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KODAK seems to be interested in the world of cryptocurrency. The legendary company is planning to launch its own crypto-money while providing others with means to harvest their own. (Logo via Kodak)   Is this the future for all business?   Who hasn't heard of the company Kodak? The company was reputed for its cameras but faded away as the world saw cameras in cellphones. How many people have bought a separate camera machine to take photos? As a matter of fact, a study showed that th ...
   (Image credit: Pixabay)   When it comes to predicting the future, you can look at the Quatrains from Nostradamus, read the predictions from Bulgarian bling mystic Baba Vanga or merely trust those from renowned analytics firms such as Alteryx, Forrester, and Gartner. For me, my money is on the latter three, especially when it comes to technology trends and predictions and since we are just entering 2018, it will be interesting to see what direction those patterns will go.  ...
(Image credit: Consumer Electronics Show)   The wrap up of this year’s CES marks 51 years since the famous trade show began back in 1967, and like all others before them, companies pack the halls with their latest innovations in consumer technology. It’s interesting to see how far technology has evolved over that half century- 1967 saw the emergence of pocket radios and TV’s with integrated circuits, 1982 saw the unveiling of the Commodore 64, and in 2005 Microsoft’ ...
  The key word here is ‘might.’ It’s more probable that while some jobs will become obsolete, others will take their place, according to a report from McKinsey Global Institute. Their key findings state that while there may be enough work for full employment up to the year 2030, in most cases the transition to new jobs as the old become automated will be very challenging. McKinsey estimates that almost a half of all work activities on a global scale have the ability to be ...
(Image credit: HM Government)   The UK government has recently partnered with a ton of industry, academic and corporate leaders for the 2018 Year of Engineering campaign, designed to bring awareness and understanding about the world of engineering. According to a report from EngineeringUK, there is an annual shortage of engineering graduates (an estimated shortfall of 20,000 per year), outlining that only 80% of engineering enterprises have just four or fewer employees, making up 19% of th ...