Science & Technology

SC Logistics hosting inaugural Tech Talk in Charleston

SC Logistics, an industry cluster supported by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, will be hosting their inaugural Tech Talk event in Charleston, S.C. on November 1, 2017 at the Charleston Music Hall. Tech Talk is an event designed to connect thought leaders and decision makers from transportation distribution and logistics companies.  According to the…

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PalmettoPride Selects Ten Cities to Receive Trash Cans

PalmettoPride awarded ten cities with trash receptacles as part of a trash can mini-grant. Recipients include: the Cities of Camden, Gaffney, Liberty and Walterboro. As well as the Towns of Blacksville, Carlisle, Chapin, North, Ridgeway and Saluda. The mini-grant was offered to members of the Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) accompanying PalmettoPride’s presentation on…

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National Preparedness Month: Keep Your Family Safe in an Emergency

When it comes to emergency and natural disaster preparation, clean, uncontaminated water should be top-of-mind. September, which is National Preparedness Month, is an ideal time for individuals and families to make certain that they will be able to hydrate safely throughout the duration of an emergency. Natural disasters, such as tornadoes, floods and hurricanes, can…

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Flooding from storms like Hurricane Harvey and Sandy are reminders that we should consider slowing coastal development, a Clemson University researcher says

In the rush to be close to nature or create economic growth, how structural changes impact the coastal environment is often lost. “If we allowed many of our coastal geomorphological systems to return to their natural functions — as they are an inherently dynamic area — and we didn’t harden them through coastal development and…

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Plastic Bottle Recycling Campaign Boosts Triangle Area Recycling Rate

“Your Bottle Means Jobs” (YBMJ) is an innovative campaign message recently used by the Carolina Plastics Recycling Council (CPRC) in the Raleigh Durham Triangle region to stimulate more recycling by connecting that activity with job creation. About 3 billion bottles are discarded each year, so the goal of the campaign is to get more bottles…

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Tagged Launches Tagged Live

The Meet Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MEET), a public market leader in the mobile meeting space, today announced a new live-streaming feature on Tagged, its leading African-American mobile meeting app. Tagged Live gives users the ability to broadcast and view live-streamed video and earn and send virtual gifts. With the launch of this feature, Tagged becomes one…

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IEEE Annals of the History of Computing Examines How to Undo the “Whiteness” of Tech’s Racial History

On the heels of the Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures, IEEE Annals of the History of Computing (Annals), published by the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS), takes an in-depth look at how black scientists suffer “almost complete invisibility in most of the history of computing literature.” Published in the January/February 2017 issue of Annals, R. Arvid Nelsen’s “Race and Computing:…

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Be Prepared for Inclement Weather

When it comes to storms and hurricanes, you can never be too prepared. To keep your family safe, it’s important to prepare for the worst because once a hurricane or storm hits, action must be taken quickly. In the case of a power outage, a common side effect of natural disasters, one of the best…

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