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The Workforce’s Billion Dollar Problem: Unskilled Workers

We’ve all heard of the skills gap by now: Companies have lots of open positions but can’t find enough workers with the skills they need. But did you …

How Many of You Are Reskilling Employees?

The Business of LearningHow Many of You Are Reskilling Employees?<p>It’s a worthwhile development strategy. But it may make more sense for the economy …

Talent Management

WattUp Wireless Charging Technology from Energous Corporation Receives 2017 GOLD Edison Award

/EINPresswire.com/ — SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – April 21, 2017) – Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary …

Innovation

Leading Voices with ULI - Urban Land Institute

Millennials aren’t job-hopping any faster than Generation X did

Micaelah Morrill at Greentown Labs in Somerville, Mass., in May 2016. (Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)<p>Millennial workers, those …

Millennials

Dexcom Has a Big Ally if Apple Gets Into Its Corner of the Diabetes Market - Bloomberg

Dexcom Inc. is working with Alphabet Inc.'s health unit, Verily, to deliver smaller, cheaper versions of its glucose monitoring devices.<p>The alliance …

Diabetes

Cities count on civic hackers to get the data to the people

Volunteer civic hackers are a driving force behind smart city efforts in Louisville and elsewhere.<p>It was a busy Saturday in downtown Louisville, Ky. While participants in a local 5K ran through city streets, dozens of civic hackers gathered a few stories up in a co-working space called the LouieLab …

Open Data

Santa Clara County Sitting on $464,000 in Unclaimed Cash

Santa Clara County is sitting on a small fortune of unclaimed property. But it needs the public’s help to return the six-figure stash to its rightful …

Using busing to combat kindergarten truancy

<i>A mother picks up her child from the bus that takes children home around Oxnard from a day at Headstart.; Credit: Grant Slater/KPCC</i>Adolfo …

Education

“Syracuse to launch ‘open data policy” - "Smart City" Nuzzel Newsletter by San Jose Community on Wed, Apr 19 2017

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Tue, Jan 24 2017: "StartUp" by iThinker (vio1965) on Nuzzel. Subscribe to "StartUp" Nuzzel Newsletter<p>The AtlanticWhat …

Silicon Valley Bubble About to Burst

It may be hard to believe, but we’re nearing the 10-year anniversary of the Great Recession.<p>And as you know, much of carnage was due to the bursting …

Apple, Google, and Facebook will exist in 2075, says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that Apple, Google and Facebook will be bigger in 2075 and dominate the world. “Apple will be around a long …

Silicon Valley

Sleep Is the New Status Symbol

At M.I.T.’s Media Lab, the digital futurist playground, David Rose is investigating swaddling, bedtime stories and hammocks, as well as lavender oil and cocoons. Mr. Rose, a researcher, an inventor-entrepreneur and the author of “Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire and the Internet of Things,” …

Bedtime Stories

What to do with your sleep data

Just tracking sleep isn't enough -- you'll need to track these other variables in order to really improve your sleep quality.<p>You've been tracking your sleep schedule for a couple of weeks now, and you know that you don't always get the highest-quality sleep possible. But...now what?<p>Sleep data, like …

Well-being

Bay Area Housing Market Named Most Competitive: Report

The following may not come as a surprise to Bay Area residents. The region is home to the most competitive housing market in the nation, according to …

Real Estate

How to think like a futurist

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>Q. We try to run good meetings, but seem to run into one problem after another. Do you have a handy list we can use to …

The future of transportation is already here |

Let’s shake ourselves out of our four-wheeled stupor, look at the vehicles and devices being developed, and reimagine how we’ll move around our …

Transportation

Silicon Valley startups aim to make big data capture and prep slicker

A group of California-based startup and early-stage data analytics and management companies are bidding to make big data, including sensor data, more …

Big Data

Trinidad and Tobago's Newsday : newsday.co.tt :

Growing from STEM<p>Thursday, April 13 2017<p><b>The World Economic Forum (WER) suggested some time ago that the world is on the cusp of a Fourth Industrial</b> …

Trinidad and Tobago

San Jose Diridon expects nearly as many transfers in 2040 as transit trips today

San Jose Diridon Station will see nearly as many <i>transfers</i> between transit agencies in 2040 as there are <i>transit trips</i> today, according to a study …

Transit

Share of married Americans is falling, but they still pay most of the nation’s income taxes

While the share of U.S. adults who are married has been falling steadily over the past 40 years, married people continue to earn most of the nation’s …

Taxes

Opera San Jose gives Puccini’s ‘La bohème’ a 20th century treatment

If you’re an opera aficionado, chances are you have definitely heard of it, but even if you’re not, the name should ring a bell. After all, ‘La …

Opera

Getting High-School Grads Into the Closed-Off World of Tech

A Silicon Valley program is matching young, lower-income workers with employers eager to diversify their ranks<p>SAN JOSE—On a recent weekday, an unlikely crew of 18-to-24 year-olds gathered in a classroom in an office building, proving wrong a mantra often heard in economic development: Training …

Education

San Jose asks for quick ruling in Willow Glen Trestle case

San Jose’s attorneys last week urged the court to quickly decide whether the Willow Glen Trestle should be torn down.<p>Too long a delay means a …

San Francisco

The buildings of tomorrow

With the introduction of data visualisation and analytics, we learned we can generate better functionality and efficiency using connected sensor …

Innovation

Why Silicon Valley still can't cope with uppity women

by Liza Mundy<p>One weekday morning in 2007, Bethanye Blount came into work early to interview a job applicant. A veteran software engineer then in her …

Silicon Valley

The Crazy-Hard Technical Challenges of Robots Delivering Falafel

It’s the most San Francisco scene in San Francisco. A dude with a guitar and a dude with a scooter stand at a Mission District bus stop. Next to …

Robots

The Steady Rise of Digital Border Searches

At the current rate, customs agents are on track to increase inspections of travelers’ electronic devices by a third this year.<p>New statistics released Tuesday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection reveal that the rate of digital border searches is on pace to quadruple since 2015. That means more …

Dystopia

A growing number of people think their job is useless. Time to rethink the meaning of work

A great deal has been written in recent years about the perils of automation. With predicted mass unemployment, declining wages, and increasing …

Basic Income

Sheriff's Deputies Start Using Body Cameras

The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office are now training deputies on how to use newly-issued body cameras.The cameras help show what happened during …

Policing