Joseph Sparacio

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The Surprising Way I Broke through Writer's Block and Delivered my Debut Book on Time

How to power bomb distraction in the 21st century<p>The cursor blinked. And blinked again.<p>Aligned left and waiting for a letter to show up. The screen empty. Blinking at me.<p>"I'm only on Chapter 5," I'm thinking, sweating. "The manuscript is due in 3 weeks."<p>In October, I landed a 6-figure book deal …

9 Free Ways to Make Money Online

With 42% of the USA’s 53 million strong freelance workforce working via the Internet, the lure of earning a living online is very real.<p>And why …

Someone Is Launching Cyber Attacks on Websites Critical of Israel | VICE News

Early this year, swarms of thousands of bots took aim at the main website for the Palestinian BDS National Committee, with the intent of taking the website offline for good.<p>The Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) employed tens of thousands of unique IP addresses to send a huge flux of malicious …

Companies once thought they’d make big money off big data–now it’s their biggest liability

Let’s just say it: In the future, successful data companies will not own any data. The data economy is the engine of growth for all digital businesses. However, the landscape is changing. We are heading for a data crunch. Data has huge economic value but it is becoming businesses’ biggest …

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The barbell effect of machine learning

If there’s one technology that promises to change the world more than any other over the next several decades, it’s (arguably) machine learning.<p>By enabling computers to learn certain things more efficiently than humans, and discover certain things that humans cannot, machine learning promises to …