If you work in the field of information technology, you know how important it is to keep up to date on new developments in your industry. There are several ways to do that, but one of the best approaches involves listening to experts.
Fortunately, hearing skilled speakers talk about the IT industry is easier than ever thanks to the internet. In particular, TED Talks can be a great source of knowledge. TED talks are short speeches given by knowledgeable speakers who give deep insight into particular subjects. TED talks may share big ideas; demonstrate clever new inventions; provide context on pivotal breakthroughs; and expose audiences to issues. While there’s an endless list of them, we’ve compiled six TED talks that may be of special interest to IT professionals:
This talk is given by biomedical engineer Tania Douglas and focuses on how tech companies can craft better solutions by understanding context.
This talk by Kenneth Cukier looks at the future of data-driven technology and design.
In this talk, inventor Ray Kurzweil explains the future of nanobots and the likelihood that we’ll have reverse-engineered the human brain by 2020.
This TED talk was given by Glenn Greenwald, an investigative reporter who broke the story of worldwide surveillance after a leak from Edward Snowden.
This talk given by scientist Andy Yen, explains all of the ways information from your email can be accessed by others.
In this talk, Tom Griffiths explains how adopting the logic of computers can help to make decision-making simpler and more effective.
By watching TED talks and taking other steps to stay on the cutting edge of the IT world, you can make yourself a much more attractive candidate to potential employers. Technology Partners can help you get your resume in front of top companies in your area so you can show off your skills and your newfound knowledge. To find out more about how our staffing firm can help you find a great job, give us a call today.
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