Science, Technology and Innovation and their Impact on Economic Prosperity

The last few decades have seen an exponential growth and advancement in science and Technology. These changes have been brought about by innovative and creative thinking in the same sector. It saw the rise and prosperity of nations in Trade and other societal relations. This article attempts to expound the scope of this consideration. Many countries have bolstered economic activities by just trying to concentrate their resources on the development of their faculties responsible for science, technology and Innovations. If at least 3.5 percent of a nation’s total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) channelled towards investing in innovation, science and technology, new milestones and heights could achieve in development that up to date considered out of reach. This statement is according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation, London.

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How Gambling Can Benefit Your Mental Health

Gambling, as any activity, is a fun way to spend your free time, and occasionally win or lose money. There are risks of addition, which are, however, present in any free-time activity, if it is done excessively: from sports to computer gaming. If a player knows when to stop and enjoy the fun of casual gaming, there can be no negative effects of gambling. Moreover, it actually present benefits for your psychological state and can boost your mental health. Ways in Which Gambling Helps Your Mental Health

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4 Giant Industries – Where Data Science is Flourishing Well

In a fast-paced world where data is the primary language between processes, people who know how to read these are very much in-demand. These people are called data scientists and their field is one of the fastest rising professions in the world today. This is because their specific skillset can be utilized by a plethora of fields ranging from retail and business to government organizations like the different commissions or departments. The reason data scientists are in such high demand lies in the very nature of what they do. As mentioned above, data scientists are basically translators between people and computers, and with the current state of technology, it is only logical for this field to rise to the top. Data is the product of studies and research, and nowadays, studies are not just conducted by academics, but also by business owners and people in other fields. With data-gathering technology…

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The importance of statistical tests – statistical significance and confidence interval

When you start doing more serious research you will need to conduct a statistical test. It helps you to determine weather you hypothesis is significant or can be rejected. If you start browsing for statistical tests online, you will find a large number of possible test that can be chosen depending on you task. In this post lets focus on simple example of statistical test that would let us understand what is statistical significance and what is confidence interval. Building a test scenario In order to understand the matter lets use some random data which is distributed normally. For this we can use 100 hypothetical observations of price tag for new Nokia 3310 from different sources. The average of price is around 50€ with standard deviation of 10€ Now lets plot how those samples are distributed along with normal distribution graph:

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New way of using Electrical impedance tomography allows visualizing lung function with high accuracy

Electrial Impedance Tomography (EIT) has been known and studied since early 1980s. Multiple research groups have been working on various applications including monitoring of gastric emptying, lung monitoring, lung perfusion, cardiac and neurological function. Despite the big potential of EIT technology, it still hasn’t been implemented in normal clinical practice. It appears that other methods like CT and MRI are dominant. But CT is dangerous procedure especially if there is a need for constant monitoring. MRI in other hand is expensive and not always accessible. Implementing EIT measurement is really complex due to body bioelectrical properties and small signals reaching 100µV meaning that different impedance distributions can generate same results. A decade ago, technology has been improved that allows building better EIT devices that could allow monitoring patients in the intensive care unit without side effects. Recent breakthrough was made by TU Wien, the Medical University of Vienna and the…

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Guide to Linear Servo Actuators

Introduction Servo actuators are used to create motion in specific ways – accurately, they provide motion based on the remote or automatic feedback which tells them when and where and in which direction the movement is supposed to happen. This contrast with the conventional linear motion systems in that they only have one single input to direct their very limited working spheres. Using a servo actuator is something which gives the user a huge advantage when it comes to accuracy and delicacy, both of which are made possible by the controller which is part of every servo, and which compares all the results with the intended results during every motion, so as to be able to correct the motion if there is any discrepancy between the two. Any differences will therefore be changed by the controller. These types of actuators are used in a number of different areas and different…

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Simple hacks to make your old computer faster

There are some simple things you can do to speed up your PC without the help of a software program that you have to buy or a tech guru to walk you through the process, or do it for you, although these things can help to speed up your PC even more. The 5 tips to speed up your PC shown here, however, are things that you can do on your own and that is easy and free. image source 1 – Wallpaper Fancy wallpaper on your computer will slow it down significantly. If you want to speed up your PC, and you can live without a fish tank running all the time, get rid of the fancy wallpaper and replace it with something simple that came with your Windows program. Avoid stretching your wallpaper and you can speed up your PC a little more. If you really like your wallpaper, but…

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