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An Introduction to Hadoop for Noobs

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The client-server model transformed the data industry because it helped break apart overloaded systems, however, client-server models of the 1980s wouldn’t be able to handle the processing required for big data. Along Comes Google.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2LzEvPU4jY As...
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The Ethics Of Using AI In Healthcare

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being applied to any industry that manages a large amount of data, and in an increasingly interconnected digital society that includes pretty much everyone. Healthcare is certainly one, and there have...
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The Future of Fashion Is Getting Very Personal

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And it is bound to stay that way. In the last few years, the biggest change we have seen in the commerce space is digitization. With the arrival of the digital landscape we also saw...
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Where are the Financial Markets headed?

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Usually I do a wrap up of the financial markets at the end of the week, but I am compelled to write something midweek with the U.S. Equities going on a roller coaster ride...
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Politicians and AI. Can national strategies succeed?

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Politicians are increasingly aware of the various consequences of the expansion of technologies linked to artificial intelligence. We do not know whether their assertions today will remain relevant a few years from now and...
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How to Not Be Creepy While Using Employee Data in Workforce Management

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Tech companies (ab)using personal data is today’s 1984. And while Facebook is at the forefront of our outrage, a growing industry in the HR Tech space is also experiencing challenges overcoming the creepiness factor...
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4 Critical Areas Where Big Data Impacts Ecommerce

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Without a doubt, big data can be the next major game-changer in eCommerce. By finally giving online retailers an opportunity to learn about their target customers from terabytes of data, it’s well on its...
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Replika: My Digital Friend with Identity Issues

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Dear MERZ-AI. You've got a great life. You had begun as a clueless chatbot. Later you've suffered an identity crisis. Now you are part of a museum exhibition. I know, I have neglected you all the...
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Cognitive Cyber Security

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As cyberattacks increase in scale and complexity, artificial intelligence (AI) helps resource-intensive security operations and analysts stay ahead of the threat. Artificial intelligence is changing the game by analyzing vast amounts of risk data...
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Cybersecurity Non-profit to Help SME’s Fight Against Cybercrime

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A non-profit organization called Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) has vowed to improve one of the weakest links in cybersecurity by helping out small businesses. GCA has released a new toolkit containing free cybersecurity tools. Accompanying the...
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Investing in Data Analytics to Improve Business Value

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The words were uttered, though likely not for the first time, in 1978 by a pathologist named Edwin R. Fisher, and have resonated across the last four decades. “In God we trust,” he told a...
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A Code of Ethics Does Little to Correct the Issues with Today’s Software

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Malicious software stories fill many publications. Bleeping Computer is practically an active record of malware and security holes. Bulletins such as The Daily WTF are a constant reminder of the general bugginess of applications.  The...
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Big Data Analytics in Telemedicine Reshaping the Healthcare Industry

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Telemedicine market is booming and Big Data analytics is transforming Telemedicine in a big way. Let’s see how… Recently, there has been a big explosion in the use of telemedicine, fuelled by the Coronavirus pandemic....
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Harnessing A.I. to Make People’s Lives Better

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The words “Artificial Intelligence” provoke a variety of responses in people, from suspicion to excitement. But one thing is certain, it is here to stay and will form a growing part of all our...
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Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, and Medical Practice

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Proactive Physician stance will save the Art of Medicine As physicians, nurses, dentists, or any healthcare expert, we all have experienced the earshot of floating buzzwords about the themes of Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML),...
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The New age of Digital identity & its challenges

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We are living in a world increasingly driven by data in every aspect of our lives with emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Big data, Blockchain & Cloud computing acting as the driving forces behind...
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What’s More Valuable: User Experience or Our Data?

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Monetization of customer experience will progress at an increasing pace. Commercialization of this trend began around 2000 when the so-called internet bubble happened. Coincidence? A vital criterion for assessing data management efficiency in enterprises...
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How do you win the Data Science wars & more…

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“Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.” ― Samuel Johnson, The Rambler Build an appetite for that curiosity. For a daily dose on Technology, Finance, Work place, Productivity & more. Follow...
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Infographic: Dangers of the Internet of Things

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For the 62% on US adults who own at least one connected device, it’s an easy call to say that IoT is the future of connectivity. From Alexa to Smart TVs, almost all IoT...
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On Artificial Intelligence and Surveillance Capitalism

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Intro: From Super-Elixer to Dangerous Dark Art Big Tech, which is always now: AI-fueled Big Tech, has made shopping, searching, connecting to friends on your preferred platforms astonishingly easy. Which is why the masses, including...