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Among the many things I loved about the latest Star Wars movie was our introduction to the unexpected rise of Rose Tico – a humble mechanic who gets thrust into the heart of the action following a chance encounter with Finn. By the end of the movie, she’s flying ski-speeders

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The internet has long been a consummate environment for collecting immense amounts of data from large swathes of the population. With the increased use of cookies and other data mining tools, the internet is, essentially, a bottomless trove of useful data. This collected information is highly prized by companies and marketers, who

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BlockchainFeaturedTech Trends

Skepticism in the digital era is an emerging pattern in which technologies are treated with a certain degree of dismissal immediately following an initial wave of excitement and expectation. Perhaps this is meant to reassure businesses that carrying on comfortably is an acceptable option. After all, they may think, why risk

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CEOs of the world’s leading companies have a global influence that stretches beyond their own business and commercial interests. The general public is increasingly looking to the people steering some of the largest companies in the world for their views on political and social issues. In a Financial Times article

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FeaturedMachine LearningResources

Undoubtedly, 2017 has been yet another hype year for machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). As ML and AI become increasingly ubiquitous in many industries, so does the proof that advanced analytics significantly improve day-to-day operations and drive more revenue for businesses. Yes, it’s true – enterprises worldwide have

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Blockchain technology has been at the center of media attention due largely to bitcoin, an upcoming digital currency that uses blockchain technology, increasing in value, netting investors unheard of returns. However, not many people actually understand what blockchain itself is. Simply put, a blockchain is a distributed, immutable ledger or

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GDP forecasting for the world’s major economies is no easy task, but new tools and ideas are always offering us ever more pragmatic insights.  For that reason, I am very optimistic about the possibilities that machine learning opens up for us in macroeconomic forecasting. In my work, I try to

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Data ScienceFeatured

The importance of data science is only going to grow in the coming years. As we see the results of our data-empowered work take form in how we shape our businesses, our products and our own goals, we are beholden to take a reflective gaze at the relationship between our

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FeaturedFinanceFinTech

The financial technology field is rapidly expanding, but remains in flux and continues to be unpredictable. Fintech’s use of AI, algorithms, and modern technologies can transform traditional banking, but still faces some resistance.  Some fintech companies are finding billion-dollar markets in the gaps left by outmoded banking services. Nevertheless, there are still

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Artificial IntelligenceEducationFeatured

Artificial Intelligence has the potential to greatly improve and change education systems across the world. There is a strong possibility for artificial intelligence to be used to help teachers effectively streamline their instruction process and to help students receive much more personalized help that is specifically suited to their strengths

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