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Tech for change: How emerging tech and big data can be a force for good Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence have a lot of people worried about the future - but there are some in the tech sector thinking about how they can be used for the good of society instead of select companies. James Walker attended a panel discussion on tech for change held at the Aldgate Tower offices of WeWork.
AI creates jobs for real people Since the idea of robots doing jobs that a human can do there has been a widespread fear of what this might mean for the working population in the more advanced economies, where they are more likely to appear in greater numbers first.
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Amazing Ways Big Companies Use AI and Big Data to Drive Success So, we are going to talk about that how Big Companies Use AI and Big Data to Drive Success. This is not to say that industry leaders are necessarily at the forefront of innovation when it comes to these technologies. History provides ample cases of companies failing to utilize the full potential of the tech they were using.
Five new trends in global shipping Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Are the vessels' crew members aware enough of the new requirements of STCW Convention?
Global Investment Association CFA's 2019 Exam Includes Crypto, Blockchain Topics The world-renowned Chartered Financial Analyst examination has added cryptocurrency and blockchain to its curriculum, Bloomberg reports today, July 16.
Orange acquires Cloud firm Basefarm Holding for $410 million Orange acquires Cloud firm Basefarm Holding for $410 million.
Photo-sharing app Vebbler raises pre-Series A funds Photo-sharing app Vebbler has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-Series A round of funding from a group of new and existing investors, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.
CFA exam to include blockchain and cryptocurrency parts from 2019 - finder.com.au It also approaches the space from a financial analysis perspective, rather than from an engineering, business or management standpoint like most other courses, and with a quarter million students taking the exam next year, it might have an impact on cryptocurrency and blockchain adoption globally.
Li Keqiang Index doesn't show a slowdown in Chinese growth Official Chinese GDP numbers released on Monday showed a modest decrease in growth, in line with analyst expectations. The 6.7% year on year increase in the second quarter was down marginally from the 6.8% pace seen in the first three months of the year.
Unleash Data-Driven Decision-Making Through Agile Analytics In other words, data lakes are primed for analytics. Data lakes have given rise to the concept of the "enterprise data bazaar," a useful term coined by 451 Research.
Availability of professional jobs increased by 12.3% in June The availability of professional jobs increased by 12.3 per cent in June compared to the same month a year ago, according to the Morgan McKinley Ireland Employment Monitor.
Big Data Career Notes In this monthly feature, we'll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it's a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we've got the details. Check in each month for an updated list and you may even come across someone you know, or better yet, yourself!
Pentagon Makes Massive New AI Push - Tanks, Ships, Weapons, Drones & Networks The Pentagon is making a massive push to accelerate the application of AI to ships, tanks, aircraft, weapons.
CFA Institute Adds Cryptocurrency, Blockchain to Curriculum It might be the definitive sign that cryptocurrencies have arrived on Wall Street. CFA Institute, whose grueling three-level program has helped train more than 150,000 financial professionals, is adding topics on cryptocurrencies and blockchain to its Level I and II curriculums for the first time next year.
Newcastle Council bosses give green light for city to become world leader in digital technology The city council's cabinet approved bold plans for a technological revolution on Tyneside on Monday night, pledging to use digital sensors and data to revolutionise the way it deals with problems like parking and air pollution.
Brain scientists meet to share data on magic mushrooms and other matters And then there are the magic mushrooms. In one experiment, researchers administered a single moderate dose of psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms, to patients who were severely depressed and resistant to other forms of treatment.
How Big Data and AI Are Driving Business Innovation in 2018 Business innovation is a constant process that enables firms in different industries to come up with more efficient operations, services and products. For this to happen, a steady stream of relevant information needs to be maintained. In the past, the gathering, sorting and analysis of this kind of information was expensive endeavour.
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Big Data Warns About the Dangers of Artificial Intelligence on 'Evolution Once Again': Exclusive Big Data continues to explore the integration of technology in daily life with the new single "Evolution Once Again," premiering exclusively on Billboard today.
Start-Up Fest Montreal: bigger and better Start-Up Fest closed its eighth annual event on Friday evening. Philippe Telio, the founder and producer, told me it was the best so far. "We had the most beautiful venue we've ever had, we had the most beautiful weather, we've had the largest attendance ever." he said.
Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gets a Speed Boost Businesses that have placed their big data and analytics workloads on Azure SQL Data Warehouse should observe improved performance courtesy of a recent enhancements made by Microsoft.
Why TRAI recommendations on data privacy will create big impact Indian telecom regulator TRAI has released its recommendations on privacy, security and ownership of the data in the telecom sector on 16 July 2018.
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