• Technology News

    A guide to when and how to build technology for social good | MIT News

    People frequently try to participate in political processes, from organizing to hold government to account for providing quality health care and education to participating in elections. But sometimes these systems are set up in a way that makes it difficult for people and government to engage effectively with each other. How can technology help? In a new how-to guide, Luke Jordan, an MIT Governance Lab (MIT GOV/LAB) practitioner-in-residence, advises on how — and more importantly, when — to put together a team to build such a piece of “civic technology.”  Jordan is the founder and executive director of Grassroot,  

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  • Internet Marketing

    How To Succeed At E-Commerce During A Pandemic

    Jessica is the Chief Digital Officer of Digitzs and Founder of Valux Digital, a nationally recognized full-service marketing and PR firm.  getty We’re told to expect the unexpected. But none of us expected Covid-19. Pandemic-era life unfolded before our eyes. From personal relationships to business frameworks, we’ve been forced to rethink, reset and readjust. And the world of business was not spared. With malls closed, businesses boarded up and everyone at home, shutdowns have forced small businesses and big commerce alike to do business differently. Our world was already moving online. And in my experience, it was those forward-thinking businesses  

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  • Computer

    Computer model fosters potential improvements to ‘bionic eye’ technology

    Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC develop signals that could bring color vision and improved clarity to prosthesis for the blind By Wayne Lewis (Photo illustration/iStock) There are millions of people who face the loss of their eyesight from degenerative eye diseases. The genetic disorder retinitis pigmentosa alone affects 1 in 4,000 people worldwide. Today, there is technology available to offer partial eyesight to people with that syndrome. The Argus II, the world’s first retinal prosthesis, reproduces some functions of a part of the eye essential to vision, to allow users to perceive movement and shapes. While the  

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  • SEO

    How to Manage Your SEO Program Effectively [Webinar]

    It’s easy to stay busy with SEO activities. But not every tactic will yield your desired results. This uncertainty can lead to suboptimal effort and output. So how can you focus your time and resources where it really counts? Join our next sponsored Search Engine Journal webinar on Wednesday, April 14 at 2 p.m. ET. Ajay Rama, Senior Vice President, Products at iQuanti, will share how to manage your SEO program more effectively. In this presentation, you will learn: How to identify new SEO initiatives that will have measurable business impact. How to make a compelling business case and win  

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  • Website Design

    Mostly Serious Nominated For Best Employment Website & Mobile Site In the 25th Annual Webby Awards | News

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Mostly Serious, a full-service digital marketing agency specializing in custom web design, marketing, and advertising, announced today that it has been nominated for Best Employment Website & Mobile Site in the 25th Annual Webby Awards. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Award Winners, is comprised of Internet industry experts including Mitchell Baker; MOMA  

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  • Technology News

    Elon Musk announces $100mn prize to find ‘the best’ carbon-capture technology

    Tesla boss Elon Musk has announced a $100 million cash prize for a competition dubbed as ‘XPRIZE Carbon Removal’ for discovering the best carbon capture technology to cut global emissions and combat global warming. “Right now we’ve only got one planet,” said Musk, CEO of SpaceX. “Even a 0.1 percent chance of disaster, why run that risk? That’s crazy!” he said. The billionaire entrepreneur set out the rules for the ‘earth-saving contest on Thursday on the occasion of  Earth Day 2021. The “largest incentive prize in history,” said the organizers, was going to last four years through Earth Day, 2025  

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