Archive of month: January 2018

The Security Mirage

The feeling of security and the reality of security don’t always match, says computer-security expert Bruce Schneier. In his talk, he explains why we spend billions addressing news story risks, like the “security theater” now playing at your local airport, while neglecting more probable risks — and how we can break this pattern.

The Big Data Revolution in Healthcare

Collecting global health data is an imperfect science: Workers tramp through villages to knock on doors and ask questions, write the answers on paper forms, then input the data — and from this messy, gappy information, countries and NGOs need to make huge decisions. Data geek Joel Selanikio talks through the sea change in collecting […]

How (and why) Russia hacked the US Election

Hacking, fake news, information bubbles … all these and more have become part of the vernacular in recent years. But as cyberspace analyst Laura Galante describes in this alarming talk, the real target of anyone looking to influence geopolitics is dastardly simple: it’s you.

Future of shopping goes mobile?

With the recent opening of Amazon Go, even grocery stopping has been streamlined to become faster as items are simply added and removed automatically to the customer’s shopping cart. Customer’s can then check their receipts digitally on their phone with the amazon app and use the app to add or remove items from their cart. […]

How giant websites design for you

Author: Margaret Gould Stewart Facebook’s “like” and “share” buttons are seen 22 billion times a day, making them some of the most-viewed design elements ever created. Margaret Gould Stewart, Facebook’s director of product design, goes over the thought process behind the design process and the impact that even small changes in design can have.

On Premise Storage vs. Cloud

Author: Ecourse Review Learn about the pros and cons of on premise vs. cloud storage. Each has their own advantages and disadvantages that set them apart from each other. Watch to learn more and see which storage method is right for your business.

What is The Cloud and How Does it Work?

Author: Instructor A Morgan Learn more about what cloud storage is and how it works. Cloud is an offsite storage option, which has its advantages and disadvantages. Check them out in this video.

The Importance of Digital Marketing Strategy

Author: Business Consort What is digital marketing and why is it important? Take a look into Business Consort’s video on the importance of an effective digital marketing strategy in today’s market and why many existing strategies are lacking.

The New DDoS Landscape

News outlets and blogs will frequently compare DDoS attacks by the volume of traffic that a victim receives. Surely this makes some sense, right? The greater the volume of traffic a victim receives, the harder to mitigate an attack – right? At least, this is how things used to work. An attacker would gain capacity […]
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