Infographics

The Rise of STEM

STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math has more recently become a bigger part of American children curriculums with the coining of the term in 2001 by Judith Ramaley. Over the last decade, the U.S. has seen nearly 2 million new STEM jobs – but students’ math and science scores continue to lag behind other...
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The Future of Security is Biometric

Having a password on our devices to keep our data away from prying eyes has been a part of personal tech for a very long time. But the age of passwords and pins is shifting to biometric security – that is tech that can recognize your face, voice, DNA, fingerprint, and other physical features that...
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How to Plan for the Life You Want

Making enough money to care for you and the ones you love is tricky business, yet nearly everyone is at least trying for this near impossible goal. But as many as 2 out of every 3 Americans aren’t confident about their finances. 36% feel that their relationship with money is positive, 33% feel worried, and...
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Apps and Data Privacy: Are We Being Bought and Sold?

Each day, the world makes 250 million terabytes of new data – every second 946 Instagram photos are taken, 8,690 tweets are posted, 77,783 things are searched on Google, and 2,845,459 emails are sent and received all over the world. With all of this new data, keeping your data private and away from prying eyes that...
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Smartphone Urban Legends and How You’ll Save Money

Hearing rumors and pseudoscience about all kinds of things has existed for hundreds of years, things like your blood is blue after it drops off its oxygen around your body or your tongue has different parts that taste different flavors. Another popular subject of myths like this is something that may not surprise you, but...
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Online Dating and Cybersecurity

Finding the love of your life, for those unlucky enough to not already have, is something highly sought after and greatly prized. But when something is highly sought after and people are leaving themselves exposed as they might be going through all kinds of things, others can easily take advantage and make a huge profit...
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AI and the Future of Consumer Goods

Use of AI in department stores, apparel, footwear, food, grocery, and home improvement has increased by 600% in just 2 years. This AI is used mostly for the operations side of businesses, but the 26% that is used for customers can solve all kinds of issues that are facing customers, such as improving customer satisfaction,...
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The Future of Health Insurance

Younger generations, whether they be Millennials or Gen Z, are changing how we work and since American health insurance has been tied to traditional employment since the 1940s, how will the system adapt? First, the dissatisfaction with the status quo of current healthcare is becoming more and more apparent and the problems are really starting...
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The History and Future of the Gig Economy

Gig work, such as driving, delivery, and rental is becoming easier and better with apps like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb. But gig jobs are much older than you may think. Since 2009, “gig economy”  has been referred to part-time freelance work, but the start of the gig economy starts all the way back in 1915,...
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How Headphones Have Changed the Workplace Forever

People today are listening to music on their headphones and earbuds nearly everywhere; on trains, buses, planes, and many more. But only about 100 years ago, headphones didn’t exist yet. In fact in 1895, the Electrophone allowed subscribers to listen in on live performances over phone lines and cost, in today’s dollars, around $800 a...
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The Future of the Nanotech Economy

Medicine, from its origins thousands of years ago all the way to today, has undergone some significant changes as technology and knowledge of the human body have gotten better. One of those improvements being made right now is having tiny, pill sized robots inside your body helping and healing your body in many new and...
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Managing Your Reputation With AI

Buying online in recent times has become an easy and quick way to get nearly anything you want, but lots of products aren’t as good as advertised. So the vast majority of consumers typically read the reviews of a product when considering a purchase. This means that if your product isn’t well received and gets...
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The History and Future of the Eyeglasses Economy

If you can imagine, the invention of eyewear dates back to the 13th century – used by scholarly monks. Since, glasses have taken on a world of their own, influencing science, and science influence them. Today, 64% of the American population wears glasses – that’s about 184 million people numerically. We seem to be aware...
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Marijuana in the Workplace

In the last 50 years, the support for marijuana legalization has increased by more than 5 times. And with all this support a lot has changed in so many states. Although many states are still outright banning all marijuana use and sales, many are fully legal and even more are somewhere in between. The most...
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The History and Future of Phishing

Having a spam email show up in your inbox nowadays is most of the time a harmless annoyance and we don’t really pay attention to them nearly as much as we used to. But a few decades ago, spam emails had bigger ramifications, and sometimes, even today, spam emails can wreak havoc on our systems. ...
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The Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

When employees have a boss that is caring, honest, supportive, and respectful, it can work all kinds of wonders on employees morale and productivity. 94% of employees with great bosses feel more passionate about their job – that’s nearly 2 times as many of those who have been working for a bad boss. Bad leadership...
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The Tech Entrepreneur Economy

As the saying goes, knowledge is power. But with the Internet’s birth relatively recently, knowledge can now become money. The e-learning market is expected to reach an astounding $400 billion, and there are many ways to join in. A good way to teach people about a subject is to write an eBook. There are a...
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The Economics of College: Your Career Before You Start

Graduating from college and going to your dream career can take a lot of time, jobs, and money.  In more recent years though, that process is becoming easier – in 2019, graduating seniors received an average of 1.1 job offers – a 12 year high, and since 2012, wages for young college graduates have grown...
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The Economics of Employee Turnover in Your Business

In 2018, 1 out of every 4 employees left their job. Over ¾ of that turnover could have been prevented by employers. Employee turnover is becoming a bigger and bigger problem for employers as of the past few years, due to the fact that new potential hires have been “ghosting” the interviews they sign up...
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AI: From Science Fiction to Reality

Most people love science fiction. Whether it be Doctor Who or Star Trek, science fiction has become a big part of our culture and we’ve all wanted the tech that’s featured in the shows or movies but that’s the thing – it’s fiction. Though soon technologies from science fiction may become real and some of...
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How to Become Successful in Your Career

Success for us as working people is one of the most rewarding and best things that happens in a worker’s life. But recent generations are redefining what it means to be successful, what identifies people, and even what it means to be an adult. Gen Z is starting to define themselves by their achievements in...
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The Art and Science of Purpose

Living longer is a goal humanity has been striving for for many millennia and recent advancements in science have shown that there is an easy way to live a longer life. Simply having a goal at all in life and having a sense of purpose, people had a 15% lower risk of an early death...
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The AI Economy

Artificial intelligence could bring in as much as $13 trillion to the global economy by 2020 – but implementing AI tech comes with many unique challenges due to its distinct nature. By 2030 around 70% of companies could utilize some kind of AI tech and a 16% potential increased GDP of local economies, driven by...
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How To Find and Hire The Best Candidates

Nearly 7 out of every 10 hiring managers struggle to fill in crucial positions and most of the time end up with a bad fit. And in 2018, 44% of all U.S. jobs saw employee turnover. But this isn’t necessarily the employers fault – the problem could originate deeper in the hiring process and may...
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A Look at the Future of Work

The work environment has changed a lot over the past couple of decades. Each setup over the past 70 years had its own pros and cons. In the 50’s offices had the Bullpen, which featured a large open area which ensured productivity because everyone was visible, the 70’s had the cubicle which boosted privacy, making...
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The Financial Cost of Downtime

Technology over the past few decades is becoming more and more prevalent in society and we become more dependent, when it fails it wreaks havoc on our lives. The world is very dependent on tech and when it fails, even our homes are at risk, with our security systems and even our appliances relying on...
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The Economics of Buying vs Fixing Your Smartphone

We are on our phones a whole lot. And for good reason because lots of business and personal activities are done on a mobile device – which explains why there are very nearly 1.3 billion more mobile connections than there are people in the entire world. Smartphones have become a huge part of our lives...
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The Phishing Attack Economy

Emails have become an essential part of our working and personal lives. But some people have found ways to exploit emails to spread viruses and other malware. One out of every 99 emails is a phishing attack; in a 5 day work week, this amounts to 4.8 phishing emails per employee. Business could even be...
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How to Use Live Video for Your Business

Live video in today’s internet is changing the way people watch video as a whole and can be used to build your business. 8 out of every 10 people would watch video that is live rather than read a blog post or social media post. But what are people watching live now? 56% are watching...
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Taxes: How to Pick a Recession Proof Career

Many experts predict that the U.S. might face another recession as early as next year and by 2021, others foresee another recession and give it a 24% to 83% of happening. In May 2019, the U.S. saw just 27,000 created – affecting manufacturing and small businesses the most heavily, but some industries, healthcare, education, and...
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