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.
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).
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.