Martin Kemp

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Web standard brings password-free sign-ins to virtually any site

Tech companies have been trying to do away with web passwords for years, but now it looks like they've reached a key milestone. The FIDO Alliance and W3C have launched a Web Authentication standard that makes it easier to offer truly unique encryption credentials for each site. That, in turn, lets …

Microsoft is ready for a world beyond Windows

Cloud and AI are Microsoft’s future bets<p>”We want to move from people needing Windows to choosing Windows, to loving Windows. That is our bold goal,” said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella three years ago. At the time, Microsoft was unveiling more details about Windows 10, and surprising people with …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Top 5 Courses to Learn Python in 2018

If you are a programmer and thinking about learning Python in 2018, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I am going to share some …

A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Paid Advertising: Part 1

Why is Paid Advertising on Social Media Necessary?If you’re a business owner or in the field of marketing or advertising, and you’re new to the world …

Managing the data life cycle using Azure Data Factory

Today, companies generate vast amounts of data—and it’s critical to have a strategy to handle it. To automate common data management tasks, Microsoft …

Microsoft Azure

Flashback Friday: Cloud and Technical Data Integration Challenges Waning

Back in 2008, when the cloud was just a localized phenomenon, it was questionable as to whether or not the (then) nascent model would be able to …

4 Emerging Trends Defining Social Media Advertising Today

Social advertising has grown exponentially in the past decade. This massive and constant growth causes significant operational inefficiencies, missed …

Advertising Industry

How Analytics Has Changed in the Last 10 Years (and How It’s Stayed the Same)

Ten years ago, Jeanne Harris and I published the book <i>Competing on Analytics</i>, and we’ve just finished updating it for publication in September. One major reason for the update is that analytical technology has changed dramatically over the last decade; the sections we wrote on those topics have …

Big Data

Will Microsoft Acquire Tableau In 2017?

According to an IDC report published last year, worldwide revenues for Big Data and Business Analytics are estimated to grow from $130.1 billion in …

The widening spectrum of data science roles

The development and use of self-service analytics has brought with it a new role in many organisations: the citizen data scientist. But is this …

Azure SQL hybrid data movement

As Cloud computing is getting more and more popular today, many companies are choosing to deploy a hybrid environment using a mix of on-premises data …

The Theorem Every Data Scientist Should Know

04 Jul 2016<p>Yesterday, I was reading a thread on Quora. The people in this thread where answering the following question: What are 20 questions to …

The Theorem Every Data Scientist Should Know (Part 2)

13 Jul 2016<p>Last week, I wrote a post about the Central Limit Theorem. In that post, I explained through examples what the theorem is and why it’s so …

London's contactless Tube payment system is going global

The contactless payment system used on London's transport network will soon be modified for use in other cities.<p>A deal between Transport for London …

FinTech

6 Surprising Things Science Says Will Make You Happy

Fulfilment may be simpler than you think<p>With the list of things that make us unhappy growing ever longer - social media, smart phones, Donald Trump - some news about what makes us cheerful is more than welcome.<p>This week the University of Warwick revealed the huge psychological benefits you get from …

Google and Alphabet's 20 most ambitious moonshot projects

Google went through a massive reorganization October 2015 when Alphabet became its parent company.<p>Projects that weren't part of Google's core business (Google search engine and Android) were spun out into separate Alphabet companies with their own CEO. All of these "moonshot" projects cover …

What do we do with all this big data?

Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable? More successful? Then your interpretation of it is likely wrong. In a surprisingly moving talk, …

Big Data

The challenge of saving lives with 'big data'

<b>Every day, more data about our lives is being generated than ever before. When it comes to saving lives, the bigger the data the better - but what to do with it all?</b><p>Ninety per cent of the data in the world has been created in the past two years alone, experts estimate - and the reason for that is …

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Exploring Marcel Duchamp's influence on Pop art at the Norton Simon

It was a simple, metal bottle rack, purchased in a department store, that forever changed the evolution of the art world. "Bottlerack" (1914) was Marcel Duchamp's first piece of "ready-made" art, as he called it. The artist signed the utilitarian object as is, then coined it "a sculpture." A snow …

Art

There are better ways for Ai Weiwei to take a political stand than posing as a drowned infant

It may have been an accomplished piece of viral imagery, but as a political act, last week’s photograph – which has been described as ‘crude, thoughtless and egotistical’ – was a misfire<p>Ai Weiwei wants you to know he is a political artist. For more than four decades, the Chinese dissident has been …

Why Big Data Isn't Paying Off for Companies (Yet)

If you’re a decision maker with access to a fire hose of information, but you’re still struggling to turn it into a competitive advantage, know one …

How Big Data Is Disrupting Law Firms And The Legal Profession

The legal system generates a huge and ever-increasing amount of data. Each new case brought to court (and there are 350,000 in the US alone each year) increases the body of knowledge that a lawyer has to get to grips with to do their job. Judicial ruling, precedents and interpretations of …

Big Data

iPhone 7 will be waterproof, charge wirelessly and have no headphone jack

The upcoming iPhone 7 is almost certainly ditching the headphone jack at this point. What at first seemed like a ridiculous stretch is now shaping up to be the most credible rumor about the next-gen iPhone so far.<p>The latest whispers indicate that, while the headphone jack is out, wireless charging …

Here's How a Lack of Sleep Can Mess With Your Emotions

Even after just one late night.<p>The scientific evidence doesn't look great for regular night owls: experts say we need at least 7 hours a night to …

The Brain

Scientists have discovered how your brain wakes you up

The smells of coffee and breakfast foods have long been credited for rousing even the sleepiest of heads out of their beds, but now, scientists …

Science: Liking Your Alone Time May Mean Greater Success

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

The 10 Coolest IoT Startups Of 2015

<b>BKON Connect Inc.</b><p><b>CEO:</b> Richard Graves<p>Nashville, Tenn.-based BKON is changing the customer engagement game with its cloud-based platform, Phy.net, …

Startups