December 15, 2021
A Brief History of Mobile Apps
Earlier this week, people around the country celebrated the software that save our to-do list items, connect us with friends, fuel our interests and so much more during National App Day. Celebrated on December 11, National App Day provides smartphone users the opportunity to appreciate the many mobile applications, apps for short, we use in our daily lives and all the work that went into creating them.
December 10, 2021
Aviation’s Movement Toward Sustainable Fuel
The push toward a green future for our planet is inspiring countless industries to develop reliable, environmentally effective methods for their companies. Aircraft transit is no different, with a campaign for sustainable aviation fuel (or SAF) having begun in 2015.
November 19, 2021
Physicist Traps Light and Wins Canada’s Highest Honor
The idea of trapping light, may be hard to imagine, but not for Sajeev John who actually managed to achieve this mind-boggling feat. John created the Photonic Band Gap (PBG) which involves trapping photons which are then controlled by an “optical microchip, analogous to how electrons are controlled in a semiconductor.”
November 18, 2021
Recent Breakthroughs in Quantum AI
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a technological breakthrough that has changed the way we live our daily lives. It has brought us technology we often take for granted—such as smart home devices—to tackling large world problems like climate change. Like many technologies, however, classical AI techniques are reaching their limits in terms of computing power. In the never-ending search for bigger, better, faster—enter Quantum AI.
November 18, 2021
Resumes: Tips for Making the Best First Impression
The old adage "You never get a second chance to make a good first impression," puts a lot of pressure on your first interaction with a person you want to impress. Luckily for those seeking a new job, you have plenty of time to prepare, cull, and review your first impression—your resume.
November 15, 2021
Continued Fallout from SolarWinds Attack
In December 2020, multiple United States Federal agencies were successfully breached by hackers that have been linked to Russia. Among those departments hacked were the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Agriculture. The attack then spread to a number of corporations, greatly impacting business across the country.
November 12, 2021
Military Technological Innovations
The United States military has been responsible for a number of technological innovations. Many of these are integrated into our day-to-day lives and yet we have no idea that they originated in defense of our country. The list below highlights some of these innovations.