Halogen is a socially conscious television network and
website that empowers its viewers to make positive changes in the world around
them. Using film, documentary, episodic and other formats, Halogen features a
wide variety of lifestyle programming that empowers viewers to leave their mark
and make the world a better place to live.
We believe that there are four common elements, knit into
the fabric of every human soul, that point us to our destiny; they are: a
longing for justice, a desire for relationships and connection, a quest for
purpose and a delight in beauty. These felt needs extend beyond race and
region, beyond borders and status, and they unite and connect us to meaningful
living. These inspired our foundation and filters through which our programming
is built and produced.
According to a study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, one of the factors in the collapse of the original World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001, was the reduction in the yield strength of the steel reinforcement as a result of the high temperatures of the fire and the loss of thermal insulation.
Robots are getting more agile and automation systems are becoming more complex. Yet the most impressive development in robotics and automation is increased intelligence. Machines in automation are increasingly able to analyze huge amounts of data. They are often able to see, speak, even imitate patterns of human thinking. Researchers at European Automation
call this deep learning.
The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) is that devices, gadgets, and appliances we use every day will be able to communicate with one another. This potential is not limited to household items or smartphones, but also things we find in our yard and garden, as evidenced by a recent challenge from the element14 design community.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.