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The 13 Types Of Data

Data is a thorny subject. For a start, we’re not sure how we are supposed to refer to it, that is – data is the plural of datum. Strictly speaking we should talk about data that ‘are’ not ‘is’ available to support a theory etc. The Guardian newspaper discussed the debate here and appeared to …

Big Data

How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

NFC is the underdog tech set to explode in the next five years

In the tantalizing world of technology today, there are endless buzzwords and acronyms for emerging tech you need to know. From AI to the ‘Uber of’ dog walking and everything in-between, maybe you think you’ve heard it all. But before you hop on the hype train and leave the station, take note — an …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

How Blockchain Will Change HR Forever

Blockchain is about to revolutionize our way of doing business, but probably not in the way that you think. While it is most closely associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology is primed to disrupt a whole lot more than currency.<p>Blockchain’s decentralized network of …

Big Data And AI: 30 Amazing (And Free) Public Data Sources For 2018

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchains, predictive analytics – all amazing technologies which have promised to revolutionize business and society.<p>They are useless, however, without data. Fortunately for businesses and organizations which don’t have the resources to methodically …

Machine Learning

Internet of Things in Healthcare: What are the Possibilities and Challenges?

Technology has disrupted every industry including healthcare, business, finance and others. Healthcare remains the fastest to adopt technological changes to revolutionize the diagnosis and treatment of the body. When we talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), it offers a multitude of benefits such …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance

Looking for a burst of motivation when the going gets tough? These inspirational quotes will help you keep pursuing your dreams.<p>Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and …

Ticket touting and fraud is soaring. Blockchain might be the fix

Last year, Christopher Plant, a real estate agent from Philadelphia, paid $1,000 to buy four tickets to the hit musical <i>Hamilton</i> from an agent on Craigslist. However, when he tried entering the Richard Rodgers Theatre to watch the event with his family, he was turned away because his tickets were …

Understanding blockchain technology, bitcoins and the rise of cryptocurrency

What is blockchain technology?<p>For the past several weeks, you've likely heard some of the following terms if you've paid attention to the world of finance: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum. But what do they mean? And why is cryptocurrency suddenly so hot?<p>First, we'll …

Bitcoin

Data science simplified: Statistical learning you can understand

In the first article of this series, I touched on key concepts and processes of data science. In this article, I will dive a bit deeper. First, I …

The blockchain could have better security than the banks

There are ways to improve the online ledger blockchain by taking some security notes from banks. If people could use both two-step verification and …

6 Books Anyone Who Is Serious About Leadership Should Read

Becoming a better leader takes continual skill development. These books will help you acquire and refine skills necessary to become a leader people want to follow.<p>Whether or not you're a natural born leader or you've just found yourself in a leadership role. You have to develop your leadership …

17 Remarkably Inspiring Quotes for Leaders and Managers

As we all know, being a leader or manager is not easy. Here are some words of wisdom to inspire you.<p>As we all know, being a leader is not easy. Managers and leaders alike have to coordinate multiple facets of an organization, seamlessly keeping it on its feet no matter what obstacles you might …

Can Blockchain Technology Secure Your Vote?

Blockchain

We all thought having more data was better. We were wrong.

“Little data” is not exactly a sexy, attention-grabbing topic. But is more and bigger data really better?<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>For years, the mantra in the world of …

What is the Internet of Things? WIRED explains

Smart toasters, connected rectal thermometers and fitness collars for dogs are just some of the everyday "dumb items" being connected to the web as …

A Complete Beginner's Guide To Blockchain

You may have heard the term ‘blockchain’ and dismissed it as a fad, a buzzword, or even technical jargon. But I believe blockchain is a technological advance that will have wide-reaching implications that will not just transform the financial services but many other businesses and industries.<p>A …

Blockchain

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Amazon's cloud boss: AWS could become 'the largest part' of Amazon's $100+ billion business

And the cloud is really just getting started, AWS CEO Andy Jassy told the Seattle Times' Ángel González.<p>When González asked Jassy if AWS could ever become the biggest business within Amazon, Jassy cautiously said it could (emphasis ours):<p>It would likely take time. But I <b>do think it's possible that</b> …

Cloud Computing

Goodbye Corrupt Charities: Hello Blockchain

Blockchain technology could eventually be used to carry out many of the functions of a traditional regulator, according to a new paper by the Charities Aid Foundation.<p>source: Unsplash<p>Blockchain technology is creating a new model for charities, which manage large amounts of money, require complex …

IoT Security Is A Mess That Will Take An Age To Fix

Barely a month since Brian Krebs’ website was temporarily knocked offline by an — at the time — historically large Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack another, even larger, DDoS attack has caused havoc with websites all day.<p>This latest attack has targeted DNS provider Dyn. Sites including …

Cybersecurity

Future of global transaction BlockChain.

It is a game changing technology!! It attempts to describe the outline of blockchain.<p>From last few years I work in finance domain. Major in …

Why your face should be your username, not your password

What if you could log in to your bank using just your face, buy clothes simply by photographing the model wearing them, or pay at the check-out by …

University of Washington

"Why you can't cheat at Bitcoin" - A simple infographic from IEEE explains th...

This makes it sounds like once block 91 is found, all the work the attacker has done is useless.<p>In reality, finding block 91 just means now he needs …

Banks adopting blockchain 'dramatically faster' than expected: IBM

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks and other financial institutions are adopting blockchain technology “dramatically faster” than initially expected, with 15 percent of top global banks intending to roll out full-scale, commercial blockchain products in 2017, IBM said on Wednesday.<p>A transaction made with …

Top 8 High-Paying Business And Tech Jobs of 2016 — And How to Get Them!

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

6 Baby Steps To Become A Data Ninja Entrepreneur

<b>By Dayna Sessa</b><p>If analyzing numbers makes you anxious, relax. A majority of the value you gain from data comes from things you already do as a savvy business person.<p>I waited eagerly for my daughter to turn six months old and sit independently so my husband and I could begin bringing her to a …

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