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The digital revolution has completely changed the way we buy and rent movies. Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Google and other on-demand entertainment service providers have made the brick-and-mortar video stores irrelevant. In July 2018, in Bend, Oregon, the last standing Blockbuster store shut its doors for good. That’s quite a comedown

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BlockchainContributorsFeaturedTech TrendsTechnology & IT

Throughout my ongoing meetings and conferences about the GDPR and how it relates to cutting-edge technologies, I encounter many ‘add-on’ privacy solutions such as ‘secure your Office 365’, ‘breach detection’ and ‘fix your network.’ Such options, which aim to patch privacy vulnerabilities as they arise, also have the secondary effect

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Artificial IntelligenceBI & AnalyticsContributorsFeaturedMachine LearningTechnology & IT

I’ll never forget my “aha” moment with bias in AI. I was working at IBM as the product owner for Watson Visual Recognition. We knew that the API wasn’t the best in class at returning “accurate” tags for images, and we needed to improve it. I was nervous about the

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ContributorsFeaturedMarketing & Sales

The digital advertising market has doubled in size over the past five years, with the total ad spend in Europe approaching €50 billion, according to the IAB. The success and continued growth of the market is reliant on the massive volumes of data produced each day – an estimated 2.5 quintillion

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Artificial IntelligenceContributorsFeaturedMachine LearningTech TrendsTechnology & IT

Artificial Intelligence is dominating innovation in companies across the globe- doesn’t matter if they are giant conglomerates or young startups. According to a report by Research and Markets titled Artificial Intelligence Market by Technology, and Industry Vertical – Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2018-2025, the global Artificial Intelligence market

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ContributorsFeaturedTech TrendsTechnology & IT

For some time, observability in IT operations has been associated with three data types that monitoring systems must ingest in order to be at least somewhat effective: logs, metrics, and traces. This limit to the type of data consumed is far from efficient when it comes to the true needs

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Big DataContributorsEnergy & EnvironmentFeaturedInternet of Things

Disasters are dangerous, but Big Data can help improve disaster relief and preparedness to cut back on lives lost and community damage. Historically, public policies have proved ineffective in providing adequate help for disaster-stricken citizens. A year after hurricane Harvey in 2017, for example, residents are still in the midst

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ContributorsData NativesMachine LearningMarketing & SalesTech TrendsUnderstanding Big Data

It’s no news that unstructured data has been a highly sought after source since its inception, first for determining public topical insights and now for training machine learning algorithms. The critical question to answer is whether you should outsource the collection to overcome business challenges or not? Mike Madarasz explains

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Big DataContributorsFeaturedUnderstanding Big Data

Organizations yearn order and simplicity over chaos and confusion, but the data-driven era we live in challenges these desires on a daily basis. Seemingly every day, massive amounts of transactional and streaming data is being introduced into enterprises. This data must be collected, deciphered, shared, and acted upon. Cloud-native technologies

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Artificial IntelligenceContributorsData NativesData ScienceFeaturedMachine Learning

With the help of a use case, Dr Patrick Vetter, Head of Competence Center Data Science at Supper and Supper GMBH explains how a deep learning methodology can locate and segment wind turbines on satellite imagery. As a pioneer in fighting global climate change, Germany is increasingly investing in renewable

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