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The Importance Of Being Precise In Your Speech In The Tech World

Director of Information Technology, Center for Congregations, 20+ years of organizational knowledge shared at The CRG.

I am a translator, and I speak, with varying levels of fluency, geek, tech, LAN, WAN, virtual, Microsoft, database, hardware, server, social networking, marketing, consultant, web development, DevOps, security, finance, mobile, Windows, Mac and even Luddite. There are probably others I am missing. Am I an expert in all these tongues? No, but I know them well enough to translate them into the native tongue of Layperson.

My career in tech-related work has spanned over 35 years, and as a result, I have been able to spot some trends. One of them is that the need for translators rises with the complexity of technology. This is obvious. As the world gets more complex, driven in part by technology, so does the need for more tech speak. Those able to translate customer or staff

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Kellogg Makes Another Big Tech Investment With New ‘MBAi’

Kellogg School of Management already sends a huge number of its MBAs into technology fields. Now the school is investing even more in tech as a future home for its graduates. In response to unrelenting demand for MBAs with expertise in AI and data science, Kellogg is partnering with Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering to offer a 15-month, five-quarter, accelerated joint “MBAi,” beginning in September 2021.” data-reactid=”28″Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management already sends a huge number of its MBAs into technology fields. Now the school is investing even more in tech as a future home for its graduates. In response to unrelenting demand for MBAs with expertise in AI and data science, Kellogg is partnering with Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering to offer a 15-month, five-quarter, accelerated joint “MBAi,” beginning in September 2021.

at all but seven of the 36 schools in the United States and Europe examined recently

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A WeChat Ban Should Be the Moment for Decentralized Tech. But It’s Not.

People from the world’s two largest economies could soon have a much harder time communicating with each other. Literally. 

The U.S. may soon ban WeChat, the multi-purpose messaging app for more than 1 billion Chinese users, in addition to shutting down TikTok’s American operations. The ban could be disruptive for 19 million active WeChat users in the U.S., including Americans who regularly communicate with China. Popular messaging apps such as Telegram and Facebook’s WhatsApp are blocked in China, further limiting communication channels. 

President Donald Trump’s threat highlights how governments can, by targeting centralized companies, disrupt the communication of millions of people. This should be the perfect moment for borderless, decentralized apps that can’t be easily shut down. But it’s not. 

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Decentralized apps use blockchain technology to store data in a distributed manner, rather than having it be controlled by a

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Top 10 Largest Technology ETFs: Riding the Tech Wave

What are the largest technology ETFs? Technology companies are dominating the stock market, and of course, the world. With the rise of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other futuristic technologies, tech companies are expected to play an even bigger role in our lives. If you are bullish on the tech sector, technology ETFs are one of the simplest and easiest ways to gain exposure to a broad range of tech companies. Here we take a look at the top 10 largest technology ETFs listed in the US.

Technology ETFs invest in the stocks of companies providing technology hardware, software, and services. They include Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Cisco, Nvidia, and more. Some tech ETFs also have medical devices stocks in their portfolio.

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There are more than 80 technology ETFs in the US. When investing in ETFs, you should look at their assets under management (AUM), trading volumes,

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