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February 16, 2018

RESNA- Why as a Technologist you should know about it?

RESNA – Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America RESNA, is the premier professional organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of people with disabilities through increasing access to technology solutions. RESNA advances the field by offering certification, continuing education, and professional development; developing assistive technology standards; promoting research and public policy; and sponsoring forums for the exchange of information and ideas […]

December 30, 2017

Assistive Technology and Why should you build one?

Assistive Technology (AT) and Why should you build one? Assistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities. Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. People who have disabilities […]

December 14, 2017

Alpha Composting Explained

alpha composting explained How mining works on the blockchain? Alpha Compositing is the process of combining an image with a background to create the appearance of partial or full transparency. It is often useful to render image elements in separate passes, and then combine the resulting multiple 2D images into a single, final image called the composite. For example, compositing is used extensively when combining […]

December 14, 2017

Wiki Science Competition 2017

The Wiki Science Competition (WSC) is an international photo contest for the sciences, organised by Wikimedia this November. Wikimedia is the movement behind Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia – a global collaboration authored by volunteers. Our culture cannot be imagined without science. And in our visual world, it’s not enough to just speak about science: we must also show it. For this, we need photographers to capture […]

December 13, 2017

Cryptocurrency and why cybercriminals love it

Ever pretend you know what your friends are talking about because you want to sound smart and relevant—and then trap yourself in a lie? Okay no problem there, so the next time someone asks, “What is cryptocurrency, anyway?” instead of awkwardly shrugging, be prepared to dazzle them with your insider knowledge. What is cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency, in a nutshell In its simplest form, cryptocurrency is digital money. It’s currency that […]

December 13, 2017

Blockchain technology: For cryptocurrency and more

Imagine a place where you can safely store all your personal information and only you decide who has access to it. You can choose which parts of that information you want to share, and you can just as easily revoke that access. If this place ever comes into existence, I am willing to bet it will be built on blockchain technology. Blockchain technology is still […]

December 13, 2017

Blockchain Technology

  Googlelle: Blockchain A blockchain, originally block chain, is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a hash pointer as a link to a previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data. Harvard Business Review defines it as “an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between two parties efficiently and in a verifiable and permanent way.” For use as a […]

December 13, 2017

Internet of Things (IoT) security: what is and what should never be

We are all lucky enough to live a world full of interconnected devices, which is certainly cool and convenient because it’s so easy to keep remote things at your fingertips wherever you are. The flip side of this whole technical sophistication is that anything connected to the Internet is potentially vulnerable. Cybercriminals are busy looking for ways to compromise various smart devices and have had […]

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Blockchain Technology

  Googlelle: Blockchain A blockchain, originally block chain, is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a hash pointer as a link to a previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. By design, blockchains are inherently resistant to modification of the data. Harvard Business Review defines it as “an open, distributed ledger that can record

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Internet of Things (IoT) security: what is and what should never be

We are all lucky enough to live a world full of interconnected devices, which is certainly cool and convenient because it’s so easy to keep remote things at your fingertips wherever you are. The flip side of this whole technical sophistication is that anything connected to the Internet is potentially

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NCAR RESEARCH AIRCRAFT: NSF/NCAR C-130

The C-130 is a versatile and capable research platform that carries a wide variety of scientific payloads. The C-130 has a 10-hour flight endurance, a 2,900 nautical mile range at up to 27,000 ft, and a payload capacity of up to 13,000 lbs. In addition to standard thermodynamic, microphysics and

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NCAR RESEARCH AIRCRAFT: HIAPER Gulfstream GV

The NSF/NCAR Gulfstream-V High–Performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research (GV HIAPER) aircraft is a cutting-edge observational platform that meets the scientific needs of researchers who study many different aspects of the earth’s environment, such as atmospheric Chemistry and Climate, Chemical Cycles, Clouds and Aerosols, Solar and Terrestrial Radiative Fluxes,

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AVAPS (Airborne Vertical Atmospheric Profiling System) Dropsonde System

A dropsonde is an expendable weather reconnaissance device created by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), designed to be dropped from an aircraft at altitude over water to measure (and therefore track) storm conditions as the device falls to the surface. The sonde contains a GPS receiver, along with

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Keepers of the Blackbird SR-71

  An expert on maintenance of the Lockheed SR-71 Mach 3 reconnaissance aircraft, Don Campbell was the SR-71 Superintendent at both Kadena Air Base in Okinawa and later at Beale Air Force Base in California in the 1970s. Source: AirSpaceMag BlackBird: “The Sled” Called the “Sled” by its highly skilled

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