Monday, 11 June 2018

Interesting Reads – 2018-06-11

How To Report Cyber Crimes In Indian Territory

Initially Internet was the tool for sharing the information related to the research and development. In the present day world, communication over the Internet, interaction through social media over Internet, online purchasing, online banking, online bill payment etc. are becoming the necessities for among of us. Now, physical crime world has been shifted towards to cyber crime world. As with use of the Internet, cyber crimes are increasing day by day, hence there is a strong need to make the appropriate cyber laws to deal with these cyber crimes. In this paper, types of cyber crimes, Cyber Crime Preventive Measures, Mechanism to Report Cyber Crimes and Right Path for Sending the Blocking, Removal Request for Objectionable Content which is available over cyber space are discussed under the IT Act 2000 of Indian Government.

Netherlands to build world's first habitable 3D printed houses

The Dutch city of Eindhoven is to be the first in the world to have habitable homes made by a 3D printer, in an innovation its backers believe will revolutionise the construction industry. Of the first five new houses to be put on the rental market next year, the smallest, with two bedrooms, has already attracted applications from 20 interested families just a week after images were made available. Known as Project Milestone, the development is said by the Dutch construction company Van Wijnen to offer a solution to a shortage of skilled bricklayers in the Netherlands. The method will also cut costs and environmental damage by reducing the amount of cement that is used, said Rudy van Gurp, a manager at the firm, which is working in collaboration on the project with the Eindhoven University of Technology.

Leading Through Digital Disruption

Disruption is everywhere. Disruptors can be any enterprise from a small startup in the medical field to a tech giant.  CIOs need to be prepared to assist the most senior business executives to identify and compete with or join these organizations, or risk being left behind.  Download Leading Through Digital Disruption to learn how CIOs can stay ahead of disruption and use it as a tool for competitive advantage.

This microfactory is turning e-waste into reusable material

A surge in owning more and more digital gadgets seems to be the norm among today’s generation. It is not unusual for an individual to have multiple gadgets like phones, tablets, phablets, smart watches, and more lying around the house.

However, once these gadgets lose their functionality, they become part of the ever-growing mountain of waste called electronic waste or e-waste. According to a report by the Association of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham), in 2013, Bengaluru produced roughly 20,000 tonnes of e-waste per year, the Guardian reported. What is more, the figure was estimated to rise by 20% every year.

As the Indian electronics market continues to grow, and we continue to use electronic gadgets, India might soon be facing a massive e-waste disposal problem. To combat this issue, an Indian-origin scientist in Australia, has launched the world’s first microfactory, which can transform materials from e-waste into valuable materials, which can then be re-used.

Which of tomorrow’s jobs are you most qualified for?

The global labour market will experience rapid change over the next decade. The reason: more jobs becoming automated as technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics take over the workplace.

Workers will have to adapt quickly, rushing to acquire a broad new set of skills that will help them survive a fast-changing job market, such as problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity, as well as developing a habit of lifelong learning.

To help prepare the future workforce, a new report by the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group analysed 50 million online job postings from the United States.

Based on a person’s current job, skill-set, education and ability to learn, the researchers set out paths from jobs that exist today to new jobs expected to exist in the future. These target jobs are then assessed on how similar they are to an existing job, and on the number of job opportunities they're likely to offer in the future.