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-- Foxnews.com live we're glad -- with us on -- Tuesday afternoon and if you watch -- the last several weeks -- know that this is show.
That aims to identify not just problems that we as Americans face but solutions.
And we try to introduce you to people who have come up with solutions to.
Problems big and small.
And today we're gonna have the -- -- be split up into two different parts first wouldn't talk about solution.
Four -- scientists at NASA and for folks who like to know what's going on in the world beyond just the planet earth.
And how some folks have Donna great job with the curiosity rover which is recently.
Just landed on the surface of Mars and we'll talk about that in a moment and then the second half of the show is -- -- deal.
With some technology that's out there.
To help everybody deal with the information overload whether it's in your in box who were.
In your email accounts and ways that we can better organize our lives in this in this growing environmental.
World with social media and the like so let's start now who I go inside the design in the creation of the largest and most advanced.
Space exploration robot.
We mentioned this is called curiosity landing -- just within the last day or so on the surface of Mars the problem here could -- exploration and outer space help us.
Here at home.
At least we hope is the curiosity.
Mars mission in Tony if you so is chairman of the board of Siemens PLM software.
You can find them on Twitter at Siemens PL and we're so glad to talk to you sir thanks very much talked to me about your involvement Siemens involvement with the design.
Of the curiosity rover what did you guys do.
Well Rick we were involve -- healthy and -- scientists and engineering teams.
With 3-D software.
They used our 3-D software simulation software to -- is 3-D lifelike model.
The spacecraft the rover picture and then to study that model to analyze that model and go through simulations to be sure that.
Everything would fit together everything would be assembled in the right way.
And then old ones along with that 3-D model they also did simulations.
The flight -- eight and a half month like that going through very diverse temperature ranges.
Finally landing on Mars going from thirteen thousand miles an hour down to two.
And then the sky crane lowering the rover.
Two miles an hour this whole simulation.
And all that dynamics that were.
And forecast through this range.
Motion and movement.
We're simulated through -- software by that NASA scientists.
Infuriating you know doing simulations doing generations.
And doing this before they had to build any prototype hardware and so -- they could get a good feeling for their design criteria and they're expected.
Performances by doing these simulations and then making changes in modifying it to optimize the conditions they were looking for well first -- -- yesterday to really help.
I apologize for the delay here but I wanted to congratulate you on what has.
So far just been an extraordinary.
Of -- taking place.
And and I'm just wondering since you're talking about all of these simulations.
That your company helped the scientists to sort of you know dream about before hand.
Has everything gone according to plan today as everything that's happened so far was that all -- told.
Abide by the information that you were able to come up with ahead of time.
Well I tell you really -- congratulations go to the NASA engineers and they just did a fabulous job they had a Grand Slam with this project.
And through a 78 years there are studying and their development.
Their work their simulations that turned out to be right.
They touched down on Mars right where the expected to.
Write about it this second they expected to so I think -- fabulous job with these simulations.
And they can be used not only these same kind of tools can be used in many other areas.
Our mobiles planes trains.
Golf clubs so these techniques are available to use in other areas of course that.
NASA scientist or more advanced than most of the projects that we come across.
Talk to me more and in more specifics about the some of the other uses for this technology.
You mentioned automobile you -- a number of things but let's start with automobiles how could some of this technology.
That you provided to NASA be used.
With the -- off with the manufacturing of automobiles for example.
-- well -- -- -- our software is used with most of the automotive across the whole world -- and they used it almost for the same sort of being of course not through as harsh as an environment.
They use it to create that 3-D models of what the vehicle could look like.
They're able to look at these bottles before they have to spend any.
Money on expensive prototype hardware so they get a feeling for the new design a new style what it might look like they get a feeling for taking it through a crash simulation.
Performance and handling.
They do all this virtual simulation in the software on the computer and then when it looks right.
They do because they do -- to it whenever they -- right then they then invest in the prototype hardware.
To do the final checks against the simulations that that would predictive performance.
Also they then use these models that then feed the manufacturing process that helped create these guys and -- with the assembly.
The automobiles this is a process that's used as -- can automobiles.
Airplanes vacuum cleaners cameras.
Is -- for a range of products.
-- me about your relationship -- relationship with NASA.
Obviously so far so good.
What do you foresee in the future as far as about partnerships between your company and the space agency.
No we're pleased to continue to work with the NASA team -- -- great partner they're always pushing it pushing the edge on our software technology.
We work with them they give us their -- -- -- ideas about what they need in the software.
We think the investment.
On our own nickel to put that in our software and work with them to.
Really achieve that kind of breakthroughs that they're looking for and -- technology.
We create a collaboration technology with them.
Capability where they can.
Have a whole design team located in many different locations along with -- supply base.
He built a look at these models and simulations are real time look across multiple collaboration environments.
We also created -- databases where they could store that this information.
Over a -- of information that they had created and that they're able to monitor real time.
As they -- doing these tests so.
They had a fresh most recent data right there available to them at any moment that they want to look at so all this.
Type of collaboration and information technology database technology.
Is something that we continue to advance as we work with that NASA team.
-- -- wondering your take is someone in the private sector and we have watched the end of the of NASA's shuttle program.
And a lot of talk now about the future of space exploration.
The future of our space program.
And how really the private sector is going to have to step up.
Because it seems as though.
The federal government the dollars are just not going to be there moving forward for some of these programs that have been in place.
For so long so from where you sit inside the private sector.
What are you were feelings that you're sort of off thoughts about the future of space exploration.
And the role.
That private businesses including your own we'll have to play in that.
Well I think it makes a lot of sense.
And you know we've been like watching the space agencies make some contracts with the private it firms and they do make a lot of sense.
They're developing contracts with the private firms that -- not cost plus.
It used to be private firm -- get it cost plus contract with a guaranteed profit in it.
What they're doing now with contract -- with them on the basis of a milestone contract.
Where their private company has to meet these milestones.
-- unless they meet those milestones.
They won't get paid so this is really.
Effective for our our our tax holders and effective use of the dollars from the public.
Also -- this kind of performance to milestones are really unleashes.
And productivity and innovation of the private companies that there's still -- certainly motivated.
To get the job done on time with high quality and the results that.
That the government is looking for.
Also the you know this really does free up the government money as you talked about though limited government funds yeah they're really frees them up to go to the next frontier.
To move off did things like Mars instead of the space shuttle which has been invested in for number years and now the private sector can pick that up -- run with that.
And then the government committed maybe buy seats on their space shelves as the get -- commercialized.
Tony -- everything.
Tell -- -- -- is the chairman of the board for Siemens PLM software.
A company that has helped.
In in its project involving the curiosity rover now.
On the surface of the planet Mars thank you very much Sarah really appreciate your insight here and thank you for your time.
Rick thanks but nice but what you have a good day you too -- -- -- -- quick break and then when we come back we're gonna sort of shift gears a little bit we're gonna talk about some of the problems.
That we all face in our everyday lives especially when it comes to our email in boxes how do we.
The did the sort of the mail that we have to read immediately.
But what I get from my wife and she's wondering why I'm not emailing her back right away vs this up the you can put offered sort of throw away altogether.
There's someone -- come up with a solution for that we'll talk to her -- come right back -- -- Everybody I'm thankful but you can find me on Twitter at Rick -- down so our next problem has to do with your email -- the inbox.
Problem is email overload the solution could be seen box joining us is Dmitri Italy and off -- -- VP -- growth.
Of same box you can find -- on Twitter act same box also joining us is Marianne.
Second -- Who's president of keep holdings.
This whistle dot com the parent company this -- And thank you very much for coming and talk to both the view about this.
Because what have you has got has a company that helps people with overloaded email in boxes in -- -- and we'll talk to about.
Too many subscription emails and let me start with you -- tell me about the same box what's the deal here.
-- We have the problem world facing every day is the number of emails that we receive continues to grow -- had a number of studies done recently in fact the latest one just cannot a couple of days ago by -- That said that an average person spends thirteen hours a week.
Respond reading and responding to emails.
So that's almost 30% of of our time.
And new thing about it is not really productive use of our time because by definition when -- reading someone's email you are you being reactive.
And an average person gets a 110 emails per day.
And if you're actually corporate -- your number is closer to 200.
And so that the problem with this -- if all losing those word million dollar business opportunities.
Everything will be fine that we would complain but unfortunately that's just not the case.
I -- what we found that same -- you know.
Those who -- it seemed bucks is an average in box contains only 40%.
And everything else is not really it's not spam it's not really junk.
But it's stuff that doesn't mean to interrupt you you know he could be newsletters notification from social networks.
Long email threads you know he -- from -- sales people or Europe and sending you pictures of cute cats something like that.
And all of this creates this it's just it's not just a waste of time to decrease this feeling of drowning.
Because you're you're trying to clear read your emotion respond to everybody and you get back in the morning back into the office and your inbox is overflowing.
Yeah it's it really got -- you create anxiety.
When I try to be organized to try to get rid of stuff and then you know.
Not an hour later I'm already I feel like a Marty back under water.
With too many guys over my head so -- -- -- same box tell me how does somebody how does how does your product.
Helped to sort of weed out the emails that are not necessarily the most and.
Port and sure so what what -- software does -- we analyze the kind of do what's important to you personally based on your past behavior.
We look at just a really long list of factors things like you know how far back your relationship with somebody goes.
Whose emails you read how long it takes to read them -- losing doesn't respond to how long it takes it to respond and the list just goes on and on.
And based on this we decide what's important to you so we keep the important emails in your in box and everything else -- move out of your inbox into -- suffered folder.
And we send your summary once today of those on important Nina wells so this we can focus on what's important in your -- but still not missing thing.
So what I personally do was I going to -- -- a folder couple times a day when I have time.
Skim through it and most of -- -- -- -- leading most of them or if something catches my attention.
Where -- experiencing what -- about job.
You can just drag it back to your inbox or vice Versa and it teaches us for the future.
-- so you can change your settings if for example your software.
That you absolutely want to get those emails from.
You know person acts and you really don't you can you can tell the same box hey I don't wanna keep getting these emails.
You just literally just moving email from here and walks through this -- -- saying later folder.
Just move it there and that teaches us by itself and musical theater for this is really nice how much does how much -- -- -- for someone to Nazis and boxer it's.
It's five dollars a month but here's here's an interesting thing we have a free trial for two weeks.
And if you get at least sixty emails per day literally one into people who try the product.
End up staying with us after the trial and -- don't -- tighter credit card there's no strings attached nothing.
It's really -- council and still almost won in two people actually more than one and two people.
Stay with us afterwards good -- and added to the others -- nearly real quickly that it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- Sure so there there is if it's not a it has -- you -- -- -- download on your computer that works anywhere you check your email on your work computer home computer laptop iPhone iPod and you anywhere.
And you don't need to and so I think just go to same blogs dot com answered email and password.
And you're all set will do the rest mutually enough with same box and he just gave the website sandbox dot com and you can find them on Twitter.
That same box to meet you thanks so much for your time we appreciate it.
Thanks for having me.
-- let's talk about this weasel.
Dot com now with Marianne -- -- doll whose president keep holdings which is the parent company of this whistle dot com thanks for coming in what is this -- dot com.
-- -- free app for consumers that lets them clean up their inbox and keep it clean.
We help consumers easily unsubscribe from the -- they no longer wish to receive.
And -- -- take the ones they do want to receive and roll them up into a daily swirled we call it it's an aggregated email where there's one email.
Instead of Brazilians.
And it's the brands and the services that you want to hold on to but packaged up nicely into one message today.
How do we subscribe to I mean I feel like I get emails.
That say that you are currently subscribed.
You know on our email list I don't ever remember.
Giving them my information or asking to to be subscribe exactly so a lot of times when you make a purchase online and e-commerce is growing like crazy people are buying more and more online and sometimes the retailer.
Doesn't really follow the rules.
And they checked that little box for you -- and if you don't uncheck it you may end up subscribed to there.
Daily or weekly newsletter and there are times when it says if you wish to unsubscribe click here and -- it's not as simple as they would have you believe that it is and you can.
Continue to get emails that you don't wanna get and so that's -- this was of that money comes -- so so okay so how how do you how do you let the had a wide as a subscriber to this was a dot com but I don't -- let you know which ones I want which -- -- don't want.
Great question and a lot of the services out there.
-- so much user directed -- and ours is so we don't guess what you might want we don't predict.
There's great services for that we actually let you tell us so it's kind of like we go hand in hand.
You give us your email address and authorization -- to your email account.
-- -- studied the emails we scanned them all to look for bulk senders for retailers we recognized and for the word unsubscribe.
So we pull those forward to take some may be thirty seconds for a large and box to do that -- We then present them -- and say here you go here's all the commercials and using your inbox and one by one you just click on subscribe unsubscribe.
Or you don't because you want to keep them in their inbox it's as simple as that.
Now you mentioned that you we give you power email address and -- access to the accounts -- Of course concerns about privacy here we actually have to give you -- password to our email account.
So you don't give us -- the you don't give us your past where did you enter the password but we don't get it.
So we kind of sit with you you you would be such and such a Yahoo.com you typing your password that gives us authorization into your account -- -- You tell us what you want us to do we do it together with you and then we don't do anything else so privacy is a big issue we take it very seriously.
You and they're written in English anyone can understand them.
So there's no -- no hocus -- going on.
I just -- though about security dramatic about my own email account.
And emails that I had sort of stored in saves which contain personal information.
But I would not want.
Anyone just anyone to to have access to but if I were to sign up with this -- dot com what I basically be giving you.
You know -- authorizing beauty look at my -- would -- be giving you that information or at least access.
That information for the time that it takes for you to come up with a list for the time that it takes.
We wouldn't be able to get it because we're not looking ports we've built our software to look for bulk senders to something called -- header.
Behind the scenes and every email we know to look for known retailers note merchants.
We look for that we look for bulk and we look for that on subscribe link so we don't look for words like see -- later honey.
We wouldn't even find that.
This -- dot com you can find them on Twitter at.
-- is -- Marianne -- dollars president of keep holdings the parent company.
This was a dot com thanks very much like nice to meet you -- -- -- -- -- -- federal or are we to take a quick break.
And then when we come back -- -- -- -- about more ways to stay organized in this mobile world when we come right back -- -- Rick pulled I'm Blake -- -- foxnews.com live the show is solution America we talk about the problems that Americans face.
And the folks -- are coming up with solutions to those problems.
And this is a problem the pretty much everybody faces and that is to stay organized.
While on the go so how do you do that.
In the natively organized is a possible solution and Elizabeth.
You can find them on Twitter at Goldman -- is nice to see you Elizabeth thanks for joining us.
-- think for having me tell me about innovative way organize.
Sure -- admittedly organizes their productivity consulting firm here in Seattle and I started about five years ago.
With the golden save people time I really want to figure out how -- we save people time.
And help -- be more productive at work helped them be more productive at home.
And helping ensure that they're getting the right things done in the day and right now -- really overwhelming for people is all the digital clutter in the world.
-- email that they have to manage all the attacks messages.
Social media that there interacting -- As well as all that paper the other coming across and how many organize gotten did you dollar virtual notebooks even.
Let's talk first about schedules.
My calendar shorter I have an iPhone and I've got the calendar all set up and I really I don't even use.
-- paper calendar anymore.
But talk to -- -- wanted to go through these tips 11 by one we've got four of them on the screen but first managing your schedules.
From a mobile device what's the best way to do that Elizabeth.
Well the first thing you want to think about when your managing your schedule from a mobile device is you really -- to use an online to do list.
You want to make sure that you are actually -- organizing things with that stimulus that goes with you -- -- that you're sharing those calendars of multiple people.
In -- you are pretty not disappointments with the other people on your calendar but also appointments with yourself -- you're using that time blocking math and to really ensure that you're getting things done that -- near -- to do list.
And you to -- list and matching up with your time and where it's going.
The next tip that you have is to think paper -- why does that help people.
You get more organized.
Yeah well especially when you're mobile and you're on the -- there's a lot of professionals that we deal list.
Don't have a traditional office anymore or even if they do have a traditional office they're not sitting there in the -- All the time throughout the day and so one of the things that we actually wanna keep in mind it with those professionals is dot.
They aren't carrying around that huge baskets -- bins of paper with -- all their meetings.
They're carrying around a mobile device or media have glittery little laptop -- they need to have all of our stuff -- and then.
And all organize is it labeled properly in available on news mobile places to go with them.
I'm not sure if you heard our last two guests Elizabeth but they were.
Two people who come up with ideas ways to help people organize their email in boxes.
And that is another one of your tips for ways that people can stay organized what do you think is the best way to do it.
Well what things that we think is it it doesn't that's silly come down to having in -- -- to cool great piece of software we like to say in order to -- organized it's all about you creating new habits and doing them consistently.
So we light -- is set up a folder structure for you.
Make sure that you are organizing your.
As it arrives they need to go ahead hit the reply button insert that person and Helmand Yasser -- -- -- available for that meeting next week.
-- -- take longer than two minutes and then you need to move it over into a folder that helps you prioritize things.
One of the list folders that I loved to recommend is called.
By the end of the day so if I'm even -- -- Nadal.
And it running between meetings to meeting and I didn't email -- asking me for a reporter for a document that.
I know I can finding get to -- but it's gonna take me a little bit longer than two minutes.
Then I'll move it over and -- folder called by the end of the day and then I know exactly and those -- the things I need to do before.
I have complete work for the day and then I also set aside a lot of the mounds.
In a folder that's called end of week.
So that we know before you leave work on Friday afternoon here's -- -- -- -- -- to happen before you finish out your weekend outweigh.
It's all done in you don't have to worry about it Monday morning.
You know in my house my wife has a rule that if I have an article of clothing.
In my closet that I haven't -- in two years.
That it goes to good will no ifs -- -- rain -- so when it comes to my email inbox is -- sort of a rule of thumb that you have.
Because I have a lot of emails.
From some of these junk emails that they've just had sort of stayed in my inbox I had never opened them I'd never deleted them they're still there.
And that number of unread.
Email sort of haunts me everytime I log -- to my email account.
Some of these emails have been there for months is there a rule cannot go and automatically delete or mark as read.
Some of these old emails.
You cannot one of the things that we'd like to say -- -- working with our clients as consultants.
We don't -- silly recommend you delete economy now almost it's absolutely trashed because we want you haven't historical record of what it is.
But it should not live in your inbox we want to make sure the you can have deer and box.
And your movie and it overtook place where it belongs so if you signed up for a lot -- -- industry newsletters.
Or you're getting lots of retailer mass email take things are -- you haven't subscribed to you want so they're not spam.
But there -- essentially still cluttering your inbox is just because it arrived at 11 o'clock doesn't mean if -- read it at 11 o'clock -- We want to make sure that all of those you can set -- the rules send him over if -- for online retailers.
Make a folder called shopping in or something like battered discount codes.
Move all of those emails over and it -- folder using a ruler of Sulzer.
You can do the same thing if you sign up for an industry related newsletters I mean we have a lot of real estate agents that we Wear flats and they get real -- News all the time in their.
They can go and read it.
-- aren't -- many of us where.
Really think we're gonna have time to then you don't actually make the time we actually put it that slot on their calendar.
And make sure that they.
They have -- I'm the one hour and email.
Elizabeth it'll actually I didn't have foundered in -- natively organized.
On Twitter -- -- organizes it on the web -- innovative we organized dot com Elizabeth great advice thank you so much for joining us really appreciate it.
Thanks for having me.
In the chat room Griffin 57 -- whenever I say I'm gonna get organize it less about a week just like diets and exercise.
And we want to mention that if your interest in learning more about the curiosity Mars rover that we talked about the top of the show.
Go to NASA dot gov for more information on all of that.
Thanks to all of our guests and thanks to you for taking part in the show we really appreciate it we'll see you again next time.
On solution America I'm -- down have a great day everybody.
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