Net Threats: Nation-States and Security

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Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. The study targeted thousands of Internet experts to measure their thoughts and concerns about the future of the Internet. Researchers […]

How Many Data Scientists are out there?

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Editor’s note: This post by Gregory Piatetsky first appeared at KDnuggets.com. It it he dives into a key question regarding the possible shortage of data scientists. -bg Many people have read the McKinsey report on Big Data (May 2011) which predicted  The United States alone faces a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with analytical expertise and 1.5 million managers and […]

Security Blunder at the World Cup

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One of the simplest steps to bolstering cybersecurity is employing caution and complexity vis-à-vis passwords. Good passwords cannot be found in the dictionary; good passwords do not consist of only letters or only numbers; good passwords do not get shared with friends and family. Good passwords also do not get Tweeted. So it came as […]

Database marketing: How marketing struggles with social (and what to do about it)

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Database marketing: How marketing struggles with social (and what to do about it) Marketing’s landscape is changing. The advance of digital media – social channels especially – has dramatically altered the ways prime prospects expect to be approached. Yet marketers can struggle to understand social. A key factor is adaptation difficulties; social requires people who […]

Try The Upgraded CTOvision Mobile Application for iPhone, iPad and Android

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An upgrade for The CTOvision Mobile Application is available for iPhone, iPad and Android users. Please download your app today by visiting your favorite iOS or Android app store.  This upgrade addresses stability issues in the old app plus brings in new data sources. Here is a bit more on the app and pointers to download sites: The application focuses […]

Marc Andreessen on the future of technology and implications for enhancing government dialog with citizens

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This is the fifth installment in our series flowing from recent dialog with Marc Andreessen. In this post we provide some of Marc’s thoughts regarding ways that government can improve the dialog underway with citizens on the future of automation. Gourley: How can government start a dialogue with citizens on how AI, robotics and the coming […]