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As English is now the working language in high tech, acquiring sufficient language skills is as important as a strong background in math. Universities and higher vocational education institutions should better prepare future engineers for an English-spoken career, says Marcel Pelgrom.

Headlines

Tesla takes battery production in-house to build 25k car
Noldus digs its heels in against damning Amnesty report
Salvia’s neurostimulatory foils raise 26 million
Battery patenting activity on a runaway
TNO and Lightyear carpool to advance solar tech
Braincreators and Advantech put heads together for AI on the edge
Differ leads search for better electrolysers

Senseglove gets a feel for VR

After developing a physical therapy device for the rehabilitation of stroke victims, Senseglove augmented its scope. Now, the Yes!Delft start-up is using simulators to give trainees at Volkswagen, Google Deepmind and other customers a virtual ‘feel’ for the job.

In other news

Amazon Sidewalk is a new long-range IoT network (Techcrunch)
NASA to build asteroid-hunting space telescope (Ars Technica)
Alibaba unveils its first AI chip (CNBC)

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DataOps: the key to operational AI

With many companies increasingly depending on data, analytics and AI, the quality of the data and the stability of data pipelines are of increasing importance. Make sure you give your data the attention it deserves.