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Boeing boosts tech investment in hybrid, autonomous planes

Boeing’s recent tech-focused investments show it thinks autonomous and hybrid aircraft may not be too far in the future Boeing is beefing up its investments in autonomous and electric hybrid planes in anticipation that aviation could be primed for as much disruption as virtually every other sector. The aerospace giant has announced a series of recent tech-focused investments, unveiling plans Thursday to acquire autonomous aviation company Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, as well as a stake in Zunum Aero, which works…

Preventing Needlestick Injuries in Health Care Settings

More than 8 million health care workers in the United States work in hospitals and other health care settings. Precise national data are not available on the annual number of needlestick and other percutaneous injuries among health care workers; however, estimates indicate that 600,000 to 800,000 such injuries occur annually. About half of these injuries go unreported. Data from the EPINet system suggest that at an average hospital, workers incur approximately 30 needlestick injuries per 100 beds per year. Most…

A Fast, Secure Migration to Google Cloud Platform using Cloudflare

OnAir Video Presentation Abstract Looking to host your website, application, or API in the cloud, or migrate to a new cloud provider while keeping your data secure? In this webinar, Trey Guinn, Head of Solutions Engineering at Cloudflare, will discuss how companies should approach security, during and after migration. We’ll highlight the migration story of LUSH, one of the largest global e-Commerce cosmetic retailers, and how they took the right steps to migrate from their previous cloud provider to Google…

A war made me realize that the world needs biomedical engineers

Biomedical engineering involves the application of engineering solutions to medical problems. Employment in the field is projected to grow 23 per cent from 2014 to 2024. Credit: Shutterstock It was a sunny and pleasant spring day in Dezful, a small city in the south part of Iran. There were not many people on the street but I remember a young teenager pedalling slowly on his bike. I remember him because a moment later he was decapitated by a piece of…

Using CMMS for Better Preventive Maintenance

Anyone who has been given the responsibility for maintaining commercial facilities and an entire manufacturing plant will certainly be aware of the headaches that are caused due to breakdowns of equipment. There must be numerous equipments in the factory to keep in the best operating condition and you would also know that if there is something that breaks down, the total process of operation might come to a halt. You should also be aware of the fact that preventive maintenance…

iOS technical deep dive – Medium Engineering

At this point, you may be thinking to yourself, “Isn’t Objective-C a statically typed language? Shouldn’t the compiler have prevented something like this from happening?” The answer to that is Objective-C is statically typed… to an extent. The type system is actually relatively dynamic, thanks to the influence of Smalltalk. Objects can be cast from one type to another without any validation from the compiler. In this case, since the port property of NetRequest was defined as an NSNumber in…

Spiritual Growth: a Paradigm of Modern Times

We are all spirits inside a body. To enable us to realize this great truth is to believe in the opposite that has been taught for years, specifically that we are bodies with a soul. Explained in a different way, we are all souls, being of spirit that have utilized bodies so that we may grow.  To grow spiritually is to recognize these interconnections. The difficult part is to understand that to grow spiritually in a world enveloped by power,…

Using neural networks to predict customers’ needs – Square Corner Blog – Medium

Deep learning for browsing and path analysis. Square provides a powerful analytics tool called Seller Dashboard that gives our sellers insights into, and tracking of, their businesses. Using this tool, Square sellers can view their daily sales summary, manage inventory, confirm deposits, and do much more to untangle complicated tasks they face every day. The primary goal of the Seller Dashboard team here at Square is to promptly address our sellers’ problems when they arise, while also continuing to enhance…

Getting to Know David Max

Before joining LinkedIn in the New York City office in February 2015, he worked at Google on ad serving for about two years. Before that, he spent about 10 years working in financial technology for various financial firms, such as Barclays and Goldman Sachs. David received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Caltech and his master’s degree from New York University. What are your favorite kinds of engineering stories to read on the blog?My favorite kinds of engineering stories…

Congratulations to three inspiring women at Airbnb being recognized by the Women of Color in STEM…

At Airbnb, we value the diversity of our workforce, our guests, our hosts, and the world around us. Today, we’d like to congratulate three inspiring women who will be recognized as rising stars in their fields at the upcoming Women of Color in STEM Conference. This conference is the forum of choice for recognizing the significant contributions by women in STEM fields. Every year, they recognize women who truly excel in their field and inspire their peers with dedication and…