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The (Almost) Unstoppable Rise of Finnish Health Tech – Medengine

https://www.medengine.fi/en/almost-unstoppable-rise-finnish-health-tech/ The Finnish health technology field is booming like never before. In 2017, health tech exports broke new records as their value rose more than 5% to over €2.2 billion. The fact that the Finnish health tech field is thriving is hardly new: over the last two decades, the value of health tech export has

Font Psychology: What The Marketing Posters For Netflix’s Top 50 Shows Can Teach Us – Venngage

https://venngage.com/blog/font-psychology/ The promotional poster might have more to do with it than you realize. Specifically…the TV show’s title font. You may have heard about color psychology before. But have you heard of font psychology? So when it comes time to design an ad, or a product label, or a logo, put some thought into the

WTF is GDPR?

https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/20/wtf-is-gdpr/ GDPR is a significant piece of legislation whose full impact will clearly take some time to shake out. A major point of note right off the bat is that GDPR does not merely apply to EU businesses; any entities processing the personal data of EU citizens need to comply. The extra-territorial scope of GDPR

Makerspaces could be the secret to making smart cities smart | World Economic Forum

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/03/makerspaces-smart-sustainable-cities-thomas-ermacora/ The suite of new technologies now coming online – from low-cost complex sensors to big data and machine learning – have the ability to map the inflows and outflows of goods and services, allowing cities to precision-track patterns of consumption and waste production. As we speak, maker communities around the world are helping to

How GDPR Will Change The Way You Develop — Smashing Magazine

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2018/02/gdpr-for-web-developers/ Europe’s imminent privacy overhaul means that we all have to become more diligent about what data we collect, how we collect it, and what we do with it. In our turbulent times, these privacy obligations are about ethics as well as law. Web developers have a major role to play here. After all, healthy

The maker of the Turing Phone files for bankruptcy and suspends manufacturing | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/07/the-maker-of-the-turing-phone-files-for-bankruptcy-and-suspends-manufacturing/ This again proves that,making hardware is hard – both design and business sides. An another Finnish hardware startup with big plans seems to have finished the business. The Finnish phone maker’s story so far is one of delay after delay, and now it’s announced, via Facebook post, that it’s suspending manufacturing. “A recent news

Computer trends 2018

IT seems to be growing again. Gartner forecasts worldwide IT spending will increase 4.5% this year to $3.68 trillion, driven by artificial intelligence, big data analytics, blockchain technology, and the IoT. Digital transformations are fashionable. You won’t find an enterprise that isn’t leveraging some combination of cloud, analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning to better

5 blockchain trends to watch for in 2018 | The Enterprisers Project

https://enterprisersproject.com/article/2017/12/5-blockchain-trends-watch-2018?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY Few new technologies have raised as much discussion as blockchain. One reason is the controversy, concern, and perceived opportunity around blockchain-based cryptocurrencies (such as bitcoin and ether) and crowdfunding via initial coin offerings (ICOs). But what is blockchain’s role in the enterprise?  This article gives some ideas to think about. Take those trends with grain of