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The Internet of Things Explained: Making sense of the next mega-trend

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is emerging as the next technology mega-trend, with repercussions across the business spectrum. By connecting to the Internet billions of everyday devices–ranging from fitness bracelets to industrial equipment–the IoT merges the physical and online worlds, opening up a host of new opportunities and challenges for companies, governments, and consumers. 11 more words

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Learn The Language

You are an avid traveller. There are three countries A, B and C. You fluently speak the language of country A; have an elementary proficiency in the language of country B; and can’t speak or understand the language of country C. 255 more words

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What Logistic, Supply Chains and Telecommunication have in common? Mr "Lean" Kendall!

In telecommunication engineering, queue’s theory is applied whenever dealing with design telecommunication networks’ designs.

Anyhow, actually in our every day life we are all “victims” of queues. 371 more words

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The Secret Of My Success...And Yours, Too

What is the secret of success in today’s business world?

Is it education? No. In my 33 years of competing in the business world, I have met a lot of educated failures. 1,166 more words

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Cryptography: Note to future self

A bid to put encrypted data into a kind of time capsule gets a kick-start.

An encrypted “time-capsule” service whose aim is to enable scholars and journalists to securely send a message, in effect, into the future—encrypted in such a way that it cannot be read by anyone until a certain date or event.

Cryptography: Note to future self.

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The Venue Formerly Known as Avery Fisher Hall

You’ve probably heard by now that Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall will soon be known as something other than “Avery Fisher Hall.”

Some background: in 1973, … 534 more words

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Floating mag-lev high speed rail could whisk you from D.C. to N.Y. in an hour

Rush hour traffic and working within 50 miles of your home could soon be so passé. In the commute of tomorrow, you may be able to float from one major city to another in one hour or less. 49 more words

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