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A Formula for Success with GDPR – IBM Analytics – Medium

https://medium.com/ibm-analytics/a-formula-for-success-with-gdpr-c7fbd2a5b2f The General Data Protection Regulationcomes into effect on May 25th 2018 and many organizations are already seeking outside help to understand and navigate the complexities. As you consider connecting with an advisor, this brief series of posts lets you know some of the most important questions to ask, how to set priorities. You should consider having a

One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses As Much Energy As Your House In a Week – Slashdot

https://m.slashdot.org/story/333535 It look like Bitcoin is not very “clean” technology: Bitcoin’s incredible price run to break over $7,000 this year has sent its overall electricity consumption soaring, as people worldwide bring more energy-hungry computers online to mine the digital currency.  Bitcoin miners burn through over 24 terawatt-hours of electricity annually. This averages out to a shocking 215

André Staltz – The Web began dying in 2014, here’s how

https://staltz.com/the-web-began-dying-in-2014-heres-how.html Here are some key points from this long article: Before the year 2014, there were many people using Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Today, there are still many people using services from those three tech giants (respectively, GOOG, FB, AMZN). However, the underlying dynamics of power on the Web have drastically changed. Internet activity itself

All of the World’s Money and Markets in One Visualization (2017 Update)

http://www.visualcapitalist.com/worlds-money-markets-one-visualization-2017/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialWarfare Millions, billions, and trillions… When we talk about the giant size of Apple, the fortune of Warren Buffett, or the massive amount of global debt accumulated – all of these things sound large, but they are actually extremely different in magnitude. That’s why visualizing things spatially can give us a better perspective on money

Accidenture

Numerous companies have shamed themselves by posting their sensitive data and encryption keys to public cloud without any protection, where cyber criminals and security researches find them. What is the better way to get a bad dent to the “professional” cover of the data security consultanting company than doing exactly this? And yet those companies

Capitalism without consequences | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/01/capitalism-without-consequences/?ncid=rss&utm_source=tcfbpage&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29&utm_content=FaceBook&sr_share=facebook  Technology decouples economies. AirBNB owns no rooms, but provides accommodations; Uber owns (essentially) no vehicles, but provides transport; Stripe is not a bank, but provides bank accounts; a vast panoply of corporate services run on Amazon-owned servers. There are many excellent things about this decoupling; it improves efficiency, aids focus, and spurs innovation. But technology also has

Understanding Certifications for Electronic Hardware Products

https://blog.hackster.io/understanding-certifications-for-electronic-hardware-products-7f7f983ae5b2  Most electronic products require multiple certifications in order to be sold. The certifications required depends on the product specifics and the countries in which it will be marketed. This article will mainly discuss certifications necessary in the United States, Canada, and the EU.