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Internet of Things: The Technological Changes Shaping Our Future

Internet of Things: The Technological Changes Shaping Our Future

Negosentro.com | Today, we are standing at the threshold of Fourth Industrial Revolution that will vitally amend the way we exist, work and relate to each other. ‘The Future of Jobs’ – A report by World Economic Forum (WEF) published in January, 2016 rightly points out that the revolution will be unlike anything our civilization has experienced till now. The future we predict is occupied by storable records that surpass ...

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Restaupreneurs, Here’s Your Must-know Culinary Facts!

Restaupreneurs, Here’s Your Must-know Culinary Facts!

Via ISCAHM You’re in the food business. You might think you knew the field you’re in. Well, do you have an idea that carrots were once color purple? Yes? Do you know why is a baker’s dozen 13? Test your culinary facts bank and read along:   1. Why Is a Baker’s Dozen 13?   English bakers were governed by a trade guild called The Worshipful Company of Bakers. In fact, England has a ...

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Fairphone and the Case of Modular Phones

Fairphone and the Case of Modular Phones

by Neil Adams | The delivery of a Fairphone, the first modular smartphone will begin in November this year. The article sums up the main features of modular phones and their pros and cons. Finally, the possible future implications of modular phones are considered, too. Modular phones- the beginnings A modular phone is a phone consisting of various parts called modules, which can be assembled and disassembled without turning off ...

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Your Health: 5 Things That Don’t Prove Your Flu Shot Didn’t Work

Your Health: 5 Things That Don’t Prove Your Flu Shot Didn’t Work

by Maria Trimarchi | shared from HowStuffWorks | A flu shot won’t give you superpowers, but it will help you fend off common strains of influenza. Would you believe that more American adults fear losing a tooth than getting the flu, yet every year as many as 3,300 to 49,000 people in the U.S. alone die from serious flu-related complications [sources: American Association of Endodontists, Neel]? During flu season each year, anywhere between 5 and ...

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RunKeeper’s CEO Says Smartphone Will Eat Fitness Tracker Market [Podcast]

RunKeeper’s CEO Says Smartphone Will Eat Fitness Tracker Market [Podcast]

by Stacey Higginbotham | shared from Gigaom.com | Everyone is trying to be a platform company these days, but in this weeks podcast we explore the challenges affiliated with building a business around integrating various APIs and the need for a magical user experience. It is hard out there for platform. That’s the takeaway from this week’s Gigaom Internet of Things podcast. There are the myriad challenges of having to integrate with ...

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Barley & Okra: Why Future Generations Will Thank Us

Barley & Okra: Why Future Generations Will Thank Us

by Robinson Meyer | shared from TheAtlantic.com | The most biodiverse room in the world is carved into a mountain in an archipelago north of Scandinavia. It’s meters from one of the world’s most important satellite relay stations, and about 600 miles from the North Pole. 2,000 people inhabit the closest town. The room is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, and, this week, it turns six. The Seed Vault, widely covered when it ...

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10 Biggest Lies in History

10 Biggest Lies in History

by Jane McGrath | shared from HowStuffWorks | According to myth, a young George Washington confessed to cutting down a cherry tree by proclaiming, “I cannot tell a lie.” The story is testament to how much respect Americans have for their cherished first president and honesty in general. Unfortunately, in the annals of history it seems there are 10 dishonest scoundrels for every honorable hero like Washington. Supposedly, the truth ...

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