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How IoT Solutions Are Shifting Opportunities in the Supply Chain

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The Internet of Things (IoT) may have started small, but it’s becoming a major factor in the world economy. In fact, IoT-related spending is expected to grow nearly 15% from 2017 to 2018 alone,...
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Anatomy of a Phishing Scam

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Avoid Being Tricked By The Automated Army Of Hackers Part I: Identifying the Problem “Phishing” is the practice of fooling unsuspecting people into voluntarily giving away their most sensitive data—user names, passwords, social security number, birth dates, and...
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Why is real-time data processing so challenging?

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Real-time data analysis is all about closing the gap between data collection, analysis, and action. With ever-increasing volumes of data being generated every second, analytics solutions need to keep up the pace. Businesses across...
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Keeping mHealth Apps Secure: What Developers Can Do to Keep User Data Private in...

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Former hacker and cybersecurity expert Alissa Knight talks about her latest research on vulnerabilities in data privacy for the telemedicine and health app space. Telemedicine and mobile health space can take simple, basic steps...
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Good Security Protects Us From Ourselves

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Data you collect is vulnerable to hackers. They might make direct attacks or compile seemingly unrelated and non-threatening information. That ultimately puts people at risk. Victor Santoyo has made a living guarding against and swatting...
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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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Has General AI Exceeded the Intellectual Capacity of Humans?

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Machines are outsmarting humans not only in games but also in the labor market. In many fields today, the use of pattern recognition and big-data analysis show how AI’s capacities have already exceeded those...
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Blockchain and Data Storage: A Perfect Match?

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Data. It’s fast becoming one of the world’s most highly-prized resources. Indeed, its recent proliferation is virtually our raison d'être here at Data Driven Investor. Of course, us DDI folk are not the only ones who believe...
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5 Actionable Tips for Summarizing Your Data for Presentations

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No matter what field you are in, giving a presentation is part and parcel of the job. You may have data to share with your team, your managers, or with stakeholders, and presentations are...
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Data Apocalypse Later

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“Experience as a whole is not something that anyone can be spared”. — Hans-Georg Gadamer Data Driven is a Car Crash? Thinking about -and operating in -an unknowable future is hard. But being data driven sure helps...
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Linear Discriminant Analysis in the Financial Market

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When it comes to finance, every investor wants to make sure they are putting their money in the right places. The last thing they need is having one of their debtors or investments go...
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How Smart Investors Use Alternative Intelligence Data to Discover Opportunities

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Investors these days need all the edges they can get. Information is widely available, and there is no shortage of smart competitors ready to act quickly. Data analysis holds the key to unearthing value....
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Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence; How They are Perpetuating Each Other’s Progress

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Before I even delve into these, if not the most, existential topics known to modern man, let’s delve into how these topics relate to us as humans. So, neuroscience. Basically, the brain studying itself....
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 1

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I tweet & retweet a lot of useful info graphics (FinTech, AI, Big Data, Computing, Markets etc.) everyday on my Twitter handle but you can never get to everyone who is looking for such...
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How do Regression Trees Work?

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Previously we spoke about decision trees and how they could be used in classification problems. Now we shift our focus onto regression trees. Regression trees are different in that they aim to predict an...
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What’s the Hype Surrounding GPT-3?

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It’s only been about two months since GPT-3 was released by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) research organization backed by Elon Musk. However, GPT-3 has since taken the technology industry by storm. Social media...
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Please don’t let the data speak!

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The world of data and analytics is full of misunderstanding and misinformation. Unfortunately, a lot of this is perpetuated not just by data laypersons but by professionals of all kinds—from data scientists to vendors,...
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5 Artificial Intelligence Trends To Watch This Year

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Expect a broad range of AI-enabled significant advancements in 2019. From Google searches to handling complex jobs like big data analysis, artificial intelligence (AI) has already started shaping many areas of modern life. In 2018,...
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Blockchain and Data Storage: 3 Promising Projects

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In our previous article, we outlined how blockchain technology can provide tokenized incentives for a more secure, more private, and more cost-effective model of data storage. With that, we could see significant disruptions to...
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The ABCDs of Fintech

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Fintech industry has evolved by leaps & bounds ever since the last Financial crisis of 2008 and the advent of Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies in 2009. These two events actually provided just the right catalyst...