enterprise have reached their end-of-life date, according to aBDNA report released last month. End-of-life products pose a serious security risk to the enterprise. “The vast majority of…

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New tech and ‘digitally savvy’ organizations urged to paintings with instructors to help close STEM abilities gap

New tech and ‘digitally savvy’ companies are being advised to paintings with college instructors with the intention to assist near a chronic skills hole. teachers are visible to be key in running alongside employers inside science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) to close students’ hole in information which can be related to a loss of the relationship between relevant employers and colleges, says a young people’s marketing campaign. study greater How the sciences and arts are coming together to pressure innovation the call has come after a survey discovered young…

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Futurists say tech key to HE get entry to, grad readiness

using video photos of the 2011 tsunami in Japan, Yuri van Geest, founder of think tank SingularityU, referred to as on educators to act before the rising tide of technological improvements. bringing up examples that already exist these days, consisting of voice recognition technology used by human aid departments, Geest stated technological development is transferring from the ice section, to water and now steam. “people and ideas are interacting like in no way earlier than” “humans and ideas are interacting like never before,” he commented, predicting a new model of…

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Futurists say tech key to HE access, grad readiness

The pace of technological developments is set to increase at an unprecedented rate in the next ten years, but how this will impact learning environments, skills training and access to education was discussed by futurists and education leaders at the StudyPortals Student of the Future conference this week. Dean Zvi Galil addresses the delegates at the conference. Photo: StudyPortals 23% of international students use a university’s career advice and only a third of them are satisfied with the service Using video images of the 2011 tsunami in Japan, Yuri van…

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