Digital twins are primed to revolutionize the infrastructure industry

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Elaborating on some points from my previous post on building innovation ecosystems, here’s a look at how digital twins, which serve as a bridge between the physical and digital domains, rely on historical and real-time data, as well as machine learning models, to provide a virtual representation of physical objects, processes, and systems. Keith Bentley of software developer Bentley Systems describes digital twins as the biggest opportunity for IT value contribution to the physical infrastructure industry since the personal computer, and they’re used in a wide variety of industries, lending en… Read More “Digital twins are primed to revolutionize the infrastructure industry”

Meta will hold the first ever drag show in the metaverse

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Meta will hold the first ever drag show in the metaverse. Facebook’s parent company is planning to throw a kiki in their virtual universe, titled ‘Queens of the Metaverse’, which will seek to show how tech can “unlock possibilities in fashion design” featuring some of famous drag performers. They have got ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: UK vs. the World’ winner Blu Hydrangea, ‘RuPaul’s Drag UK’ alum Tia Kofi and Adam All, prominent drag kings working on the circuit. Each of the trio will show off a “show-stopping drag look” created using the VR and AR technology pioneered by company – which is run and fo… Read More “Meta will hold the first ever drag show in the metaverse”

HomePod mini: The essential $99 piece of the Apple smart home

The HomePod was discontinued after just three years on the market, but Apple isn’t giving up on its smart speaker ambitions. Released in 2020 alongside the iPhone 12, the HomePod mini was meant to be a smaller alternative to Apple’s high-priced, high-fidelity speaker, but now it’s the only game in town. And if you want to set up a Siri-based smart home, it’s essential. The latest news and rumorsAn August report by Mark Gurman of Bloomberg states that Apple is working on a few new smart devices, but he did not say anything in regards to the HomePod mini. Apple may be releasing a new full-sized … Read More “HomePod mini: The essential $99 piece of the Apple smart home”

What to look for in a CRT monitor: The ultimate guide for retro gamers

CRT monitors have surged back to relevance on a wave of nostalgia, driven by the exploding popularity of retro gaming. Unfortunately, most of the reviews, specification sheets, and comparison data that once existed has vanished from the Internet, making it difficult to know what you should look for while scanning eBay and Craigslist ads. If you’re looking for a newer display filled with the latest and greatest goodies, our guides to the best PC monitors, best 4K monitors, and best gaming monitors can help you find the perfect fit for your needs. But this particular guide will get you up to dat… Read More “What to look for in a CRT monitor: The ultimate guide for retro gamers”

8 strategic imperatives for SAP transformation success

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The rise of business transformation initiatives has IT leaders rethinking the way they evaluate, select, and negotiate technology and IT services deals today. Pivoting away from a serial approach to evaluation and selection, forward-thinking IT leaders are instead employing an integrated sourcing strategy tailored to facilitate business and IT transformations. Several dynamics are fueling this trend. On the buy side, business executives are looking to transform their ERP, SCM, CRM, HR, and ecommerce platforms to address inadequacies exposed by the COVID pandemic, global supply chain issues, ch… Read More “8 strategic imperatives for SAP transformation success”

CIO 100 US: 7 award-winning financial services and insurance IT projects

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The financial services and insurance industries often claim the title of digital leaders, thanks to their use of technology to create new products and services, and to deliver those offerings in frictionless, seamless ways. This emphasis on digital transformation was underscored in a recent Gartner study that found that, for the first time ever, technology as a strategic financial services business priority has surpassed growth among CEOs and senior business executives surveyed. “This dramatic shift signals the extent to which executives view the role of digital, where for many it is now a cri… Read More “CIO 100 US: 7 award-winning financial services and insurance IT projects”

Burning cash, commercial EV startups race to deliver vehicles

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By Nick Carey, Lisa Baertlein and Ben Klayman NUNEATON, England (Reuters) – A handful of commercial electric vehicle (EV) startups are burning through cash fast, racing to bring vans or trucks to market before the funds run out or customers choose to buy from legacy automakers like Ford Motor Co or General Motors Co . Boosted by investor hunger to create the next Tesla Inc, a clutch of commercial EV makers on both sides of the Atlantic have gone public via reverse mergers with special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), raising hundreds of millions of dollars as they sought to emulate Elon … Read More “Burning cash, commercial EV startups race to deliver vehicles”

Review: Was the iX xDrive50, BMW’s First Dedicated Electric SUV, Worth the Wait?

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By Benjamin Hunting BMW’s journey towards its first dedicated all-electric SUV — the 2022 iX xDrive50 — has been steadfast and meticulously planned. It all stems back to Project i, which kicked off the brand’s pursuit of an electrified future just over a decade ago and poured forth proof-of-concept machines like the Mini E, the BMW ActiveE series of hybrids, and eventually the purpose-built i3 electric and the i8 plug-in hybrid. Each of those vehicles felt like one more rung on a ladder leading towards a vehicle that could step away from the futuristic, “shadow of tomorrow” designs that identi… Read More “Review: Was the iX xDrive50, BMW’s First Dedicated Electric SUV, Worth the Wait?”

India-Mauritius to include provisions related to Automatic Trigger Safeguard Mechanism in trade pact

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By Trend India and Mauritius have agreed to include the provisionsrelated to Automatic Trigger Safeguard Mechanism in their tradepact Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement(CECPA), the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday,Trend reports citing ThePrint. The agreement was decided during the 1st session ofIndia-Mauritius High-Powered Joint Trade Committee on August 1-3,in New Delhi. The High-Powered Joint Trade Committee had been constituted asper the mandate of the India-Mauritius Comprehensive EconomicCooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA), to review t… Read More “India-Mauritius to include provisions related to Automatic Trigger Safeguard Mechanism in trade pact”

Striking The Balance: 10 Tips For Managing Burnout While Building Your Career

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Like millions of folks around the World, my life took a complete turn in April of 2020. Within seven days, I went from living and working in a bustling city to working from a dining room table at my family home in rural western Washington. My days once filled with meetings, lunchtime walks with my colleagues, and busy evenings pivoted to what felt like a never-ending cycle of waking up, caffeinating myself, sitting stationary at my computer for hours, and late nights. Q2 2022 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Without consistent days in an office and social gatherings with coworkers and … Read More “Striking The Balance: 10 Tips For Managing Burnout While Building Your Career”