Daily Archives: 24.02.2021

Creatio Looks To Go Big With Low-Code After $68M Raise

Boston-based Creatio has received its first outside funding, a $68 million minority stake the company hopes to use to allow its customers to adapt to the ever-changing business world. The raise was led by growth equity firm Volition Capital, with participation from Horizon Capital, a private equity firm investing in Europe. Creatio, a customer relationship and process management company, decided ...

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UL redefining computer science education

John Collison, co founder of payments company Stripe University of Limerick has collaborated with a number of major technology companies to design an Immersive Software Engineering programme, which will redefine computer science education. There is a huge demand for software engineers and computer scientists, but “the way students learn computer science needs to change” according to Professor Stephen Kinsella, co-director ...

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Perseverance’s Landing … Seen From Orbit!

The HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has done it again. The imaging team was able to capture the Perseverance rover as it descended through the Martian atmosphere, hanging under its parachute. Stunning. Closeup view of the Mars 2020 descent stage streaking through Mars’ atmosphere on February 18, 2021. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona. If you feel you’ve seen something ...

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Northrop Grumman supply carrier delivers to International Space Station

Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus supply ship completes its 15th cargo delivery to the International Space Station. Credit: NASA TV / Spaceflight Now A Northrop Grumman Cygnus supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with more than 8,000 pounds of cargo, including new astronaut sleeping quarters, parts for the station’s toilet, and numerous biomedical and technology experiments. The space ...

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Rapid Multi-Physics Simulation for Electro-Thermal Origami Robotic Systems

Origami principles let to create robotic systems that can self-assemble to complex 3D configurations. Nevertheless, kinematics-based methods are usually used and the abilities of other domains of physics, such as electro-thermal actuation. A recent paper proposes a new simulation framework to capture multi-physics of electro-thermally actuated origami. An example of a possible nanobot structure. Image credit: Walterdenkens via Wikimedia, CC ...

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UPCO2 becomes first tradable carbon credit token listed on Bittrex Global

Universal Carbon (UPCO2) has become the first environmental crypto commodity to be listed on leading digital asset trading platform Bittrex Global. UPCO2 is marketed as the world’s first tradable REDD+ carbon credit token and was launched on December 1 2020. As this publication reported last month, crypto broker Uphold noted the concept as one which “democratises access to millennials… 90% [of ...

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Here’s Who’s Gone Public in 2021 (So Far)

Another year, another list. In past years, we’ve mostly covered venture-backed tech and tech-ish IPOs in this perennial list of startups going public. Occasionally, a direct listing here and there would make the list, but the vast majority of companies going public were doing so through a traditional IPO. This year looks like it will be a bit different, with ...

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