Astronauts of the future may “sail on light”

Astronauts of the future may “sail on light”

Before you start imagining pirate ships, cyborgs, and aliens like in Disney’s Treasure Planet, let’s get a few things straight… Astronauts of the future will almost all be robots and spacecraft will not begin to look like old-school pirate ships anytime soon.  However, they just may have a sail on them. Nasa has begun testing of a revolutionary new technology

Longer Commutes Add As Much Stress As Pay Cuts

Longer Commutes Add As Much Stress As Pay Cuts

People who add 20 minutes to their daily commute experience as much stress as those who receive a 19 percent cut in pay, according to new research by the University of the West of England (UWE). British researchers found that people’s mental health worsened for every extra minute they spent traveling to and from work. The commute minimized their satisfaction

The Workplace Today:  Checking On The Progress of Digitization

The Workplace Today:  Checking On The Progress of Digitization

  Welcome to the “fourth industrial revolution,” aka the digital transformation of industries and generally our daily lives.  (Bonus points for you if you can name the first three…on your own, and no googling!) Adopting and leveraging rapidly advancing digital technologies to keep up with competitors, streamline operations and grab/retain demanding customers expecting kid-glove care and customization, has become the

Food: The Greatest Challenge And The Greatest Opportunity Of The 20th Century

Food: The Greatest Challenge And The Greatest Opportunity Of The 20th Century

“You Are Paid In Direct Proportion To The Difficulty of Problems You Solve” – Elon Musk According to ourworldindata.org, the global population will rise from the 7.5 billion people today, to nearly 9.6 billion in 2050.  Feeding these new people is a challenge all on its own. Throw in the decline of good agricultural land, decreasing fish in the sea

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