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Washington Accord

Washington Accord, Sydney Accord and Dublin Accord are three major international accreditation agreements for professional engineering degrees. The Washington Accord was established in 1989. The signatories of Washington Accord as of 2010 are Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong China, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, the Turkey, the United Kingdom, and […]

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Wolf Number & Carrington Event in context with Solar Storms

In simple words, Solar storms are a natural occurrence caused by high-energy particles hitting the Earth. These high-energy particles are released in the explosive outbursts from the Sun. Here is some description about the fundamental concepts: We all know that every 11 years, a pattern of frequency and placement of sunspots visible on the Sun […]

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Washington Accord

Washington Accord, Sydney Accord and Dublin Accord are three major international accreditation agreements for professional engineering degrees. The Washington Accord was established in 1989. The signatories of Washington Accord as of 2010 are Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong China, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, the Turkey, the United Kingdom, and […]

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Webb Simpson

Webb Simpson is Golf Player and the winner of the 112th U.S. Open. He was born in North Carolina, began playing golf when at school. In 2011, he won his first PGA Title at the Wyndham Championship, in his home state. In 2012 he won his first major championship when he came from four shots […]

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Watson Supercomputer

Watson supercomputer (named after IBM’s first president, Thomas J. Watson) was first in news in 2011, when it played the popular quiz show Jeopardy in 2011. Recently IBM said that it will be available in handheld devices within a decade. The IBM designed Watson Supercomputer is a question answering (QA) computing system, which could process […]

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Wipro m-eXecute

Recently, the Wipro Technologies has announced the launch of a mobility app designed for the manufacturing sector. Wipro m-eXecute is the first ever mobility app for the manufacturing sector, developed in collaboration with SAP and caters to the niche space of manufacturing operations. This app uses a proprietary solution for Apple users developed by SAP. […]

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Willow Glass

Scientists have developed a new type of flexible ultra-thin glass that can be wrapped around the electronic devices such as the mobile phone. Called the ‘Willow Glass’, the product is as thin as a sheet of paper, and its manufacturer said that it can be made to be just 0.05 mm thick — thinner than […]

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Window of the World

Window of the World is a theme park in Shenzhen in China’s southern Guangdong province, where a 118-acre theme park has replicas of everything from the Niagara Falls and the pyramids to Eiffel Tower and Taj Mahal. It has about 130 reproductions of some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world squeezed into […]

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Web of Things

Web of Things is another project as Google X Lab. It is a vision inspired from the Internet of Things where everyday devices and objects, i.e. objects that contain an embedded device or computer, are connected by fully integrating them to the Web. Examples of smart devices and objects are Wireless Sensor Networks, Ambient devices, […]

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