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Augmented humans: the future of robotic exoskeletons

Robotic exoskeletons suits will one day see widespread use in the workplace, to increase capabilities and reduce injury. Chris Johnson outlines some of the key benefits of this technology, with a particular focus on development Hollywood has created a huge buzz around robotic exoskeleton suits. Technology portrayed in Iron Man, the Edge of Tomorrow, and Avatar all show humans with […]

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Chinese man jailed for VPN

Chinese man jailed for VPN

Chinese man jailed for helping net users evade state blocks A Chinese man has been given a nine-month jail sentence for helping people evade government controls on where they can go online. Deng Jiewei, from Guangdong, was charged with illegally selling programs known as virtual private networks (VPNs), according to court papers. VPNs are illegal in China because they let […]

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Holiday Translation Fails

Holiday Translation Fails

Holiday Translation Fails Travel is a big part of going on holiday – some of us will take a flight to a faraway land, some will rent a car while abroad to have a bit more freedom, while others like to get into the spirit of things and join the locals on public transport. Hopefully, the signs you encounter on your […]

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IBM, others may go on fintech ‘shopping spree’ in 2018

IBM, others may go on fintech ‘shopping spree’ in 2018

Fintech CEO says tech giants like IBM may go on M&A ‘shopping spree’ for startups in 2018   Tech giants like IBM could go on a mergers and acquisitions “shopping spree” for fintech start-ups next year, the CEO of Auka told CNBC. Fintech firms would provide the capability but not the customer relationship, he said – which would be where […]

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Top five growing industries for those without a bachelor’s degree

Top five growing industries for those without a bachelor’s degree

Top five growing industries for those without a bachelor’s degree It’s easy to get the impression these days that it’s close to impossible to find a good job without a bachelor’s degree, but this is not the full story. Yes, it is true that workers with a BA have access to a larger array of jobs than those without one, […]

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The 14 Most Controversial Things Ever Found on Google Maps

The 14 Most Controversial Things Ever Found on Google Maps

The 14 Most Controversial Things Ever Found on Google Maps Google Maps is probably the most useful tool for searching for geographical information. However, during your exploration of the virtual globe, you can come across bizarre things you never thought were possible. If you have a rich imagination and the mind of a detective this can become the best entertainment for you. We at Bright Side rounded up the 14 most controversial things […]

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