September 28, 2022
Fall in love with tech this Autumn with these great events!
Fall seems to finally be upon us. And although the weather continues to fluctuate between the clingy summer heat and the seasonably chilly, the first official day of Fall was on Thursday, September 22. So, we thought a good way to celebrate would be to list a few Fall must-do’s in the tech community.
September 19, 2022
The many career prospects of a construction management graduate
Few degrees offer the income, flexibility, and career satisfaction of the Construction Management diploma. Which pathway will you take? Which opportunities most appeal? One attractive feature of this field is that it offers the option to work on site with the professionals who actually construct buildings, or to work in an office in front of a computer in an area like sustainability. A sustainability consultant focuses on environmental issues and their relationship to building practices. Their work may include an analysis of a building’s energy consumption and that energy source’s environmental impact. They also identify practices within an organization that can be optimized to achieve sustainability. By advising clients on the most optimal choices, they focus environmental activism in a practical direction.
September 18, 2022
Civic Hacking Day: Building Better Communities with What You’ve Got
Civic hacking goes beyond just hacking in the technical sense, as in, coding, programming, and infiltrating a computerized networking system. Civic hacking is a term for using what you have, whether it be skills, resources, or opportunities, and utilizing them to help your community and effectively improve government policies.
September 11, 2022
The Power of Concrete in Post-9/11 Construction
Skyscraper design has evolved over the decades, but until the World Trade Center (WTC) collapse, the trend had been toward the use of lighter, airier materials to construct our towers in the sky. Tenants and therefore building owners preferred glass skins and open floorplans, with an emphasis on environmental friendliness. Lightweight, high-tech fireproofing materials protected critical support elements.
September 8, 2022
Detecting Contaminants in Drinking Water and Source Water During a Hazardous Spill
The following is a guest blog by Capitol Tech doctoral graduate Jegnaw G Essatu, who breaks down the Jackson Water Crisis from a Critical Infrastructure point of view and discusses the methods in which contaminants are detected and r
September 6, 2022
Recover from the Summer Slump with these unique tips
Summer’s over! At least your summer has concluded. Officially the season does not end until September 22, but once you are back in school or college, it’s game over. Back to the routine for you! The more quickly you can segue back into the daily grind, the easier you will find adjustment. Consider these tips for an easier transition:
September 1, 2022
Lasers from Space Gather Climate Change Data in Forests
For several decades, global climate change has been a hot-button issue. Rising sea levels, melting ice caps, and unusual storm activity all signal that our planet is in trouble, and experts have struggled to agree on a universal answer for slowing the heat death of the world.
August 25, 2022
The Crucial Cybersecurity Needs of Healthcare Technology
Cybersecurity in the health industry is a huge and growing field. When the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) passed in 1996, it ushered in an avalanche of new practices surrounding the privacy of patient health information. Medical providers and other entities were required to take whatever steps were needed to ensure that sensitive health data in electronic form was protected against security threats.
August 17, 2022
The complex security needs of cryptocurrency
It’s hard to think of an aspect of our day-to-day lives that the internet hasn’t touched. Everything from art to communication to education has been adapted to operate within a digital format, and even banking now exists in a primarily online world. And the more sensitive the data, the more protection is needed.