Month: October 2018

Users tell what you need to know about SD-WAN

Harrison Lewis wasn’t looking for SD-WAN, but he’s glad he found it. Northgate Gonzalez, which operates 40 specialty grocery stores throughout Southern California, had distributed its compute power for years. Each store individually supported applications with servers and other key infrastructure and relied on batch processing to deal with nightly backups and storage, according to …

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Global Fossil Fuel Consumption Subsidies Up Above $300 Billion In 2017, IEA Reports

Fossil Fuels Published on October 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill October 30th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  Over the past decade, there have been many attempts and efforts made to reduce fossil fuel consumption subsidies, and between 2012 and 2016 these subsidies were almost halved from a 2012 high of half a trillion dollars, …

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What is a firewall? How they work and all about next-generation firewalls

A firewall is a network device that monitors packets going in and out of networks and blocks or allows them according to rules that have been set up to define what traffic is permissible and what traffic isn’t. There are several types of firewalls that have developed over the years, becoming progressively more complex over …

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Investors Unimpressed With First Solar’s 11.3 GW Worth Of Bookings

Clean Power Published on October 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill October 30th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  American solar PV manufacturer First Solar announced its third-quarter earnings late last week, revealing increased sales and earnings with an escalating order book of 11.3 gigawatts (GW), but investors were not impressed with what they considered …

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Carbon Fees Take Center Stage in Washington State & Canada

Clean Power Published on October 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley October 30th, 2018 by Steve Hanley  Economists like to talk about “efficiency.” What does that mean? It means using the power of the free market to obtain results that are socially desirable. The alternative is mandating outcomes by government regulation. So-called conservatives love to …

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Breast Cancer Care launches Alexa tool to help women spot key signs

Breast Cancer Care (BCC) has launched a virtual tool on Amazon’s Alexa which shares information on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. The tool can help guide women through a breast check and highlight the eight most common signs and symptoms of breast cancer to look out for. Developed by the charity’s clinical tool, …

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Student Engineers Put Their Electric Vehicle Designs To The Test On The Track

Cars Published on October 30th, 2018 | by Kyle Field October 30th, 2018 by Kyle Field  A cadre of disruptors took the the track at the Rockingham Speedway for the Greenpower International Finals to put their homegrown electric vehicle designs to the test. In total, 10,000 participants from 700 teams entered the prestigious competition, which …

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How to craft effective data science job descriptions

Finding good data science talent starts with an effective job description. But to craft just the right posting, organizations must understand the talent market and role they are targeting. In today’s data science job market, demand far outstrips supply, says Chris Nicholson, co-founder and CEO of artificial intelligence and deep learning company Skymind, and co-creator …

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A Curious Case of Mistaken Identity – The Politics of Climate Change

October 30th, 2018 by Andy Miles  It is often the case that during a conversation with someone in the comments on CleanTechnica, some interesting idea gets explored which then becomes an idea for an article. Someone was commenting about the political nature of some of the articles on CleanTechnica.com. They were saying that they are …

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