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.
Technology has changed the way the world works in many different ways. Cars made today run off of electricity instead of gas, almost everything has a touchscreen, and social media is everywhere. One misconception that people have today is that newspapers are dying when they actually are not. Some people might think this is true because you can hop on any social media platform or any electronic device and get a piece of news. People argue that technology is ruining newspapers. The misconception is that no, technology is not ruining newspapers, in some ways it is helping them stay in business. In this article, we will discuss ways in which newspapers are not dying and how technology is helping newspapers instead of hurting them. Continue reading “Why Newspapers Aren’t Dying” »
The next evolution of marketing campaigns is here: SMS marketing. If you haven’t already jumped on the bandwagon of this marketing strategy it is about time you did. Brands look to target customers on the move, and SMS marketing is becoming one of the most effective ways to reach these customers. SMS Marketing is far easier than companies perceive, and there are countless benefits to using it in your next marketing campaign.
Estimating a plumbing job can be complex. Whether you are building a new home, rehabbing office space, or fixing a broken sink, it can be difficult to put together a plumbing estimate. There are various elements that go into the estimating process such as square footage, measuring, and excavation. Although this all sounds like an intimidating task, by the time you finish this article you should be better informed and have learned how to estimate plumbing jobs. Continue reading “How to Estimate Plumbing Jobs” »
How in the hell did I fail the ASVAB Mechanical Test? It’s freaking ridiculous! I studied my ass off for that thing! Not only could I answer every question forward and backward, I probably could have written half of the damn thing in my sleep! Continue reading “I Failed the ASVAB Mechanical Test” »