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More than 5 million jobs will be lost by 2020 as a result of developments in genetics, artificial intelligence, robotics and other technological change, according to World Economic Forum research. more
Rhode Island School of Design has received a $100,000 grant from health care company Johnson & Johnson to increase the number of women studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D). more
When venture capitalists invest, they tend to do it in California. Of the $140 billion disbursed by VCs in the U.S. during the past three years, $78.4 billion went to the Golden State, with the vast majority of that going to Silicon Valley (including San Francisco). more
(Updated 10:18 a.m. and 2:05 p.m.) A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again. more
Xinyuan “Shawn” Chen, assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, is developing a nicotine vaccine to block the drug’s entry into a smoker’s brain. more
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has taken a lot of flak for tweeting last week that the company might abandon its 140-character-per-post limit. Many see the "beautiful constraint," as Dorsey called it in his post, as the service's defining feature. It's … more
Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
(Updated Jan. 19) Stephen Koester, 23, prepared last fall to intern this academic quarter at the Providence office of Woodard & Curran, by using equipment in New England Institute of Technology's updated electrical-engineering lab. The Canada-based … more
Gently used or new coats, scarves, gloves, hats, socks and footwear are being accepted for Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent’s “winter warmth drive” throughout January. more
PROVIDENCE – The Social Enterprise Greenhouse Impact Accelerator program is kicking off its sixth impact accelerator cohort on Jan. 14 featuring ventures ranging from a cloth diaper service to a device that fits on motorcycle taxis used in the developing world. more
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