Cisco Live US 2017 kicks off on June 25, and our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives to accelerate global problem solving will be on full display. We are planning plenty of exciting opportunities for our customers and partners to participate, win prizes, and become IT superheroes.
A conversation with Boeing's Doug Christensen and Antonini Puppin-Macedo, and Embraer's Luiz Nerosky
**This is the ninth article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**
Boeing began the ecoDemonstrator program to speed up development of new technologies that enhance safety and reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. The program has tested 60 technologies in the past five years on a variety of aircraft.
CENTENNIAL, Col., June 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The No Barriers organization was co-founded by Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person in history to conquer Mount Everest. The innovative group focuses on unleashing the potential of the human spirit to help people contribute their absolute best to the world.
Their motto is, “What’s within you is stronger that what’s in your way.”
Technology transferring from military to civilian use is nothing new. Discover how the convergence of these two worlds is benefiting everyday people.
Duct tape was invented to protect ammunition cases from water during World War II. The internet grew out of a military research project. Navigation devices, such as Google Maps, rely on satellites created to guide fighter jets, warships and military forces.
Technology transferring from military to civilian use is nothing new. Even the Roman Empire road system was developed to reduce soldier travel time, but all Romans used it to swiftly move information and goods across the Empire.
The challenges facing our connected world are immense: access to clean water, effective response to crises, and economic empowerment just to name a few. Resolving these issues seems like it would take a superpower.
Creating Energy Solutions for Information and Communications Technology
Nilmini Rubin, vice president for International Development at Tetra Tech, recently discussed the interdependence of internet access and affordable, reliable electricity on the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) blog. In her post, Nilmini explains the importance of both renewable and traditional energy sources and both grid-connected and off-grid energy to drive the connection of more than four billion people who do not have access to the internet.