A Collection of the Good Stuff Archive

A beginner’s guide to data analytics and business intelligence

If you are new to data analytics, it can be difficult to know where to start. There is so much information out there that can be difficult to understand for people without an IT degree or years of experience with analytics solutions. This blog aims to lay...

GM becomes first car company to have both female CEO and CFO

Dhivya Suryadevara will become GM’s new CFO, joining CEO Mary Barra No other major automaker has two women in such top executive roles. GM has reversed the largely male-centric culture that defined the company before its 2009 bankruptcy. Let’s be clear: There are many, many women working and thriving in...

5 Ways GDPR Will Change Your World

CEO at The Palmer Group On May 25, a new law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going into effect in the European Union. The law was created to protect EU citizens from potential abuses, like the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal. Though the timing may seem...

China is building the world’s longest sea bridge

China is the midst of several megaprojects that will transform its cities. Over the next decade, China plans to encourage 250 million people (29 times New York City’s population) to move into the country’s growing megacities. To cope with that huge migration, the country has invested tens of billions...

Mineral Circles Bearings at automechanika FRANKFURT

The news is out! See you all at hall 6.1, stand E05 in September. Newly appointed Managing Director Hassanein Alwan and Regional Sales Manager Rodrigo Paiva are all set to represent Mineral Circles Bearings in its first-ever participation at Automechanika Frankfurt 2018.

Hey Buddy, Can You Give Me a Hand?

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUyU3lKzoio

Toyota Takes Self-Driving Cars Off Road After Uber Accident

The fatal accident involving an autonomous vehicle operated by the ride-hailing service Uber has prompted one automaker to temporarily halt its testing of self-driving cars on public roads. The accident on Sunday night in Tempe, Ariz., prompted Uber to halt its tests on the streets of four cities: Tempe,...

Swarming insects inspire collision avoidance technology for driverless cars

A global research project led by a team at the University of Lincoln is taking its inspiration from swarming insects to develop collision avoidance technology for driverless cars. Funded by a €1.8m grant from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, the so-called ULTRACEPT project (Ultra-layered perception with...

Robotic Tortoise Helps Kids to Learn That Robot Abuse Is a Bad Thing

Shelly is fun to play with, but if you hit it, it’ll hide inside its shell until it’s safe to come out again Kids like to touch things. Kids like to whack things. This is usually fine when the thing is a toy, but it can be...

‘Close The Door On Your Way Out’: How Not To Manage Employee Exit

Resigning is an emotional business.  How it is handled by employers makes a huge impact on both those who leave and those they leave behind. In some cases resignation is a heat of the moment, ‘final straw’ thing.  In other cases, it is linked to a life event unrelated to...