A company called Waverly Labs is working on a wearable translation device that has captured people’s imaginations, generated plenty of buzz, and raised over $3 million on Indiegogo. Its promise?
China wants it big in terms of size and degree. Recently, it has made some news for launching the world's biggest radio telescope and setting itself up as a force to be reckoned with when it comes to technology. Even in the field of education technology, China is making waves for surpassing the US by having the biggest investment when it comes to education technology.
In his recent op-ed for The Hill (“STEM education: Not just for the next Neil Armstrong,” Sept. 20), Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) lays out the importance of inspiring our nation’s next generation of scientists, engineers and astronauts early on. I could not agree more. We need to inspire and challenge our nation’s young people to innovate the future. -- Rep.
In the fast-changing world of science and technology, if you’re not innovating, you’re falling behind. That’s one of the key findings of The Reuters 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities. Now in its second year, the list ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the global economy.
Ambitious, complex research that leads to breakthrough discoveries requires large-scale, long-term investments.
Last September, the Administration launched the National Smart Cities Initiative to help communities tackle local challenges and improve city and municipality services.
A recent study shows students are skipping science and math because they don't understand the vast career opportunities available in those fields.
It was not until the tech boom of the late 1990s that we started seeing an uptick in the number of students getting degrees in STEM fields. They’re now many of the people driving our current technology revolution in fields like computing, communications, virtual reality and more.
With the U.S. general election coming up Nov. 8, it's a good time to take a forward-looking, party-neutral look at technology policy issues relevant in this election cycle. Cyber-security, as one might expect, tops any list of IT problems. If our personal and business information isn't secure -- and by most measures, basically nothing is completely safe at this time...
A new report from Adobe Digital Insights (ADI) indicates that Internet traffic has reached saturation, with an anemic 0.1% growth rate in North America. The implications for CMOs are huge, since nearly four of every 10 websites have seen a decrease in traffic over the past three years. “The free ride of increased traffic is over,” said Becky Tasker, managing analyst at ADI.