Why Time Clocks are Important to Businesses

“Why do managers need to know the exact times I come into work and leave?” For many typical hourly employees, clocking in and out of work is viewed as a barely concealed annoyance at best. They may think management is trying to micromanage them, spy, or simply being nosy. These are misplaced…


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Four Stages in Electric Car Manufacturing

Did you know there are 36 electric car companies in the US alone? Besides EV giant Tesla, and “legacy” automakers like US automakers Ford and General Motors, there are Japanese-based Aspark, Chinese Byton, and Croatian Rimac to name a few. So how do so many automakers build their EVs? We cover the…


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Best Practices for Batteries in Medical Computers & Tablets

Batteries power today’s electronics like laptops to the everpresent smartphone.  Without them, the device is basically an expensive piece of junk.  Yet how does a battery work? And why are most using lithium as their key component? Today we cover batteries: the three normally found in most PCs, the…


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Aquaculture: Solution to World’s Future Food Demands

How do you feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050? That’s the question on people’s minds as the current global population of 8 billion continues to grow. Many nations are looking to the world’s oceans for answers. We’ll be covering their efforts in aquaculture from what it is, the various forms, to…


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Driving Healthcare Home – How Hyundai Set out to Change the World

Imagine the following. You’re packing for a business trip, your flight is leaving in a couple of hours. You realize you’re nearly out of insulin to control your diabetes.  Not a problem, you think. You whip out your smartphone and relay your urgent need to the online pharmacy via their app.…


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How to Prepare for a Digital Disaster

The phrase “disaster preparedness” typically conjures up the image of escape plans, first aid kits, bug-out bags, and hoarding bathroom supplies. There is even an entire subculture and industry built around preparing to survive all manner of cataclysms, from natural disasters to fantastical…


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Advantages of Predictive Analytics in Manufacturing

Data analytics is the practice of examining raw data to find insight and even answers to a company’s select questions. For businesses like manufacturing, it’s used to figure out key information such as why plants are breaking down or identifying trends like customer purchases during hurricane…


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Power Over Ethernet: What It Is and Where is It Going

Technology is wonderful. Electronics allow people to do many things more quickly, thoroughly, and with less effort. Unfortunately, all those devices require power which may not always be easily accessible. A former mall undergoing renovation into a medical clinic may not have enough power outlets…


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Can Artificial Intelligence Solve Our Future Starvation Problem?

The agriculture sector is a major occupation in many countries, and its importance is greater than ever. According to UN projections, the world’s current population of 7.5 billion is expected to increase to 9.7 billion by 2050. Today’s farms will be hard pressed to feed the additional two billion…


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4 Routes to Help Automakers’ Sustainability Efforts

Sustainability and other “green practices” are part of many industries’ strategic goals around the globe. Car manufacturing, especially, has it high on their objective list since transportation is the number one source of greenhouse gas emissions. Being an environmentally-conscious company…


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