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FTF Tuesday: "Align and mine", Part 2

Last week I shared with you detailed information about the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s grant awards given in rounds to help align data mining with the U.S. 2,035 more words


Boost Business Performance And Profits Through Gender Balance

Many workplaces have an unequal balance of men and women. Sometimes this is due to the nature of the work or the specific industry. In many fields, this is changing. 332 more words


Moving Towards a STEM Education: NK and US

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education is all the rage now in the United States, as education leaders scramble to improve schools and scores in an increasingly competitive field. 996 more words


1946 Spark

The year was 1946. Harry S. Truman was president. A first-class stamp cost $0.03. The Chicago Bears beat the New York Giants 24 to 14 in the NFL championship. 392 more words

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Teachers Urged to Feed Demand for IoT Workforce

The continued meteoric growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), with billions of connected products worldwide, hinges on a crucial ingredient, speakers said this weekend at the nation’s oldest teachers’ college: a steady supply of developers to build it. 834 more words


My Museum Favourite: Prayer preceding the Mass and Prime

With over 5 million works of art, artefacts and specimens within our collections, how exactly do you go about choosing a favourite? This was the challenge faced by staff and volunteers across the museums and Botanic Garden when they were invited to provide a personal response to their favourite specimens or objects. 407 more words


Cameron needs to get real on immigration

The problem with Tory bluster on immigration is that we’ve heard it all before. At the last election Cameron’s big idea was a cap that was going to cut net immigration to just tens of thousands: it didn’t. 207 more words