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White House urges Americans not to hoard gas as hacked pipeline remains shut

The White House urged Americans not to hoard gas Tuesday as the Colonial Pipeline, a major supplier of fuel to the Southeast, remained largely shut down for a fifth day following a ransomware attack by hackers on Friday. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said that the areas most impacted by the pipeline closure — North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee,

2021-05-12T13:27:03+00:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Tech Trends|

Why recruiters must put AI and its strategies to work—now

Artificial intelligence is invariably described as “advanced technology.” Some experts call it a step toward machines that will reason and converse, while others contend it’s simply a neat, rapid approach to performing statistical analysis. But as with most technologies, users don’t really care about what goes on under the system’s hood. Instead, they focus on how

2021-05-12T13:25:05+00:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up HR & Training|

Ditch These Five Habits If You Want Entrepreneurial Success

If this is the year you go all-in on achieving your entrepreneurial dream, it's time for a little tough love. Wanting to become a successful business owner or startup founder is an admirable goal, but wishing and dreaming will only get you so far. You're going to need to make substantial changes to your daily life if

2021-05-12T13:22:31+00:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Entrepreneurs|

Tired of Zoom Calls? Try Beaming in on a Hologram

Holograms, in the post-COVID hybrid workforce, may be joining in-person attendees at business conferences before long. The coming decade could in fact see holographic tele-presence—as made famous by a virtual performance from the late rapper Tupac Shakur at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2012—making its way into more everyday settings like the company staff meeting. At a recent Microsoft Ignite conference for

2021-05-12T13:18:54+00:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Music & Entertainment|

How to fight Data Privacy challenges while building an IoT solution?

The digital world that we live in today is built up of blocks of data. It is found that around 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are being generated by day across the world. This count would only keep increasing. With massive amounts of data being collected, the concerns about maintaining the collected data in a secure manner

2021-05-12T13:11:53+00:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Smart Buildings|

Eliminating bias from healthcare AI critical to improve health equity

Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven healthcare has the potential to transform medical decision-making and treatment, but these algorithms must be thoroughly tested and continuously monitored to avoid unintended consequences to patients. In a JAMA Network Open Invited Commentary, Regenstrief Institute President and Chief Executive Officer and Indiana University School of Medicine Associate Dean for Informatics and Health Services Research

2021-05-12T12:59:08+00:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

TECH MEMO: READY FOR YOUR CLOSE-UP?

Video provides connection, emotion, and authenticity, says the CEO of a video-sharing platform. Video is a content form that delivers a lot of information—and emotion—in a small package. Associations are built around human connections and networking, and now, in a predominantly virtual environment, video has emerged as an important tool for connecting with members in

2021-05-05T22:00:22+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Associations|

HOW PANDEMIC TECH USE IS SHAPING K-12 EDUCATION

During the past year, teachers have pushed their technology skills to the next level, improving their understanding of how to use learning management systems effectively; integrating digital curricula, online assessments, and interactive games into learning; and upgrading their skills for using modern communication tools such as Zoom. This new technological landscape in K-12 raises serious

2021-05-05T21:57:31+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Tech Up Education|

Will Remote Work Lead to More Diversity in Tech?

​Will the pandemic-induced shift to remote work help organizations increase diversity? Yes, some companies say—at least for technology jobs. Technical fields have long lacked diversity; some 80 percent of software engineers in the U.S. are white men, according to McKinsey. Despite pledges to diversify, technology companies have yet to make much progress. READ MORE FROM

2021-05-05T21:51:31+00:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Recruitment|