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You might ask, why that title? Why do we need to dream of a feminist future of work? What could be deterring women in such an innocuous environment as an office space? Nothing, right? But let us pause for a moment and research. What are the many different things that make up an office environment? The very first almost abstract one, starting with the air around us — Office Temperature!

“The formula to determine standard office temperature was developed in the 1960s around the metabolic resting rate of the average man. But a recent Dutch study found that the metabolic rate of young adult females performing light office work is significantly lower than the standard values for men doing the same activity. In fact, the formula may overestimate female metabolic rate by as much as 35%, meaning that current offices are on average five degrees too cold for women. …


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Space has always been one of the greatest sources of wonder and curiosity for human beings. The recent SpaceX launches have sparked imaginations and reignited interest in space flight. But this is only a small part of the modern space industry. Space start-ups across the planet are paving the way forward with the development of low-cost satellites and launch services and innovative use of satellite data.

According to this article on Fast Company, “data from consulting firm Bryce Space and Technology, between 2012 and 2016 shows that approximately $7.6 billion was invested in space startups. According to a recent report from investment firm Space Angels, investors poured a record $3.9 billion into commercial space companies in 2017, a year that included 51 government launches and 37 commercial launches. …


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In our last post, I introduced Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), a key focus at Craft Prospect. QKD is a cryptography method which uses the fundamental quantum states of particles such as photons to encrypt information securely. At the core of QKD is the fundamental principle that, generally, quantum states cannot be copied exactly and become altered in the process of attempting to copy them. Thus, if an eavesdropper called Eve is trying to intercept Alice’s photons mid-air, she would always leave a trace and thus, would be caught!

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This makes QKD more lucrative and advantageous than current classical key services. Unlike the latter, which can be compromised by quantum computers, QKD is provably secure forever from any attacks in the future, thus making it highly desirable. …

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Quantum space scientist, thinker, disrupter, feminist, poet, speaker.

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