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Virtual Reality Training for Generation Y Blue Collars

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TürkTraktör, the joint venture between CNH Industrial and Koç Holding, recently announced the results of a pioneering Virtual Reality (VR) Training Lab for blue collar employees at its Ankara and Erenler plants.

Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM Additive Manufacturing Design First Lightweight 3D Printed Bridge

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Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM Additive Manufacturing have designed first lightweight 3D printed bridge using fiber-reinforced plastic.

By including sensors in the design, we can build a digital twin of the bridge. These sensors can predict and optimize maintenance, ensure safety and extend the life span of bridges. It can also incorporate new functionalities such as monitoring vital environmental aspects and improve the decision-making process for maintenance and inspection via dynamic real-time reports on the condition of the bridge.

Green City Growers Founder and CEO Jessie Banhazl Named 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellow

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September 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Jessie Banhazl, founder and CEO of the Massachusetts-based urban agriculture company Green City Growers (GCG), is one of 13 recipients of the 2019 USA Eisenhower Fellowship. Created in 1953, the fellowship sends mid-career professionals to countries around the world to learn best practices that they can apply to communities and companies in the United States.

HPE Builds Nasa New Supercomputer to Support Future Human Mission to Moon

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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • New supercomputer, called Aitken, will run complex simulations for future entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the moon
  • Aitken is highly energy efficient, residing in NASA Ames’ new modular supercomputing that will replace the need for a cooling tower and millions of gallons of water
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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • New supercomputer, called Aitken, will run complex simulations for future entry, descent, and landing (EDL) on the moon
  • Aitken is highly energy efficient, residing in NASA Ames’ new modular supercomputing that will replace the need for a cooling tower and millions of gallons of water

Discovery Education and STEMROBO Technologies Announce Partnership Supporting STEM Education Across India

New Agreement Empowers STEMROBO to Sell Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Digital Services to Indian Public and Private Schools
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Silver Spring, MD, September 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ Discovery Education, the leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms worldwide, today announced a new agreement with the India-based education technology company STEMROBO Technologies supporting STEM education across South Asia.  Through this new agreement, the STEMROBO team is now empowered to sell Discovery Ed

Two Bridgestone Plants Recognized by PACCAR With 2018 Supplier Quality Awards

Warren County and LaVergne, Tennessee truck and bus radial plants earn top supplier quality awards
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) announced that its Warren County, Tennessee, and LaVergne, Tennessee truck and bus radial (TBR) tire manufacturing facilities were recently recognized by PACCAR with a 2018 Quality Achievement Award. This award recognizes suppliers that meet or exceed PACCAR’s rigorous standard of 10 or fewer defective parts for every one million parts shipped to the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 29: Marcy Scott Lynn, Facebook

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In recognition of National Disaster Preparedness Month, Pro Bono Perspectives is revisiting Danielle Holly’s conversation with Facebook Director of Global Impact Partnerships Marcy Scott Lynn. One of many CSR projects Marcy has implemented at Facebook is the Safety Check feature, which allows users to notify their networks that they are safe following a natural or man-made disaster.

Four Lessons Learned About Pivoting Toward Digital Transformation

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Schneider Electric is more than 180 years old, and we’ve pivoted several times. We started in iron and steel, and now we are providing energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability.

Kimberly-Clark, Deltares and Western Cape Government Reconvene to Transform Water Data into Solutions

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Last week, on the eve of World Water Week, Cape Town businesses, government and nongovernmental organizations gathered for a second water risk workshop to make determinations about what solutions to the water crisis in the region exist, and whether they actually mitigate water risk. 

My Special Aflac Duck Flies High as a Friend to Kids with Cancer

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By Todd Wilkinson

For a quarter century, the American insurance provider Aflac has been working behind the scenes with members of the medical community to improve health care options for young cancer patients. The centerpiece of its latest initiative, "My Special Aflac Duck," is a comfort toy that kids instantly warm to.

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