Kin + Carta Launches ‘Working Better,’ a Podcast about Technology and Problems Worth Solving

“What I love about Working Better, and what I think listeners will love, is that we’re not just talking about problems worth solving, but putting forth ideas and, in some cases, actually building solutions for some of the challenges,” said Scott Hermes, host of Working Better and Director of Solution Delivery at Kin + Carta. “We’re looking at problems through a human lens first, bringing a variety of voices together to start some of these conversations that we believe should happen.”

Working Better features perspectives from business leaders, educators, journalists, authors, farmers, scientists, software engineers, designers, researchers and more. In the first episode, launching September 29, host Scott Hermes tackles the question “Why haven’t contact tracing apps caught on?” together with guests Jenny Wanger, Head of Implementor’s Forum at Linux Foundation Public Health (LFPH), Ellie Daw, Working Group Lead at TCN Coalition, and Paul Heckel,

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Solving the strange storms on Jupiter — ScienceDaily

At the south pole of Jupiter lurks a striking sight — even for a gas giant planet covered in colorful bands that sports a red spot larger than the earth. Down near the south pole of the planet, mostly hidden from the prying eyes of humans, is a collection of swirling storms arranged in an unusually geometric pattern.

Since they were first spotted by NASA’s Juno space probe in 2019, the storms have presented something of a mystery to scientists. The storms are analogous to hurricanes on Earth. However, on our planet, hurricanes do not gather themselves at the poles and twirl around each other in the shape of a pentagon or hexagon, as do Jupiter’s curious storms.

Now, a research team working in the lab of Andy Ingersoll, Caltech professor of planetary science, has discovered why Jupiter’s storms behave so strangely. They did so using math derived from a

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Solving the CRE Technology Gap

A new report from Building Engines called The CRE Technology Gap explores the current relationship between technology and real estate ownership. More than half of real estate operators want to implement more technology and 84% of owners believe that technology can help the business meet all of its operational goals. In addition, 89% of property owners believe that technology is shaping the commercial real estate industry. So, it is clear that technology is playing an increasingly important role in real estate operations; however, many operators still struggle to find the right technology solution.

One challenge facing the industry is the need for better quality technology. Operators want technologies that can increase revenue, deliver the best occupant experience and reduce their operating costs. According to the survey, 51% of owners said that the right technology could streamline operations, while 49% said that it could help make decisions quicker and 48% said

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