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Five Ways Social Entrepreneurs Use Technology To Increase Their Impact

<i>“Technology for the sake of technology is a waste of precious resources. Social entrepreneurs need to understand the deep value that ICT can bring to social change when it is offered in context, with appropriate training, and with the intent of empowering the user. We hope this report inspires many</i> …

Metric Insights’ $2M funding reflects the feisty nature of the business analytics market

Look around for a company with tools for visualizing corporate data. You’ll find a whole bunch. Metric Insights knows about all the options out there, which is why the startup has focused on delivering to business people the most important discoveries from all the tools being used at a given …

UT Southwestern biophysicist named recipient of 2015 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Science

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Orion's lesson for IT: Test your systems, then test again (and again)

When NASA's new spacecraft, Orion, made its maiden voyage last week, it completed its successful 4.5-hour trip running on a 12-year-old processor and …

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In northwestern Laos, Chinese businesses dominate the Ton Pheung district, a special economic zon...

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

4 Interesting Tech Trends In Patient Monitoring

As important as the relationships between patients and healthcare professionals are, a doctor or nurse can’t be in the room with each patient at all times, even in a fully-staffed hospital. As such, a variety of electronic monitoring equipment is generally available to monitor such metrics as the …