Quantum Computing Topics for 07/05/2017

IBM builds radical new Quantum Computing platforms – IoT “IBM recently took more than a leap in the quantum computing world by unveiling its two powerful computing platforms. Of these two, the first platform is the 16-qubit Quantum Experience universal computer. The other offering, which is going to form the…

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Blockchain Reading for 06/18/2017

The potential of IoT in blockchain | Digital Business | “An IoT platform enables IoT devices to send data to blockchain ledgers for inclusion in shared transactions with tamper-resistant records. By using IoT in blockchain all participants in a network can verify each transaction, preventing disputes and ensuring each participant…

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General Reading for 12/09/2015

Mozilla Will Stop Developing And Selling Firefox OS Smartphones | TechCrunch “Farewell Firefox OS smartphones. Mozilla today announced an end to its smartphone experiment, and said that it would stop developing and selling Firefox OS smartphones. It will continue to experiment on how it might work on other connected devices…

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What I’m Reading on 09/03/2015

Robots Lay Three Times as Many Bricks as Construction Workers | MIT Technology Review “In its current iteration, the system is best suited to work on large swaths of flat walls, most commonly found in projects for universities, hospitals, and other large sites. But some amount of detailed work isn’t…

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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 08/20/2015

The State of Artificial Intelligence in Six Visuals — Medium “We cover many emerging markets in the startup ecosystem. Previously, we published posts that summarized Financial Technology, Internet of Things, Bitcoin, and MarTech in six visuals. This week, we do the same with Artificial Intelligence (AI). At this time, we…

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What I’m Reading on 05/11/2015

All hail the next big job, the Chief IoT Officer | Computerworld “The bottom line: Whether your firm ends up with the Chief Data Officer or a Chief IoT Officer or both, a trend toward the creation of more chiefs may be on its way. “ tags: bs iot chief…

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What I’m Reading on 04/21/2015

Developer Economics Q1 2015: State of the Developer Nation – Developer Economics “The 8th edition State of the Nation report features all the latest trends in mobile and IoT development, including platform and language prioritisation, revenues and revenue models, tool adoption and more. It also examines the rise of Swift,…

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What I’m Reading on 01/20/2015

Open source Ubuntu Core connects robots, drones and smart homes – CNET “The smallest version of the Ubuntu operating system, Snappy Ubuntu Core, is now opening up to smart devices and other Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Builders of drones, robots and smart-home kit will be able to develop, simulate…

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What I’m Reading on 06/23/2014

Quirky & GE make a big connected home play with the new Wink hub | VentureBeat | Gadgets | by Ruth Reader “Due to its early success and/or promise, Wink is about to become its own company, according to the New York Times. The company’s main technology is software that works like…

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For the Love of Big Data: What is Big Data?

Several weeks ago I was on the panel “Privacy and Innovation in the Age of Big Data” at the International Association of Privacy Professionals in Washington, DC USA. My role was to present the attraction and value of data but not to constantly interrupt myself with “but, but, but” for policy…

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