Sustainability’s biggest sell? It’s profitable
by Mostafiz Uddin | Daily Star
Sustainability should not be a hard sell. And yet, in our industry, so many garment makers continue to look at it as a financial burden—a potential drain for their businesses. At its heart, however, sustainability is about future-proofing your business. It is also about good housekeeping. Confused? Please, bear with me.
by April Miller | AR Insider
Augmented reality (AR) is one of the most exciting technologies that’s emerging today. But it’s not a monolithic technology: many people don’t realize that AR comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Understanding these AR modalities can help brands and startups that are interested in AR choose the optimal path. To that end, here are just five of the many flavors of AR that are developing and gaining traction today.
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Using blockchain for a social impact
By Editor | DTNext
Chennai: Last week, we read how blockchain technology has gained currency in routing humanitarian aid instantly for the war-torn Ukrainians.
The quick-connectivity and the inherent transparency of blockchain makes it an ideal platform for humanitarian aid. In moments of crisis, it underscores the importance of seamless integration between the social networks that we use daily, and the financial infrastructure that has been historically siloed from those social networks. The Web 3.0 community rises to the occasion and the results would set a precedent for the future. Wars or otherwise.
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🌙 NASA - Best Photo from Last Week
5,000 Exoplanets and Counting
Not so long ago, humanity lived in a universe with only a small number of known planets, all of them orbiting our Sun. But a new raft of discoveries marks a scientific high point: More than 5,000 planets are now confirmed to exist beyond our solar system.
The planetary odometer turned on March 21, with the latest batch of 65 exoplanets – planets outside our immediate solar family – added to the NASA Exoplanet Archive. The archive records exoplanet discoveries that appear in peer-reviewed, scientific papers, and that have been confirmed using multiple detection methods or by analytical techniques.
This artist's concept is of a Jupiter-mass planet orbiting the nearby star Epsilon Eridani, located 10.5 light-years away from Earth.
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and G. Bacon (STScI)
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2022
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