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How to Calculate ROI for Your Investment in Data

Businesses invest in data teams, infrastructures, and tools for all different reasons and are executing different projects at various stages of …

Return on Investment

7 Books to Grasp Mathematical Foundations of Data Science and Machine Learning

<b>By Ajit Jaokar, FutureText and Oxford.</b><p>Most people learn Data Science with an emphasis on Programming. However, to be truly proficient with Data …

Machine Learning

Many Bitcoin Miners Are at Risk of Turning Unprofitable

Bitcoin is at an inflection point.<p>Even with the price back above $8,000, many of the so-called miners that perform the complex calculations to …

Bitcoin

My Unique System For Choosing The Best Stocks

How do you pick the best stocks? Focus on all three profit drivers.<p>My unique screening system ensures focus and discipline.<p>But there's much more to …

Investing

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

GDPR and the End of the Internet’s Grand Bargain

In May the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect, two years after passage by the European Parliament. This radical new privacy law, which covers any business that processes information about EU residents, will dramatically affect the way data is collected, stored, and …

Privacy

UC Berkeley Is Offering Data Science, Its Fastest-Growing Course Ever, for Free Online

It's worth passing along a message from UC Berkeley. According to its news service, the "fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — …

UC Berkeley

Somalia intercepts UAE plane carrying huge sums of money

Journalists in Somalia are reporting that the government has impounded an plane carrying an unspecified amount of money, even though some reports put …

Africa

America’s Dangerous Love Affair With A Saudi Prince

These days, you can’t open an internet browser without coming face to face with the handsome, keffiyah-clad visage of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince …

Middle East

73: MRP CMO Explains Why Predictive Analytics in Marketing Will Revolutionize the B2B Industry

Predictive analytics in marketing is going to revolutionize the way CMOs and marketing teams do business. On this stimulating episode of Renegade …

Data Warehousing

Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

It happens all the time: A group of managers get together at a resort for two days to hammer out a “strategic plan.” Done and dusted, they all head home. But <i>have</i> they produced a plan with a strategy?<p>At the start of my public seminars on strategic planning I ask attendees, who rank from board …

Management

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

Machine Learning

6 new business insights from MIT Sloan Management Review

Encouraging employees to be unhappy, avoiding half-baked technology, and more from the magazine.<p>By Meredith Somers | March 30, 2018<p>In a recent study, …

MIT Sloan

Tech Thinks It Has a Fix for the Problems It Created: Blockchain

SAN FRANCISCO — Worried about someone hacking the next election? Bothered by the way Facebook and Equifax coughed up your personal information?<p>The technology industry has an answer called the blockchain — even for the problems the industry helped to create.<p>The first blockchain was created in 2009 …

Blockchain

The Authenticity Paradox

Learn how leaders can develop an "adaptively authentic" style in this video slide deck. Download a customizable version here.

Paradoxes

Bitcoin′s blockchain technology now employed to trade gold | Business| Economy and finance news from a German perspective | DW | 28.03.2018

Several financial groups are attempting to bring more transparency and security to the trading of precious metals. But is blockchain as impregnable …

Bitcoin

How blockchain will disrupt Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook

In the eyes of “experts,” when it comes to blockchain, there is often no middle ground — it will either be boom or bust, nothing in between.<p>I for one have become a big proponent of blockchain technology, especially the crypto-economics used to jumpstart powerful network effects.<p>But with so many …

Social Media

Malta on Best Track to Become a Blockchain Hub

<i>With the announcement of Binance’s relocation to Malta, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, it becomes increasingly clear that Malta is on</i> …

Blockchain

Here Are All the Reasons It’s a Bad Idea to Let a Few Tech Companies Monopolize Our Data

“It’s no good fighting an election campaign on the facts,” Cambridge Analytica’s managing director told an undercover reporter, “because actually it’s all about emotion.” To target U.S. voters and appeal to their hopes, neuroses, and fears, the political consulting firm needed to train its …

Privacy

"Once you understand the blockchain, you wonder why no one thought of it before"

The blockchain may not be pretty, but it is a design classic, says Paul Coletti.<p><b>In the latter half of the 20th century</b> the refined application of …

Blockchain

This blockchain-based surveillance startup detects crime in real-time

<b>A security company wants to modernize the “backward-looking” and “inherently inefficient” video surveillance industry by offering a blockchain-based system which allows users to react to threats in real time.</b><p>Faceter’s decentralized surveillance technology – which it claims is a world first for …

Blockchain

The Third Education Revolution

Schools are moving toward a model of continuous, lifelong learning in order to meet the needs of today’s economy.<p>When the giant Indian technology-services firm Infosys announced last November that it would open a design and innovation hub in Providence, the company’s president said one of the key …

High School

Managing Oneself (Harvard Business Review Classics)

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>January 07, 2008</b><p>We live in an age of unprecedented opportunity: with ambition, drive, and talent, you can rise to the top of your chosen profession regardless of where you started out. But with opportunity comes responsibility. Companies today aren't managing their …

Management

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

How Companies Like Amazon and Google Turn Data into a Competitive Advantage - and How You Can Too

The key is to embrace deep learning and data-based decision-making.<p>What's the key to Amazon and Google's revenue success? Everyone knows the answer: Data.<p>The reason for Facebook's social media empire and Spotify's upending of the music streaming business? Data.<p>All of these companies have managed to …

Machine Learning

India: Chinese hackers spying on Indians using WhatsApp, warns army

The Indian Army has put out a video warning Indians about Chinese hackers extracting personal information using the social media application. …

Indian Army

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in …

Cambridge Analytica

How This Rural Health System Is Outdoing Silicon Valley

A couple of years ago, executives at Geisinger Health discovered that, late at night, a number of the Pennsylvania health system’s doctors were still …

Silicon Valley
Artificial Intelligence