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12 futuristic technologies that could become reality in 2018

In the last year, the business and consumer markets alike have seen the release of advanced technologies that were once considered the stuff of science fiction. Smart gadgets that control every facet of your home, self-driving vehicles, facial and biometric identification systems and more have …

Gerber

Career advice from our Preservation Coordinator

<i>This is post is part of our series on career advice</i> <i>for the aspiring archives professional. Each edition features information and career advice from a</i> …

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1

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Singularity

Library workers, supporters protest 'top-down toxicity'

Saskatoon Public Library employees and their supporters are ramping up their opposition to a controversial restructuring program that is expected to …

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs - MIT Technology Review

I took an Uber to an artificial-­intelligence conference at MIT one recent morning, and the driver asked me how long it would take for autonomous …

Artificial Intelligence

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

America's Best Employers 2018

As the unemployment rate continues to hover at a low 4.1% and the U.S. economy marks its 90th consecutive month of job gains, Americans find themselves in a unique position: the tightest employment market in 17 years. While good news for job seekers, finally in-demand and with the upper hand, it …

What companies look for in new workers

NEW YORK - When Andrew Chamberlain started in his job four years ago in the research group at jobs website Glassdoor.com, he worked in a programming …

What is the single most important leadership quality?

When people talk about leadership qualities, they often mention self-awareness, empathy, and social skills — traits associated with emotional …

White hat hackers ‘spoiled’ in China amid talent shortage

One million always seems like a number so out of reach for many people as their income, if not a lottery win, but for some, a million is not only …

Cybersecurity

How The New Demand For Data Impacts Customer Engagement | Articles | Big Data

Next month something really big is going to happen and not a lot of people in the U.S. are talking about it. On May 25th, 2018 the General Data …

Personal Data

The health sector is being struck by cyber-espionage

Security researchers say a group of hackers has been targeting firms related to health care in order to steal intellectual property.<p><b>The news:</b> …

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. …

Cleaning

Misconfigured Clouds Compromise 424% More Records in 2017

Cybercriminals are increasingly aware of misconfigured systems and they're taking advantage, report IBM X-Force researchers.<p>Insider mistakes like …

States call in National Guard to thwart potential election hacking

The National Guard is helping West Virginia’s Secretary of State watch out for Russian interference during its congressional primaries next month, …

With smart cities, your every step will be recorded

Modern cities are brimming with objects that receive, collect and transmit data. This includes mobile phones but also objects actually embedded into our cities, such as traffic lights and air pollution stations.<p>Even something as simple as a garbage bin can now be connected to the internet, meaning …

Senate confirms Trump's pick for NSA, Cyber Command

The Senate Tuesday quietly confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.<p>U.S. Army Cyber Command chief Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone was unanimously confirmed by voice vote to serve as the "dual-hat" leader of both organizations. The two have shared …

National Security

Windows-powered medical scanners are being hit by health care hackers

Hackers have been targeting medical scanning equipment like X-ray and MRI machines for the past few years and some of them have been very successful. …

Sounding The Alarm About A New Russian Cyber Threat

In a rare joint statement, the U.S and U.K. last week warned that Russia is actively preparing for a future cyberwar against the West.<p>Of particular concern, according to a joint technical alert issued by the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team, is a Russian cyberattack on network infrastructure …

Cybersecurity

Coty unveils AR mirror that's activated when shoppers pick up a lipstick

Beauty giant Coty has unveiled a smart augmented reality ‘magic mirror’ in its Bourjois boutique in Paris which lets users try on products virtually …

4 Ways IoT Can Help Your Small Business Work Smarter

It’s no secret that the Internet of Things (IoT) has exploded in recent years. In 2015, there were roughly 15.4 billion connected devices, and …

These sea turtles use magnetic fields like GPS

Loggerhead sea turtles that nest on beaches with similar magnetic fields are genetically similar to one another, according to a new study.<p>“Loggerhead …

6 solar roads shaking up infrastructure around the world

Roads aren’t just for walking or driving anymore. Solar road or pathway projects around the world are showing that streets can both provide firm …

Report: 100% of web apps have at least one security vulnerability

Nearly all of the vulnerabilities detected in web apps were of a critical nature, with financial services sites the most at risk, according to a …

Apps

AT&T and cable lobby are terrified of a California net neutrality bill

ISPs hate California bill even more than the FCC rules they helped kill.<p>Internet service providers celebrated four months ago when the Federal …

Net Neutrality

HP Z VR Backpack, the world’s first professional wearable VR PC launched in India | tech

HP India on Monday launched its commercial Virtual Reality (VR) solutions and services -- including the world’s first professional wearable VR PC -- …

Living in a World of Algorithms

<i>We Should “Get Smarter” about Automated Decision-Making</i><p><b>In a digital world, our decision-making is increasingly “automated”. “Algorithmically-driven”</b> …

Facebook is using AI to predict users’ future behavior and selling that data to advertisers

In confidential documents seen by the <i>Intercept</i>, Facebook touts its ability to “improve” marketing outcomes with what it calls “loyalty</b> …

Debunking 8 Big Data and Analytics Myths

As with other emerging tech concepts, big data and analytics are haunted by myths. Here are eight such myths that you will want to dispel as you …

Big Data

Apache Flink helps Netflix process 3 trillion events every day

The processing demands for a video content service like Netflix Inc. are almost unimaginable. A consumer audience of over 109 million subscribers …