Emerging Technology

New scanners to be trialled at Heathrow may mean end of liquids ban at British airports

New scanners may mean end of liquids ban which has caused heartache for passengers at British airports for 12 years<p><b>Computed tomography (CT) scans</b> …

Heathrow

Brits could soon take liquids larger than 100ml through airport security thanks to new cutting-edge scanner being tested at Heathrow

BRITS could soon take liquids onto planes without having to pop them in a separate plastic bag thanks to cutting edge scanners at Heathrow.<p>New …

Heathrow

In the Very Near Future, 12 Marines Will Be Deadlier Than 13. This Is Why.

When are 12 Marines more lethal than 13? That math is the equation informing the recently reconfigured Marine Rifle Squad. Said to arrive in FY 2020, …

Military

Readiness for Future of Production Report 2018 - Reports - World Economic Forum

Context<p>The Fourth Industrial Revolution1 and emerging technologies—such as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics and additive …

Innovation

'Trump is not our president, literally': Are we too obsessed with the Anglosphere?

A '90s sci-fi novel is a peculiar source for a term that unites some of the most powerful nations in the world.<p>'Anglosphere' first appeared in Neal …

Entertainment (Australia)

Air Taxis and Self-Driving Aircraft: Aviation Industry Faces Its Future

Aerospace companies are developing forms of air transport that were widely dismissed as science fiction just a few years ago<p>FARNBOROUGH, England—Traditional plane deals grabbed headlines at the Farnborough International Airshow this past week. But a handful of futuristic air-travel concepts …

Aviation

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Teachers rarely get out of their classrooms, and although we like hanging out with kids, it’s important to collaborate--and, yes, have fun--with …

Education Technology

20 ECO FRIENDLY LIFE HACKS TO MAKE YOUR LIFE SWEETER

Once upon a time, grannies used to pass household tips down the generations, like: ‘put nylons in the freezer to extend their life’. But let’s face …

Lifehacks

Five States To Get An 'Internet of Things' Boot Camp

The multi-year "Smarter States, Smarter Communities" effort grows out of National Governor Association Chair Brian Sandoval's 'Ahead of the Curve' …

Bruce Rauner

Rajnath Singh launches ‘Student Police Cadet’ programme, 4 crore students to be associated

In the initial phase, it will be implemented in all government schools in urban and rural areas across the country, an official statement had …

India News

9 great reads from CNET this week

So much happened this week. Amazon's Prime Day stretched for 36 hours, but not without a glitch. Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk put their foots in their mouths. (Their own, not each other's, just to clarify.) And Comic-Con opened in San Diego. Of course, there was plenty more. Here's your chance to …

San Diego

Western Indiana farmer looks for ways to work smarter

For much of his professional life, Steve Gerrish worked to determine which plant-breeding techniques and which genetic markers would yield the …

Farming

Carpenter Technology Corp. investing $52 million in Emerging Technology Center in Athens - Birmingham Business Journal

By Hanno van der Bijl <br>– Digital Producer, Birmingham Business Journal<p>Jul 16, 2018, 1:58pm CDT<p>A Philadelphia-based steel industry company is expanding …

Birmingham, AL

IIT Madras Incubation Cell sees surge in number of start-ups at 18% in FY18

The number of start-ups getting incubated in the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) has seen an increase of 18 per cent during 2017-18, …

Startups

1968 marked Americans’ retreat from civic life

The year 1968 is synonymous with political drama: The violence at the Democratic National Convention and the riots in more than 100 American cities, …

Democratic National Convention

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If you’re looking for a way out of this conundrum, third-party service providers can be your guide. You probably already use a mix of third-party providers for consulting, implementation, support, and managed services across your infrastructure.<p>of businesses say that using third‑party IT services …

Cisco Systems

New today from Psych Central

by Margarita Tartakovsky, MS<p>Here’s a statement that’s become as overused as, “I’m sooo busy”: I check my phone way too much. Also, similarly …

Psychology

Rachael Bletchly: Will a hi-tech NHS work better than the one we have?

“Hey, Alexa. I’ve got chest pain and I’m burping lots. Should I go to A&E?”<p>You’re lying on the sofa after dinner, scared that niggle is a heart …

UK Politics

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

Don’t wait for PD there is so much PD available online for free. Learn a new tech tool or technique<p><b>I feel every educator should have their own PLN</b> …

Education Technology

Boring Garage? Turn It Into a Showstopper

Garages used to be (there’s no other way to say this) boring enclosures for your car: functional and practical, but plain and bare. Some homeowners …

Pool Table

World-first 'super battery' could charge your phone instantly

An Australian scientist is researching new technology which could change the shape of the energy industry worldwide.

Quantum Physics

AT&T Adds Three More U.S. Cities to 5G Plans as It Races Verizon

AT&T Inc. will roll out 5G service to three additional U.S. cities, a sign that the industrywide push to adopt the speedier standard is finally …

Telecoms

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter Announce "Open Transfer Project"

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have announced on Friday, July 20, the Data Transfer Project (DTP), an initiative to create an open-source, …

Social Media

Watch the future of manufacturing emerge from a giant vat of gel

The future of manufacturing is truly wild.<p>Take 4D printing, an emerging technology being pioneered at MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab. As its creators described to Fast Company last week, the “4D” refers to the fourth dimension–time–and describes objects that adapt or self-assemble when exposed to …

Handbags

Talking To The Board About Information Security

Briefing a board of directors on the status of your company’s information security program is a dangerous tightrope act. If you’re too positive and overly confident, you can easily come across as naïve or uninformed. Conversely, if you’re too fatalistic about the inevitability of being compromised, …

Infosec

Artificial Intelligence Is Powering Worldwide Tech Bubble

<i>By FS Staff</i><p>Jason Burack of Wall St. for Main St. interviews first time guest, Webmaster, Senior Editor, and Co-Host of the FS Insider podcast at …

Artificial Intelligence

Reluctant Adopters and Technology Initiatives

Working With Reluctant Adopters<p>The thing is, leaders should expect to find members of this group on staff, and they should be part of any …

Education Technology

Here’s a pleasant video history of science fiction

Science fiction is almost always about looking forward. It’s about making predictions for humanity based on our mixed feelings of hope and anxiety. …

Science Fiction

China's Ambitions: Tapping the World's Largest Shale Reserves

Jul.19 -- The spirit of China 2025 is to innovate and create new technologies to elevate China on the global stage. And that is just what the Chinese …

China

The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending July 21, 2018) - MIT Technology Review

A roundup of the most interesting papers from the arXiv:<p>Couldn't make it to EmTech Next to meet experts in AI, Robotics and the Economy?

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