innovative engineering

With huge plastic garbage patches polluting the oceans and killing marine life, there is an urgent need to find alternatives to plastic and ways to better recycle the plastic we have.

Throughout history, innovative engineering has always been at the forefront of solution providing for the issues humanity faces, so what innovative ideas are engineers coming up with to solve the plastic problem?

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IT expertsHistorically low unemployment rates and growing demand for IT experts have companies scrambling to find qualified applicants for Dev/Ops jobs.

That’s good news for tech-savvy job seekers without a college degree. In today’s marketplace for programmers and IT pros, experience and know-how trump a college degree. Even large companies are increasingly willing to hire qualified candidates without a degree. For example, according to a recent Marketplace report, about 15% of the people being hired by IBM don’t have a college degree.

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You’ve heard the famous names: Kevin Mitnick, Bruce Schneier, Brian Krebs, Eugene Kaspersky. They’re white-hat hackers, authors and media personalities, thanks to their ability to identify security threats and harden systems. They’re constant advocates for improving cybersecurity practices, consulting with major companies and writing articles and books. But when a database gets hacked or a company’s security is breached, it’s the folks down in the trenches who clean up the mess. And there’s plenty of mess to go around.

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tech coursesAs the tech-driven economy evolves, trends in tech jobs for 2018 and beyond will reflect a sea of change. More companies are expected to adopt advanced technologies, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, and biometric security, creating a need for employees well versed in the latest technologies.

The most recent report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that overall, computer and IT jobs will increase by 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, driven by a greater emphasis on cloud computing, big data, and information security.

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Parents and teachers are always looking for methods to inspire and encourage a child’s interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), which are the foundational skills for the jobs of the future. With the recent heavy emphasis on standardized testing, many schools put less emphasis on these subjects, making extra-curricular STEM activities even more important.

Here are six ways to foster a passion for STEM that will help you nurture lifelong science lovers.

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7 Wonders of Civil Engineering

by Modis on July 23, 2018

civil engineering Civil engineers use physical and scientific principles to build structures that solve problems and help society. They design, construct and maintain bridges, tunnels, canals, dams, power plants, buildings, pipelines, harbors, walls, roads and railways.

Here are seven modern marvels of civil engineering that are sure to impress you!

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