Monday, 21 May 2018

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Interesting Reads – 2018-05-21



30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.

Science and Technology Projects for Student Research

This Blog by Dr. S. Ramani, past President of Computer Society of India will stimulate serious student research in information and communication technologies, at university level. It will offer ideas for research projects, encourage discussion through the Blog as well as publication of research results through appropriate scholarly journals. Ideas here can be used as the basis for research proposals.

Visit the blog at http://newstudentresearch.blogspot.in/

The Future Of Fashion: From Design To Merchandising, How Tech Is Reshaping The Industry

A look at the evolution of the fashion industry and where technology is taking it next, from AR/VR dressing rooms to temperature-changing fabrics and beyond.  Fashion has always been a hotbed for innovation — from the invention of the sewing machine to the rise of e-commerce. Like tech, fashion is forward-looking and cyclical. It’s also a huge industry. The ~$2.4T fashion sector is one of the largest industries in the global economy. And today, tech is transforming fashion at a faster pace than ever. From robots that sew and cut fabric, to AI algorithms that predict style trends, to VR mirrors in dressing rooms, technology is automating, personalizing, and speeding up every aspect of fashion. In this report, we dive into the trends reshaping how our clothes and accessories are designed, manufactured, distributed, and marketed.


Big Data Case Study Collection: 7 Amazing Companies That Really Get Big Data

Big Data is a big thing and this case study collection will give you a good overview of how some companies really leverage big data to drive business performance. They range from industry giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook, GE, and Microsoft, to smaller businesses which have put big data at the centre of their business model, like Kaggle and Cornerstone.

How a ‘smart countryside’ can use technology for greener ends

Smart cities are often discussed as being the key to future urban living. The increase in capacity for more complex information can help solve human and environmental problems by saving energy and regulating traffic flow. A study has now highlighted the potential of adapting the concept of “smart” for national parks. Historically, outdoor recreation gained its popularity because of its juxtaposition to urbanisation. Motivations included adventure, simplicity and immersion in “wilderness” – away from human progress. In many cases this is still true. We are often told that greater exposure to green space and natural environments benefits health and well-being.