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Then What: How the Pandemic is Changing Digital Art and Design

To distract ourselves from the challenges of today’s global health crisis, many of us can’t help but think toward the future. What’s next? What can we expect in the months and years ahead, Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Then What: How the Pandemic is Changing Digital Art and Design
April 12, 2021

To distract ourselves from the challenges of today’s global health crisis, many of us can’t help but think toward the future. What’s next? What can we expect in the months and years ahead, not just in our own lives, but on a global scale? Grant Bart, the host and founder of Then What, aims to […]

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3×5: Finding Inspiration in Challenging Times
April 8, 2021

It’s not every day that you get to pick the brain of the creative leader of a global fashion brand. But today isn’t just any day. Today, podcast host Grant Bart brings to the show Sanda Choi, Creative Director of J. Choo Limited of Jimmy Choo fame. Here, she talked with Bart about the sources […]

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How to Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning
March 5, 2021

Educators understand the unique challenges of keeping students engaged in a classroom. However, committing to a remote learning curriculum in the middle of a pandemic is something entirely different. With additional challenges like countless distractions, mental fatigue and more thrown into the mix, it’s no wonder that student engagement overall is beginning to wane. To […]

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Keep Kuul: Developing a Customer Service-Centered Culture
March 3, 2021

It’s easy for companies to claim a commitment to culture, but how many of them actually practice and uphold their values in their day-to-day operations? And for the organizations that do, what are some ways to help ensure those values stick? Ben Wulf, the CEO of Portacool in east Texas, answers these questions and more […]

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RedTalks: Manufacturing Engineering Trends to Watch in 2021
March 3, 2021

Over the last half decade, the manufacturing industry has witnessed a slow but decisive shift toward trends such as automation, robotics and Industry 4.0 capabilities. However, the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of these trends for many companies. What does this mean for business leaders today? Josh McNeely, the Vice President of Sales and […]

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My Care Village: Slowing the COVID-19 Second Wave
March 1, 2021

Americans have seen firsthand the devastation the coronavirus has brought to their community. However, there’s another looming threat overtaking this country: the secondary impact on mental health as a result of the pandemic. Joining UPIC Health CEO Mary Tucker today to share their insights are Bill Smith, founder of the mental health advocacy organization Inseparable, […]

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Vaccine Distribution Exposes Gaps in Logistics
January 29, 2021

As the US ramps up its COVID vaccine distribution, major gaps in the supply chain and logistics strategy are becoming clear. Healthcare agencies and public health officials alike are scrambling to get the vaccines to the people who need it most, but so far, the country is falling far short of its vaccination goals. […]

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COVID-19’s Impact on Global Food Supply Chains
January 28, 2021

As a civilian, the average American might not think about how warfare abroad affects the people who live there. Kelvin Garvanne has, however, and he made sure to hammer that point home in each of the military exercises he was a part of. Today, Garvanne works as a public policy researcher for the City of […]

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How Coronavirus is Transforming the Automation Industy
January 22, 2021

While employees in most industries have the opportunity to work from home during the pandemic, this is not the case for those in the manufacturing sector. As a company that deals almost exclusively with physical products, FANUC Robotics started cycling employees into its Michigan headquarters once their governor gave the green light. But how […]

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