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10 Video Games for Civil Engineers Jun 05, 2020

The concepts of civil engineering are particularly well-suited for the game environment, emphasizing the proper distribution of resources, the management of supply chains, and how the built environment interacts with the lived environment.

How GIS Analysts Improve Urban Planning During COVID-19 and Beyond May 15, 2020

For most of history, urbanization was largely unplanned. That led to overcrowding, inequality, inefficiency, and acute susceptibility to other preventable crises. But today’s cities are armed with some of the most powerful tools ever made available to urban planners: geospatial data and GIS (geographic information systems).

How AI Is Being Used to Fight COVID-19: Expert Interview May 08, 2020

For the last few years, AI has been trumpeted as the solution to many of the future’s problems, especially in the field of healthcare. But in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s being asked to deal with the here-and-now. So far, it’s up to the task.

Guide to the Best Blockchain and Cryptocurrency News May 05, 2020

There’s rarely a dull moment in the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency. But staying on top of the latest events isn’t easy. True to the decentralized, cypherpunk origins of its subject matter, blockchain and cryptocurrency news runs a little wilder, and a little more scatterbrained, than what you might be used to.

Software for All: Interview with an Expert on Inclusive Web Technology Apr 02, 2020

“Between 20 and 25 percent of the US population has some form of accessibility issue, ranging from the type of that is more visible, i.e., someone who is deaf or blind, to the more mundane, but nonetheless important, ideas of faulty memory or needing larger print sizes,” Keats says.

Tech 2020: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mar 03, 2020

GIS adds a new dimension to the concept of Big Data. By factoring in the context of time and space, geographic information systems (GIS) allow the human eye to observe how massive data sets change over time and better recognize the patterns that emerge as a result.

Online Engineering Degree Scholarships (2020) Jan 30, 2020

The current US student loan debt is an astounding $1.53 trillion, with one in four Americans owing money. Unsurprisingly, student loan debt is the second-largest source of debt after mortgages.

Guide to Engineering Conferences in 2020 Jan 24, 2020

Engineering is an exceptionally dynamic sector. It is continually changing and expanding, and experts, professionals, and academics in the field need to keep pace with all of the latest developments. Conferences provide professionals in various engineering disciplines with knowledge about cutting-edge tools, technology, and skills in the field.

The Future of Blockchain: An Interview with Expert Dr. Bina Ramamurthy Jan 09, 2020

One of the more glaring and present obstacles to blockchain adoption is the lack of educational pipelines into the field. But that, too, is changing, and academic institutions are finally beginning to catch up and prepare their students for the decentralized future.

Looking to 2020: Top Trends in Cybersecurity Dec 11, 2019

I began my career as a psychiatric nurse practitioner and until recently, I was using my skills in assessing and understanding human behavior to conduct UX research on topics like computer self-efficacy and organizational change.