Paul Ledbetter

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Keeping Skies Safe in the Age of the Drones

Pilotless aircraft that can drop a package at every doorstep or ferry you across town in a fraction of the time taken by the fastest subway train …

Imaging

US Navy Explores Blockchain to Enhance Tracking of Aviation Parts

The U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is currently exploring the blockchain technology for tracking aviation parts throughout its …

North Island

McKinsey on Payments: Special edition on advanced analytics in banking | Financial Services

April 2018 – How leading institutions are using the power of advanced analytics and machine learning to transform collections and generate real value …

Financial Services

US Congressman to Introduce Bills Supporting Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies

U.S. Congressman Tom Emmer will introduce three bills to support blockchain and digital assets in the country.U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) is planning …

Blockchain

Did You Know Photoshop Has a Background Eraser Tool?

There are hundreds of tutorials on how to select the background of an image and mask it out, but you probably didn’t know that Photoshop has a …

Tutorials

Insurance, Wearables And The Future Of Healthcare

John Hancock, one of the largest and oldest insurers in the United States, owned since 2004 by Canada’s Manulife, has announced it will stop selling traditional life insurance and will only market interactive policies that record the exercise activities and data of health of its customers through …

Apple Watch

Walmart turns to VR and Oculus Go for associates' training

It will deploy 17,000 Go headsets across the country.<p>Walmart is harnessing the power of virtual reality to train over a million associates across the country. The big-box retailer will deploy 17,000 Oculus Go headsets to almost all of its 5,000 stores in an effort to provide its employees the …

How to Impress the Robot Reading Your Résumé

While you’re perfecting your résumé and cover letter with the hiring manager of your dream company in mind, you may be interested to know that they …

Résumés

Artificial Intelligence: The Robots Are Now Hiring - WSJ

By<p>Hilke Schellmann and<p>Jason Bellini<p>Jason Bellini<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jasonbellini<p>jasonbellinivideo<p>jason.bellini@wsj.com<p>Hiring is undergoing a profound revolution.<p>Nearly all Fortune 500 companies now use some form of automation -- from robot avatars interviewing job candidates to …

Artificial Intelligence

Six Portrait Photography Tips for Beginners

Portrait photography is by far one of the most popular genres of photography, and it comes with its own sets of challenges and things you should keep …

Photography Tips

Blockchain is 'not ready yet' to fully support the global supply chain, CEO says

Blockchain technology is not yet mature enough to fully support the global supply chain, according to the CEO and co-founder of Tradeshift, a digital …

Blockchain

Microsoft launches ‘groundbreaking’ Flagship School initiative with 17 schools globally

Microsoft is deepening its efforts in education by literally getting in on the ground floor. On Tuesday, it launched its Microsoft Flagship School …

Technology

How CFOs Can Use Blockchain to Drive Value for Finance

×<p>As blockchain’s operational and business value expands to a range of industries and applications, CFOs are beginning to understand how it can be used to help improve performance and drive efficiencies within the finance function.<p>“While some CFOs have already begun to employ blockchain to realize a …

Blockchain

What even is blockchain? Trust Machine, a new documentary, has answers

by Futurism September 18, 2018 Future Society 88<p>The full-length trailer for the first blockchain-funded, blockchain-distributed, and …

Blockchain

Human Intelligence and the Future of AI - MIT Technology Review

Josh Tenenbaum is a professor of computational cognitive science in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, a principal investigator …

Artificial Intelligence

How Blockchain Could Change Online Advertising Forever

The online advertising industry isn’t just booming. It’s perhaps never been more powerful — or important — than it is right now, according to a …

Digital Advertising

IoT & federal security

Artificial Intelligence can be applied in many situations. The question is – can it be applied to federal IT?<p>Cameron Chehreh, the chief operating …

Dell EMC

The Latest Course Catalog Trend? Blockchain 101

On a clear, warm night earlier this year, several dozen University of California, Berkeley students folded themselves into gray chairs for a …

UC Berkeley

How I Got Started with Drone Photography

Coming Soon - TRUE COLORS<p>A Photographers Guide to setting up Color Managed Workflow.<p>When you think about drones, your first thought is probably not …

Aerial Photography

3 Top Blockchain Stocks to Watch in September

These three highly profitable businesses could be onto something.<p>Last year, cryptocurrencies were unstoppable. And while sheer momentum can be partly …

Blockchain

Healthy Crock Pot Recipes To Make At Home

Crock pots are an absolute bliss to cook with – they require minimal effort yet you can still prepare incredible dishes that will amaze even the …

Recipes

Chart: The jobs AI is already taking

Early shudders of AI-driven automation are already palpable in the job market, with work that requires a human touch flourishing and routine jobs …

News (U.S.)

No fourth branch of government

If you watched last week, you might have noticed that Democrats spent a lot of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court hearing browbeating him over his …

U.S. Department of Justice

5 Simple Tips for Tack-Sharp Landscape Photos

I’d say that of any genre of photography, landscapes have to be the most popular, right?<p>I mean, that’s not to take anything away from portraiture or …

Landscape Photography

The Latest Course Catalog Trend? Blockchain 101

On a clear, warm night earlier this year, several dozen University of California, Berkeley students folded themselves into gray chairs for a …

UC Berkeley

Here Are 19 Lesser Known but Highly Helpful Photoshop Tricks and Tips

Photoshop is an intricate and nuanced program, and as such, you can never have enough tips and tricks to make your work both easier and more …

Photoshop

Machine learning? Neural networks? Here’s your guide to the many flavors of A.I.

A.I. is everywhere at the moment, and it’s responsible for everything from the virtual assistants on our smartphones to the self-driving cars soon to …

Machine Learning

Microsoft's riskiest (and most exciting) investments in the future

Microsoft's investments in ambitious, forward-looking technologies are risky bets on the future, and they may pay off or leave the company scrambling …

Satya Nadella

How and Why to Use High-Speed Sync

How do you use high-speed sync? When would you use it? How do you set it up? These questions will all be answered by the end of this 5.5-minute video …

Shutter Speed

Got a Drone? Learn the Laws Before You Take Flight

You've watched drones race through obstacle courses. You've seen aerial drone photography that blows your mind. You've got a digital camera and a …

Drones