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For over a half-century, computers and simulations have played a critical role in preparing and training professionals for real-world application in the context of a low-stakes learning environment. Granted, early and expensive technology was primarily reserved for government training programs run by entities such as NASA and the FBI. We’ve all seen the iconic videos of the Apollo astronauts training in simulation, and the significance of that training is not lost on most of us. Without it, humans likely never step foot on the moon or create the International Space Station. Clearly, simulation has its purpose. Beyond Apollo It wasn’t long after…

Steering clear of identity fraud can be rather easy for many consumers. For others, they unfortunately become the next victims. That said are you taking any worthwhile steps to avoid being a victim? From the right protection plans to commonsense, you can more times than not steer clear of fraud. So, are you ready to fight back against identity theft criminals? Where Will You Stand up and Fight Back? In taking steps to lessen the chances of being a victim, remember these pointers: 1. Protection plans are starting point – In looking to avoid fraud, do you have a protection…

Children are our future, therefore taking their education seriously is the main task of the grown-ups. A child learns fast and constantly: at the kindergarten, at school, at home. The appearance of mobile educational apps for children made the learning experience even funnier and more effective. Startups specializing in app development for kids appeared one by one offering parents and their children a wide range of mobile games available on both Android and iOS devices. While building an app for kids might sound as amn piece of cake, in fact this tas is rather challenging and required the sound knowledge…

Technology has proved challenging for us all at one point or another. People that were born in the early to mid-90’s witnessed a huge technology boom, meaning that they were surrounded by tech every day. Those born after the year 2000 experienced this on a larger scale, being introduced to tablets, iPads, and smartphone technology. Naturally, those of us who have grown up with technology are more adept at using it, but what about the older generations, who often seem to struggle to get to grips with tech? Together with Maplewave, who specialise in electronic signature software, we’re taking a…

Cyber security

As the world of internet grows without any restraints, it becomes imperative to understand the repercussions of such unbridled growth. People all around the world use the internet today and a simple smartphone grants you access to terabytes upon terabytes of data from anywhere around the world.  However, this power of technology is as applicable for the bad side as it is for the good. According to statistics, it is predicted that the quantity of data stolen over the internet can rise by up to 175% in the next 5 years. This is a huge percentage and represents the immense…

If you want to get your hands on a new handset, you will probably have to sell the one you are currently using. All Apple phones come with prestige. However, given the rapid change to new models, you are likely to get a low offer for a model like the iPhone 6, which can be disappointing given the real worth of the handset. However, this does not mean that you cannot fetch a good price for your device. Here are a few tips on how to land a good customer for your iPhone.  Do a Research of the Average Prices …

Track a Cell Phone

Is it possible in this day and age to track a cell phone for free? It is possible. In our current digital world there are a plethora of free websites, apps, and tracking tools that you can use if you want to track someone’s cell phone. Tracking a cell phone is always a good idea if you want to keep tabs on your children, teenagers, or even a spouse that you might suspect of cheating. Knowing a child’s location via GPS can be instrumental in finding someone who has gone missing or who has been kidnapped. In addition, it is…

With several broadband providers across the country, you may not be sure which to pick. Several of them offer near-similar packages at various prices. However, speed is a deciding factor and plays a larger part in the decision that you would make. If the broadband is too slow, you may struggle to connect to the sites you need to access. On the other hand, if you go for a service that is too fast, you may be paying for a large part of the service that you do not need.  Do you go for Standard or Fibre Broadband?  A standard…

It’s becoming common place to see negative headlines were technology and mental health are concerned. Plenty of evidence has been published, reinforcing that social media and too much screen time can add to stress levels with the increasing risk of depression and anxiety, as well as problems with sleep. But believe it or not, technology has earned its place when it comes to mental health. In fact, apps such as Headspace, Calm and Stop, Breathe & Think use technology to help people manage their own mental health conditions, in more natural way. The workplace is the biggest source of stress…

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