innovation

Looking for your next non-fiction read? Check out these top science books

These six stories of science and discovery are in the running to win ‘the Booker Prize of science writing’. Six writers are in the running for The Royal Society Science Book Prize 2019. The annual award of £25,000 honours popular science books from around the world, all of which are aimed at non-specialist readers. Seen …

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EarthId, self-sovereign identity platform, launches at Open Access on Hedera Hashgraph mainnet

EarthId has a vision of providing a self-sovereign universal Identity to all humans, thereby providing seamless access to global services, in a secure and borderless way. EarthId, a universal self-sovereign identity platform, is an early adopter of Hedera Hashgraph, and among dozens of innovative decentralised apps to launch at Open Access of the Hedera Hashgraph …

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Irish Red Cross Innovation for Change Award 2019 returns, Sept 27th deadline

Innovation for Change Award special category award NGOs are always in need of fresh ideas for improving efficiencies but do not always have the resources to tackle this themselves and that’s why it’s so important for those inclined towards innovation to direct their talents towards the humanitarian sector – and get recognised for their efforts. …

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Wagestream the income streaming service launches in Ireland

Wagestream, the first income streaming app that allows employees to access a percentage of their wages before payday, has officially launched in Ireland. In partnership with Irish employers, Wagestream gives workers instant access to their own earnings at any time throughout the month and aims to remove the need for resorting to credit cards, overdrafts …

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Transformative? New Device Harvests Energy in Darkness

Aaswath Raman was driving through a village in Sierra Leone in 2013 when an idea came to him as suddenly as, perhaps, a light bulb switching on. The village was not equipped with electricity, and Dr. Raman, an electrical engineer at the University of California, Los Angeles, was unaware he was in a village until …

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Digital map helps visitors uncover history at European Heritage Open Day

Pictured at the launch of European Heritage Open Days 2019 are (l-r) Moira Doherty, Deputy Secretary at the Department for Communities and Iain Greenway, Director, Historic Environment Division, Department for Communities Esri Ireland, the market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), today announces that its software has been used by the Department for Communities to …

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