Category: Science

Top 10 Innovations of 2013

2013 Innovation Awards: We recognise the breakthroughs which had the biggest impact of the year Continue reading

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A look at Dr Andrew Maynard’s thoughts on societal insurance. If you don’t know Maynard’s work — here’s a worthy introduction! Continue reading

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Application Workloads and Object Innovation

The increased importance that new workloads placed on metadata drove the industry to treat metadata as a first-class citizen. The “interspersal” technique used by most NAS devices did not lend itself to the new workloads. As a result, the industry evolved (yet again) in response to these new applications and facilitated the rise of object-based storage systems. Continue reading

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Are Stereotypes Keeping Women Away From Science?

Across the board in the STEM related fields, there is a distinct shortage of females in relation to males. Many have their theories as to why this is, but we can assume stereotypes are to blame. Developed at an early age, stereotypes about women are ingrained in boys and girls alike. Women make up 50% of the US population and 49% of the workforce, yet only 24% of females work in STEM related positions. Women are crucial to the future of science and their contributions thus far cannot be understated. Continue reading

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