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Who Controls the Blockchain?

Who Controls the Blockchain? | IT News | Scoop.it
No one, and everyone, by design.
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By Partick Murck. We have to be able to trust the blockchain, and to trust that no one controls it.

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Why Manufacturers Need an IoT Operating System

Why Manufacturers Need an IoT Operating System | IT News | Scoop.it
Internet of Things is a vast un-networked ecosystem that must be merged, networked and integrated to achieve maximum benefits and move to the next level.
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By Graig Guillot. It's isn't new, but it's still needed. An IoT OS.

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Why IoT needs AI

Why IoT needs AI | IT News | Scoop.it
At one of my recent talks in New York about AI in the supply chain, one of the key questions that came up was “Are you talking about robots?”
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By CHANEY OJINNAKA. IoT connects disparate devices, such as wearables, and can scale to connect a nearly unlimited number of devices, continuously streaming data. AI processes data, makes inferences about this data, and ultimately enables recommendations in real time.

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Blockchain Democracy: Government Of The People, By The People, For The People

Blockchain Democracy: Government Of The People, By The People, For The People | IT News | Scoop.it
  Protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi wave flags in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Shortly afterward, the military staged a coup, ousting Morsi and suspending the constitution. We live in a crisis-wracked world. “The once-heralded Arab Spring has given way almost everywhere to conflict and repression,” wrote Kenneth Roth, executive director of [...]
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By Alex Tapscott co-author of the Blockchain Revolution. Technology is a powerful tool but it alone cannot achieve the change we need. In the spirit of the saying “The future is not something to be predicted, it’s something to be achieved,” let’s reinvent government for a new era of legitimacy and trust. It’s time to stop the tinkering.

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IoT Generalist vs IoT Specialist, Who will survive to the era of Robot

IoT Generalist vs IoT Specialist, Who will survive to the era of Robot | IT News | Scoop.it
How will your decision of being an IoT specialist or an IoT generalist affect your possibilities in a futuristic world dominate maybe by Robots?
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When deciding between IoT generalist and IoT specialist career paths, you need to carefully consider the type of person you are. Ultimately, the advantages and disadvantages of either path depend on your personality and drive. If you work hard towards achieving your career goals, you can do so as an IoT specialist and as an IoT generalist and remember you need to be passionate and your attitude will matter today and beyond 2025.

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How Enterprises Can Integrate Blockchain into Business

How Enterprises Can Integrate Blockchain into Business | IT News | Scoop.it

Click herBlockchain is the next iteration of the connected enterprise. It's the next logical step in a data sharing ecosystem in which every process is now-or will soon be-digital. The amount of data we have to process is overwhelming. As IoT takes hold, connected smart machines and devices will exchange information and execute automated tasks.e to edit the content

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By Kristy Blackmon. The World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025, one-tenth of our GDP will have made its way onto the blockchain.

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Why the biggest challenge facing AI is an ethical one

Why the biggest challenge facing AI is an ethical one | IT News | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is touching our lives in ever more important ways - it's time for the ethicists to step in, say our panel of experts.
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By Bryan Lufkin. There is increasing desire to see these technologies be fair and ethical but these concepts are fuzzy at best

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Artificial Intelligence: What is It and Why Now?

Artificial Intelligence: What is It and Why Now? | IT News | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents a paradigm shift that is driving at the same time the scientific progress as well as the industry evolution.
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Good wriiten article on Artificial Intelligence. By Datafloq.

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Blockchain Means The End Of Asset Management As We Know It | Articles | Big Data

Blockchain Means The End Of Asset Management As We Know It | Articles | Big Data | IT News | Scoop.it
Introducing Blockchain will release a huge swath of capital tied up in this laborious inefficient, protectionist process largely based on ‘legacy’ thinking and systems, with all the counterparties struggling with many versions of the truth and no single definitive answer.
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Introducing Blockchain will release a huge swath of capital tied up in this laborious inefficient, protectionist process largely based on ‘legacy’ thinking and systems, with all the counterparties struggling with many versions of the truth and no single definitive answer.

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The Blockchain Will Do to Banks and Law Firms What the Internet Did to Media

The Blockchain Will Do to Banks and Law Firms What the Internet Did to Media | IT News | Scoop.it
What we can learn from the evolution of another groundbreaking technology.
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by Joichi ItoNeha Narula and Robleh Ali. Preparing for these changes means investing in research and experimentation. Those who do so will be well placed to thrive in the new, emerging financial system

 

 

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How Blockchain Is Changing Finance

How Blockchain Is Changing Finance | IT News | Scoop.it
It could reduce friction and costs.
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By Alex and Don Tapscott. The question is, who in the financial services industry will lead the revolution?

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Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): innovation, benefits, barriers

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): innovation, benefits, barriers | IT News | Scoop.it
The Industrial Internet of Things and its place in Industry 4.0. The IIoT market, use cases, benefits, challenges and a strategic approach.
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Large (15 minutes reading) article by JP De Clerck with various views on the possibilities of Industrial IOT.

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Man vs Machine - Myth? Or Reality? - People Development Network

Man vs Machine - Myth? Or Reality? - People Development Network | IT News | Scoop.it
Machine learning and the decline of Google. Artificial Intelligence, or AI for short, is one of the technologies that's currently the buzzword.
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By Karin Dames. How to be human in an age of technology.

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There's a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works

There's a dark secret at the heart of artificial intelligence: no one really understands how it works | IT News | Scoop.it
As the technology advances, we might soon cross some threshold beyond which using AI requires a leap of faith.
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By Will Knight. How well can we get along with machines that are unpredictable and inscrutable?

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Meme Collectors Are Using the Blockchain to Keep Rare Pepes Rare

Meme Collectors Are Using the Blockchain to Keep Rare Pepes Rare | IT News | Scoop.it

Where blockchain fits in.

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By Corin Faife. Another usefull implementation of blockchain

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DataOps – It’s a Secret

DataOps – It’s a Secret | IT News | Scoop.it

DataOps is a series of principles and practices that promises to bring together the conflicting goals of the different data tribes in the organization, data science, BI, line of business, operations, and IT.  What has been a growing body of best practices is now becoming the basis for a new category of data access, blending, and deployment platforms that may solve data conflicts in your organization.

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By William Vorhies. DataOps (data operations) is an approach to designing, implementing and maintaining a distributed data architecture that will support a wide range of open source tools and frameworks in production.

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Lobes Digitalfabrik: Revolutioniert Blockchain die Bürokratie?

Lobes Digitalfabrik: Revolutioniert Blockchain die Bürokratie? | IT News | Scoop.it
Die Blockchain-Technologie könnte nach der Finanzbranche die Staatenwelt umkrempeln. Doch hinter der Verschlüsselungstechnik stehen einige Fragezeichen.
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By Adrian Lobe. 

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European Commission Proposes Blockchain Pilot Project to Improve Regulation - CryptoCoinsNews

European Commission Proposes Blockchain Pilot Project to Improve Regulation - CryptoCoinsNews | IT News | Scoop.it
The European Commission has proposed a pilot project on the blockchain technology with the intention of bettering its regulation.
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By Rebecca Campbell. The EU Commission announced last year the unveiling of a new initiative to give as many of Europe’s fintech and blockchain entrepreneurs the opportunity to become world leaders, giving them access to potential investors, business partners, research centres and universities

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Researchers are using Darwin’s theories to evolve AI, so only the strongest algorithms survive

Researchers are using Darwin’s theories to evolve AI, so only the strongest algorithms survive | IT News | Scoop.it

For the better part of three decades, most of AI’s brain-inspired development has surrounded “neural networks,” a term borrowed from neurobiology that describes machine thought as the movement of data through interconnected mathematical functions called neurons. But nature has other good ideas, too: Computer scientists are now revisiting an older field of study that suggests putting AI through evolutionary processes, like those that molded the human brain over millennia, could help us develop smarter, more efficient algorithms.

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By David Gershgorn. AI as a living object.

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The fourth industrial revolution: a primer on Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The fourth industrial revolution: a primer on Artificial Intelligence (AI) | IT News | Scoop.it
From Amazon and Facebook to Google and Microsoft, leaders of the world’s most influential technology firms are highlighting their enthusiasm for Artificial Intelligence (AI). But what is AI? Why is…
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By David Kelnar. Deep learning and #AI.

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AI set to replace traditional IT administrators

AI set to replace traditional IT administrators | IT News | Scoop.it
Demand for higher levels of availability will lead to increased use of automation. Over time, many IT roles will be taken over by intelligent algorithms.
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From last year. But still actual.  By Cliff Saran.

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Scientists Want to Build a Super-Fast, Self-Replicating Computer That "Grows as It Computes"

Scientists Want to Build a Super-Fast, Self-Replicating Computer That "Grows as It Computes" | IT News | Scoop.it

Scientists say it's possible to build a new type of self-replicating computer that replaces silicon chips with processors made from DNA molecules, and it would be faster than any other form of computer ever proposed - even quantum computers.

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The researchers propose using DNA molecules to represent information based on the four-character genetic alphabet - A [adenine], G [guanine], C [cytosine], and T [thymine] - rather than the binary alphabet of 1s and 0s.

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The World's Largest Shipping Firm Now Tracks Cargo on Blockchain - CoinDesk

The World's Largest Shipping Firm Now Tracks Cargo on Blockchain - CoinDesk | IT News | Scoop.it
Global shipping giant Maersk has conducted its first blockchain-based shipment in partnership with IBM.
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"We believe blockchain has a huge potential for supply chain applications. We don’t think it’s yet ready for prime-time fully, and that’s why we’re exploring, piloting in different use cases, to really understand what are the initial applications of blockchain."

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How IoT is Changing the World: Cases from Visa, Airbus, Bosch & SNCF

How IoT is Changing the World: Cases from Visa, Airbus, Bosch & SNCF | IT News | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing our world. This may seem like a bold statement, but consider the impact this revolutionary technology has
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Good article by Ronald van Loon about several use cases for (Industrial) IoT

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10 Interesting Business Use Cases of Internet of Things (IoT) | IoT ONE

10 Interesting Business Use Cases of Internet of Things (IoT) | IoT ONE | IT News | Scoop.it
The term “Internet of Things” often throws people, even in the technology industry, off balance. They begin struggling for definitions
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By Sanya Gupta. Some ideas where IoT can play a role for new business.

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