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How Booz Allen Interns Are Improving Federal Disaster Response with Blockchain and Other Technologies

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Flashlight? First aid kit? Water? Check. When disaster strikes, federal disaster response agencies encourage us to be prepared with these and other basic emergency supplies. However, there’s much more to emergency preparedness than meets the eye. Before, during, and after a hurricane, tornado, flood, or wildfire, federal agencies must be able to quickly and effectively respond to, and communicate with, those in harm’s way.

3 Ways Drones Are Proving More Useful Than Ever Imagined

They’re spotting sharks before they strike, delivering medical supplies to isolated regions and getting pipelines and bridges repaired before they fail.
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It was a December day, early summer in Australia. Two busloads of schoolchildren had just splashed into the water at Secret Harbour, a beach on the Indian Ocean, when a drone swooped down from the sky and issued a deafening order to clear the water. The drone, equipped with vision-recognition technology, had identified a 10-foot shark swimming in a zigzag pattern just 100 yards from the beach.

Zooming Toward Success: Goldcorp Closes Deal With Acoustic Zoom

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We are proud to announce our US$1million investment in Acoustic Zoom, an advanced geophysics company specializing in innovative seismic solutions. Acoustic Zoom was awarded the top prize at #DisruptMining 2018, after placing as a semi-finalist in #DisruptMining 2017.

Video Games: A Surprising Tool for Global Problem Solving

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

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This blog was guest-written by Jude Ower, founder, and CEO of Playmob. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Harnessing the Power of Technology for a Better World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on July 11.

How the GDPR Impacts Corporate Responsibility

The EU’s newest data protection regulation is causing sweeping changes across the globe and corporate responsibility practitioners need to take notice
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by Cecily Joseph, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility

Arrow Electronics Names Winner of Cherry Creek Arts Festival Five Years Out Art Challenge

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Arrow Electronics selected Jan R. Carson’s textile artwork, “See as Bees See” as the winner of this year’s Cherry Creek Arts Festival’s Five Years Out Art Challenge.  

Booz Allen Interns Build Virtual Reality Training Tools for Real-World Challenges

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Put down your headset: Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) aren’t just for gamers anymore. More and more we’re using immersive technology for a variety of real-world scenarios—from performing surgery in a virtual operating room to training military personnel. The goal is to present a dynamic, yet artificial environment that replicates the real world.

Investing for a More Sustainable Future

The investments UPS has made in 2017 are leading to a major transformation
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David Abney | UPS Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

In 2017, UPS embarked on a major transformation that will result in the most significant upgrade of our operations in decades. We are exploring real-time data, mobile connectivity, robotics, blockchain, and other cutting-edge technologies to seamlessly integrate our digital and physical networks, modernize our facilities and fleet, and better manage our operations.

Tetra Tech Is Advancing the Revitalization of the Los Angeles River

Working with local community leaders and gathering input from residents to develop a plan to revitalize the Lower Los Angeles River
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Tetra Tech is supporting local communities in Southern California to improve the natural functions, habitat, and ecosystems of the 19-mile-long Lower Los Angeles River. Tetra Tech is leading a diverse team of planners, landscape architects, scientists, and community organizations to develop an innovative revitalization plan that is community-centric and watershed-based. The Lower Los Angeles River Revitalization Plan represents the future of inclusive and integrated water management.

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