Rene Frederick

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Here Is the Soviet Union's Secret Space Cannon

In 1975, the USSR actually fired a cannon from an orbiting space station. Forty years later, we finally got a good look at this gun.<p>A quarter of the century after the end of the Cold War, the only cannon that has actually fired in space finally comes to light.<p>Installed on the Almaz space station in …

Waarom het de Russische inlichtingendienst is die de democraten hackte

Julian Assange vertelde in een interview dat een 14-jarige de emails van John Podesta gehackt kon hebben. Dat klopt, maar dat is hier zeker niet het …

‘IKEA staat pas aan het begin’

RETAIL/ Op bezoek in Älmhult, het Zweedse gehucht dat de bakermat van IKEA is en nog steeds drijft op de aanwezigheid van het bedrijf. Plus: een …

How Trump Could Rev Up — or Drive Down — the Cost of Your Next Car

When the Environmental Protection Agency released its midterm evaluation of emission standard goals in November — eight months early — it was like a …

The Trade War That America Started — and Canada Won

Once upon a time, the United States signed a trade treaty with its neighbor that reduced taxes on goods traded between the two countries. The tariff …

The Economist Who Can Explain the Rise of Populism in a Single Chart

You may know the name Thomas Piketty. His work launched him to prime time as the “rock star economist”; his sultry French accent and general …

Why Tel Aviv Is the City of the Future

Well-designed and professionally managed cities can be highly efficient at delivering big-scale services like transportation, energy, housing, food …

Donald Trump en de hypocrisie van het benoemen

Chris Klomp<p>Door de zege van Donald Trump is het ineens weer zeer actueel geworden. De nadruk en noodzaak van het grote luisteren naar het onbehagen …

Hoe kan het dat weer bijna alle opiniepeilingen ernaast zaten?

Donald Trump als president is geen ramp

Geschokt? Dit zijn de 12 redenen waarom Donald Trump de verkiezingen won

Mark Koster<p>Exclusief<p>09 november 2016 om 08:15<p><b>Nog een paar staten en we hebben een nieuwe president en het is geen meisje, zoals we verwachten. Het</b> …

Liefde tussen journalist en developer noodzakelijk, maar niet genoeg

Directies die techneuten weghouden van journalisten. Journalisten die kritisch als ze zijn alle ideeën van de techneuten zorgvuldig de grond in …

Booking website offers travellers 'hidden city flights' for a fraction of the cost

It may not have endeared them to airline companies … but a booking website says its service for unlocking “hidden city flights” can save travellers up to 80% on the cost of trips.<p>Skiplagged searches deep within airline websites to find what are known as “point beyond tickets”, which can yield …

Facebook co-founder drops unprecedented cash to stop Trump

A new Democratic megadonor emerges from nowhere and Democrats worry he won’t stay engaged.<p>If the first $20 million yielded cheers, the second $15 million generated stunned silence.<p>Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz vaulted suddenly and without any advance warning to the top rung of Democratic …

What If the Newspaper Industry Made a Colossal Mistake?

What if almost the entire newspaper industry got it wrong?<p>What if, in the mad dash two decades ago to repurpose and extend editorial content onto the Web, editors and publishers made a colossal business blunder that wasted hundreds of millions of dollars? What if the industry should have stuck with …

Marita van den Hout

Bron – LinkedIn – Marita van den Hout<p>Het identificeren van begaafde leerlingen wordt moeilijk als goed presteren verward wordt met begaafdheid. De …

This Swiss knife of search widgets is a must-have for Android users

One of my few gripes with the Xiaomi Mi 5 that I’m currently using is that it used to be slow to load Google Now when I long-pressed the home button. That’s since been fixed with the latest software update, but I did dig around for a better way to quickly search the Web.<p>Luckily, I stumbled upon …

Google will now help you fact-check Trump (and other lies)

Google appears to be just as fed up with the constant lies during the presidential election as we are, so now it’s helping you set the facts straight.<p>The company today introduced a new feature that will tag and help find “fact checking in large news stories.” Tagged articles will show up in the new …

Microsoft is killing Yammer Enterprise plan in January 2017, will start integrating Office 365 Groups first

Microsoft today provided new information about how it will be integrating Office 365 Groups into its Yammer enterprise-focused social network. The Yammer Enterprise service tier will be going away on January 1, 2017. But Yammer itself will remain available, and there are many levels of integration …

Hoe de mediacratie haar eigen treitervloggers baart

Het nieuwe geweld is mediageweld.<p>De treitervloggers uit Zaandam zijn al weken niet uit de krant en van het scherm te slaan. De nieuwsdynamiek …

Met deze zes Chromecast tips haal je het meest uit Googles mediaspeler

De Google Chromecast is nog altijd één van de beste manieren om allerlei multimedia op je televisie te krijgen. In dit artikel zetten we een aantal …

Het Nationaal BIM Platform

Het Nationaal BIM Platform is de community voor iedereen met interesse in het nieuwe bouwen, BIM, 3D-bouwen en innovaties in de bouw.

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Effect huidige btw-verlaging op installatiesector nihil

De installatiebranche heeft net als de rest van de bouwsector een aantal moeilijke jaren achter de rug. Door de sterke verwevenheid met de rest van …

Colt a Significant Win for Cyan

European network operator Colt is building its Carrier Ethernet Multi-Service Platform (MSP) network on Cyan's Z-series packet-optical transport …

5 Companies Revolutionizing Content

A recent PWC report indicates that online ad spending will see a tremendous increase by 2017, from $2.3 billion in 2012 to $5.9 billion in 2017. This, however, is small in comparison to television’s share of advertising spend which is expected to be at $81.6 billion in 2017,37 percent of all …

With Project Loon, Google is engineering a mobile network in reverse

Google may be sidestepping questions about Project Loon at its earnings call, but it has no problem fielding queries about its ambitious – and more …

How Viable Is BIM for Smaller Engineering Firms?

There can be little doubt that the future for the construction industry lies in Building Information Modelling (BIM).<p>Unfortunately, BIM requires …

Engineering

10 Ways Software-Defined Networking Will Change IT

<b>SDN Will Change The Nature Of IT SLAs</b><p>"There's been lots of talk about the potential for software-defined networking to result in operational …