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10 Companies Monitoring the Air Quality and Weather of Smart Cities

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 92% of the global population live in areas with pollution levels that are above safe limits. Here are ten companies that have entered the market to measure the air quality, climate, and weather of our smart cities. With their help, all of us can make better decisions to maintain our … Continue reading 10 Companies Monitoring the Air Quality and Weather of Smart Cities

How Artificial is the Hype Around AI?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing into big business. Machine learning, a subset of AI, is expected to reach $8.81 billion by 2022. After millennia of automaton dreams and decades of AI hype, the ability to automate tasks is becoming reality for an ever-widening range of applications. Increasingly, researchers are applying machine learning to power their … Continue reading How Artificial is the Hype Around AI?

Does it Matter if your Degree is Accredited?

Accreditation has been a very important part of the education sector for decades. As technology has changed access to education (especially home-based learning), many traditional ideas about education have been questioned. Since accreditation is supplied by organizations tasked with maintaining tradition, the need for accreditation is also being questioned. From Home The idea of gaining … Continue reading Does it Matter if your Degree is Accredited?

The Cultural Lag of Blockchain

Blockchain technology is much like the internet in the mid-90s. They compare because both are complex technologies that have been poorly communicated by experts. The industry needs a good spokesperson who understands the technicalities but can also communicate with the uninitiated. Most importantly, the industry needs someone who can provide a balanced and realistic view … Continue reading The Cultural Lag of Blockchain

Scanning hit for the future of postal services and customer experience

I've been working on a bit of research about the future of mail and couriers. One of the coolest bits of research I found is MyPostcard. MyPostcard is actually a scanning hit for a trend I've been following for a hospitality company. The hospitality industry has been focused on customer experience, experience design, and the role … Continue reading Scanning hit for the future of postal services and customer experience