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The new era of the Multi-Model Database

Increasingly, customers are demanding that their databases take on multiple chores. Emergence of multi-model databases providing developers multiple …

Cambridge Analytica is out of business, but its heavy hitters have reopened under a new name

Cambridge Analytica may be out of business thanks to bad publicity, but "Emerdata" is a new company, whose board includes the daughters of Robert …

Facebook stock is rebounding

Facebook stock has regained two-thirds of what it lost following last month's revelations that user data was improperly accessed by Cambridge …

Five Fifty: Success with a capital Zzzz

Don't have a profile?<p>Please create a profile to print or download this article.<p>Create a profile to get full access to our articles and reports, …

Here's the lowdown on contract analytics software

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• Here's the lowdown on contract analytics…<p>Legal Technology<p>Nicole Black<p><b>Updated:</b> It's time for another post focusing on a specific type of …

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

IBM

AI breakthrough: Otter.ai app can transcribe your meetings in real time, for free

The startup has pulled off a feature that artificial intelligence giants and natural language processing software have been working on for …

Artificial Intelligence

KFC Canada's 'bitcoin bucket' attempts to cash in on cryptocurrency craze

For a short time on Friday morning, Canadians were able to buy their fried chicken with cryptocurrency.<p>KFC Canada's "bitcoin bucket" sold out an hour …

The Psychology of Human Misjudgment by Charles T. Munger :A Harrison Barnes

Charles T. Munger is the vice-chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. He gave three separate talks ranging from about 20 to 23 years ago. These were combined …

Struggling to make a decision? Tips for easing the process

As a young manager, I had the chance to do some work with Robert Shaw, a gruff yet charming engineer. When it had looked like Montreal's Expo 67 wouldn't be built on time, he was sent in and, through his management prowess, got the job done. A few years later, I was entranced by the effortless way …

Massive disruption is coming to the job market, and Ontario isn’t ready

<i>John Armstrong is a partner at KPMG in Canada and KPMG's National Leader for Financial Services. He also serves on the Ontario Panel on Economic Growth and Prosperity.</i><p>Over the past 10 years, we have seen significant changes in the composition of our work force in Ontario. Mid-level white-collar …

In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the world’s top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long?<p>Robert Lustig is a paediatric endocrinologist at the …

Diabetes

Data is the new oil, but how do you invest in it?

Data is the world’s hottest commodity– but which companies are going to last the course and become enduring, profitable businesses?<p>As with a physical commodity such as oil or metal, data needs to be collected, stored, transported, refined and protected. An ecosystem of companies engaged in all …

Why digital transformation is now on the CEO’s shoulders

Big data, the Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence hold such disruptive power that they have inverted the dynamics of technology …

Google's artificial intelligence built an AI that outperforms any made by humans

by Dom Galeon and Kristin Houser December 1, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 122926<p>An AI That Can Build AI<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain …

Artificial Intelligence

This Riddle Has Been Dubbed the Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever

It's no secret that we at Curiosity are huge fans of logic puzzles. It is with great enthusiasm, then, that we present what might just be the …

Advanced analytics: Nine insights from the C-suite

Conversations with hundreds of business leaders reveal nine ways that they are—and are not—adapting to the analytics revolution.<p><b>Data and advanced</b> …

The Most Important Rule in UX Design that Everyone Breaks

In Product Design, and Possibly Life Management<p>There is one principle of organization that every human should adhere to, particularly people who …

Boosting and Bagging: How To Develop A Robust Machine Learning Algorithm

Bootstrapping/Bagging/Boosting<p>Machine learning and data science require more than just throwing data into a python library and utilizing whatever …

This Bank CEO Is Learning to Code

Frederic Oudea is doing everything he can to keep up with the technological changes roiling the European banking industry. The chief executive …

Ensemble learning for time series forecasting in R – Peter Laurinec – Time series data mining in R. Bratislava, Slovakia.

Ensemble learning methods are widely used nowadays for its predictive performance improvement. Ensemble learning combines multiple predictions …

Adobe's Project 'Deep Fill' is an incredible, AI-powered Content Aware Fill

The coolest technology to come out of Adobe MAX is, sadly, not the technology we already have access to. Like Adobe's Project Cloak we showed you …

How to beat procrastination – now

Dealing with procrastination starts with understanding why you procrastinate. Then you can change it.<p>Ottawa-based productivity expert Chris Bailey, who discovered when he kept a log for a week that he spent six hours procrastinating, says in <i>Harvard Business Review</i> that it's part of the human …

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

Do you own your data and have free rein? The answer in an Internet of things, cloud world may surprise you

The great big data land grab is on, and the Internet of Things is going to make ownership even more complicated. Get ready for a few ownership spats …

Randi Zuckerberg: ‘Smaller cities are paving the way for entrepreneurs’

Randi Zuckerberg, the technology executive and entrepreneur behind Zuckerberg Media, doesn’t do things in the traditional way. A strong advocate for STEM education, particularly for females, Zuckerberg has firsthand experienced being an outlier — she describes how, in her early days in Silicon …

Why Elon Musk's Vision of Communications Over Collaboration Won't Work for Most Businesses

Top-down communications and collaboration are not mutually exclusive.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a recently revealed email to his employees at Tesla, Elon Musk preached the virtues of collaboration and lack of hierarchical communications as a best practice for …

How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolution

The blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance company AIG was conducting a multi-country smart contract test, you’d have thought they were crazy. …

Microsoft and Amazon struck a brilliant partnership to take on Google in the next big thing for cloud computing

Microsoft and Amazon have joined forces to help spread artificial intelligence across apps.<p>The two companies released a new tool for developers, called Gluon, as an open-source project, meaning anyone can use it, work on it, or contribute to it for free.<p>Releasing new programming tools like this as …