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Many of the World’s Airline’s May be going Bankrupt due to COVID-19

Air travel has been one of the hardest-hit industries in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Almost immediately after news of the virus became widespread in January, the travel demand to Asia plummeted. As the virus has now spread across continents, to Europe and now the Americas, passenger demand ...

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VR Changes Firefighter Training

How much do you know about firefighter training? In an article published on January 29, 2020, by CNN, called “No smoke, no water, no waste. VR could train the next generation of firefighters” they discuss the up and coming practice of using virtual reality systems to train firefighters. This technology ...

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Cruise ships become floating prisons

Do you guys know what happened on the Diamond Princess cruise ship? Do you think we should save the people on board? Or should we keep them on board until all the persons are tested? However, there is one big problem for testing all the people which is testing takes ...

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Tesla is Told to Halt Preparations of New “Gigafactory” in Germany

An Electric Carmaker is not who you would expect environmentalists to take action against but Tesla is feeling the heat after they began clearing forest for their 250-acre factory outside Berlin. The German Court has ordered them to temporarily halt preparations for their car factory amid accusations that the plant ...

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JD is recruiting 20,000 people who can’t work because of Wuhan coronavirus

One of China’s largest e-commerce companies, JD.com (JD.com), yesterday pledged to provide more than 20,000 new jobs to those unable to work because of the Wuhan coronavirus. These workers will get new short-term jobs, including shop assistants, packers and delivery men, among others. At the same time, Alibaba (BABA) launched ...

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Toyota Uses Big Data to Guard Against Accelerator-Brake Mix-Up

Risako Matsumoto Toyota will roll out what it calls an “accelerator suppression function” in new cars from this summer, beginning in Japan. Recent years, Toyota motor already developed the new car safety functions and this new system but this new feature was developed using data collected from the internet-connected cars ...

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The Future of Voice – Leon Tsai

Voice User Interface is going to be a huge tech revolution that is coming very soon and we can already see its implementation by major players such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook. Voice provides us so much more speed and convenience than typing, especially when it comes to commands. Whereas ...

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Globalization and Everyday Life – Leon Tsai

I wake up in the morning, to an alarm set on my iPhone, which was assembled in China. The batteries in iPhones actually from Samsung, a South Korean company. I get dressed and drive to work in my Japanese Toyota Highlander. When I get to work, I make a cup ...

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Is America ready for the future of technology?

A 2016 study conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) found that nine percent of jobs internationally are at high risk of being automated. An earlier study done in 2013 by Oxford economists Carl Frey and Michael Osborne estimated that 47 percent of today’s U.S. jobs are ...

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