New technology with the potential to protect millions of women and practically eliminate the reasons for breast cancer death exists and is being made available to more and more hospitals and physicians worldwide. Join us at SonoCiné to learn how a local Reno business is making a difference in breast cancer research and treatment.
Building a winning team is critical to business success – and yet, many businesses lack a clear system for creating a winning team. Here’s a quick review of six keys to creating a winning team.
Annie Flanzraich has been elected to the board of directors of NCET, and Megan Duggan, Tracy Rhodes, Bill Saylor and Irene Voronel have been re-elected to one-year terms on the board of directors of the organization. NCET is a member-supported non-profit that produces networking events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology.
If there’s ever a radiological catastrophe in the U.S. like the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan, the stewards of the former national nuclear weapons proving ground in Nevada expect to be ready to deploy remote-controlled drones to check for contamination. Nevada National Security Site officials have purchased two unmanned aerial vehicles to sniff the sky and provide an eye from above in the event of an emergency.
Picture an 18-wheel truck barreling down the highway with 80,000 pounds of cargo and no one but a robot at the wheel. To many, that might seem a frightening idea, even at a time when a few dozen of Google’s driverless cars are cruising city streets in California, Texas, Washington and Arizona. But Anthony Levandowski, a robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google’s self-driving technology, is convinced autonomous big rigs will be the next big thing on the road to a safer transportation system.
Each year, Google performs an average of 500 updates to its search algorithm. In 2016, Google suggested this number surpassed 1,000. For businesses, this has created both significant risk and opportunity. A major change in search rankings can cost a business significant customers, revenue and profits. Far too often, business owners, marketing departments and web teams feel helpless in defending and improving their search positions. This couldn’t be further from the truth.
The future of transportation is arriving fast — in particular, at 0 to 400 miles per hour in mere seconds. The minds behind Hyperloop One were able to successfully demonstrate its core technology, although it’s not exactly a giant leap closer to traveling between cities at a rate faster than an airplane.