Posts tagged technology
The Digitalization of Farming with Dr. Mike Stern of the Climate Corporation

On April 23rd, 2019, Dr. Mike Stern, Head of the Climate Corporation, presented at Princeton University on the digital tools transforming the landscape of farming and the current challenges facing the agriculture industry.

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Fast Food in the Fast Lane

In a world where a demand for speed seems to permeate every aspect of our lives, it is no wonder that quick-service restaurants (QSRs), known colloquially as ‘fast food’, have an important place in many people’s lives. However, notorious for their deleterious effects on health and the environment, QSRs have had to struggle with consumer demands that are increasingly health-conscious and eco-conscious.

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Interview with Allison Kopf, Founder and CEO of Agrilyst

Allison Kopf is the founder and CEO of Agrilyst, a software platform that aims to facilitate data-driven decision making by greenhouse and indoor farmers, thus improving the efficiency and profitability of the farms.

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Design Nation 2019: A Recap

On Friday, March 8th, Business Today held the 3rd iteration of Design Nation, an expenses-paid conference that explores the impact of design within career, business, and industry.

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Interconnectivity – the Power of Accumulating Communication Technologies

The revolutionary nature of today’s communication technologies stems directly from their joint utility. Accumulating compatible technologies is invaluable.

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Australia’s Crusade on Encryption

Back in December, Australia’s legislature passed an unprecedented and far-reaching cybersecurity law—the first of its kind globally. This law, called the Assistance and Access Bill, gives authorities unlimited access to data and information protected by end-to-end encryption.

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The Rise of Email Newsletters

The casual brevity of the newsletters has led to some criticism that the newsletters are indulging millennials’ supposed uber-short attention spans and anti-intellectual attitudes. Still - native advertising, in which advertisements are slickly folded into the newsletter in a similar font and format to the actual content, abounds.

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Consumer Genetic Testing: The Promise and Dangers

Although genetic testing allowed the Golden State Killer to be found and arrested, it seems to be an egregious breach of information when knowledge of our basic biological building blocks can be analyzed by complete strangers, all without our permission.

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