Can agile work for marketing?

March 31, 2018 Editor 0

GUEST: Given that my company sells an agile platform and has more than 5,000 engineers using agile practices, you’d think we would have adopted agile marketing as a no-brainer, right? After all, agile isn’t about code, it’s about how you approach a problem. And marketers share many of the same goals as developers: We want to be faster to market, ha…Read More Powered by WPeMatico

This guppy is more than an AR Tamagotchi — it eats your feelings, too

March 31, 2018 Editor 0

My cat isn’t interested in much beyond naps and Fancy Feast chicken pâté — but that’s not the case with your little animal pal in TendAR. The augmented reality mobile game is the latest from indie studio Tender Claws, and it stars an adorable guppy that eats your feelings and craves information from the real world. But it’s much m…Read More Powered by WPeMatico

Blockchain will make AI smarter by feeding it better data

March 31, 2018 Editor 0

GUEST: We’ve heard — probably too much — about how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin shift financial power away from governments and big banks to individuals. Blockchain technology is also democratizing artificial intelligence (AI). Businesses of any size will soon be able to offer the sort of personalized recommendations that are currently the provinc…Read More Powered by WPeMatico

‘Thousands of Companies Are Spying On You’

March 31, 2018 Editor 0

Security guru Bruce Schneier warns that “thousands of companies” are spying on us and manipulating us for profit. An anonymous reader quotes his article on CNN: Harvard Business School professor Shoshana Zuboff calls it “surveillance capitalism.” And as creepy as Facebook is turning out to be, the entire industry is far creepier. It has existed in secret far too long, and it’s up to lawmakers to force these companies into the public spotlight, where we can all decide if this […]

Google will broadcast real-time analytical predictions during the NCAA Final Four

March 31, 2018 Editor 0

Using a team of data analysts and basketball enthusiasts, Google will be at the NCAA Final Four using machine learning and data collected from the first half of the games to make real-time statistical predictions at halftime. The post Google will broadcast real-time analytical predictions during the NCAA Final Four appeared first on Digital Trends. Powered by WPeMatico

DoJ asks the Supreme Court to moot the case against Microsoft on email data stored in Ireland after the Cloud Act became a law (Ellen Nakashima/Washington Post)

March 31, 2018 Editor 0

Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:DoJ asks the Supreme Court to moot the case against Microsoft on email data stored in Ireland after the Cloud Act became a law  —  Now that Congress has made clear that a U.S. search warrant covers emails stored overseas, the Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to moot … Powered by WPeMatico

Should We Revive Extinct Species?

March 31, 2018 Editor 0

An anonymous reader writes: The last male northern white rhinoceros died just last week, and a total of just 29,000 rhinoceroses now remain on earth. But National Geographic reports that “the genetic material of several northern white rhinos has been stored away,” and scientists hope to give birth to another using in vitro fertilization — or to breed a hybrid using a genetically similar southern white rhino. Meanwhile, a postdoctoral fellow in ecology and evolutionary biology reports that scientists are […]