Month: July 2021

TAMPA, Fla. — British operator Inmarsat plans to add at least 150 low-Earth-orbit satellites to its global fleet, stepping up competition against OneWeb and others developing megaconstellations for mobility markets.  The company is investing $100 million over the next five years to lay the groundwork for deploying 150-175 LEO spacecraft. They aim to join satellites
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The push for a four-day workweek has gained traction during the coronavirus pandemic, even grabbing the attention of Congress, but a shorter workweek may be difficult to implement on Wall Street. The finance sector has “always been a culture of heavy hours and working a lot,” said Jason Snipe, founder and CIO of Odyssey Capital
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Climate change has the odd effect of making many of us inordinately excited about appliances we never used to care about. Suddenly, all the background machines, which have up to now been unconsciously powering our lives, have taken on outsized importance. Some of them have the potential to provide the essential services we depend on
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NEWS 30 July 2021 COVID boosters for wealthy nations spark outrage Nations short of vaccine should get first doses to curb the pandemic, researchers say. Amy Maxmen Amy Maxmen View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook
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Week in Review (2:50) FEATURES Here’s why it’s hard to hire (15:05) The interest in hiring individuals with expertise in environmental, social and governance has never been higher, as GreenBiz co-founder and Chairman Joel Makower reports this week. Why? We hear from two individuals experiencing this firsthand: Richard Mattison, chief product officer for ESG at S&P Global;
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CAREER COLUMN 30 July 2021 We need to talk about post-pandemic lectures Off-campus learning was essential during the pandemic. But when it ends, we should encourage students to return to campus for in-person lectures, says Michael Doran. Michael Doran 0 Michael Doran Michael Doran is a biomedical engineer at the Queensland University of Technology in
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There are plenty of serious stories to cover in the run-up to the Olympics between the pandemic, record temperatures so high they’re making beach volleyball courts unplayable and, apparently, rogue oysters. On the lighter side, the headline that caught my eye this week was about the cardboard “anti-sex beds” in the Tokyo Olympic Village. While the social media cycle
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