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A Stroke of Insight

November 29, 2016

Once the firehose of sensory information reaches the brain, a bewildering process of making sense of this data begins. The objective is to create an accurate internal model of the world that you can base your next decisions upon. To do this, all of the many bits of data flowing along the sensory neurons have to be knitted together somehow.

Technical Innovation and Creativity Is The Key To Improving The US Jobs Market

November 29, 2016

The solution to a failing US jobs market is technical innovation and creativity that would create more specializations in the country. The two write that America -- the origin of LEDs, flat-panel televisions, microchips and lasers -- passed the torch to Asia after the US licensed the former said technologies for manufacturing and development.

China Marks Innovation Excellence With Most Number of Patent Applications Filed; US, Japan Follow

November 29, 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) released its annual report in which it revealed the number of applications filed by the Chinese for obtaining patent rights on their masterpieces. The regulatory body declared the figures as unexpected and extraordinary.

What to Expect in an Online Cybersecurity Degree Program

November 29, 2016

Because many cybersecurity tasks are performed remotely, "It's appropriate to be engaged in the same types of mediums that professionals would use," he says. When starting an online cybersecurity degree program, prospective students should expect different types of coursework and assessments, from writing to programming, depending on the class and professor - just like on campus.

Battery breakthrough charges in seconds, lasts for a week

November 28, 2016

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a radical new supercapacitor design that could one day replace lithium-ion batteries, allowing users to charge a mobile phone in a few seconds and with a charge that lasts a week, according to the researchers. The new battery would be flexible and a fraction of the size of a lithium-ion battery.

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