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How Nike And Under Armour Became Big Data Businesses

Like the Yankees vs the Mets, Arsenal vs Tottenham, or Michigan vs Ohio State, Nike and Under Armour are some of the biggest rivals in sports.<p>But the ways in which they compete — and will ultimately win or lose — are changing.<p>Nike and Under Armour are both companies selling physical sports apparel …

Under Armour

The Facebook/Admiral Scandal Shows The Limits And Dangers Of Big Data Capitalism

Insurance company Admiral planned to offer to first time car owners setting their premium based on the analysis of their Facebook data. The basic …

Are smart cities just a utopian fantasy?

Tyler Edell Contributor<p>Tyler Edell is a technical marketing manager at Oppkey, a developer relations company in San Francisco. He holds degrees in writing and literature from Emerson College and San Francisco State University.<p>Songdo, South Korea began its life as tidal marshland. Now it’s leading …

AI isn't coming for our jobs, it's coming for our planet and will one day 'colonise the galaxy'

Jürgen Schmidhuber is painting an image of the future of our Universe. And it’s plain to see, we are neither a real part of it, nor is it our …

This Chemist A.I. Will Invent New Drugs With Deep Learning

A new artificial intelligence aims to create new drugs by learning what molecules already work and what may fit with existing patterns. The success …

How Google's DeepMind A.I. Is Using Encrypted Patient Data to Learn to Predict Diseases

The game of Go is little league compared to what comes next.<p>Google’s DeepMind artificial intelligence system has gained access to the health records …

DeepMind has conquered games, London's Underground and now it wants to help save the planet

DeepMind is building artificial intelligence. Mustafa Suleyman gets to decide how that intelligence should be used.<p>It has been an historic year for …

You Don’t Need Big Data — You Need the Right Data

The term “big data” is ubiquitous. With exabytes of information flowing across broadband pipes, companies compete to claim the biggest, most audacious data sets. And businesses of all varieties — old and new, industrial and digital, big and small — are getting into the game.<p>Masses of social, …

Google’s neural networks invent their own encryption

Computers are keeping secrets. A team from Google Brain, Google’s deep learning project, has shown that machines can learn how to protect their …

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

8 Best machine learning cheat sheets to get you started

6 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>Machine learning is a sub-field of computer science that has evolved from the study of pattern recognition and …

The scientists who make apps addictive

Tech companies use the insights of behaviour design to keep us returning to their products. But some of the psychologists who developed the science …

The Blockchain is the new Google

<i>The following is an excerpt from The Business Blockchain: Promise, Practice, and Application of the Next Internet Technology by William Mougayar. In it, Mougayar waxes ecstatic about the future of distributed databases.</i><p>At its core, the blockchain is a technology that permanently records …

China’s plan to organize its society relies on ‘big data’ to rate everyone

By Simon Denyer<p>, Bureau chief<p>BEIJING — Imagine a world where an authoritarian government monitors everything you do, amasses huge amounts of data on almost every interaction you make, and awards you a single score that measures how “trustworthy” you are.<p>In this world, anything from defaulting on a …

China

Driverless cars will change everything | Financial Times

Your next car might drive itself. “The technology is essentially here,” Barack Obama told Wired magazine this month. Robin Chase, the transportation …

Big Data Warning: There Will Be Many Job Casualties!

The ‘Big Data tsunami’ is coming at us with unstoppable force. Across the world, we generate new data at a frightening rate. In fact, the same amount …

How Technology Is Destroying Jobs - MIT Technology Review

Given his calm and reasoned academic demeanor, it is easy to miss just how provocative Erik Brynjolfsson’s contention really is. ­Brynjolfsson, a …

Artificial Intelligence

AI, autonomous cars and moral dilemmas

Justin Moore Contributor<p>Justin Moore is a recognized authority on cloud computing and a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer.<p>You’re a train conductor speeding along when you suddenly see five people tied up on the tracks in front of you. You don’t have enough time to stop, but you do have enough …

Autonomous Cars

Science and technology will make mental and emotional wellbeing scalable, accessible, and cheap

Nichol Bradford Contributor<p>Nichol Bradford is the CEO and Founder of Willow Group, a Transformative Technology Company, and the co-founder and executive director of the Transformative Technology Lab at Sofia University.<p>Ask yourself a simple question. If it were an issue for you, what would you pay …

Self-improvement

The secrets to big data project success for small businesses

Big data analytics can help small businesses level the playing field. Find out what the cloud has to do with it, and read tips on selecting the …

Big Data

How big data is going to help feed nine billion people by 2050

To feed the world's rapidly-expanding population in the coming decades, agriculture must produce more. Big data holds one of the keys for farmers, …

Apple reportedly doesn’t want to build a car anymore — just its brain

Apple has been working on a not-so-secret car project for years. Project Titan, as it is called internally, has already gone through a bunch of leadership and roadmap changes. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the company is now scrapping plans to build an electric car. The car team is …

Autonomous Cars

The ethics of big data in big agriculture

References<p>American Farm Bureau. (2015). The Voice of Agriculture [American Farm Bureau]. Retrieved from …

How Big Data is Disrupting Agriculture from Biological Discovery to Farming Practices

<i>Editor’s Note: Vonnie Estes is an agtech consultant with a particular focus on building biotech-focused startups. She has worked in business</i> …

The combination of human and artificial intelligence will define humanity’s future

Through the past few decades of summer blockbuster movies and Silicon Valley products, artificial intelligence (AI) has become increasingly familiar and sexy, and imbued with a perversely dystopian allure.<p>What’s talked about less, and has also been dwarfed in attention and resources, is human …