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8 Jobs That Will Go Extinct by 2030

<i>By Caroline Banton, Contributor</i><p>As technology continues to improve, future job forecasts will likely be dim for some workers.<p>Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, addressed the future of jobs in developed economies in an insightful TED Talk. McAfee suggested that …

What if we had a Secretary of the Future?

March 01, 2016 | 5:00 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2016/02/29/elections/secretary-future/secretary-future/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Economic Data

As Robots Steal Millennials’ Jobs, Young Workers Focus On Skills, Not Careers

R2-D2, Baymax and WALL-E may have you thinking all robots are cute and harmless, but you probably won't feel that way when they put you out of work. …

Want Millennials to Stay? Invest in Corporate Learning.

With this year's college graduation ceremonies on the near horizon, employers are once again tuning in to how best to attract and retain the new workforce generation.<p>Guy Berger, PhD, Economist at LinkedIn, and Gloria Yang, Senior Associate of Business Operations Analytics at LinkedIn, recently …

Big Data = Big Opportunities for Area Businesses, Careers of the Future | Inside UW

From Politics to Supply Chain to Media and Health Care, Big Data is Changing Everything<p>GREEN BAY – It’s no secret that big data is a big deal for …

Hot career paths: medical and health services managers

When it comes to the booming health care field, you don’t need an M.D. or nursing degree to have a great career. There is increasing demand for …

Information security analysts ranks among top careers

When it comes to jobs, people always want to know what’s in and what’s out.<p>While it may be obvious that the opportunities are slim for an …

Alabama Power among companies targeting future workers at Skills USA Career Expo

More than 1,500 students descended on the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) for the Skills USA Career Expo on April 20.<p>For Tamra Jarvis …

Here’s Why Anyone Could Hack Your Phone

For years, national security officials have known about a vulnerability in cell networks that leave citizens vulnerable to hackers but stayed silent. …

Smart cities: are you willing to trade privacy for efficiency?

Privacy must play an instrumental role in any smart city strategy otherwise citizens might fear the introduction of other innovative technology, according to an executive at one of the world's largest infrastructure companies.<p>Wim Elfrink, executive vice president of industry solutions and chief …

4 Ways Big Data Will Change Every Business

If you’re still saying, “Big data isn’t relevant to my company,” you’re missing the boat.<p>I firmly believe that big data and its implications will affect every single business — from Fortune 500 enterprises to mom and pop companies— and change how we do business, inside and out.<p>It doesn’t matter …

Big Data

Ad Blocker-Blocking Websites Might Be Violating European Privacy Laws

Here's the thing about blocking ad-blockers...<p>The ad-blocking wars are getting ugly again.<p>In the latest phase of the conflict, several high-traffic websites have started denying entry to users whenever they detect their browsers running ad-blocking extensions like uBlock Origin and Adblock Plus. …

On cyber, the U.S. can't seem to balance security and privacy

Lawmakers are concerned that a hole in the nation's cyber policy could leave the United States vulnerable to a cyber attack on home soil at a time …

Big data, bigger brother: The rise of James Bond, data scientist

The future of spying depends on gathering data, whether privacy campaigners like it or not.<p>Previously confidential documents have shed light on just …

The Seven Enemies Of Big Data

The unfortunate truth is, big data has a lot of enemies — and the largest group of opponents might just be those of us who have simply been force fed too much media spin on the subject in the first place. Of course there is no real big data i.e. all the data out there is still just data. As we …

Big Data

How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a field where Big Data and analytics have obvious applications. Until recently, however, businesses have been less quick to implement big data analytics in supply chain management than in other areas of operation such as marketing or manufacturing.<p>Of course supply chains …

Data Warehousing

Why computer science programs don’t require cybersecurity classes.

Last week, security firm CloudPassage issued a report revealing that most of the top ranked computer science programs in the United States don’t …

Big Data or Smart Customer Insight?

Big Daddy Pollitt was the centerpiece of the Pulitzer Prize winning Tennessee Williams play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." Big Daddy was the richest cotton tycoon in the Mississippi Delta. Smart and powerful, he was also the patriarch over a dysfunctional family who schemed to inherit his fortune. The …

Big Data’s Success May Be Entirely Dependent On Security

We’ve been hearing the same thing for years: Big Data will change things in a big way once it gets up and running. Widely revered as one of the …

How Older And Younger Millennials Differ In Their Approach To Online Privacy And Security

Hide My Ass! (HMA) commissioned a nationwide survey to find out what US internet users want in terms of security and privacy and what they do to protect their own privacy and security when they are online. The main results revealed a striking disconnect between what people want and what they do …

Social Media

8 ways to protect your online privacy

The only sure thing in the world of information security is that there is no such thing as a failsafe solution. It’s crucial not only to keep abreast …

Wyoming Cybersecurity Symposium will share tips on protecting online data

CHEYENNE – Experts at the Wyoming Cybersecurity Symposium planned for May 18 will focus on the importance of protecting data.<p>The Wyoming Business …

Greenhouses

This augmented reality headset is a board game lover's dream come true

Not so long ago, I would have mistook the augmented reality headset CastAR for magic or martian technology. In my demo at last week’s Game Developers Conference, the glasses made a real coffee table look like an animated game of Battleship, in which the ocean floor dipped through the wood and …

As Oculus Rift Launches, What's Next For Virtual Reality?

A steady stream of content will be critical.<p>The Oculus Rift has arrived.<p>The hotly anticipated virtual reality headset officially launches on Monday …

Glorious Hacked Game Boy Uses a Special Cartridge With Hundreds of Games on It

All the power of an emulator, all the joy of a Game Boy.<p>Emulators are fantastic. With just a little bit of software, you can replicate every console that you had (and didn't have) on tiny pieces of very cheap hardware. Every 90s console on a Raspberry Pi? No problem. It's not quite the same as …

Amazon Echo Dot review: here comes the Alexa army

Amazon’s Echo is often referred to as a Trojan Horse. Slid into your home under the guise of a wireless speaker, the Echo has grown to become one of the best ways to control smart home devices, such as lights, thermostats, locks, and more with just your voice. It turns out that it’s much easier to …

HTC Vive review: Truly immersive VR comes at a cost

The virtual reality wars have officially begun. Last week the consumer version of the Oculus Rift finally started shipping, and now HTC's $800 Vive headset is ready to roll. It's a collaboration between HTC and Valve, and it's also a showcase for Valve's SteamVR platform. In particular, the two …

An exclusive look inside the Microsoft HoloLens

The Verge's Tom Warren shows us what powers Microsoft's new augmented reality headset, the HoloLens.