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The Technologies Poised to Change the World in 2019

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It is not easy to imagine a technology that will receive as much publicity as the blockchain did last year but there’s little doubt that other new and innovative technologies will make even greater...
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How is Moore’s Law becoming irrelevant in the age of Quantum Computing?

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Growing up in the late '80s - early '90s was an exciting time when household Computing was becoming the new trend as Personal computers became smaller & cheaper with intuitive graphical interfaces and added...
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Data Driven Statistics, Trends & Facts 2018

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The most challenging part for me personally when writing a blog is to find the relevant data driven statistics about that particular topic. Often it takes a considerable amount of time to figure out...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook – Part I

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In 2019, Facebook crossed a red line. The company announced the Libra project. Before digging into Libra, let’s get a very brief history lesson on Facebook. Back in the 2000’s, Mark Zuckerberg, a 23 year...
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Agile Management: The Good, The Bad, and the Downright Ugly

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Companies are constantly reinventing themselves to gain or maintain competitive advantage and market share. This is nothing new. What is new is the increasing use of the term Agile in business management to describe fast-paced companies...
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5 lessons on how to fight bias in AI from Pause Fest

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Lessons from Google, Microsoft, and the best tech companies Last week I was invited by KJR, a strategic IT advisory firm, to speak on their panel at Pause Fest on ‘The risk is real: uncovering...
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Genius entrepreneurs had their super-power sources of intelligence?

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It does seem so, so make these sources work for you … Are all successful entrepreneurs — think the Sergei Brins and the Jack Mas of this world, from the lost continent of Atlantis? Or...
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Amazon spreading its wings far & wide

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Who would have thought a company which started off as an online book store back in 1994 would not only go on to redefine online retail, but become a trillion dollar tech giant which...
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4 Reasons Why Starlink is a Terrible Investment

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“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana  In 2015 Elon Musk presented Starlink as the next revolution in global internet satellite communications. This constellation of twelve thousand small satellites...
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How big are the ‘Big Techs’?

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Looking back at the market cap of some of the largest companies in the World in the past 20 years, one can see how the underlying macroeconomic theme has evolved. This theme is driven...
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Microsoft Having An ‘Edge’ Over Chrome

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A comeback from the revered underdog A Brief History I was never a fan of browsers, well to be exact I was only a fan of one, Chrome. It has been my reliable go-to browser for the...
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An Unwelcome & Unavoidable Technological Contest

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Innovation & Technological superiority have become the central themes of International influence and there is no better depiction of this than in the current tariff war between U.S & China which has converted into...
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The whole is more of the sum of its parts. How to grow big...

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A circular data economy creates a corporate advantage for the entire ecosystem. What to consider when acquiring or divesting, no matter the asset (a company, a patent, or training for yourself)? As a result of...
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Latin American Cloud Battlefield: Tech Giants Fighting in Public and Private Clouds

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No doubt about that Cloud computing is leading in recent years the innovation in the tech industry. From the high-powered new infrastructure and more usage of the open-source options, companies are using these available...
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Difference between Big Data & The Internet of Things

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Here is the list of most educational content from my Tweets this week. Hope they provide some value to the readers. Follow me @fklivestolearn for more! Begin your journey of self discovery with an...
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Libra may be the end for Facebook: Part 2

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Facebook’s choice to issue a centralized, semi-anonymous, permissioned token (Libra) is puzzling. First, Facebook’s understanding of the concept of modern money seems ambiguous at best, this is because Facebook indicated that Libra will be...
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Why Twitter Can’t Make Money Charging a Subscription Fee

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Twitter comes in a respectable second place amongst social media firms with a very respectable 336 million worldwide active users (67 million in the United States) falling behind only Facebook, which tops the charts at 2.27 billion (242...