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The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.

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Amal Graafstra is a double RFID implantee, author of the book RFID Toys, and TEDx speaker. His interest in biohacking, RFID, and NFC began in 2005 as a simple solution to a problem. He wanted easy access to his office. He explored biometric options only to find they were too

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Tobias Johannson is technical lead developer for Valo.io in London. Tobias has nearly 15 year’s experience developing in .NET and Scala. He has a background in the financial sector as a front-office developer but changed track in 2013 to be part of a team building Valo, a new real-time analytics

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  Nicolas Boudot is the EMEA Director at Softbank Robotics, where he has been responsible for partnerships and for promoting the use of humanoid robots in the B2B, educational and consumer markets, since 2001, when Aldebaran Robotics, the makers of Nao humanoid robots, was acquired by Softbank Mobile. He has

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ContributorsCybersecurityTechnology & IT

Today, we’re more connected than ever thanks to the prevalence of smartphones in our lives, and their integration with Cloud services. This comes at a cost, however. With so much of our personal information online, data breaches are becoming more common. So what exactly is a data breach? In essence,

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ContributorsData ScienceTechnology & IT

All over the world, companies are losing millions of dollars because of data loss and unexpected downtime.  This is a result of the majority of businesses being behind the times with respect to their data protection and restore plans, not to mention failed backups, and various compliance requirements being put

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ContributorsData ScienceTechnology & IT

The recent explosion in data, connectivity and computing power – combined with powerful, new analytics tools – has sparked huge interest in data science. In response, forward-thinking businesses are looking at how they can derive insights from big data analytics to better understand their customer base and give them a

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ContributorsData NativesTechnology & IT

When attending an Open Data Conference in Germany these days, one might wonder whether the participants have discovered a new type of species. A mysterious species that knows what to do with data. An intelligent species that is able to find treasures on confusing websites and to understand government speech

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ContributorsHealthcareTechnology & IT

Whether it be diagnostics, treatment, or even a rehabilitation process, all medical procedures have an obvious goal: bringing benefits to patients. For instance, sonography requires using ultrasound waves for examining soft tissues; magnetic resonance, in turn, involves magnetic fields to make images. Neither waves nor magnets have negative influence on

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