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  • What if 3D printing was 100x faster?

    What if 3D printing was 100x faster?

    Via TED : What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over … slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveils a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that’s 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing? The CEO of Carbon3D, Joseph DeSimone has made breakthrough contributions to the field of […]

  • What is a QA Engineer?

    What is a QA Engineer?

    Via LinkedIn : You may have noticed on your neighborhood software development team a few people where coding the product isn’t their main role. They aren’t artists, so you know they aren’t web designers on the User Experience team designing the user interface. They don’t usually gather the initial business requirements, so they aren’t business analysts. And every other word they talk about contains the word “test”: Test Matrix, browser testing, test strategies, test cases, test […]

  • 15 Ways to Supercharge Your Ability to Learn

    15 Ways to Supercharge Your Ability to Learn

    Via Time : “Learning occurs best when important information is selected from less important ideas, when selected information is organized graphically, when associations are built among ideas and when understanding is regulated through self-testing“ Know the rules your brain works by and general tips for getting smarter. A negative attitude increases motivation to learn. Cheerful students think they’re doing well but have lower GPA’s. Good moods can harm your memory. Being social before a test increases […]

  • Mice twitter like songbirds

    Mice twitter like songbirds

    Via Science Alert : We might know mice as being quiet as well, themselves, but in reality, these little mammals have got a whole lot to say, and they’ve figured out how to say it a way that doesn’t alter big oafs like us to their whereabouts. A new study by researchers at Duke University in the US has recorded male mice ‘singing’ to their prospective mates at frequencies we’ll never hear without some technological assistance. […]

  • The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs

    The 5 Types of Entrepreneurs

    Via Entrepreneur : As entrepreneurs, each of us is different and unique. The one common element we all share is the desire to create freedom in our “work” and life through entrepreneurship. We live in a time ripe with opportunities to create businesses that help us live the lives we want to live. Still, there are some entrepreneurs reading this that are stuck in their business and their life. You know who you are. You can’t […]

  • Can Plant Genetics Help Solve World Hunger?

    Can Plant Genetics Help Solve World Hunger?

    Via Forbes : When it comes to the earth’s dwindling resources, climbing temperatures and burgeoning population, talk is as plentiful as it is cheap. It can also be contentious. But Dr. Pamela Ronald, professor of plant pathology at University of California, Davis, doesn’t have time for controversy. She’s too busy working toward an unassailable goal. “I’m focused on the greatest challenge of our time,” Ronald says, “which is how to feed the growing population without further destroying […]

  • What is the best future job career?

    What is the best future job career?

    Via Alex.Co.UK : It is no surprise that one of the fastest growing areas of employment in recent years relates to computer technology. Technological advance and the continued integration of IT and digital communications into the workplace throughout the private, public and voluntary sectors ensures that this trend will continue for some time. Systems analysts, designers and developers, computer programmers, web developers, consultants and information managers reflect the range of these career areas. Hardware engineers are […]

  • This 17-Year-Old Has Discovered DNA Mutations That Could Combat HIV And Meningitis

    This 17-Year-Old Has Discovered DNA Mutations That Could Combat HIV And Meningitis

    Via Fast Company : High schooler Andrew Jin is answering previously unasked questions in biology. Like plenty of science-oriented high school kids, Andrew Jin is interested in human evolution. But Jin, one of three $150,000 first-place winners in this year’s Intel Science Talent Search, took that interest further than most. For his project, the high school senior came up with machine learning algorithms that detect mutations in the human genome—mutations that could one day be used […]

  • So you wanna be a data scientist?

    So you wanna be a data scientist?

    Via Mashable : Are you good at math? Like, really good at math? Do you also know Python and, oh yeah, have deep knowledge of a particular industry? On the off chance that you possess this agglomeration of skills, you might have what it takes to be a data scientist. If so, these are good times. LinkedIn just voted “statistical analysis and data mining” the top skill that got people hired in 2014. Glassdoor reports that […]

  • Secrets of the Most Successful College Students

    Secrets of the Most Successful College Students

    Via Time : “What the Best College Students Do,” a book by historian and educator Ken Bain, draws a road map for how students can get the most out of college, no matter where they go College-admission letters go out this month, and most recipients (and their parents) will place great importance on which universities said yes and which said no. A growing body of evidence, however, suggests that the most significant thing about college is […]