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2014-08-12 07:19:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly half of all industry experts believe that robots and artificial intelligence will displace a significant number of both blue-collar and white-collar workers by 2025, and many of them are concerned that this phenomenon will result in vast increases in income inequality and a large percentage of humans who are all but unemployable. Forty-eight percent of the nearly 1,900 research scientists, business leaders, academic...

2014-05-20 16:29:42

Sang Park Retires as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed signal semiconductor products, today announced that Sang Park, 67, has retired as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective immediately. The Board has appointed Young-Joon (YJ) Kim, MagnaChip's Executive Vice...

2014-03-10 23:00:42

The largest and most definitive collection of short stories dealing with time travel are pulled from a century of good time travel stories Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Ann and Jeff VanderMeer have compiled The Time Traveler's Almanac which is now available for download and purchase at amazon.com, in the US edition, releasing this week. It was originally released in the United Kingdom. The anthology cover features greats in the field of science fiction: Isaac Asimov, H.G....

2014-01-08 23:00:47

“Battlefield Earth” (Galaxy Press, L. Ron Hubbard) came up as a resounding fan favorite. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 A survey was just completed to determine what made Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard a fan favorite. While responses were many and varied, there were a few themes of note that repeatedly came up. The top of the list of responses was how well written the story was and how readers couldn’t put the book down once they started reading, regardless the number...

2013-11-18 23:00:09

Detective embarks on dangerous journey into space to defeat malevolent creature in science fiction adventure. Houston (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Ambit Welder transports readers into a future where the existence of mankind is threatened by a powerful, vindictive being in his new science fiction novel, "The Adventures of Deacon Coombs: The Case of the Vanishing Vesper" (published by iUniverse). "The writings of Isaac Asimov inspired me to write this novel," Welder states....

2013-08-06 23:23:14

Kathy Norby is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Kathy Norby is a Human Resource Operations Specialist at Webroot, Inc., which specializes in information security. Ms. Norby has attained the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women as a VIP Member of the Year and has been recognized for outstanding leadership and commitment within her...

2013-01-11 05:01:47

MULTIVAC Board of Directors has appointed a 20+ year MULTIVAC veteran as its new president/CEO of MULTIVAC, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Mr. Jim Campbell, formerly the managing director of MULTIVAC U.K. Limited., has been appointed as the new president/CEO of MULTIVAC, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Campbell joined MULTIVAC in 1992, and held a variety of positions prior to his 2011 appointment as managing director of the company´s U.K....

Textbooks Lacking Sci-Fi Movie References
2012-10-04 21:10:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A University of Valencia study found that science fiction movies are not making much of an impact on school textbooks. Both teachers and students see science fiction as a way of motivating interest in the field of science, but only 9 textbooks out of the 31 textbooks analyzed referenced science fiction in movies. "A current concern is that students are no longer studying science and engineering and this trend is more common...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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