Going green is a common topic now-of-days. More and more, people are looking for ways to “go green” and save money by doing so. There are all sorts of technologies out there that help people become more eco-friendly. One thing that is on most everyone’s mind around this time of year is how to save money and energy on heating. Heating your home can be very costly, both financially and environmentally. So how can you help lessen the burden? A new technology that has become increasingly more common in recent years can help with that; the programmable thermostat. Continue reading “Green Technology: Programmable Thermostats” »
In today’s world, we all know that technology is key to getting an education. From GED to Ph.D. it doesn’t matter, technology has become an integral part of the education system. Technology and the internet have opened up students to a whole new wealth of knowledge right at their fingertips. The knowledge that used to take days to track down is there for them in an instant. As a result, the educational system has become increasingly competitive. Here we are going to talk about just a few ways technology can help you get your degree. Continue reading “Technology That Will Help You Get Your MBA” »
Laser cutting is the process of using a laser machine, programmed to cut into materials. This process is usually used for industrial manufacturing applications, but has recently become more popular in schools and even with hobbyists. The laser cutting can be used to cut patterns into thinner sheets of metal or to cut structural designs into industrial and piping materials.
There are many different kinds of engineering that are talked about every day; mechanical, electrical, environmental and automotive, just to name a few. However, there is one type of engineering that can be sometimes underrated. That is design engineering. So we are going to talk about why design engineering is so vital to the whole engineering process.
An average of 20 to 30 percent of food is wasted even before it has a chance to reach a consumer’s table. The waste continues in the home and in restaurants and grocery stores, as foods spoil or go partially uneaten and then must be thrown away. New technological developments are helping to put a dent in food waste.
The Foodstar app can be used on smartphones and tablets in order to help reduce waste in the food stream. This and other apps can be used by individuals to find fresh and boxed foods at grocery stores. Instead of throwing the foods away, they are priced at a considerable discount. Apps make it easier for consumers to locate the discounted goods so that they could stop at the store after work, buy the food and eat it that day for dinner.
Many people and sources encourage others to put the technology away while on vacation. But, little do they know that technology could help tourists before and during their vacation. Here are eight pieces of technology that could help your next vacation and make your future travel plans even better.
One thing that I love about technology is that it makes more music available to people through different music platforms. Technology today makes it easy to create playlists on those platforms. For example, Spotify makes it easy to pick a playlist with whatever songs you want on it. In the celebration of summer break and being able to have a customized flow of music, here is a playlist of great summer songs that you can include in your own summer playlist!
A geographic information system (GIS) when used in civil engineering can provide an easy problem solving solution leading to lower costs, and efficient analysis of complex projects. GIS technology will give civil engineers the applications to manage infrastructure, land use, transportation, water resources, and other environmental factors to be analyzed. GIS provides an avenue for easy communication due to the visual data on the map. By using GIS maps, it allows civil engineers to analyze and reuse data, saving them time, resources, and money. Continue reading “GIS for Civil Engineers” »
Today, it is common for people to search online for real estate listings. We all know that everything looks different in front of a camera lens, but the pictures of a house for sale on an online listing can make or break someone’s interest in a home. It is important to get the best shots possible of the entire property to show the home at its full potential. If you are new to taking your own pictures as a real estate agent, or are even looking to improve your skills, then read through these tips!
Individuals might not feel the need to have business cards in a world full of technology. Almost everything about business today is digital, even digital meetings are common in a lot of businesses. Technology has helped us in so many ways, but so has networking. One of the best ways to network is to give out your business card. Not only do business cards help you network, but they can give off a good first impression of your brand and they show that you are prepared and ready to do business. Here are a few tips on how to make a great business card that will give a great first impression.