Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Tech

Five big data use cases for social good

Data science has boomed over the past decade, following advances in mathematics, computing capability, and data storage. Australia’s Industry 4.0 taskforce is busy exploring ways to improve the...

What we learned from Amazon’s sexist hiring algorithm about human behavior

Amazon decided to shut down its experimental artificial intelligence (AI) recruiting tool after discovering it discriminated against women. The company created the tool to trawl the...

Initiative Q: Is it the Next Big Digital Currency?

Could free units of a new digital currency end up being worth thousands of dollars? Initiative Q, which is aggressively marketing itself on social media,...

The Bitcoin story: what the future might hold

A mysterious, anonymous entity known as “Satoshi Nakamoto” posted a white paper on October 31 2008 entitled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System”. It was the...

Internet of Things: Threat to national security and privacy?

We all know personal devices can be hacked, but a whole country’s security could be at risk too. With the rise of the so-called Internet...

How ethnography matters in the big data era

In management circles and beyond, companies are rushing to integrate, adapt and exploit big data in their organisations. Moreover, they are willing to recruit...

Say hello to AICAN

Leer en español. When artificial intelligence has been used to create works of art, a human artist has always exerted a significant element of control...

The role of securitisation in the financial crisis

Securitisation was once lauded as an innovation designed to enhance the resilience and stability of the financial system by redistributing risk efficiently. Yet the...

Open-source hardware offers advanced protection against hacking

Imagine you had a secret document you had to store away from prying eyes. And you have a choice: You could buy a safe...
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Sigfox CONNECT: An event which leaves an impression

This year, join us in Berlin to be part of the Sigfox Connect experience. Discover a fantastic line-up of speakers across the two days, workshops and...

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