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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.

Tech 2020: What’s Next in Software Engineering Dec 04, 2019

The personal computer, the laptop, and the smartphone are all just chunks of raw material until they’re enlivened by software engineering. The modern world can’t run without it, and the future depends on it. So what’s next?

Careers in Digital Marketing: Big Data & Social Analytics Nov 07, 2019

The field of digital marketing intersects with many other tech industries and grew out of traditional theories of advertising, marketing, and sales. Just like traditional marketing, the goal is to reach your target customer base, build brand awareness, and make a meaningful, data-generating connection.

Tech 2020: What’s Next in Mechanical Engineering Oct 21, 2019

Practically every major technological advance has relied upon the groundwork of mechanical engineers. While a core tenet across all aspects of engineering is to innovate upon the tools available, mechanical engineers bring together materials science, physics, and engineering to change the very nature of those integral tools.

Heroes in Engineering: A Spotlight on Energy Sources & Batteries Oct 14, 2019

George Crabtree, senior scientist and distinguished fellow at Argonne National Laboratory, distinguished professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and director of the JCESR, sees energy storage research having major applications when it comes to electric vehicles (EVs) and the electric grid.