Mike Jones

73 Added | 27 Magazines | 57 Likes | 1 Follower | @MikeJones3n4a | Keep up with Mike Jones on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mike Jones”

From AI to Russia, Here’s How Estonia’s President Is Planning for the Future

At 48 years old, Kersti Kaljulaid is Estonia’s youngest president ever, and its first female president. A marathon runner with degrees in genetics …

Cyber-attacks

Lufthansa Installs Facial Recognition Stations In Los Angeles To Speed Up Airplane Boarding

Last week, Cologne, Germany-based Lufthansa Group kicked off a new boarding procedure at Los Angeles International Airport that may soon dramatically improve aircraft boarding times. Using a series of automated kiosks, the new system uses facial recognition technology to capture the image of the …

Los Angeles

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

В США впервые одобрили применение медицинских экзоскелетов

В последнее время различные фирмы производят все больше экзоскелетов для целого ряда нужд: от устройств для помощи грузчикам до специальных военных моделей. Но одно дело создать экзоскелет, и другое — получить разрешение на его применение. И совсем недавно на территории США, наконец, одобрили …

Technology is changing the world 'and schools must change too'

Governments and schools need to change the way children are taught as technology creates more learning opportunities outside the classroom, the …

Education Technology

How does a marketing tech stack evolve over time?

We just opened up <b>The Stackies 2018: Marketing Tech Stack Awards</b>, and I’m delighted to share with you our very first entry.The above graphic …

Marketing

Робот-прораб исправит ошибки строителей

Даже самый опытный прораб далеко не всегда сверяется с чертежами в процессе строительства, а уж его подчинённые — тем более. Поэтому строители периодически допускают ошибки. Чтобы помочь людям сосредоточиться на других, более важных задачах, стартап Doxel разработал робота с лидаром, который …

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams | Inc.com

It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company often turns its eye inward, analyzing information …

InterAct

Children are learning to code with new toys they can touch and feel

So you want your kid to grow up to be Mark Zuckerberg? Get them started early. Toymakers are creating everything from board games to wooden logic puzzles to teach children—as young as three years old—how to code.<p>Kano and Primo Toys sell play sets that mix hardware and software, creating a hands-on …

Scientists have created a concrete roof that generates solar power

Sunny Outlook<p>Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have developed a new form of ultra-thin, curved roofing that’s …

Clean Energy

Butterfly wings inspire a better way to absorb light in solar panels

Taking inspiration from nature<p>The wings of a butterfly have inspired a new type of solar cell that can harvest light twice as efficiently as before and could one day improve our solar panels.<p>Solar panels are usually made of thick solar cells, and are positioned at an angle to get the most amount of …

Clean Energy

Путин распорядился выпустить крипторубль

Министр связи и массовых коммуникаций Николай Никифоров рассказал на закрытой встрече с членами Московского столичного клуба о том, что в России появится собственная криптовалюта. Он отметил, что в его распоряжении имеется текст постановления, поэтому он уверен в скором запуске национальной …

How to Become the Coca-Cola of Your Industry Practically Overnight

Soon, everything they taught you about Facebook advertising and lead generation will not work. This is why.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the next 24 months, direct lead generation will be inaccessible for most businesses. Soon, everything they taught you about …

Marketing

JinkoSolar and Fraunhofer ISE break solar efficiency records for everyday solar panels

Solar panel manufacturer JinkoSolar has broken the record for solar cell efficiency for the most commonly used type of solar cells – 22.04% for a P-type multicrystalline product. Near concurrently, solar research facility Fraunhofer ISE has broken the record for n-type multicrystalline solar cells …

Solar Power

Brad Parscale Video: Trump Won After Facebook Employees Taught Trump 2016 Campaign Workers To Micro-Target Ads

Brad Parscale told <i>60 Minutes</i> that Facebook employees worked right alongside the Trump 2016 campaign workers to help President Donald Trump win the …

Donald Trump

10 Best Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning tools (ML) for you

Share282<p>Tweet<p>Share2K<p>+1<p>Shares 2K<p>Artificial Intelligence is radically changing the way we think of technology. It is progressing rapidly, with key …

Machine Learning

Moscow is adding facial recognition to CCTVs to ID criminals

Moscow's local authorities are giving the city's 170,000 security cameras a power-up. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, they're adding facial recognition tech to the CCTV network with the intention of IDing criminals on the streets. Moscow's extensive network of security cams have been keeping an eye on the …

The hottest startups in Tel Aviv

Silicon Wadi – as the tech hub in Tel Aviv is known - remains the exit capital. Intel, Apple, Snapchat and Huawei have all made big-money Israeli …

Tel Aviv

4 promising open source projects for 2018

This year has been a year of massive growth in open source. While almost any developer knows frameworks such as React and projects like Docker (moby), in 2017 the number of open source projects on GitHub grew from around 35 million to over 62 million.<p>As open source is expected to continue to grow …

JavaScript

Beijing to begin first Maglev rail services by end of 2017, 10 trains to run in first stage - Firstpost

<b>Beijing:</b> The Chinese capital's first medium-low speed Maglev line is scheduled to start its operation by the end of the year, the line operator said …

Trains

StoreDot raises $60 million from Daimler, others for electric car batteries that charge in 5 minutes

StoreDot, an Israel-based startup that makes super fast-charging batteries built on bioorganic technology, has raised $60 million in a round of funding led by Daimler’s trucking division, with participation from Samsung Ventures, Norma Investments, and a number of “financial institutions” from …

Chirpy, chirpy, cheap, cheap: Printable IoT radios for 10 cents each

Backscatter boffins get Things talking over kilometresOne of the favoured low-power radio techniques in Internet of Things research is “backscatter …

Internet of Things

Is the flying car ready for takeoff?

At least six developers have retail road-air vehicles in the pipeline, so it’s time to watch the skies<p>A little white winged pod lifts itself off the ground and glides off into the distance. The whole movement looks effortless. It’s like watching Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder – except we’re in a …

Flying Car

Nanotechnology Applications That Can Change The World: Healing The Body

“Nanotechnology” is defined by the National Technology Initiative as science, engineering or technology that involves manipulating matter with at least one dimension that falls in the range between 1 and 100 nanometers. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter which is a scale that is almost …

Nanotech

Transparent solar cells to let Audi capture energy from glass roofs

Solar energy has long generated electricity both on building roofs and in huge "solar farms" for utility companies, but only a few cars have had …

Clean Energy

Tesla Model 3: Exclusive first look at Tesla’s new battery pack architecture

With a starting price of $35,000, the Tesla Model 3 is half the price of the vehicles Tesla is used to designing and manufacturing, the automaker’s flagship Model S and Model X all-electric vehicles.<p>In order to achieve this more affordable price, Tesla had to design a whole new platform and battery …

Tesla

Apple hid a job listing on its website that you need serious computer skills to find

For example, if you direct your browser to us-east-1.blobstore.apple.com, you'll find a hidden plain text job listing looking for a distributed systems engineer.<p>"Hey there! You found us," reads the job listing. "We are looking for a talented engineer to develop a critical infrastructure component …

Employment

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …