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21st Century Classrooms

October 21, 2014

For urban communities, taking education to the next level is feasible if you have the budget and the IT resources. For remote communities, where broadband is non-existent or orders of magnitude higher in cost, the stakes can be much higher.

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Smart Cities Are A Step Ahead

October 21, 2014

You either love big cities or you hate them. Sure, all that noise, pollution, traffic, congestion and the high costs of living is a pain, but then there are more jobs, more schools, more hospitals and more services. It is

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Robots and Humans

August 21, 2014

The traditional vision of a robot has not changed much in generations. Humanoid-looking beings with various combinations of heads, torsos, arms, legs, flashing lights and synthesized voices have long dominated the images we see in popular culture. Because life imitates

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The Making Of The Machine

August 21, 2014

Las Vegas, Nev. – Meg Whitman certainly chose the right venue to announce what could end up easily being the largest corporate gamble she and the company she heads has ever made. The CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP), who was

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IP4 vs. IP6: Two very different animals

July 10, 2014

As you read this, the last blocks of address space based on Version 4 of the Internet Protocol (IPv4) are being allocated in Latin America and Africa. In the early days of the Internet, no one had anticipated the volume

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Integrated design in a Web world

May 28, 2014

The promise of the Internet has hit a wall – not a figurative wall, but the real brick and mortar kind. Whereas greenfield design in state-of-the-art data centres and brand new hospitals and commercial high-rises are showing us that buildings

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Cabling in the great outdoors

May 28, 2014

As the utilization of fiber optics has increased within the industrial sector, so have the number of “deployable” systems used in applications from oil and gas exploration, drilling and distribution to mining. As opposed to fixed installations, deployable systems are

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Security & The BYOD Factor

March 18, 2014

Mobile security issues are top-of-mind for security leaders. David Jarvis knows this because he has asked them. The author of the 2013 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment and IBM Corp.’s Centre for Applied Insights conducted in-depth interviews with security

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The Infusion Of Intelligence

March 18, 2014

With all the conversations you hear around the Internet of Things, manufacturing has had a pretty strong grounding in that area already, given the communication capabilities of sensors and controls that have been introduced to equipment over the years. As

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IoT & The STEM Factor

January 14, 2014

NEW YORK – One week before research firm International Data Corp. released its predictions for 2014, Cisco Systems Inc. and the New York Academy of Sciences announced the expansion of a new learning initiative that operates via mobile computing, cloud