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Vibrating tattoos show potential of technical careers

Nokia, a Finnish-based company, has come up with a patent to prevent people from ever missing another ping from their phone. Sometimes your phone can be in the other room, on silent, or you might just be too distracted to notice it through your pocket. The way Nokia suggests you may be able to do this is through a tattoo. The magnetic ink will vibrate along with your phone to ensure you note your phone is calling to you.

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Wearable Computing: Look, Ma. No hands!

Do you remember those little Bluetooth headsets some people use to talk on the phone while continuing their regular day? Imagine that, times a million. Google recently unveiled its newest project: augmented-reality glasses.

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Innovations in Biomedical Technology Promise Bright Future for Biomedical Equipment Technicians

The biomedical engineering field is continuously developing means of making healthcare dreams more of a reality and providing patients with a more convenient method of treatment. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently announced the first successful test of a microchip in a human that eventually could take the place of daily prescription shots.

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Wind Energy Blows Life into many Industries

When you think of wind energy, you may visualize physicists designing wind farms, technicians maintaining the turbines or many of the other career paths available in wind energy, but do you consider who makes the turbines?

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Minority Challenges in Technical Careers

Are minorities shying away from technical careers? Or are technical careers shying away from minorities?

In the world of technical entrepreneurship, minorities are definitely the lesser seen.   When the words “CEO” or “president” are mentioned, the image that comes to most is that of a Caucasian man. African-Americans and Hispanics are workers, but hardly ever bosses. Where does this problem start? Adolescence.  Read more…

A Woman’s Job

We Can Still Do It!

For a long time, men ruled the workforce. A woman’s place was in the home with her children, taking care of the house. This was true until World War Two, when women stepped up to the plate and took over the technical jobs back home. In today’s society, women are accepted as being a major part of the work force. However, many male-dominated occupations remain, especially those in technical career fields. Needless to say, despite continual efforts to reverse this, women still face professional barriers. Read more…

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