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What’s the big deal with big data? Breaking down the year’s buzzword

What’s the big deal with big data? Breaking down the year’s buzzword | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
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Big Data is one of the latest phenomenon to hit tech news. This is ...
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For those of you that don't yet understand what 'Big Data' is - have a read of this simple explanation. 

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A simple explanation about big data. Read this first.

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The fuzzy lines between science fiction and science fact. Digital innovation, the rise of mobile, gaming and other tech innovations like 3D printing continue to fuel start ups around the world and change the face of business forever.
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A very interesting chart from Gartner, anything missing?

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Master Plan, Part Deux

*/ The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn't all that complicated and basically consisted of:
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A fantastic read for anybody interested in Innovation.

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WhybinTBWA Sydney Partner With NERVO DJs To Showcase Women In Engineering - B&T

WhybinTBWA Sydney Partner With NERVO DJs To Showcase Women In Engineering - B&T | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
We love listening to NERVO when we go out on weekends. Although it's usually alone in our house with a DIY strobe light.
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A clever initiative / campaign aimed to encourage more woman into Engineering degrees. 

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Elon Musk’s Tesla offers to acquire Elon Musk’s SolarCity for $2.8B

Elon Musk’s Tesla offers to acquire Elon Musk’s SolarCity for $2.8B | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
The great Elon Musk empire is uniting. Today his electric car and battery company Tesla announced its offer to acquire his solar panel installation company..
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Very interesting indeed.

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U.K. entrepreneurs react to Brexit vote

U.K. entrepreneurs react to Brexit vote | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
The UK’s tech community has reacted to today’s Brexit vote. The results, announced early this morning, saw 48.1% of voters asking to remain in the European Union (EU), whilst the remaining 51.9% voted for a Brexit. The news comes after various surveys conducted across the industry showed the tech sector’s overall support for remaining within the EU.
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Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Living In A Computer Simulation – Here’s The Science

Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Living In A Computer Simulation – Here’s The Science | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
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In a recent interview at the Code Conference in California, technology entrepreneur Elon Musk suggested we are living inside a computer s
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We are al in the matrix?

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26 Disruptive Tech Trends for the Rest of the Decade

26 Disruptive Tech Trends for the Rest of the Decade | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Each year at this time, I read all of the predictions for the new year plus the “top X” lists wrapping out the previous year. Add to that the first week of chaos that is CES and all of the new tech
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A good article looking into the future of disruptive trends.


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How Technology is Taking Over Our Lives Illustrated by Artist Jean Jullien

How Technology is Taking Over Our Lives Illustrated by Artist Jean Jullien | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Wonderful observational illustrations critiquing our addiction to technology by French artist Jean Jullien. Jullien studied at Central Saint Martins and the Royal College of Art and is currently based in London. More images below!                 … Continue reading →
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Love it!

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Why Attitude Is More Important Than Intelligence

Why Attitude Is More Important Than Intelligence | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Here is how to develop the attitude you need to succeed.
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Great article well worth a read.

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This device uses Wi-Fi to see through walls

This device uses Wi-Fi to see through walls | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Being able to see through walls is definitely a superpower I would pay to have. And while it's not entirely possible yet, researchers at MIT's Computer Sci
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In Takeover of EMC, Dell Makes Ambitious Bet

In Takeover of EMC, Dell Makes Ambitious Bet | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
In buying EMC, Dell is betting that the huge acquisition will help one of the best-known names in computing keep up with its rapidly evolving industry.
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Which Programming Languages Get Used Most At Hackathons?

Which Programming Languages Get Used Most At Hackathons? | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Picking a programming language to learn can be a stressful task. The trendy language at any given time isn't necessarily one that anyone will care about in a..
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An interesting article from Techcrunch looking at the Programming languages most often used at Hackathons. 

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This Might Be the Coolest Thing That's Happened to Photos Since Instagram

This Might Be the Coolest Thing That's Happened to Photos Since Instagram | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
You know how photos come to life in the 'Harry Potter' books and movies? Imagine that actually happening.
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Your photos coming alive like in the Harry Potter movies, bring it on!

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How to negotiate better shareholder agreements

How to negotiate better shareholder agreements | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
In light of the recent BlueChilli controversy, CeBIT Australia investigates what founders need to know about negotiating shareholder agreements.
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A good article with sound advice for Startups focused on negotiating better shareholder agreements with investors.

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Back to business: What the Coalition’s election win means for Australian startups - StartupSmart

Back to business: What the Coalition’s election win means for Australian startups - StartupSmart | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
A week after Australians went to the polls, Malcolm Turnbull has finally claimed an election win for the Coalition, with the startup community now hoping for a renewed focus on innovation and some much-needed stability. Opposition leader Bill Shorten rang Turnbull on Sunday to concede defeat, putting to rest many in the startup world’s fears
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Will be interesting to see what happens with this. 

 

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How 'Metal Gear Solid' Helped Turn An Amputee Into A Maker

How 'Metal Gear Solid' Helped Turn An Amputee Into A Maker | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
James Young's bionic arm will be Bluetooth-enabled, with a screen to control his electronics. It has a laser and a torch, and it can fly drones. But it has trouble picking up a grocery basket.
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Inspiration can come from anywhere.

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Eight Signs That You're Smarter Than Average

Eight Signs That You're Smarter Than Average | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
This infographic from Business Insider shows some of the behaviors and traits that research has suggested are associated with a higher level of intelligenc
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What will be the top 10 tech trends for 2016?

What will be the top 10 tech trends for 2016? | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it

InterstAlways a good read, so we figured we’d flag: tech ‘dealmaker’ GP Bullhound has released its annual report predicting the top 10 technology trends for 2016. The London-born firm has made its research report available online for free, so download the PDF now and check it out.

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Interesting thoughts here.

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Jaguar creates ‘Actual Reality’ prank

Jaguar invited people to experience the only virtual reality simulation worthy of the F-TYPE. One that turned out to be not-so-virtual. Watch their reactions...
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This is very cool, where do you sign up? 

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Facing threat of extinction: How pro services can compete in the age of AI

Facing threat of extinction: How pro services can compete in the age of AI | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Alastair is president at Huddle. The professional service industry — any third-party consultancy or support service that helps businesses operate better — is massive. In the United States the professional service industry is comprised of almost 20 million people, which is roughly 13 percent of the total American workforce. Those 13 percent are in grave danger, finding themselves…
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A very interesting article and a real sign of the times ahead.

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Why Cisco paid $700 million for this guy's company after buying his last one for $3 billion

Why Cisco paid $700 million for this guy's company after buying his last one for $3 billion | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
Cisco announced its plans to buy a...
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Oracle's Amazon-killer might really be six months away

Oracle's Amazon-killer might really be six months away | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
At Oracle's enormous customer conference held...
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This fight will be interesting to watch, we wonder if Oracle will land many punches.

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To innovate, scientists and engineers find inspiration in the arts | ZDNet

To innovate, scientists and engineers find inspiration in the arts | ZDNet | Digital, Science, Innovation and Business | Scoop.it
In the innovation field, a rebirth of Renaissance thinking is brewing. Scientists and engineers are engaging with the arts to think creatively--an evident trend at the recent PopTech conference.
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Inspiration for innovation can literally come from anywhere.

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Infographic: Uber Becomes the World's Most Valuable Startup

This chart shows the world's most valuable startups as of August 2015.
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Worlds top 10 Startups...Can Pinterest and Dropbox be still considered startups?

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Worlds top 10 Startups...Can Pinterest and Dropbox be still considered startups?

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Worlds top 10 Startups...Can Pinterest and Dropbox be still considered startups?