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Data analytics – The key to exploit the potential of the Internet of Things(IOT)

Data analytics – The key to exploit the potential of the Internet of Things(IOT) | IT News | Scoop.it

Considering the exponential explosion of Internet-enabled devices and the quantum of data spewed by these devices, it is no surprise that the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data feature at the top of the closely-watched Gartner hype cycle which has been known to give a good indication of the specific stage that a particular technology (or product) trend is at.

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By Vijay G. Get more out the industrial #IoT

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How to Prepare for the Malicious Use of AI

How to Prepare for the Malicious Use of AI | IT News | Scoop.it
People will develop ways to use AI for harm. How can we forecast, prevent, and (when necessary) mitigate these harmful effects of the malicious use of AI?
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#AI is only safe if it has mechanisms build in for us to control it. Unfortunately because deeplearning machines alter its algortims into something that's too complicated for us. We cannot know for sure if we can control them. And therefore we must be extremely carefull.

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The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 2

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 2 | IT News | Scoop.it
Part 2: "Our Immortality or Our Extinction". When Artificial Intelligence gets superintelligent, it's either going to be a dream or a nightmare for us.
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The successor of the previous post. In this part it is discussed wether ASI will destroy us or gives us immortality. For me, the change it will destroy us is much higher.

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Before Automating Your Company’s Processes, Find Ways to Improve Them

Before Automating Your Company’s Processes, Find Ways to Improve Them | IT News | Scoop.it

One of the most recent automation technologies to emerge is robotic process automation, or RPA. RPA is a category of software tools that enable complex digital processes to be automated by performing them in the same way a human user might perform them, using the user interface and following a set of predefined rules. What sets RPA apart from other automation technologies is that its ability to imitate a human user of one or more information systems reduces development time and extends the range of functions that can be automated across a much wider range of business activities. It is frequently used to automate financial processes, such as comparing invoices with shipment notices, or transfering data from email and call center speech-to-text systems into transactional systems of record. Many organizations have adopted it for automating back- and middle-office processes, and many have achieved rapid returns on their investments.

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Don’t waste automation’s potential on a bad process.

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The Five Rules of Blockchain – Ronald Mulder –

Putting data in a block and forging the blocks into a chain doesn’t make data immutable, and it certainly doesn’t make data “true” or trustworthy. A blockchain that exists on a single computer, or on any number of computers controlled by a single party, can easily be manipulated. The true innovation in bitcoin is not the blockchain in itself, but the “open consensus mechanism”. That is: the mechanism that achieves consensus (about the state of the blockchain) between al participants, even when the identity of participants is unknown and participants can freely enter and exit the system.

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Good read if you're interested in blockchain. By Ronald Mulder on Miedium.

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How To Achieve An Invisible Infrastructure With The Four Pillars Of Multicloud

How To Achieve An Invisible Infrastructure With The Four Pillars Of Multicloud | IT News | Scoop.it
Multicloud isn’t just about tacking on another cloud to an existing deployment; it’s about delivering infrastructure that is essentially invisible to the user.

Via Tony Shan
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Most enterprises understand the overarching principles of multicloud, but the dependencies are often underestimated. Multicloud cannot be an afterthought -- applications must be considered in tandem and holistically as they pertain to the rest of the clouds on the network.

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Netherlands to harness blockchain for waste management operations

Netherlands to harness blockchain for waste management operations | IT News | Scoop.it
Authorities are trying out blockchain to automate many of the processes related to waste transportation in the EU.
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Yet another example for blockchain use.

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Skill shift: Automation and the future of the workforce | McKinsey

Skill shift: Automation and the future of the workforce | McKinsey | IT News | Scoop.it
Skill shifts have accompanied the introduction of new technologies in the workplace since at least the Industrial Revolution, but adoption of automation and artificial intelligence (AI) will mark an acceleration over the shifts of even the recent past. The need for some skills, such as technological as well as social and emotional skills, will rise, even as the demand for others, including physical and manual skills, will fall. These changes will require workers everywhere to deepen their existing skill sets or acquire new ones. Companies, too, will need to rethink how work is organized within their organizations.

This briefing, part of our ongoing research on the impact of technology on the economy, business, and society, quantifies time spent on 25 core workplace skills today and in the future for five European countries—France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom—and the United States and examines the implications of those shifts.

How will demand for workforce skills change with automation?
Shifting skill requirements in five sectors
How will organizations adapt?
Building the workforce of the future

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The question remains if a prediction can be made. Until now, most have been wrong.

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David Hain's curator insight, May 29, 3:48 AM

Future workforce landscape predicted.

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Disrupting the Disrupters: Will DAG Become Better Alternative Solution to Blockchain?

Disrupting the Disrupters: Will DAG Become Better Alternative Solution to Blockchain? | IT News | Scoop.it
The distributed ledger technology-directed acyclic graph (DAG) has the potential to eliminate the drawbacks of Blockchain, which has gained immense popularity over the last few years.

Via Tony Shan
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An alternative for #Blockchain. We will have to see if it's succesful but it sounds promising.

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Hyper-converged vs shared storage for SMEs

The rise of hyper-converged infrastructure – with compute, storage and networks in one box – seems ideal for SMEs, but is it always a better idea than traditional IT architecture?
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The pro's and cons of hyperconverged storage. And allthough it sure has advantages, hyperconverged storage isn't a solution for everything.

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5 Major Differences Between Backup and Archive

5 Major Differences Between Backup and Archive | IT News | Scoop.it

In this special guest feature, John Sharpe, Director of Product Management for Iron Mountain’s Data Management business, identifies five key differences between data backup and archive. In his role at Iron Mountain, John is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for backup, disaster recovery, and archiving.  He has over 15 years of experience in engineering, corporate strategy, and product management. He holds a BA in computer science from Boston College and an MBA in finance from Yale.

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Differences between archive and backup storage.

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Blockchain Is the Future of Big Data

Blockchain Is the Future of Big Data | IT News | Scoop.it
Companies and investors alike already know that Big Data is big money. And if that’s the case, it stands to reason that the more data an institution can amass, the better. But that’s not necessarily true. “It’s not the amount of data that’s important. It’s what organizations do with the data that matters. Big data …
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When the data captured by big business is more secure, more trusted, and more accessible, it will become easier for companies to make decisions based on their insights.

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Richard Platt's curator insight, May 23, 11:10 PM

Companies and investors alike already know that Big Data is big money. And if that’s the case, it stands to reason that the more data an institution can amass, the better. But that’s not necessarily true. “It’s not the amount of data that’s important. It’s what organizations do with the data that matters.

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Gartner Survey Reveals the Scarcity of Current Blockchain Deployments

Gartner Survey Reveals the Scarcity of Current Blockchain Deployments | IT News | Scoop.it
Only 1 percent of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within their organizations, and only 8 percent of CIOs were in short-term planning or active experimentation with blockchain, according to Gartner's 2018 CIO Survey. Furthermore, 77 percent of CIOs surveyed said their organization has no interest in the technology and/or no action planned to investigate or develop it.

Via massimo facchinetti
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Organizations Should Not Overestimate the Short-Term Benefits of Blockchai

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Old-fashioned silicon might be the key to building ubiquitous quantum computers

Old-fashioned silicon might be the key to building ubiquitous quantum computers | IT News | Scoop.it
Silicon isn’t yet ideal for creating quantum machines. But the massive manufacturing ecosystem for silicon chips explains why researchers (and Intel) want to overcome its handicaps.

Via Ty Garibay
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There’s still plenty of work to be done to get silicon-based qubits to a point where they are taken more seriously, but the potential is there. 

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AI Safety Myths

AI Safety Myths | IT News | Scoop.it

Addressing AI safety myths: Why do we need research to ensure AI remains safe and beneficial? What are the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence?

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This is about #AI and the common myths around it. And it has some serious warnings in it. You should take notice.

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The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1 | IT News | Scoop.it
Part 1 of 2: "The Road to Superintelligence". Artificial Intelligence — the topic everyone in the world should be talking about.
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A few years old, but still very relevant. Do you know the difference between #AI, #AGI and #ASI? We should indeed be talking about this.

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IoT and Big Data at the Core of Digital Transformation Strategies

IoT and Big Data at the Core of Digital Transformation Strategies | IT News | Scoop.it

Digital innovation is important for 99% of executives, according to a Jabil survey from the beginning of 2018. Companies are ready to aggressively invest into digital transformation strategies and change their technology infrastructure and ecosystems in line with the demands of the modern economy.


Via Tony Shan
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What happens when IoT and big data get in the core of a company’s digital transformation strategy?

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Migrating data to the cloud: back to the future?

Migrating data to the cloud: back to the future? | IT News | Scoop.it
With real insights on the readiness of your data to move to the cloud, and a cloud-native catalog ready to manage it, you can accelerate migration with both confidence and control.

Via Tony Shan
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Beyond data protection, simply managing data in the cloud is different, and if it’s not done right the cost, complexity, and risk can bring down the house.

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Scality boosts Ring with easy deployment and lower node count

Scality boosts Ring with easy deployment and lower node count | IT News | Scoop.it

Object storage maker Scality upgrades software-defined storage to give unified deployment, provisioning and management while cutting minimum nodes required to three

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Is object storage the future for storage in common? I think it can be. 

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Why the net giants are worried about the Web 3.0

The birth of blockchain spawned a movement which is set to disrupt the entire tech industry. Blockchain and crypto enthusiasts are calling it the Web 3.0 and it’s looking to make all traditional business models defunct. This is because, in short, the technology will facilitate the decentralization of the World Wide Web, thereby equalizing control and ownership back from the grasp of profit hungry corporations.

 

The Web 3.0 ecosystem already consists of over 3000 variegated crypto coins and over 900 decentralized apps or DApps (a single DApp can mean a team of up to 50 members, each dedicated to disrupting a specific industry). And even though the industry is still in its infancy, the market cap has already exceeded 800 billion.

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By Matteo Gianpietro Zago on Medium 

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Garbage In, Garbage Out: machine learning has not repealed the iron law of computer science /

Garbage In, Garbage Out: machine learning has not repealed the iron law of computer science / | IT News | Scoop.it
Garbage In, Garbage Out: machine learning has not repealed the iron law of computer science
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It will take decades before we can really rely on the output form self learned systems. If ever.

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Hyper-converged vs. converged vs. traditional infrastructures: which one should you choose?

Hyper-converged vs. converged vs. traditional infrastructures: which one should you choose? | IT News | Scoop.it
Hyper-converged infrastructure, converged infrastructure or traditional infrastructure? How are they different and which one should you choose?
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A good and simple explanation.

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The Difference Between Data Backup and Archiving

The Difference Between Data Backup and Archiving | IT News | Scoop.it
Data backup and data archive are two terms which are often mentioned in the same breath and on the surface may seem to be almost analogous.
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The last about backup and archive storage. Hope it's clear for everyone now.

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Archiving storage vs. data backup storage: The dos and don'ts of using backups and data archives

Archiving storage vs. data backup storage: The dos and don'ts of using backups and data archives | IT News | Scoop.it
Many people often confuse archiving storage with backup storage in data backup and recovery. In this FAQ with W. Curtis Preston, learn the differences between data backup software and data archiving tools and the dos and don'ts associated with each.
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A must read for everyone involved in storage, backup and archive solutions.

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Public key pinning: Why is Google switching to a new approach?

Public key pinning: Why is Google switching to a new approach? | IT News | Scoop.it
Google Chrome will officially drop HTTP Public Key Pinning and use CT logs and the Expect-CT header. Discover how security will benefit from this change.
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Google has taken the approach to monitor for certificate tampering by having a standard created that won't be too complex or overwhelming for administrators to manage.

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Quantum Computers Will Destroy Bitcoin, Scientists Warn. @investorseurope #blockchain

Quantum Computers Will Destroy Bitcoin, Scientists Warn. @investorseurope #blockchain | IT News | Scoop.it
Some computer scientists say quantum computers are moving closer to reality and will cripple bitcoin’s encryption systems and doom bitcoin.

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Every sytem that relies on cryptography (SSL as well) will become useless when quantum computers can be used for decrypting the keys.

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Investors Europe Stock Brokers's curator insight, October 18, 2016 4:55 AM

"Computer scientists now warn the machines will cripple existing encryption methods and destroy bitcoin’s technological foundations."