We live in a time of unparalleled busyness — and every minute of the day is important to us. The good news is, technology is keeping pace with that trend, and it’s empowering us to make the most of the ways in which we work and play.
Citizen scientists—members of the public that donate their time and talents to collect and analyze data on behalf of the government—are a valuable resource for government agencies limited in their ability to carry out scientific research due to technical or budgetary constraints.
Technology remains a fast-growing and competitive field, and the salary changes for 2016 reflect that.
In a letter sent Wedesday to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) sought to raise questions regarding Google’s use of data gathered from their EdTech initiatives.
The number represents a big jump on the initial 45,000 registrations when the system went live on December 21, but falls well short of preholiday industry estimates of several hundred thousand drone sales during the year-end period. That either means the number of new drone sales was much lower than hoped, or a significant number of people have not yet conducted the mandatory registration.
A US House of Representatives committee has approved a bipartisan bill to support federal research and development (R&D) and stimulate private investment in advanced nuclear reactor technologies. The approval came as President Barack Obama said the country must move away from "dirty energy".
U.S. News & World Report today (Jan 12) released the 2016 Best Online Programs to help the millions of domestic and international students interested in online education compare the academic quality of more than 1,200 U.S.-based distance degree programs.
Innovation is much easier to talk about, and to romanticize about, than to actually do. It requires both imagination and discipline, a combination that is far from ubiquitous. Yet, each of us should aspire to be change-agents in the organizations or communities in which we live.
After years of budget woes and concerns about cost, the James Webb Space Telescope appears to be on track after NASA announced that a dozen of its eighteen mirror segments that make up the primary mirror have been installed. Each hexagonal-shaped segment measures just over 4.2 feet across and weighs approximately 88 pounds.
President Obama gave his final State of the Union address on Tuesday. In it, he discussed how far the country has come over the last year and where he sees it going in the future.