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The Case for Connection in the Digital Age

The spread of modern technology and its ability to provide us with instant information and communication has transformed our world. Everything from friendship and entertainment to education and industry looks different in the Digital Age. Yet, for all the widespread benefits of this transformation, we’re only beginning to recognize the potential downsides and their effects […]

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How to Catch Up in the Robotics Revolution

In 1961, workers in the General Motors plant in West Trenton, New Jersey, stood back and watched as a robotic arm lifted pieces of scalding hot metal from a die casting machine—a modest movement that previously posed a very real health and safety risk to the workers. The machine was called Unimate, built seven years […]

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Prioritizing Data Visibility in a Security-Focused World

Compliance, performance, efficiency—it can be tough to prioritize goals within a global data management strategy. Depending on your yearly objectives, regulatory demands, and market opportunities, data quality and security can seem more urgent, complicated, or beneficial in widely varying ways. Continually developing technologies, like cloud-based services and process automation, have enabled multinational companies to recognise the […]

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One Artist’s Scientific Method

Fabian Oefner exposes beautiful unseen moments of daily life Fabian Oefner’s work catches your attention. Check out any of his vivid psychedelic images, and you never know what you’ll see. Maybe it’s a coral reef glowing fluorescent below the surface of the sea. Or an inky black sky filled with stars. Some might see a […]

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CloudPay One-Pagers

Whoever said “if I had more time I would have written you a shorter letter” may have been a SaaS copywriter. Attempting to capture the depth of an innovative, comprehensive technology solution and clearly communicate its value to potential customers on a global scale in a concise, easily digestible collateral piece is a true challenge. […]

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FFI and Emisoft: Environmental Defence

Emisoft helps the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment measure environmental impact & achieve enviable sustainability goals. In the spring of 2005, Norway’s Minister of Defence, Kristin Krohn Devold, stood before members of the press addressing questions about the country’s armed forces training when a reporter asked, “Do you have access to data for environmental emissions from […]

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What Payroll Looks Like in the ‘Best Countries for Business’

Since 2007 the industry-leading business magazine Forbes has ranked the world’s largest economies in order of business friendliness. The annual report draws on data available from multiple renowned sources to evaluate 161 countries according to 15 different factors ranging from taxes and technology to personal freedom. To create their 2019 list of the Best Countries for […]

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Moving Automation Forward

Integrating the latest technologies to enable more output from a reduced footprint. In 2012 a longtime automation customer approached Modular with a challenge: they wanted to increase production output of their primary product by 30% and cut the footprint of the machine in half. Given that the product is highly specialised, with varying properties and […]

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Exploring “Impossible” Science

CyTOF and mass-tag barcoding let Eli Zunder ask more questions and find new answers “There are so many different things we want to know about every cell,” says Eli Zunder, PhD and stem cell biologist at Stanford. “And I always want to measure more—more transcription factors, more cell signaling molecules, more cell surface proteins, with […]

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Payroll Lessons from ‘Superstar’ Companies

In the past few years, leading economists and business analysts have increasingly focused on the rise of superstar firms as a newer phenomenon shaping our global economy. Attaining practical insights from the analysis, however, has been a challenge, in large part because the definition of a ‘superstar’ has varied widely. That changed last year, when the […]