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Skills Needed to Be an Entrepreneur

Great entrepreneurs are a combination of many different skills and traits. Some of them can come naturally, like personality traits. But most entrepreneurs will also need a variety of both technical (“hard”) skills and non-technical (“soft”) skills to help prepare them for doing business in the modern world. Precisely what skills should an entrepreneur have? …

7 Autism Behavior and Communication Strategies

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a developmental disorder which affects an estimated 1 in 54 U.S. children, causes a wide array of symptoms that vary in severity. Many of these symptoms impact behavior and communication, such as social withdrawal, repetition of words (echolalia), and difficulty interpreting body language or nonverbal cues.  These types of symptoms can …

4 Teaching Strategies for Students with Autism

In 2000, fewer than 100,000 students with autism were served by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a federal law requiring access to free public education for disabled children and young adults. By 2018, less than two decades later, that number had septupled to more than 700,000 students — over 10 percent of the …

Healthcare and Cybersecurity

The number of reported healthcare breaches is significant, and even just one breach of a person’s confidential medical records could reasonably be considered alarming. In 2019 there were 41.2 million healthcare records exposed, wrapped up in 505 data breaches that crossed industries and regions. The cost of each breach, according to an IBM report, was …

What Can I Do with a Degree in Data Science?

Data is everywhere — and information is the lifeblood of nearly any modern businesses. Smart application of data can help people make more informed decisions, but who helps prepare that data? That’s where a degree in data science can open the door to a variety of career paths, both inside and outside of the field.  …