What Can AI Do For Education?

What Can AI Do For Education?

AI In Education “The fact is that given the challenges we face; education doesn’t need to be reformed — it needs to be transformed.” – Ken Robinson, Author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything AI in every facet of life Artificial Intelligence has made huge strides across nearly every facet of life. Deep learning has been used to help improve cancer diagnosis rates, develop real-time translation tools, and train auto-pilot features on self-driving…

Financial Services and the Blockchain Government

Financial Services and the Blockchain Government

Blockchain Government If you have had your head buried in the sand for the last few years, you might not have noticed the massive groundswell of support, discussion, and investment, in the technology that that has been touted as the next revolution in society. Blockchain is, in layman’s terms, a data structure that allows for the creation of a digital ledger shared across a peer to peer network. Each new transaction or addition is verified…

The Reasons Why Data Is The New Oil

The Reasons Why Data Is The New Oil

Data Revolution The industrial revolution was driven by fossil fuels, coal gas and above all oil, were becoming highly sought after. Wars were fought, regimes toppled, and thousands of people died, all in the pursuit of a little taste of black gold. Countries like Dubai would barely make an impact on the world, were it not for their vast oil reserves, and throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, oil companies have become most profitable companies…

Could We Get Uber For Plane Tickets?

Could We Get Uber For Plane Tickets?

Uber For Plane Tickets Uber has revolutionized the economy, not just the taxi industry, but the whole economy. Since they burst onto the scene in 2009 their influence has seen the sharing economy explode. Every industry has had their “Uber of” moment, parking, cooking, cleaning, packing, shipping and more, crowd-funding sites like Kickstarter have grown exponentially, and Uber became the first of many disrupters. Since then, the only industry to not be challenged by the…

How To Protect Your VoIP From Cyber Attacks

How To Protect Your VoIP From Cyber Attacks

Cyber Attacks and VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a way to take audio signals and transmit them in digital format via the internet; turning an internet connection into a way to make essentially free worldwide calls. With VoIP becoming increasingly more attractive to businesses of all sizes, because of it’s cost effectiveness and scalability, it becomes imperative that business owners understand the security risks, and more importantly, how to combat them. Security risks…

10 Companies To Watch In 2017

10 Companies To Watch In 2017

Companies To Watch We are sure 2017, much like 2016, is going to be another amazing year for technology and innovation. We have put together a list (in no particular order) of companies that you might want to put on your watch list for the coming year. We have included a mix of big names and fast growing start-ups, from a range of industries, all of whom are on the cutting edge of their respective…

AI Continues To Draw Interest From Tech Giants

AI Continues To Draw Interest From Tech Giants

Snapchat Acquires Israeli Start-up Snapchat (recently rebranded as Snap Inc) have just acquired the Israeli start-up Cimagine, in a deal worth roughly $30-40 million. Cimagine is a mobile, cloud-based platform, that allows clients to see what a product would look like in their store, by creating a 3-D visualization of the product. It uses the same sort of technology as Pokemon Go, but for product and design purposes. For example, Coca Cola, (one of their…

Movers and Shakers – 10 Cyber Security Firms Worth Exploring

Movers and Shakers – 10 Cyber Security Firms Worth Exploring

Cyber Security Firms There are so many different options for cyber security for businesses, even wading through the CyberSecurity 500 is a daunting task. To that end we have assembled a list (in no particular order) of some of the leading cybersecurity firms around at the moment. These are some of the movers and shakers. The companies are both big and small and may specialize in different facets of the cyber security market from Anti-virus…

News Round-up – Google Android Things

News Round-up – Google Android Things

AT&T and Verizon Respond to FCC Both AT&T and Verizon have responded this week to letters from the FCC that argued that their sponsored data plans are detrimental to consumers and net neutrality. Both company’s plans offer free data use for access to certain services, like DirecTV or Verizon’s Go90 – thus giving an advantage to those programs/services over the rest of the internet. AT&T and Verizon have both responded arguing that both of these…

How VoIP Can Help Grow Small Businesses

How VoIP Can Help Grow Small Businesses

VoIP Small Business Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, could potentially save a small business a substantial amount of money if deployed and utilized correctly. VoIP is a way to take analogue audio (usually in the form of a phone-call) and convert it into digital data that can be transmitted via the internet. Services like Skype and WhatsApp have already utilized a personalized version of the technology, but it can also be employed by businesses,…