Luis A. Alarcon

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For Better Sleep, Banish Your Smartphone From the Bedroom

What's your bedtime ritual? If you're like us, you probably scroll through your phone, maybe checking social media, catching up on Curiosity, or …

Social Media

Widespread screening for breast cancer didn't do much to save women's lives, study finds

Differences between Program Management and Project Management

Have you ever found yourself trying to identify or explain the difference between program and project management? You’re not alone. This guest post …

What is a Program Manager vs. a Project Manager?

Program manager vs. project manager—roles with titles that similar couldn’t possibly be too different, right? Wrong!While program managers and …

Project Management

Text - S.1550 - 114th Congress (2015-2016): Program Management Improvement Accountability Act

The PMO of the Future Performs Strategic Project Management

+++ The Powers of the PMO Are Growing +++ Backing from Top Management Is Vital +++<p><i>By Johann Strasser Read article in German</i><p>Over the years, the number …

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy May Alleviate Alzheimer's Symptoms

<i>Summary: Researchers report hyperbaric oxygen therapy could prove to be beneficial in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. According to a new study,</i> …

Light-based therapy for Alzheimer's disease

Fully Charged Presents Leviamp Ceiling Charging Station From Easycharge

Fully Charged recently visited Germany, where EasyCharge has introduced an innovative approach to charging in garages; via ceiling-mounted, folding …

Academics take smart drugs prescribed to help ADHD to keep up with university work

One in five academics are taking smart drugs to help them write difficult grant applications, a leading academic has claimed.<p>Cambridge neuroscientist Dr Hannah Critchlow said that professors were increasingly using medication which was meant for Alzheimer's patients, narcoleptics or children with …

ChargePoint to deploy 200 of its ‘up to 400 kW’ electric vehicle charging stations in the UK

We were excitted when ChargePoint unveiled its latest charging station technology earlier this year. It’s a modular system called Express Plus and it can enable a record-breaking charge rate of up to 400 kW.<p>The only problem is that ChargePoint doesn’t operate its own charging stations. Therefore, …

Electric Vehicles May Never Reach Their Full Potential Without a Clear Focus on Infrastructure

While low gas prices have created a challenging environment for electric vehicles, year-over-year increases across nearly two dozen different EV …

Electric Vehicles

World’s largest electric vehicle maker BYD sees sales drop 34% after China reduced subsidies

BYD became the world’s biggest electric vehicle maker thanks to its market-leading position in China, which in turn became both the biggest automotive market and electric vehicle market in recent years.<p>But as the government is reducing its direct EV incentives and shifting to a zero-emission …

People are really starting to embrace electric cars

As with any new transportation technology, it's not as simple as building your first vehicle and expecting the whole world to change. And yet, it appears as if the world is finally cottoning on to this whole electric cars are better and cheaper to run thing.<p>The European Automobile Manufacturers …

Over 2,000 EV Drivers From 28 Countries Tell Us What They Require & Desire — CleanTechnica’s 2nd EV Report!

CleanTechnica surveyed over 2,000 electric car drivers in 26 European countries, 49 of 50 US states, and 9 Canadian provinces to find out what early …

This new battery concept could give electric cars a 1000km range

One of the biggest challenges when designing an electric car is where to put the batteries.<p>Every vehicle has hundreds to thousands of separate …

Electric Vehicles

The Electric-Car Boom Is So Real Even Oil Companies Say It’s Coming

Electric cars are coming fast -- and that’s not just the opinion of carmakers anymore. Total SA, one of the world’s biggest oil producers, is now …

Electric vehicle investments could fall in 2017 after record $2 billion in 2016, says study

Last year, we reported on how electric vehicle investments were on track for a record high in 2016 after years of record lows following the bankruptcy of a few startups, namely Fisker, Coda, A123, and Better Place.<p>CB Insight has been tracking EV investments and confirmed the record year in 2016, …

Nissan and EVgo to build EV fast-charging corridor on the east coast: 50 kW (pre-wired for 150 kW)

At the opening ceremony of the 2017 New York International Auto Show, Nissan and EVgo announced that they have partnered to create a corridor of DC fast-charging stations for electric vehicles along interstate 95 between Boston and Washington D.C.<p>The good news is that while they are still only …

The Reason EV Charging Networks Are Struggling: They're Expensive

It's been six years since the launch of Nissan (OTCPK:NSANY) Leaf. The model has sold over 250,000 units. In fact, adding up all plug-in cars (both …

3 ways AI will change project management for the better

If you’ve read any tech media recently, then you’re probably hearing a lot about artificial intelligence (AI). Some people herald it as the promise of the future, while others are skeptical — even fearful — of its impacts on society, culture, and our workplaces.<p>As it turns out, the buzz around AI …

Project Management

EV Charging Startup EVmatch Connects Private Charging Station Owners With EV Drivers

<b>Published on</b> April 3rd, 2017 | <i>by Kyle Field</i><p>0<p>April 3rd, 2017 by <b>Kyle Field</b><p>EV charging startup EVmatch aims to connect private charging station owners …

Electric Vehicles

Productivity in a pill: Harried agency staffers turn to 'smart drugs' - Digiday

At 8:30 a.m. on a recent Friday, Dean Thomas, chief marketing officer for influencer marketing agency Gnack, stared at his to-do list for the day: …

SEALs Looking For Neurostimulation 'Cognitive Enhancement'

Shooting well continues to save the lives of our soldiers, particularly among America’s elite units. Not content to merely drill using conventional …

China And The U.S. Supercharge The Growing Global Electric Vehicle Industry

Since EVs first came on the scene earlier in this decade, the two main impediments to their growth have been their high sticker prices and the lack of a charging infrastructure. The high cost of lithium-ion batteries has been one of the main reasons for the high cost of EVs compared to vehicles …

VW is installing ultra-fast 320 kW chargers in California as part of its $2 billion EV infrastructure plan

As part of its court settlement with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the DieselGate scandal, Volkswagen agreed to invest $2 billion in electric vehicle infrastructure in the US.<p>They released highlights of their plan for how to spend …