Wyly Wade

Month: June 2014

Is your job meaningful?

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PayScale announced its report Most & Least Meaningful Jobs (based on how workers answer the question Does your job make the world a better place?). The report includes data on how Job Meaning and Median Pay compare for 453 jobs from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) (http://www.onetcenter.org), as well as the following details: % High…

Decayed Teeth May Soon Repair Themselves

British researchers have found a method that may make a decayed tooth be able to repair itself. Created at King’s College, London, the technique efficiently reverses decay by utilizing electric currents to increase a tooth’s natural process of repair. According to the British scientists who developed it, this treatment might be available within 3 years.…

A Timeline: Israeli and Saudi Arabian Hackers Cyber War

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Cyber acts have become more popular over the years. They have grown from the high school cyberbullies to the fully powered cyber wars between citizens of different countries, such as the war between the Saudi Arabians and Israelis. With all the war going back and forth, it is hard to keep track of all that happened. The first attack came when a…

Plan X — DARPA Sets Cyber Foundations

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For years, the Pentagon has been open and adamant about the nation’s need to defend itself against cyberattack, but its ability and desire to attack enemies with cyberweapons has been cloaked in mystery. Plan X — an effort to improve the offensive cyberwarfare capabilities “needed to dominate the cyber battlespace,” according to an announcement for the workshop. No…

2014 World Cup — Who’s your pick?

by borisbenko. After a number of tense qualifying soccer (football for everyone else) matches, fever reaches high pitch: Brazil World Cup 2014 is about to begin! With opinions varying wildly, everybody seems eager to guess the winner these days; worldwide punditry united, both amateurs and professionals, prominent and no-name experts, including betting shops and even Goldman Sachs analysts…

$ 17bn to be replaced by 95,000 service robots

In the past, U.S. companies could not compete with the cheap labor found offshore but things are changing rapidly. Many industry insiders not only agree that technology, including 3D printing will bring back manufacturing to our shores but also the steadily decline in economic growth that once prosperous, off shore countries are beginning to experience. This past year,…

Star Trek Tractor beam moves object using ultrasound

Scottish physicists have turned science fiction into reality by creating a Star Trek-style tractor beam. Researchers at Dundee University – working in collaboration with colleagues at Southampton University and Illinois Wesleyan University – used ultrasound to exert force behind an object and pull it towards the energy source. The breakthrough has been branded a “functioning acoustic tractor beam” which could…

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