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Dell VIDEO | The Power of One Mentor

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The future belongs to those who can build digital technologies — and those who can use them to solve problems. We need everyone’s participation. On International Day of the Girl, we're challenging team members, partners & leaders to spend 1 hour with a girl talking about careers in technology. Do they know technology is the backbone of business today? Are they aware of technology’s role transforming industries & addressing society’s biggest challenges? Start the conversation. Ignite change.

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.

Boeing, Liquid Robotics Build Solar-Powered, Autonomous Marine Glider

By Steven Impey
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Originally published in Manufacturers' Monthly.

An autonomous ocean vehicle manufactured in Australia and powered by the sun and waves is helping oceanographers monitor the Great Barrier Reef.

Read more in Manufacturers' Monthly.

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.

Picking Up ‘STEAM’

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When Grayson Fast, a student at Horizon Middle School in Aurora, CO, first started working on a school project aimed at designing an artificial limb for a local military veteran, she knew it would have a significant impact on the recipient’s life – but she didn’t realize it would gain national attention and alter the future of custom prosthetics for people with disabilities.

HPE’s Spaceborne Computer Successfully Powers Up in Space and Achieves One TeraFLOP

Mark Fernandez, Americas HPC Technology Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Co-Principal Investigator of the Experiment
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  • Approximately one month after the Spaceborne Computer was launched on the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft, the system has reached the International Space Station and successfully turned on
  • To test the speed of the system in relation to its Earth-based counterparts, HPE and NASA engineering teams conducted a number of benchmarking tests
  • The Spaceborne Computer achieves over one trillion calculations per second, also known as one teraFLOP, which is up to 30 times faster than a laptop
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  • Approximately one month after the Spaceborne Computer was launched on the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft, the system has reached the International Space Station and successfully turned on
  • To test the speed of the system in relation to its Earth-based counterparts, HPE and NASA engineering teams conducted a number of benchmarking tests
  • The Spaceborne Computer achieves over one trillion calculations per second, also known as one teraFLOP, which is up to 30 times faster than a laptop

Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Launch “Ignite My Future in School” to Prepare K-12 Students with Digital Skills for 21st Century Careers

10 U.S. School Systems and 190,000+ Students Join as Early Computational Thinking Adopters, Receiving Professional Development, Educator Guides, Model Lesson Plans, CS Curriculum Connectors, and a Learning Leader for Year-round Support
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NEW YORK | SILVER SPRING, Md., September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/  Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, today announced the launch of Ignite My Future in School.

Adaptive Technology Gave Quadriplegic Racecar Driver Sam Schmidt Back His Dream. It Holds the Potential to Do More

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Last month, members of Booz Allen, Arrow Electronics, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories got together to celebrate “diversability” and the power of innovation and technology. Read more about the Driving Innovation event and the history of the pioneer of the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar, below.

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Last month, members of Booz Allen, Arrow Electronics, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories got together to celebrate “diversability” and the power of innovation and technology. Read more about the Driving Innovation event and the history of the pioneer of the Semi-Autonomous Motorcar, below.

The UPS Foundation, American Red Cross and Cyphy Works Launch Disaster Relief Drone Pilot Program

Trial will Assist with Hurricane Harvey Assessments and Serve as Future Model for a Rapid Assessment Unit
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ATLANTA, September 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, the American Red Cross and drone manufacturer CyPhy Works, Inc., today announced a partnership to launch a drone pilot program, marking the first time the American Red Cross will test using a tethered drone to assess damage after a major natural disaster in the United States.

Lockheed Martin Will Build New Space Instrument Focused on Vegetation Health and Carbon Monitoring

GeoCARB Expands Company’s Experience in Both Earth-Monitoring and Hosted Payloads
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PALO ALTO, Calif., August 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Scientists will get a better understanding of our planet’s carbon cycle and vegetation health through a first-of-a-kind NASA instrument built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory (GeoCARB) mission will use an advanced infrared spectrograph hosted on a commercial geosynchronous satellite. The project is led by Principal Investigator Dr. Berrien Moore at the University of Oklahoma.

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