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10 Big Myths About Big Data

Big data is one of the biggest trends in tech today, but can you separate the fact from the fiction? Here we discuss some of the biggest myths surrounding big data.
The Role of IT in Medical Diagnosis

Technology like IBM's Watson is now being used in the field of medical diagnosis, along with many other technological advances, in order to obtain more accurate results.
The Promises and Pitfalls of Machine Learning

Organizations are increasingly turning to machine learning for intelligent data management. However, there are many factors to consider when implementing machine learning.
A Brief History of Web Development

The web has become a tool that nearly everyone uses on a daily basis. But this hasn't always been the case - the world wide web has gone through a slow, transformative evolution.
Naming Conventions: What's the Big Deal?

Conventions are guidelines that are meant to be followed, but what happens when they're not? In programming, Yoda conditions alter the normal syntax, and programmers disagree on whether it's for better or for worse.
How Big Data Is Helping the Insurance Industry

The insurance industry has started using big data as a powerful tool to help give more accurate quotes, offer more personalized products and reduce fraud.
Preparations for the Creation of an Online Store

You want to start an online store, but where do you start? Here we cover some things to consider while setting up your store.
The Antikythera Mechanism: The World's Oldest Analog Computer

Most people think of computing as a relatively modern innovation, but the Antikythera Mechanism proves that assumption wrong. Created over a millennium ago, this device was able to make precise astronomical calculations.
The Innovative Disruption of the Cloud

Technological disruption has always brought change to business, but the scale and speed for which innovative disruption is being brought about by the cloud is like nothing we've seen before.
Choosing a Virtualization Platform

Virtualization can be a big step for a business, but first a choice must be made on which platform to use.There are several to choose from, all with their own advantages and drawbacks.
The Top Five Active Directory Management Pain Points

These five Active Directory pain points highlight some of the reasons that AD is so expensive and so cumbersome to manage.
The Awakening of Ambient Intelligence

Ambient intelligence is technology that surrounds you, and can affect you without you even realizing it. The rise of ambient intelligence has the potential to have a tremendous impact on people's daily lives.
Common Video Compression Artifacts to Watch Out For

Video compression is essential to delivering high-quality content quickly. However, it can also cause problems with the signal.
The Importance of Communication Skills for Technical Professionals

Communication may not be the main focus for IT professionals, but that doesn't mean it isn't essential for them. Proper communication can mean the difference between success and failure.
The Role of Citizen Data Scientists in the Big Data World

Data scientists have long been required for properly interpreting big data, but now citizen data scientists - with a background in business and some training in data analytics - are starting to fill that role.
Build Your Business with Content Marketing

Content marketing is emerging as a powerful strategy by providing consumers with useful content rather than standard advertising.
Why Spark Is the Future Big Data Platform

Hadoop has long been the de facto standard for handling big data, but Spark is starting to gain popularity due to its increased efficiency.
Is It Time to Refresh Your Office Technology?

Should you replace that old computer, printer or server, or just have them repaired? There are many factors to consider when thinking about updating your office equipment.
How Big Data Can Revolutionize Education

Big data is making a big impact in nearly every field these days, and education is no different. This data is helping teachers, administrators and students in their daily lives.
Architects and Builders of the Internet Cathedral

Many hands had a part in the development of the Internet. It was a collaborative effort of the military, academia and private enterprise.
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Tech Pioneers You've Probably Never Heard Of

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Introduction to Databases

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8 Steps to Understanding IP Subnetting

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Creative Disruption: The Changing Landscape of Technology

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How Spreadsheets Changed the World: A Short History of the PC Era

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A data bank is a well-organized and maintained collection of data for easy consultation and use. This data repository is made accessible on local and remote servers... Read more

Drag and drop is a functionality by which users can select an object or a section of text and can move it to a desired location and "drop" it there. Drag and drop... Read more

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Demo mode is short for demonstration mode, and is a feature that is often found in consumer electronics. The main purpose of the demo mode is to demonstrate the... Read more

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