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challenge accepted Notable Challenges: NASA, LEGOs, and YouTubers

Did you ever say to yourself, "What a brilliant idea! How did they come up with that?" One school of thought holds that the best "aha" moments take place when someone’s alone. However, another theory—shared by organizations such as NASA and LEGO—is that a problem shared is a problem solved.

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Pamela Rentz
Person looking at an android The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

There will be many new roles for AI to play in future “developed” classrooms. Artificial neural networks will make it possible for robots to perform tasks through simple observation without programming, which will make their use limitless in a school setting. Here are some ways AI can be put to good use in a classroom.

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Kevin Nelson
Dog wearing a tracking device on its collar Today’s Smart Pet Trackers Have GPS, Bluetooth, and More

Today’s smart pet trackers are so much more than a homing beacon for your dog or cat. They’re Bluetooth-enabled and use GPS technology, and some even act as a fitness tracker. If you’re worried about your pet escaping—and wouldn't mind some bells and whistles—these devices can bring you some peace of mind.

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Donna Handforth
Person holding a tablet with various API icons 5 Myths about API Security

APIs are designed to provide interfaces between multiple applications, allowing them to work together. From a security perspective, this is a powerful tool to have. Unfortunately, the effectiveness of APIs diminishes if they are misunderstood. Here are five common myths about API security, along with the facts.

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Harold Kilpatrick
eye retina scan FDA Reviewing Guidelines for AI and Health Care

Artificial intelligence is projected to revolutionize health care and make high-quality medical treatment more accessible and affordable. While 3D-printed donor organs may still be on the horizon, AI tools to detect strokes, diagnose diabetic retinopathy, and help identify wrist fractures are already here.

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Pamela Rentz
Computer with different browser options The Cross-Browser Testing Landscape Is Ready for DevOps

While most websites today are responsive, there is a significant growth in progressive web apps that provide cross-platform mobile and web capabilities from within a web app. Add to this maturing practices around agile development and testing and greater adoption of BDD practices, and the landscape is ready for DevOps.

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Eran Kinsbruner
Android logo and the words "Instant Apps" How Mobile Developers Can Take Advantage of Android Instant Apps

Google's Instant Apps offer users a way to easily engage with software without having to download the app. Any Android developer can now develop Instant Apps—or adapt their existing apps to support this feature—streamlining the way users interact with their content, store, or game. Will you modify your native app?

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Nicholas Roberts
Person wearing VR headset, photo by Samuel Zeller The Future of Testing: VR and AR in Mobile Apps

With the ability to experience virtual and augmented reality using mobile devices on the horizon, the potential for these new technologies to go mainstream is huge. New test environments, configurations, and interfaces will require testers to change their methods, so get out of your comfort zone—and your office chairs!

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BJ Aberle