News Stories

A Glimpse into the different the unique and the cool…

The Glimpse is an online magazine giving insights into the areas of science, technology, lifestyle, health and innovation.
  • Jack Plotkin, Goldman Sachs

    Jack Plotkin, Former Goldman Sachs Banker, on Cryptocurrency Investing

    With all the media focus on the stock market and its remarkable upward trajectory, it is easy to miss the reemergence or cryptocurrencies. Even during its 2017 peak, many established investors dismissed Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as nothing more than a speculative bubble. The euphoria indeed subsided in 2018, with Bitcoin’s price dropping six-fold. However,

  • Shasta Ventures and their Advanced Ideas

    How Shasta Ventures Helps Encourage Tech Innovation

    Venture capital firms have provided the fuel behind the modern technological explosion. The backing of these firms can grant a host of benefits to entrepreneurs, including funding, go-to-market support, institutional experience, and more. But not all of these firms are created equal. To get a sense of how a prominent firm can truly encourage innovation

  • How TAMKO Focuses on Family and Community

    The building supply company TAMKO has long garnered attention for its products and services. With a long history of producing quality roofing shingles, the company has been a resource for contractors and building professionals for years. However, in addition to its success in business pursuits, the company has built a name for itself through its focus

  • Work of Jonathan Cornelissen Shows Impact of Education

    Education is a key part of what makes any economy function. As the population grows, jobs become increasingly specialized, requiring new and unique kinds of training to maximize effectiveness. One area in which this has become especially relevant is in the field of data science. To further explore this topic, we looked to the work

  • Africa’s energy resources have the ability to create sources of economic growth. Creating beneficial deals have been difficult, until now.

    Business deals with energy companies, associations, and beneficial investments are the wisest strategies to promote sustainability in global economies. Africa has begun to utilize their developmental resources. The International Energy Agency (IEA)states that with the growing appetite for modern and efficient energy sources, Africa emerges as a major force in global oil and gas markets.

  • How Technology Can Cut School Costs

    The role of education in life is changing at all levels with continuing education keeping individuals in school throughout most of their lives. As the educational environment evolves, the reliance on technology is growing at a fast rate with schools and students hoping to keep costs low by increasing the level of technology used. Across

  • Carbon Fiber: The Future of Automotive?

    The automobile industry is one of the most dynamic engineering industries. Research and development constantly refines the industry with new concepts and designs introduced by the day. The need for durable, stable, and reliable auto parts characterizes the nature of the developments. Recently, for instance, the auto industry has expressed the need for cars to

  • Cyborg Implants And The Rise Of The Human Cyborgs

    In the late 1970’s people watched a science fiction film created by Martin Caidin entitled ‘Cyborg’. It featured how an individual lost an arm and a limb but was immediately replaced with mechanical prosthetics using cyber technology. These bionic replacements were stronger and powerful than the original replaced extremities. Inspired with this new fictional concept,