Self-Driving Cars Take A Backseat After Questions Of Pedestrian Safety

Posted on August 24, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Self-Driving Cars Take A Backseat After Questions Of Pedestrian Safety

After the first pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle, self-driving car companies are claiming the issue isn’t with their vehicles but with pedestrians. According to the Seattle Times, self-driving car advocates say pedestrians need to modify their behavior if they want to stay safe on the road with autonomous vehicles. “What we tell people is, ‘Please be lawful and please be considerate,’” said Andrew Ng. Ng is a machine learning researcher and head of a venture fund for AI-enabled companies. … Continue reading “Self-Driving Cars Take A Backseat After Questions Of Pedestrian Safety”

Shrimp Farmer Goals Are Anything But: Texas Aquafarmers Hope To Prevent Disease

Posted on August 22, 2018, Updated August 28, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Shrimp Farmer Goals Are Anything But: Texas Aquafarmers Hope To Prevent Disease

Shrimp farmers from Texas are working to patent their vibrio-suppression technology to prevent diseases in shrimp crop. NaturalShrimp began to test this new technology on 65,000-gallon tanks in late June. The vibrio-suppression tech uses electrical currents to prevent bacteria from entering the water in closed-loop systems and infecting the growing shrimp. So far, the shrimp have been growing well with the help of the vibrio-suppression tech. Buyers have begun lining up to purchase the apparently all-natural product. This could spell … Continue reading “Shrimp Farmer Goals Are Anything But: Texas Aquafarmers Hope To Prevent Disease”

Bayer Shares Drop 14% After Monsato Loses $289 Million In Roundup Case

Posted on August 16, 2018Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Bayer Shares Drop 14% After Monsato Loses $289 Million In Roundup Case

Shares of Bayer AG have dropped after the first trial over Roundup weed killer came back with a loss of $289 million in damages. According to Bloomberg, Bayer’s shares have dropped 14%, the largest amount in seven years, after the newly acquired Monsanto Co. lost its first trial over Roundup, the company’s major product. Monsanto was brought to trial by Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper, beginning in 2016. Johnson mixed and sprayed hundreds of gallons of Roundup for a … Continue reading “Bayer Shares Drop 14% After Monsato Loses $289 Million In Roundup Case”

Marketing Budgets Are Expected To Increase In 2019 Despite Poor Public Opinion

Posted on August 6, 2018, Updated June 27, 2019Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Marketing Budgets Are Expected To Increase In 2019 Despite Poor Public Opinion

Marketing budgets in the U.S. are expected to go up in 2019 despite a concerning growth of poor public opinion. According to CNBC, up to 60% of marketers expect to increase their marketing budget and 43% say they plan a budget increase of over 5%. The most confident industries include those in financial services, technology, and automotive. Up to 54% of marketing chiefs said they expect to spend more of their marketing budget on digital platforms like Google and Facebook … Continue reading “Marketing Budgets Are Expected To Increase In 2019 Despite Poor Public Opinion”

Rise Out of the Rut: How to Create a Productive Office Environment

Posted on August 3, 2018, Updated January 25, 2021Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Rise Out of the Rut: How to Create a Productive Office Environment

The office environment is changing and employers are demanding more collaboration between associates to keep productivity high. While some employers opt for increased socialization between employees, others have utilized changes in design in order to get their workers out of a productivity slump. While the office job is typified as an often uninviting space designed for solo work, many businesses are realizing the heightened need for a more welcoming environment. Whether that be through informal dress codes or by creating … Continue reading “Rise Out of the Rut: How to Create a Productive Office Environment”