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Should Artificial Intelligence Be Regulated?

Singularity. It’s discussed by futurists and by scientists. Then there are the rest of us grappling to get our heads around the “reality” that within a decade or so, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change everything.

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South Dakota School of Mines Now Offers Mining Ph.D.

The decision to add a new Ph.D. specialization in the Mining Engineering and Management Department at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will increase research opportunities and funding, and develop critical collaborations. 

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Industrial Analytics Systems: The Key to Informed Decision-Making

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), published the IIC Industrial IoT Analytics Framework Technical Report (IIAF). It is the first IoT-industry technical document to include a complete set of instructions that IIoT system architects and business leaders can use to deploy industrial analytics systems in their organizations.

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Millennials and Energy

As of 2016, Millennials have overtaken Baby Boomers as the largest generation in terms of population in the United States. Recognizing this demographic shift and the growing influence of Millennials, the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) commissioned research to better understand what the rise of Millennials means for consumers of energy.

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Volvo CE Fuels Workforce Development In North America

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is continuing its support for the construction and aggregates industries and helping to address the skills gap. Over the summer, Volvo CE donated an excavator to support operator-training programs at Pennsylvania College of Technology, and participated in SkillsUSA and Skills/Compétences Canada’s annual competitions.

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