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6 Types of Practical AR

Augmented reality (AR) has had several false starts (yes, Google Glass, we’re looking at you, through normal lenses). But have no doubtpractical AR is coming to a market near you sooner than you think.

The tech behind AR has been around for at least two decades. In the early 1990s, the Air Force started working on a heads-up display (HUD) for pilot training it called “virtual fixtures.” Luckily, other terminology won the day after a second experimental group published a study titled “Knowledge-based Augmented Reality for Maintenance Assistance.”

Naturally, game makers have shown the most interest, but that’s not where the real action is in the AR development. Pokemon Go was only a test. Here’s a look the latest applications of AR that will have a much wider impact on society in the days ahead. Read More

UNO Economics Data Analytics

Two Local Professors Launch New Data Analytics Program

Over the last five years, there has been a 372% increase in demand for data analytics. In response, two local UNO professors have developed a data analytics concentration for the economics program. Is economics the logical point to launch a study in data analytics? These professors feel it is exactly the right spot. Local employers and area experts are clamoring for more data talent. These two gentlemen hope to meet that demand. They were kind enough to answer a few questions about the new concentration.

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Influencing Without Authority

So you’ve been tasked with leading a project, being a contributor, or just need to have some influence over a team you are on.  Regardless of the circumstance, most of us have been in a position in which we needed to be able to be influential to without formal authority.  There is no sure-fire way to build influence, but the following methods have worked for others.

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