Space Economy

Race to Space: The Commercial Space Age Has Begun

SpaceX was the first private company to take NASA astronauts into orbit, in this case towards the International Space Station (ISS) which travels around the Earth between 400 and 500 kilometers high.  It did so with its Dragon transport capsule carried to final orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket, all proprietary material, [...]

Smart Building

Smart Building Technology Creating a Safer Workplace

A smart building utilizes the latest computational tech to maximize energy efficiency and safety. For example, Internet of Things (IoT) devices can be distributed throughout such buildings, allowing environmental controls, energy use, and personnel activity to be monitored proactively. A man walking from one room or floor to another need [...]

Space Satellites

Space Satellites to Help Solve Environmental Challenges

NASA has been visiting space since the 1950s when it was created. One of its earliest missions was to launch space satellites to communicate with stations on Earth. In 2022, the federal aerospace agency will launch six small satellites called “smallsats” to observe tropical storms on Earth. It will help scientists understand [...]

Green Buildings

Green Building for a Sustainable Future

Now that the environment has become a leading social and business issue of deep concern, green development is on the rise. The growing awareness of climate change is driving green initiatives to the forefront in the construction industry and beyond. Here’s a look at how green buildings are contributing to [...]

Sustainable Building

Sustainability and IoT: Designing the Buildings of Tomorrow

Architects and designers can play a big role in making sustainable buildings that are attractive and comfortable for each person who uses them. In addition to including sustainable design concepts in new construction, sustainable design advocates commonly encourage retrofitting existing buildings rather than building anew. Retrofitting an existing building can [...]

Ransomware Attack

Kaseya Launches Patches to Address Security Loopholes

A ransomware attack prompted Kaseya to roll out new patches as a means of securing customers. Specifically, the Virtual System Administrator, or VSA, was exploited by cybercriminals. Potentially, 1,500 or more businesses worldwide were affected by ransomware owing to holes in associated security. Kaseya told customers that were suspected of being infected [...]

Content Marketing Trends

Content Marketing Trends You Should Take Advantage of in 2021

In this era where everything is going digital, trends in content marketing keep on changing. This is not something you set aside and forget. Without a proper strategy for your marketing, you are doomed to fail regardless of your efforts. Content marketing is crucial in lead generation, brand awareness, and [...]

Micro-Moments Marketing

The Keys to Effective Micro-Moments Marketing

A sea change has taken place in consumer behavior. Micro-moments in the consumption journey are where today’s battle for the hearts and wallets is won (or lost). A consumer’s preferences are prioritized, and decisions are made in these moments. So, what exactly are micro-moments? What are their benefits? What’s the [...]

AR and VR in Construction

AR and VR in Construction: How It’s Ruling the Industry for 2021 and Beyond

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) have been used in the entertainment industry for many decades. However, these technologies aren’t only used in those situations. In fact, AR and VR are becoming popular for many construction operations. There are many uses for these technologies, such as advanced simulators to [...]

Colonial Pipeline Hack

Colonial Ransomware Attack Forces New Security Regulations

Today’s most deviant hackers have the capability to shut down huge entities, which was the case in May 2021 with the Colonial Pipeline hack. The nation’s largest pipeline for gas and oil products was the target of cybercriminals who demanded $5 million in ransom in order for Colonial to regain [...]