Q&A with Don Tapscott

Q&A with Don Tapscott

Business executive Don Tapscott is a leader in adapting technology to business and society. With over 40 years of experience, he provides advice to global leaders at the World Economic Forum while also serving as a professor at the University of Toronto. Tapscott spoke at the Emerging Technologies Summit hosted...

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Researchers develop less expensive lithium batteries

Researchers develop less expensive lithium batteries

UTD researchers teamed up to develop a new class of battery, proven to be efficient and long-lasting. For over a year, material science and engineering professor Kyeongjae Cho, along with research associate Jeongwoon Hwang, worked on developing a method to stabilize a lithium-sulfur battery that they believe to be the...

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Institute organizes first tech summit

Institute organizes first tech summit

Students and faculty members at UTD had the opportunity to network with industry leaders during a summit focused on adapting companies to new technological discoveries. The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosted the first annual Emerging Technologies Summit on April 18-19. The programs focused on financial technology and artificial intelligence...

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Trying to Connect

Trying to Connect

Couples use technology to find each other, communicate in modern age Accounting junior Ashley Sutherland and her future husband Ryan first crossed paths when they were members of the same 30-person alliance in the online game “Evony.” The two quickly bonded over music and anime as they became friends on...

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10 for 10: 10 apps to get you through college

10 for 10: 10 apps to get you through college

We live in an age where smartphones and tablets have become integral parts of our lives. In that same way, dozens of apps have been developed that help students stay organized and help with the typical day in and day out of being  in college. I have compiled a list...

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These are a few of my favorite things (pens)

With the exception of one of my classes, I tend to subscribe to the age-old practice that handwriting notes is much better than typing notes. Particularly when it comes to my studies, I use pens and markers to illustrate and write all of my notes. A recent study by a...

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YouTube Recommendation: Game Theory

YouTube Recommendation: Game Theory

To be completely honest, I had a hard time coming up with a topic for this week’s blog. I thought I would make a Netflix recommendation, but I could only think of shows that many people are already familiar with. Note: (If you all are interested in hearing the giant...

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Netflix Recommendation: Dollhouse

Netflix Recommendation: Dollhouse

I am the type of person who hates waiting a week for the next episode of any show. That’s why Netflix makes me extremely happy. Although Netflix was originally intended to allow us to stream movies, the best content it provides are seasons of television shows. Strangely, one of the series I’m a...

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HoloLens Expands on Augmented Reality

HoloLens Expands on Augmented Reality

Unless you don’t pay attention to technology news, you probably already know that Microsoft announced its HoloLens last week. At first look, most people look at the device and think that it’s a cool device that does not have much practical use. To start, I have to say with this...

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