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2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index Shows Uptick in Hiring, Education

May 18, 2016

The 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index recorded a slight rise in hiring, education and general interest in technology and engineering over last year, while math education and general interest in science declined. The biggest growth occurred at the graduate level, but despite years of investment in attracting more American students to STEM, that expansion was not homegrown.

These 4 Major Paradigm Shifts Will Transform The Future Of Technology

May 17, 2016

For the past fifty years or so, technology has followed a fairly predictable path. We squeeze more transistors onto silicon wafers, which makes chips more powerful and devices smaller. Manual processes become automated, productivity increases and life gets better. Rinse and repeat. Today, we’re at an inflection point and that predictable path to progress will soon be closed off.

The Future Is Here! First-Ever Test of Hyperloop One Tech in Nevada Desert Is A Success

May 17, 2016

The future of transportation is arriving fast -- in particular, at 0 to 400 miles per hour in mere seconds. The minds behind Hyperloop One were able to successfully demonstrate its core technology, although it's not exactly a giant leap closer to traveling between cities at a rate faster than an airplane.

Constantly changing patent laws are taking a toll on American innovation

May 17, 2016

Inventors and investors demand a system that affords predictable and durable intellectual property rights in a timely manner. If the system that we implement for granting patent rights does not meet those criteria, inventors will not make use of the system, the public store of knowledge will suffer, and investment in innovative and entrepreneurial domestic enterprises will diminish.