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How technology is creating a safer and more environmentally future for mining

Mining has traditionally been a dangerous activity with a heavy environmental cost. But European projects are helping to make it safer and cleaner, by taking existing technologies and applying them to the context of mining. Increasing mine safety The SIMS Project is working on the introduction of drones to mining. “It’s about using drones in the mine and not to ... Read More »

Trump’s social media bias reporting project is a data collection tool in disguise

I. Three years ago this month, Mark Zuckerberg gathered together a group of influential conservatives to defend Facebook against allegations of political bias. The company had found itself under pressure after Gizmodo reported that the editors who then worked for Facebook “routinely suppressed conservative news” from its since-abandoned Trending Topics module. It hoped that a roundtable discussion with Glenn Beck, Fox News host ... Read More »

‘The Next Backlash Is Going to Be Against Technology’

GM workers hold a rally outside the plant in Lordstown, Ohio, which after producing cars for 50 years is now closed, on March 6. JEFF SWENSEN/GETTY IMAGES Since the financial crisis a decade ago, the economic recipes that seemed to work for decades have come under fire. Globalization and the international trading order seem to be under siege, while economic populism ... Read More »

Is social media addiction breaking up marriages in UAE?

Top reasons for divorce included infidelity, lack of communication, job loss, social media, and unrealistic expectations. Social media addiction is taking a toll on family life, with husbands and wives glued to their phones instead of interacting with each other and their children. And, according to a judicial official in Abu Dhabi, this lack of real communication at home has ... Read More »

HR Technology Is Changing The Traditional Workplace For Better Productivity

Technology has already created vast strides in changing the face of the modern HR department over the past few decades. HR technology has cleared the decks of the traditional work to make way for a more streamlined HR department. Human resources professionals are now better able to focus on front-burner and face-to-face tasks. Instead of shuffling through stacks of paperwork ... Read More »

Is technology killing us?

Looking back 50 years ago, the average lifestyle of the typical American was completely different. To second this, in only a change of two generations, the life of our parents would be more homogenous to our grandparents than to us — the millennials and the Gen Z. The way we interact and see our culture is questionable, leaving us with ... Read More »

How e-learning is transforming our education system with a tech-driven approach

Technology has today become an integral part of our daily life. It assists us in everything – from shopping, banking, and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven portfolio management to learning a new language via an easy-to-use smartphone application. The merits that technology has been transferring to us are simply innumerable. But how effective can it really be in the field of education? ... Read More »

Social media addiction is not natural or normal – but is it really a disease?

 ‘Could anyone stand to live without a smartphone, in 2019, and to go without social media?’ Photograph: Richard Baker/Corbis via Getty Images Is social media addictive? The issue is complex, and probably generational. It’s obvious that what social media does to us, especially those of us who are heavy users, is not natural, or normal. It’s not normal to submit ... Read More »

Is Mogu a Hidden Gem in China’s Crowded Tech Market?

Chinese online fashion company Mogu (NYSE:MOGU), which went public last December, recently posted its first quarterly report as a public company. Mogu’s revenue rose 20% annually to 367.2 million RMB ($53.4 million) during the third quarter, which marked a significant acceleration from its 2% sales growth in the first six months of the year. Mogu’s operating loss narrowed year-over-year from 202.5 million RMB ... Read More »

Hi-tech market in Madikeri is of no use for traders

The hi-tech market building at Mahadevapete in Madikeri. Even after several months of the inauguration of the hi-tech market at Madikeri, it has not benefited the traders. In spite of a huge building right in front of them, the merchants are forced to sell their produce beside the road. The work on the market has moved at a snail’s pace ... Read More »