Deep Learning: Past and Future

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Deep learning is growing in both popularity and revenue. In this article, we will shed light on the different milestones that have led to the deep learning field we know today. Some of these events include the introduction of the initial neural network model in 1943 and the first use […]

Blockchain and Trust: Advantages of a Decentralised System

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Blockchain has the potential to revolutionise the way we leverage trust and even the way we think about trust. It is a fundamental good. While largely intangible, it is key to the functioning of practically every meaningful interaction in society. We tend to think of trust concerning businesses, banking, relationships […]

What Skills Do You Need to Become a Blockchain Engineer?

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In its latest report, Gartner predicts that by 2021, almost 90% of the current enterprises will require to replace blockchain platforms in order to stay relevant, competitive, protected and not become redundant. With blockchain becoming the go-to technology for most industries, the popularity keeps increasing. Businesses from almost every country, […]

Why the Government of Tomorrow is Also a Data Organisation

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Nowadays, every organisation is a data organisation. This not only applies to commercial organisations, but also to governments. Governments at every level – local, regional, national and supranational – should take a different approach to organise their activities. However, becoming a data organisation is not an easy feat. It requires […]

How Big Data is Changing the Insurance Industry

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The insurance industry has always been quite conservative; however, the adoption of new technologies is not just a modern trend but a necessity to maintain a competitive pace. In the modern digital era, Big Data technologies help to process vast amounts of information, increase workflow efficiency, and reduce operational costs. […]

How Artificial Intelligence Will Disrupt the Financial Sector

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Artificial intelligence thrives with data. The more data you have, the better your algorithms will be. However, just having a lot of data is not sufficient anymore. You also need high-quality data, or in the words of Peter Norvig, you need better data: “We don’t have better algorithms, we just […]

Why Our Fast-Changing World Requires Us to Change Collaboration

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The world around us is changing faster than ever before. It is changing politically (Brexit), socially (generation Z hitting the labour market), technologically (AI, quantum computing, blockchain and IoT coming our way), economically (continuous trade wars between US and China and the upcoming economic powerhouse China) as well as environmentally […]

Hunting for Data: a Few Words on Data Scraping

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No matter how intelligent and sophisticated your technology is, what you ultimately need for Big Data Analysis is data. Lots of data. Versatile and coming from many sources in different formats. In many cases, your data will come in a machine-readable format ready for processing — data from sensors is an example. […]

IoT in e-Commerce: How a Connected World Can Change Trade

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The Internet of Things is one of the hottest topics today that penetrates all spheres of life from healthcare to commerce. The commercial sector was among the first to adopt the idea of intelligent devices monitoring goods: Coca-Cola, for example, was implementing vending machines that reported how much stock they […]