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Facebook’s latest internet-beaming drone is a tiny tethered helicopter

Facebook wants the entire world to have internet. And as part of that quest, it has developed a small helicopter drone. Here’s the thing: the more people there are with internet, the more people it can get to sign up for Facebook. Naturally, Facebook wants to pipe internet everywhere. So far, it has come up with an internet-beaming drone plan, and its latest ... Read More »

For golf instructors, a technology debate rages on

The lesson tee at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas is one of the most comfortable places to be in all of golf. Randy Smith works the back of the club’s double-sided range with the easy good humor and expertise that has made him a popular and indispensable coach for major-championship winners, club champions, nationally ranked juniors and plain old ... Read More »

How to manage a loved ones social media afterlife

The fate of a Twitter account might seem trivial when a loved one dies. Sure, social media handles probably won’t be worth as much as bank accounts. And they’re unlikely to have the same emotional value as jewelry or record collections. They’re easy to forget … until they remind you they’re still out there on the web. Just days after ... Read More »

Not Such a Small Matter: The Use of Miniature Motors in Medical Devices

When talking about the use of miniature motors in medicine, people usually think about prosthetics and exoskeletons. But there’s a wider range of uses for these motors than just those. Here are some examples: Drills, Shavers, Saws and Screwdrivers These tools are necessities in the operating room, especially in the fields of orthopedics. After all, surgeons cannot simply use common ... Read More »

Video Gaming Becomes a Scholarship Sport at University of Utah

The University of Utah will become the first big-time sports school to offer scholarships for competitive video gaming, so far the most high-profile entry into collegiate esports. Backed by the Salt Lake City school’s video game development program, Utah’s first varsity esports team will play Riot Games’ popular League of Legends and compete in Riot’s collegiate league. More teams in ... Read More »

Living life as a university blogger

Upper Hutt’s Callum Tokorangi has been selected as one of 10 first-year University of Auckland students to write for The Inside Word, the university’s blog. From Fresher Flu to the perils of wet weather, one former Upper Hutt College student is detailing the highs and lows of his first year at university. Callum Tokorangi was one of 10 first-year students ... Read More »

Suddenly, you’re a technology company. Now what?

Traditionally, organizations in the industrial sector and the technology sector looked for different strengths, skills and strategies from their marketing communications and PR teams. Now, however, with connectivity and digitization on the rise, industrial brands are increasingly asking themselves how to prepare for a future in which their products are judged as much by their intelligence and ability to share ... Read More »

What Is A Reasonable Budget For A Gaming PC?

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg What do you think is a reasonable budget for a gaming PC?originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Jae Alexis Lee, Technology Enthusiast, on Quora: Gaming PCs can be financial bottomless pits. That said, there are three price points that ... Read More »

MBA from a Quality Business School make Excellent Professionals

An MBA in a globalised and multi-cultural world has become one of the most sought after post graduate program across the globe. Modern and industry specific MBA programs in Jaipur or for that matter quality programs conducted by any other top rated business school  is a perfect combination of academic and practical knowledge aiming at developing the intellectual and managerial ... Read More »

Reality Check: Is education spending at a record level?

The claim: The government is spending record amounts on education in England. Reality Check verdict: The absolute amount of money in the pot for schools in England is at record levels but once you factor in rising pupil numbers, inflation and running costs, schools will have to cut approximately 8% from budgets by 2020. Theresa May said at Prime Minister’s ... Read More »