Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Opens High-Tech Exhibit With Grant From Facebook

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is opening a high-tech exhibit in Spring 2021.

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The new exhibit will link science with current events like the upcoming Mars rover landing, tracking hurricanes, or marking Covid-19 cases worldwide, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History said.


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The new 2,500-square-foot studio was sponsored by Facebook with a $255,000 grant.

According to Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the Current Science Studio will involve a low-touch, interactive experience and cutting-edge media, including holograms and a giant orb floating from the ceiling that can display content from NASA and NOAA.

“It’s important we partner with organizations with a forward-thinking view on the use of technology,” Doug Roberts, Ph.D., an astrophysicist and Chief Public Engagement Officer at the Museum, said. “This makes science relevant and accessible whether you are looking at big data or a

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Zoom Founder’s Net Worth Has Plunged $7 Billion Since October As Explosive Pandemic Growth Slows


Despite booming earnings that beat Wall Street’s expectations, shares of Zoom are tanking on Tuesday after a quarterly report revealed that the firm’s explosive pandemic growth could be reaching its upper limit, and the fortune of the firm’s billionaire founder and CEO, Eric Yuan, has plunged in tandem.

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As of 1:00 p.m. EST, shares of Zoom have plummeted 14% on Tuesday, tanking Eric Yuan’s fortune by $2.8 billion as a result. 

Yuan, who owns a roughly 22% stake in the work-from-home staple, is now worth $18.2 billion, Forbes estimates, down from $25.1 billion in late October.

After the market close on Monday, Zoom

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The Only Electric Car Stock Worth Buying

Electric car stocks may very well be in a bubble. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock has rocketed around 600% this year, pushing up the market capitalization of the Elon Musk-led automaker to roughly $540 billion. That’s over 20 times annual sales and nearly 35 times book value. Tesla is now profitable, but largely due to the sale of regulatory credits. Tesla’s price-to-earnings ratio is so high it’s not even worth mentioning.

Yes, Tesla does more than make cars. And yes, there’s a cult following and intense loyalty surrounding the brand. But ultimately, Tesla is much more an automaker than a tech company. It’s valued like Google when it should be valued more like Ford.

There are other electric car stocks that have defied reality this year as well. Chinese electric car maker NIO is now worth over $70 billion despite delivering just over 12,000 cars in the third quarter. Nikola is

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Analog Security Camera Market Worth USD 460.46 Million During 2020-2024


The analog security camera market is expected to grow by USD 460.46 million, decelerating at a CAGR of over 2% during the forecast period.

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Increasing government security initiatives is one of the major factors propelling the market growth. However, factors such as limitations of data storage will hamper market growth.

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In the public sector, analog security cameras are installed at several places, such as healthcare buildings, educational buildings, government buildings, religious buildings, and transportation infrastructure (roads and traffic junctions). The use of analog security cameras for video surveillance systems improves situational awareness, prevents untoward incidents, and simplifies response to emergencies.

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A virtual company-wide hackathon is worth the investment

At our annual company retreat, we usually run a hackathon for our dev team. But this year (at our virtual retreat), we decided to expand the hackathon framework to the entire company. We took the basic premise of the hackathon — deep work on a single project — and used it to accelerate our progress toward company priorities. The entire company was split into teams that dedicated their full brain power to projects that feed our company-wide goals. The results were powerful.

The hackathon model outside of development

To do a hackathon outside of a software development team takes a little planning, but the basic premise is the same. People get together and do concentrated work on a single topic or project to make more progress than they would when distracted by their everyday workload.

To make this work, we broke the company into departmental and interdepartmental teams. Each of

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Is Tesla really worth $500 billion?

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It was the week when Elon Musk soared past Bill Gates to become the world’s second richest person, as Tesla’s value topped $500bn.

On Tech Tent, we ask just why investors think the electric car company is worth so much more than it was a year ago.

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At the beginning of 2020, Tesla was valued by the stock market at around $80bn – and even then, sceptics thought that was a high price for a business that was barely profitable.

Throughout the year its shares have soared, and its valuation climbed above $500bn on the news that the business was going to be included in the S&P 500 index of leading companies.

Just to put that into context: Tesla is now worth more

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Make an impact: 10 tech-focused D&I nonprofits worth donating to

BIPOC workers, women and LGBTQ+ employees still face an uphill battle in the tech industry when it comes to representation, pay equity and workplace discrimination.

According to data from CompTIA, men hold 80% of executive roles in the tech sector compared to 20% for women, and the industry employs a higher share of white workers (69%) when compared with other industries (63%). African Americans account for only 7% of tech workers, while Hispanics represent 8%, and women represent 36%. And as tech jobs become some of the highest-paying and most reliable jobs in the economy, it’s increasingly important to push for diversity and inclusion to prevent people from being shut out from these lucrative, high-growth careers.

Several nonprofit organizations are dedicated exclusively to this cause. If you or your organization are looking to make an impact, consider donating to or supporting any of these 10 worthy nonprofit organizations focused on

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Is Slack For Sale? Deal Worth Over $17 Billion Is Possible

Slack might have a new owner soon. One company is said to be considering buying out the workspace chatting app, Slack, for over $17 billion. 

Salesforce, which is a cloud-based software company, has been interested in purchasing Slack, according to the Wall Street Journal. Slack, a major business communications app, is valued at $17 billion. 

Slack shares have increased as much as 32% on Wednesday, while Salesforce shares dropped about 4%.

With more people working from home since the start of the global coronavirus pandemic, services that help employees work remotely are becoming more prominent. Platforms that make working from home easier, like video chatting app Zoom and communications app Slack, are becoming more valuable as workers stay away from the office. 

In the past few years, Salesforce has purchased integration platform MuleSoft, which sold for $6.5 billion and data visualization company Tableau, which was a $15.3 billion deal. The

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Sharp Canada donates $50,000 worth of technology for education to five Ontario schools to help improve student learning

MISSISSAUGA, Ont., Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MISSISSAUGA, Ont., November 24, 2020 – Five Ontario schools in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) have received $50,000 worth of technology from Sharp Electronics of Canada as part of its [email protected] pilot program. The company is providing calculators, collaboration and professional displays and air purifiers to ensure students at elementary and high schools have equitable access to tools for learning and to help with student success.

The participating schools include Monarch Park Collegiate Institute, Lakeshore Collegiate Institute, Etobicoke School of the Arts and James S. Bell Junior Middle Sports and Wellness Academy in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB); and Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Elementary School in the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB).

In many cases, access to technology depends on students’ ability to bring their own devices to school. Providing calculators to students in need will help them

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Label-Free Detection Technology Market Worth $3,097.4 Million by 2030: P&S Intelligence

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The American Heart Association (AHA) says that deaths due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) will increase from 17.6 million in 2016 to 23.6 million by 2030. Similarly, the UN’s Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 expects the number of neurological disease cases to rise from 94,608 in 2015 to 103,335 by 2030. Due to these factors, the global label-free detection technology market will advance from $1,197.5 million in 2019 to $3,097.4 million by 2030, at a 9.0% CAGR between 2020 and 2030, according to P&S Intelligence

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With such technologies, the presence of analytes in the body can be detected by analyzing their size, molecular weight, electrical impedance, charge, refractive index, and dielectric permittivity. As this method helps in the effective diagnosis of diseases, the label-free detection technology market gets a boost from the rising prevalence of issues such

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