21
feb

Dark future of data wars inevitable unless consumers push back, author warns

The online campaign to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election is a prelude to a dark future where data will become weaponized by hostile states, unless regulators and consumers push back, says the author of a new book on how to fix the crisis of trust in Silicon Valley.
"There will be major international crises and probably wars built around data," Andrew Keen says. "There will be a hot data war at some point in the future."

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/dark-future-of-data-wars-inevitable-unless-consumers-push-back-author-warns/article38028827/?cmpid=rss1

21
feb

21st Century Networking? Welcome to the Lock-In

Industry pundits are fond of saying that the communications market is in the middle of "unprecedented" innovation. Not true. We’ve actually seen this level of creativity before — way back in the 1970s. That was the era when developments in microprocessors set off a huge explosion in computing.
And yet it was also when success was constrained by the proprietary nature of the technology.

http://www.lightreading.com/nfv/nfv-strategies/21st-century-networking-welcome-to-the-lock-in-/a/d-id/740688?_mc=RSS_LR_EDT

21
feb

Accenture presents services for testing AI systems

Technology outsourcing company Accenture launched new services for testing artificial intelligence (AI) systems.
Powered by “Teach and Test” methodology to help companies build, monitor and measure reliable AI systems within their own infrastructure or in the cloud, .
Accenture’s “Teach and Test” methodology ensures that AI systems are producing the right decisions in two phases. The “Teach” phase focuses on the choice of data, models and algorithms that are used to train machine learning.

http://www.infotechlead.com/bpo/accenture-presents-services-testing-ai-systems-53281

20
feb

Challenges in Scaling Blockchain for Market Growth: Q&A with Jeff Koyen

Scaling challenges are a part of the natural growing pains of any emerging industry or technology, and blockchain is certainly not immune. Some potential issues have led naysayers to discount the blockchain’s role in a future world economy. But as Jeff Koyen, Strategic Advisor of 360 Blockchain says, “When the first commercial flights started, there was a real fear that we’d see planes crashing into each other and falling from the sky.”

https://investingnews.com/daily/tech-investing/blockchain-investing/blockchain-challenges-emerging-technology-market-growth/

19
feb

Bright Stuff: de 3 beste draadloze koptelefoons

Deze draadloze dopjes, noise-cancelling headset en budget-koptelefoon raden wij aan. Bij Bright worden wij doorlopend gevraagd naar onze favoriete smartphone, laptop, koptelefoon, wifi-router, noem maar op. Daar wilden we al heel lang iets mee doen en dat is Bright Stuff geworden. Een koopgids waar je doorlopend de beste producten in de meest essentiële categorieën vindt. De krenten uit de pap die we iedereen aanraden.

https://www.bright.nl/bright-stuff/bright-stuff-de-3-beste-draadloze-koptelefoons

19
feb

Big Data with Bigger Implications: an Interview with Nav Kesher

While it seems that essentially everyone has a social media account in some capacity, whether it be Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or all of the above, few users actually understand how the systems and applications function. The increasing amount of user engagement on these media platforms also means that now more than ever, companies are able to pick up on behavioral and purchasing habits in addition to user tastes and opinions. Nav Kesher is an experienced data scientist at the center of a constantly evolving digital landscape. Working for the likes of Facebook and Amazon, Kesher has successfully been able to organize, utilize, and make sense of the vast amounts of consumer information scattered across the web.

https://www.techsling.com/2018/02/big-data-bigger-implications-interview-nav-kesher/

15
feb

Don’t Buy Bitcoin: Buy The Tech Behind It

It’s no secret that crypto incubators and hedge funds get access to the best deals because of their inside connections… But, now, for a short time there is a way for regular investors to ride on the coat tails of one of the most connected teams in crypto… Right in your brokerage account. In short: The team behind Global Blockchain Technologies ( CSE: BLOC ; OTC: BLKCF ) could be one of the best ways to play the crypto boom.

https://oilprice.com/Finance/investing-and-trading-reports/Dont-Buy-Bitcoin-Buy-The-Tech-Behind-It.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+oilpricecom+%28Oil+Price.com+Daily+News+Update%29

15
feb

Don’t Buy Bitcoin: Buy The Tech Behind It

It’s no secret that crypto incubators and hedge funds get access to the best deals because of their inside connections… But, now, for a short time there is a way for regular investors to ride on the coat tails of one of the most connected teams in crypto… Right in your brokerage account. In short: The team behind Global Blockchain Technologies ( CSE: BLOC ; OTC: BLKCF ) could be one of the best ways to play the crypto boom.

https://oilprice.com/Finance/investing-and-trading-reports/Dont-Buy-Bitcoin-Buy-The-Tech-Behind-It.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+oilpricecom+%28Oil+Price.com+Daily+News+Update%29

15
feb

Streamlined Data-Driven Solutions with Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

T4G (originally Technologies for Growth) offers a broad range of creative thinkers and technical experts to help streamline the process of data-driven business transformation. They provide end-to-end technology solutions. Their goal is to make an organization more efficient, rationalized, and competitive in the modern world of constant change. According to T4G and Gary Filan, Vice President of Analytics: “Our approach to Data Science and BI means you get speed, accountability, and results.

http://www.dataversity.net/streamlined-data-driven-solutions-advanced-analytics-artificial-intelligence/

14
feb

Instagram Unleashes the Ultimate Weapon for Marketers

In the battle of the social media networks, Instagram’s latest salvo against the competition may be a powerful new marketing tool for brands.
The new “regram” feature Instagram is testing allows users to repost content for the first time by adding public feed posts from other users to their Instagram Stories, and it could make the platform a more dominant brand-discovery platform.

http://www.adweek.com/digital/brian-killen-shareiq-guest-post-instagram-regram/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+adweek%2Fall-news+%28Adweek+All%29