Mauro usually meets up with other artists at events like LightBox Expo or Comic Con, but now he tries to stay connected over social media. “A lot of my network comes from school, companies, and people I’ve worked with over the years,” he said. “Keeping in touch on Facebook, Artstation, Instagram and Twitter helps a lot.” … [Read more...] about Remote Creation: Artists Share Tips and Tricks on Staying Productive While Working from Home
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New Delhi | Bengaluru | Pune: India’s information technology sector is seeking revisions in the country’s taxation and labour laws as over half the workforce in the $191 billion industry could begin to deliver services remotely as part of the changes being wrought by the ongoing pandemic. At a meeting with government officials earlier this month, IT industry leaders, who estimated that close to 50% of the country’s 4.3 million IT workers will soon work from home, were asked to detail the legislative changes required to facilitate this significant transition. Industry body Nasscom has been tasked with preparing a detailed report, after which “it will (go) to relevant ministries such as department of telecom and the labour ministry for action,” a top government official told ET. The industry has also requested the government to make permanent several recent concessions extended until July, including relaxation of telecom regulations that allow back-office … [Read more...] about Work from home: Changes in laws and rules that IT industry wants from the government
Dell Technologies Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue, boosted by demand for its workstations from companies moving more employees to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak. Shares of the company rose 8.3% to $49.38 in extended trading. Revenue from client solutions group, that accounts for half of the revenue and includes desktop PCs, notebooks and tablets, rose 2% to $11.1 billion (9 billion pounds) in its fiscal first quarter. Commercial notebooks reported double-digit unit and revenue growth, while mobile workstations posted high-single-digit revenue growth, the company said. "In Q1, we saw orders with banking and financial services, government, healthcare and life sciences customers up 15% to 20%," Chief Operating Officer Jeff Clarke said in a statement. But higher spending by companies towards enabling remote work, as well as weak demand in China weighed on Dell's data center business. Revenue in that business fell 8% to $7.57 billion in the … [Read more...] about Dell beats revenue estimates as remote working lifts workstation demand
TRACXPOiNT’s cart is fully integrated with hardware and GPU-accelerated software. Training on a DGX Station provided a 3x performance increase, and the company made its money back after just two months of 24/7 training versus GPU-accelerated cloud solutions. It conducts inferencing using TensorRT software running on the NVIDIA Jetson embedded platform, which enables it to recognize up to 100,000 different products in under a second. … [Read more...] about At GTC Israel, Hot Startups Using NVIDIA DGX Station to Accelerate Their Business
Build everything for anything: Tesla and Dyson are innovation- and science-driven companies. For every product they engineer, they take into account how parts and engineering may transfer to new products and solutions. Tesla expanded its knowledge of batteries to its solar power products. Dyson has moved from vacuums to hand dryers and hair products, all on the same suction engineering. During COVID-19, each company was able to immediately translate its engineering knowledge to building ventilators. That doesn't seem like a data story, but it is. Properly capturing, maintaining, and sharing engineering specs, tests, and versions of emerging, older, and existing products allows these companies to more rapidly transition and build solutions for new needs and opportunities. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 didn’t break your business. Data did.