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Do You Know Where Your Data Is? #infographic

Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. Do you know …

The Uses And Misuses Of 'Big Data': A Conversation

The organizational theorist Geoffrey Moore once argued that “without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” But without human intelligence, all the data and machine learning in the world won’t set you free. Moore’s freeway analogy is in fact more apt than he knew.<p>In 2011, …

How Machines Make Sense of Big Data: an Introduction to Clustering Algorithms

Done? While there’s not necessarily a “correct” answer here, it’s most likely you split the bugs into four <i>clusters</i>. The spiders in one cluster, the …

Taming Big Data: Small Data vs. Big Data (INFOGRAPHIC)

Certain things cannot be overlooked when dealing with data. Best practices must be instituted for the care of big data just as they have long been in small data. Before enjoying big data's amazing analytical feats, you must first get it under control — with tools that are up to the challenge of …

WIRED Next List 2017: 20 Tech Visionaries Who Are Creating the Future of Business | WIRED

Next List 2017<p>20 Tech Visionaries<p>Who Are Creating<p>the Future<p>Next List 2017: 20 People Who Are Creating the Future<p>by WIRED staff 04.25.17<p>Illustrations …

The real political divide is education

Steve Welch Contributor<p>Steve Welch is the founder and managing partner of Dreamit.<p>The two main political parties in this country are about to face a challenge that will create a complete realignment as politicians are forced to choose between robots and people.<p>Vespasian ruled Rome from AD 69 to AD …

What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

Is blockchain technology the new internet?<p>The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of people known …

Blockchain

50+ Global Issues Makers Can Solve

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab—along with USAID’s Global Development Lab, The Lemelson Foundation, The Schmidt Family Foundation, Dalberg Global Development Advisors, The Good Company and OMG—has put together a list of challenges primed for Makers to solve. They call these “Top 50 Game-Changing …

Technology and Inequality - MIT Technology Review

The signs of the gap—really, a chasm—between the poor and the super-rich are hard to miss in Silicon Valley. On a bustling morning in downtown Palo …

Never been sniffed: Biotech unlocks mysteries of scent - CNN Style

Written by Nick Gilbert, CNN<p>Nick Gilbert is a writer & expert specializing in fragrance.<p>Perfumery has always been an intricate science; much more effort goes into capturing a scent than those outside the industry might imagine.<p>Over the last two decades, chemists have used innovative new technology …

Top Ten Transhumanist Technologies

by Lifeboat Foundation Scientific Advisory Board member Michael Anissimov.<p>Overview<p>Transhumanists advocate the improvement of human capacities through …

Transhumanism Is the Next Step in Human Evolution

by Benjamin Stecher March 16, 2017 Future Society 18482<p>The Body Hacking Convention in Austin, Texas took place a few months ago. It brought together …

17 Apps to Look Forward to in 2017

Mobile apps have evolved since the early introduction of smartphones. Apps can now integrate with wearable devices, IoT devices, cars, homes, and …

How hospitals could be rebuilt, better than before

IN A nondescript part of Cleveland, in a room known as the bunker, a doctor, nurses and medical technicians gather to keep watch over 150 patients in …

Health Care

Real-life tricorders are here 230 years early, courtesy of the Tricorder XPrize

By on April 18, 2017 at 11:39 am<p>In the far future, tricorders are invented and humanity spends many centuries prospering due in part to their …

Biomarkers

Will Internet of Things ever be safe?

The Internet of Things (IoT) has undergone an amazing transformation, from a pipe dream to a marketing buzzword, and now an impending reality. Recent …

Best Wearable Tech for 2018 - CNET

The Apple Watch Series 3 offers built-in cellular for data and even phone calls. It works remarkably well, but not without a cost -- in battery life and money.<p>After a month with the Fitbit Versa, we're looking past its limitations and finding there's still a lot to love.<p>This slim "smart" activity …

Wearable Tech

Ian Pearson: Predictions about the world in 2050

New forms of technology are bound to change how we live.<p>Magic Leap<p>We asked Ian Pearson, a futurist with an 85% accuracy record, what new technology we can expect to see by 2050 and how it will change the way we live.<p>Scroll down to see Pearson's biggest predictions about the future:<p>View As: Slides<p>We …

These 5 Big Tech Trends Are Changing the Way We Learn

Our current education system is not fit for purpose. Student mental health is at an all-time low, and student debt is at an all-time high. Dominated …

Will Digital Humanities #Disrupt the University?

<i>This article is part of Future Tense, which is a partnership of Slate, the</i> <i>New America Foundation</i><i>, and</i> <i>Arizona State University</i><i>. On Wednesday, April</i> …

What Is Digital Humanism?

In this century, most people use “humanist” to mean something like “atheist, but nice about it.” That’s not what I’m talking about. I’m thinking …

Six Things We Learned At South By Southwest EDU

The NPR Ed team is back from Austin, where we connected with hundreds of educators and people excited about education at the annual South By Southwest Edu Conference. As with many conferences, there's just as much to be gained from conversations in the hallways and chance encounters as from the …

Top 4 Reasons Why #SXSW2016 was an Interactive Game Changer!

I was lucky enough to be at SXSW for the last 8 days and decided to break down the 4 major takeaways I had into 4 videos that I live streamed on …

5 reasons why SXSW still matters

Hugh Forrest sounded like he just did a spit-take on the phone. I was telling him how I wanted to explore South by Southwest Conference (SXSW), the …

2017 Telecommunications Outlook

×<p><i>In today’s increasingly connected world, telecommunications companies are capitalizing on opportunities for growth by improving operations and upgrading their networks, among other strategies.</i><p>The telecommunications sector is a critical force behind growth, innovation, and disruption across …

Here's how millennials are impacting the future of communication

<i>This is a complimentary article from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium subscription service for business professionals.</i> <i>Learn More >></i><p>Email was once at the forefront of convenience. Used as a way to quickly send messages and share files from anywhere in the world, it was — and, for many, …

Is 2017 The Breakthrough Year For Flying Cars?

I’ve worked in the videoconferencing industry for several years now. And awhile back, I predicted something would happen with video conferencing and video: “Soon, every device with a screen will have a camera.” I said that 10 years ago – before the first iPhone came out – and people could not …

Is Hyperloop the future of travel?

Dave Lee<p><b>There was a moment, an hour before an event last week, when 30 or so young fresh-faced people stood around their creation and posed for a group photo.</b><p>They were in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) museum in Cambridge, Massachusetts. All around them, reminders of historic …

The future of agriculture | The Economist

Factory fresh<p>If agriculture is to continue to feed the world, it needs to become more like manufacturing, says Geoffrey Carr. Fortunately, that is …

Farming

Why We Will Need Genetically Modified Foods - MIT Technology Review

Signs of late blight appear suddenly but predictably in Ireland as soon as the summer weather turns humid, spores of the funguslike plant pathogen …