Are Cryptocurrencies Disrupting the Economy in 2018?

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Despite the hype around bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the digital forms of payment have thus far failed to challenge traditional and well-established methods. In fact, the use of credit cards is actually on the rise in Canada, with 61 percent of online shoppers using that option in 2017 compared to 51 percent three years earlier. […]

GDPR Implications of Desktop and Mobile Online Collaboration Platforms

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The GDPR is the newest data privacy directive in the European Union. It is a very complex policy that is meant to address the vast privacy concerns that have arisen in the 23 years since the previous data privacy law was passed. Data scientists and legal experts are both debating the nuances of the new […]

Government Agencies Are Gaining New Data Collection Tools in 2018

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After 9/11, the way that the United States government handled data shifted. At first, all ears were directed outside of the country. Now, increasingly, we are seeing a shift to domestic data surveillance. This was highlighted in Edward Snowden’s massive data leak from the National Security Agency. It has been further confirmed by the discovery […]

How Tesla Is Using Big Data And AI

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Elon Musk’s Tesla has long enjoyed a well-deserved spotlight in global headlines, largely thanks to the eccentric nature of the company’s founder and the unique allure of its electric vehicles. Despite all the hubbub surrounding recent gimmicks like sending a Tesla roadster hurtling towards Mars, however, most investors and tech enthusiast have a different reason […]

Can Academia Survive Big Data?

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Big data is fundamentally upending countless industries and is even drastically reshaping how we live our social lives. Now, big data has its sights set on academia and is changing the way universities across the world recruit students and professors, amongst a myriad of other things. With all of these changes coming more and more […]

10M Developers Use JavaScript Worldwide, Making It The Most Popular Programming Language

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SlashData’s presented results from its Developer Economics survey Q4, 2017 in the new State of the Developer Nation report. The report highlights the most important trends for 2018, based on the data from 21,700 developers in 169 countries. For the first time, the State of the Developer Nation report presents the estimate for the number of […]