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Open Source Vulnerabilities Are on the Rise: Here’s What You Need to Know


The consistent rise in open source usage, along with headline-grabbing data breaches like Equifax that exploited vulnerabilities in open source components, may finally...

AI's Got Some Explaining to Do


AI systems usually operate like a black box: Data is input and data is output, but the processes that transform that data are a mystery. This is why there is a need for...

Are Cryptocurrencies the True Future of the World's Economy?


Although some people say that cryptocurrencies represent the true future of the world economy, critics argue that no matter how significant they could be, they will...

Job Role: Data Scientist


What does a data scientist do in the context of artificial intelligence and machine learning work? A better question would be: What do data scientists NOT do?

AI Advances in Architecture: How the Machines Can Help Us Build a New World


Architecture seems one of those disciplines where artificial intelligence (AI) apparently stands no chance against human creativity and flexibility. However, it is...

8 Hot Jobs in Information Systems (and What You Need to Know to Get Them)


Almost every organization must now rely on IT professionals. Many of these jobs are very well-paid, come with many benefits and are among the most desirable careers....

How AI Is Personalizing Entertainment


We've come a long way from the days of broadcast TV. Now we can watch what we want when we want, and artificial intelligence can help us pick out what to watch next!

Energy (In)Efficiency In Blockchain Consensus


Innovations are working toward solutions that could alleviate some of the energy consumption in existing PoW blockchains. But if PoW networks continue to grow, it seems...

Data Catalogs and the Maturation of the Machine Learning Market


Finding valuable insight is not a question of simply amassing as much data as possible, but of finding the right data. This is why businesses are turning to data...

Amazing AI Advances in Education: Benefits and Controversies


AI is being implemented in schools, but how helpful is it, really? While it has the potential to cut down on repetitive and mundane tasks for teachers, it must be...

Edge Computing: The Next Phase of IT


Edge computing processes data where it is collected, rather than sending it back to a central repository. How will this affect IT infrastructure, especially in the...

Occupational Hazard: The Pitfall of Automation


Could you be fired by an automated process? It happened to one man due to human error and a lack of oversight of automated systems. See how this could've been prevented,...

Driverless Cars: Levels of Autonomy


Either a car can drive itself or it can't, right? Not necessarily. There are actually six levels of autonomy, as classified by the Society of Automotive Engineers, each...

Your Video Tech Could Be Putting Your Company at Risk


Videos can be priceless tools in your business, but if you don't protect them properly, they can also reveal priceless company secrets to your competitors.

Eco-Karma: How Climate Change Is Harming Data Infrastructure


The IT industry has contributed significantly to climate change, but it seems that Mother Nature is poised to strike back. Here we examine some of the consequences of...

Experts


How can data analytics help smaller companies compete with bigger competitors?


Data analytics helps you make decisions based on principles rather than emotions. I’ve found that making decisions based on principle yields me better, more...

How can data analytics help companies build stronger branding strategies?


Many times data analytics will help you determine who your customers actually are vs. who you think your customers are. Once you know who your customers actually are and...

What benefit can real-time data provide that data at rest can't?


Real-time data allows you to impact the customer's experience in real time. You can’t do that with data at rest. In today’s world, people are looking for...

What does a data management platform do?


The core function of a data management platform is to take in information from diverse sources and present it well. A data management platform can take in structured or...

What's better, a platform or a bring-your-own machine learning algorithm on AWS?


These days, many companies integrate machine learning solutions into their analytics tool set to enhance brand management, improve customer experience and increase...