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After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

The nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in trouble. A navy veteran with a can-do attitude and a solidly middle-class IT job at a hospital in Santa Rosa, California, he didn’t think of himself as mentally vulnerable. But when the Tubbs fire snatched his house off the face of the earth in the early [...]

August 26, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

If someone walked up to you and asked how technology makes your life better, you could probably rattle off at least a dozen examples in under a minute, citing everything from mobile coffee apps and on-demand streaming to smart home systems and tele-health services. But what if someone asked you how technology makes you money? [...]

June 26, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

Bill Gates: These breakthrough technologies are going to profoundly change the world

Bill Gates: These breakthrough technologies are going to profoundly change the world

Personalized cancer vaccines. Lab-grown meat. Toilets that save lives. Wearable electrocardiograms. Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates says these are among the technologies that are going to change the world we live in. Gates curated the 18th edition of the MIT Technology Review’s annual roundup of “recent technology breakthroughs that are poised to deeply impact our lives” released Wednesday, [...]

March 2, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Bill Gates: These breakthrough technologies are going to profoundly change the world

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

If I asked you to predict how technology would change your industry 5-10 years from now, what would you say? When it comes to predicting trends, there are a few ways to go about it — and whether you’re surveying thousands of thought-leaders or simply asking a colleague based on their domain expertise — there’s no wrong way [...]

February 26, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How Will Technology Change the Government by 2030? Federal Leaders Predict 5 Trends and Threats to Expect

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

With the rapid development of new technology and the advent of the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ which is disrupting traditional processes and the way we live and work, data is becoming a hot commodity. The challenge lies not in obtaining the data, but how to use it to its maximum potential to add real value to [...]

February 22, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on A change of mindset will realise the benefits of technology

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Using wind power to generate the electricity the US needs could cause a surprising amount of local warming, according to a new study. But wind power would still help the world stop pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which would fight climate change and global warming. There’s concern that fossil fuel interests might misuse this idea to argue [...]

October 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on A new study on the side effects of wind energy is almost begging to be misused by climate change deniers

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

The Rabbittown Learners’ Program held its adult basic education graduation Tuesday in St. John’s. Graduates shown here are Moaweya Almahad, Ferdinand Butobuto, Abdul Wahab Bwege, Kadir Gada, Nicholas Halfyard, Fatuma Hassan, Goran Ibrahim, Roger Martin, Mususa Mulumba and Claudine Wilcox. – Sam McNeish Create. Laugh. Play. Love. Learn. Words to live by. Students in the [...]

June 22, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Rabbittown Learners’ Program grads change their lives through education

Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Infosys will also halt H-1B applications for employees with less than 4yrs of experience, says a report.    While the White House has drafted an executive order that envisages changes to the way the H-1B program is administered, none have come into effect so far. With the application process kicking off next month, companies are [...]

March 25, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Infy, Others Change H-1B Visa Strategy, Applications Begin Next Month

Paul Ryan’s Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare

Paul Ryan’s Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare

President-elect Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan agree that repealing the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with some other health insurance system is a top priority. But they disagree on whether overhauling Medicare should be part of that plan. Medicare is the government-run health system for people aged 65 and older and the [...]

November 27, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Paul Ryan’s Plan to Change Medicare Looks A Lot Like Obamacare

TRAVELERS CHANGE PLANS AHEAD OF HURRICANE MATTHEW

TRAVELERS CHANGE PLANS AHEAD OF HURRICANE MATTHEW

– Travelers along the East Coast are preparing for delays and cancelations as Hurricane Matthew heads toward the U.S. Airlines are preparing to suspend flights from Florida up through Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina, depending on where the hurricane strikes. Cruise lines are shuffling ship itineraries and many frantic vacationers are looking at insurance [...]

October 5, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on TRAVELERS CHANGE PLANS AHEAD OF HURRICANE MATTHEW

Investors moving billions into real estate ahead of a big market change

Investors moving billions into real estate ahead of a big market change

sector in the S&P 500, bringing the broad market index up to 11 divisions. The move primarily affects real estate investment trusts (REITs), moving 28 issues with nearly $600 billion in market cap out of the financial sector and into the new real estate heading. The decision came primarily because officials at S&P Dow Jones [...]

September 10, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Investors moving billions into real estate ahead of a big market change

Top ways your iPhone will change with new iOS 10 update

Top ways your iPhone will change with new iOS 10 update

Ahead of the new iPhone announcement, Apple is going to push an update to nearly all iPhones this week. It’s called iOS 10, and is the tenth major revision to the iPhone and iPad operating system. iOS 10 will be available as a free update for existing iPhones (iPhone 5 and newer) and iPads (iPad [...]

September 5, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Top ways your iPhone will change with new iOS 10 update