Inspiration for Web Designers

If you’re a newly-minted web designer then congratulations, you’re one of millions upon millions all around the world, some of which web “designers” are online Content Management System (CMS) platforms like WordPress and What You See is What You Get (WYSIWYG) platforms like Wix! So I guess what I’m trying to say is that the competition is stiff, but don’t let that put you off because you can draw inspiration from many places to carve out a successful and profitable web design career for yourself. Continue reading “Inspiration for Web Designers” »

The Next Acronym You Need to Learn About: RPA

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is another component of Artificial Intelligence technology, which is helping small businesses worldwide gain a competitive foothold in the free markets. Aside from other A.I. processes like Semantics technology and machine learning—which can help businesses extract valuable information from all the sources available on the world wide web (from consumer blogs, professional websites, social media sites, virtual libraries and more) and determine as well as predict fluctuations in user/consumer demographics—RPA specifically refers to the application of algorithms and various software to be employed for repetitive and routine tasks that are often performed by humans, and as such its greatest strength is that it can perform tasks non-stop which would normally be hard for human worker to do (considering factors such as mental/physical fatigue, stress and boredom especially when handling repetitive tasks). This can provide businesses with the opportunity to reallocate their labour, and use them for more creative tasks. Continue reading “The Next Acronym You Need to Learn About: RPA” »

Sustainability in Future Food Production

Since the dawn of agriculture, humans have been consumed with the need to improve the efficiency of their crops. The reason for this is that the switch from a nomadic, hunter-gatherer civilization to a static, agricultural one actually decreased the amount of food available per person. With the evolution of farming practices and agricultural techniques, crop yields became ever greater and exploded with the advent of industrialization. Today, vast mega-farms crank out huge amounts of food in a production-line fashion, obsessed with squeezing out the most bang for the least buck via the use of pesticides, machinery, and GMOs. Continue reading “Sustainability in Future Food Production” »