Pamela Rentz is a freelance writer and editor who has been working in marketing communications and PR for technology—from startups to Fortune 100 outfits—for more than eighteen years. She’s a regular contributor to TechWell.com and GardenTraveler.com. She’s also a Georgia Master Gardener and, when not writing, can usually be found in a garden somewhere.
There’s a new laser device coming to the galaxy this fall that will be good for the forests here on Earth. NASA’s Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation Lidar (GEDI) will be the first space-borne laser designed to map the world's forests in 3-D to help us study and understand forest changes.
Built for artificial intelligence and high performance computing, the new supercomputer Summit will provide researchers and others with the incredible computing power to solve problems in human health, high-energy physics, climate science, advanced materials discovery, and other areas.
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.
For many, it's time for a much-needed break with a summer vacation at the beach, listening to the ocean waves with toes in the sand. But numerous studies show it’s important to take time to find a way to destress on a regular basis. If doing nothing isn't your cup of tea, Pamela Rentz has some project ideas.
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season saw three devastating major hurricanes. Like any team after a release that conducts reviews to see how they can improve, the National Hurricane Center found ways to enhance future communication to the public regarding where a tropical storm is headed and the potential impact.
Since plastics can’t efficiently be recycled as yet, it’s time to focus on reducing our own level of plastic consumption, both as individuals and businesses. How can we help? The End Plastic Pollution campaign for Earth Day 2018 encourages all of us to do our part to reduce our plastic pollution footprint.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary blog noted they recently added 850 new words and definitions that come from a cross-section of our linguistic culture. It’s good to know that some of the words we’re seeing in the headlines are now being included.