“Clearly, digital technology is rapidly transforming the way we live, work and conduct business.” – Bain Digital Though we don’t have flying cars just yet, we are getting closer and closer to the technological advances and futuristic world that we say in Back to the Future. The future of technology, as we have experienced across […]
Increased demand and low unemployment rates are two components that make these STEM jobs attractive.
Not only does a poor economy increase job loss, unemployment, and job scarcity, but a recent study from Cornell shows a differentiation in undergraduate tuition rates – 19% [More…] rise (over 140 colleges) since 2006. Unfortunately, colleges have been forced to increase tuition since funding for many public schools has declined due to new policies. This, coupled with the stigma that STEM-related education is “too hard” could be threatening to a much needed workforce. Even more detrimental, a loss in a trained STEM workforce could pose a threat to the U.S. economy in the future. See Article ->
Retired NBA legend Kareem Adbul-Jabbar, author of What Color Is My World? The Lost History of African-American Inventors, tells stories about unrecognized minority leaders of the past. [More…] Abdul-Jabbar’s goal in writing this book is to encourage youth into STEM fields and to offer them a realistic blueprint for success. Article >
Though it’s difficult to visualize how the world will look 20 to 30 years in the future, the World Future Society has predicted that 10 breakthrough technologies will transform life as we currently know it: