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The Importance of Environment Higher Education

By Rob Hailey
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Shifting global trends have had a significant impact on the business, economic and political landscapes—and the academic world is not immune.

Leading With Science: Tetra Tech’s Women Innovators Solve Complex Challenges

Discussing how we lead with science to provide a sustained impact for clients around the world
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As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked women from across Tetra Tech to define what it means to lead with science.

Systemic Investments in Equity, Talent & Tech – Towards an Equity Lens

By Dr. Kamau Bobb, Senior Director of the Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech
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THE LARGER GOAL

Benevity Delivers the Industry’s Most Inclusive Corporate Giving and Volunteering Solution

Award-winning employee engagement software meets WCAG 2.00 AA standards for accessibility
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Calgary, AB – October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in workplace giving, volunteering and community investment software, announced today that its award-winning enterprise solution, Spark, now meets WCAG 2.0 AA standards.

GM Advances Self-Driving Vehicle Deployment With Acquisition of LIDAR Developer

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DETROIT, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - General Motors Co (NYSE: GM) announced it acquired LIDAR technology company Strobe, Inc. As part of the deal, Strobe’s engineering talent joins GM’s Cruise Automation team to define and develop next-generation LIDAR solutions for self-driving vehicles.

“Strobe’s LIDAR technology will significantly improve the cost and capabilities of our vehicles so that we can more quickly accomplish our mission to deploy driverless vehicles at scale,” said Kyle Vogt, Founder and CEO, Cruise Automation.

How Virtual Reality Can Help Us Imagine Life on the Red Planet

HP and its partners teamed up on this virtual reality project to model life for humans on Mars.
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For centuries, humans have turned their gaze to the stars, contemplating what lies beyond the Earth. Perhaps no planet has captured our imaginations more than Mars.

Now, HP and NVIDIA have teamed up with other companies to launch HP Mars Home Planet — a global project using virtual reality to simulate what a human population of 1 million could look like on Mars.

HPE Labs VIDEO | How a Ground-up Approach Can Keep Data Safe

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At 11:08 a.m. on August 15, 2012, every security professional’s nightmare came true for Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company. A piece of malware known as W32.Disttrack, or, more familiarly, Shamoon, crippled more than 35,000 of its PCs and servers, replacing the files they stored with an image of a burning American flag.

Shamoon was engineered to spread undetected through a network, infect as many computers as possible, and, upon command, overwrite their master boot records, destroying the computers’ information and leaving them incapable of being restarted.

HPE Labs VIDEO | How Photonics Can Help Prevent a Digital Energy Crisis

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Data centers are the factories of the 21st century, processing the ever-expanding volumes of information that make the global economy go. But progress comes with a cost. In 2015, data centers used more electricity than the entire United Kingdom, about 400 terawatt-hours—a figure that could triple by 2020, according to a recent study in the journal Challenges.

Charging Gets a Boost From Ridesharing EVs

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It’s a classic chicken-and-egg scenario: buy an EV once there is a lot of charging infrastructure and build EV charging infrastructure once there are a lot of EVs.

Calling All Global Problem Solvers: Enter Cisco’s 2018 GPS Challenge

by Cristina McGlew Castro, Strategist, CSR Strategy & Global Problem Solving 1B, Cisco Corporate Affairs
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Innovative ideas and technologies drive Cisco’s goal to positively impact one billion people by 2025. With digitization and the surge of connected devices, good ideas can make a difference more quickly–and in more places–than ever before.

But without people, such innovations wouldn’t exist.

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