Wed.Jun 09, 2021

Can Your IT Team Culture Drive Your Digital Ambitions?

CEB IT

COVID-19 and its effects accelerated digital business at an unprecedented pace, and CEOs continue to invest in digital capabilities as they look to take advantage of what many expect to be a fast, sharp recovery.

Billions of passwords leaked online from past data breaches

Tech Republic Security

Dubbed RockYou2021, the list as revealed on a hacker forum contains 8.4 billion password entries, says CyberNews

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DeepMind says reinforcement learning is ‘enough’ to reach general AI

Venture Beast

Scientists at U.K.-based based AI lab DeepMind argue true artificial intelligence will emerge from sticking to the principle of reward maximization. Read More. AI Enterprise VB Home Page artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science DeepMind

The NEW CompTIA Cloud+: Your Questions Answered

Association of Information Technology Professional

The new version of CompTIA Cloud+ (CV0-003) covers the skills needed to operate in the cloud, validating that candidates have the technical experience needed to deploy, secure and automate environments

A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

Facebook proposes NetHack as a grand challenge in AI research

Venture Beast

Facebook is proposing the '80s game NetHack as a grand challenge in AI and machine learning research, launching a competition at NeurIPS 2021. Read More.

Supercharging Application Delivery

All Things Distributed

The goal of AWS Proton is simple: customers should be able to adopt, customize and evolve best practices and technologies for delivering their modern applications to the cloud, and not worry about how they roll this out – potentially to thousands of developers – across their organization

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Becoming a Self-Taught Cybersecurity Pro

Information Week

Cybersecurity pros are in high demand. Here's how one system administrator developed his own personal online night school curriculum to gain the expertise for a successful security career

The Rise of the Ecosystem Mindset: 4 Approaches to be Successful

Association of Information Technology Professional

Ecosystems are increasing and restructuring, resulting in the development of a new ‘ecosystem mindset’.

How Are CIOs Failing Their Business Users?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs are forgetting about their employee experience. Image Credit: Sjoerd Wijn. Right now every CIO seems to be talking about the customer experience (CX). What CIOs have been told is that if you don’t get customer experience right, you may leave yourself vulnerable to competitors who do.

Syngenta Talks Cloud Migration and Digital Agriculture

Information Week

Research and agriculture technology provider turned to automation software to make its data and resources more digestible for a move to the cloud

The History of the Word "Hacker"

According to one of the best English etymological dictionaries available, the word "hacker", with the sense of evil/good and brilliant computer programmer, was born in the halls of MIT. This fact alone reminds us that culture and words begin in actual places. At that time, to hack code, or hack out code, had a negative connotation. Where did this come from? Read this eBook to learn how the word "hacker" has evolved.

SCCM Persist Content in the Client Cache Option | ConfigMgr

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get the latest updates. link]. Read More. The post SCCM Persist Content in the Client Cache Option | ConfigMgr appeared first on HTMD Blog by Jitesh Kumar.

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5G and edge computing will help define the winners in the digital economy

Tech Republic Cloud

Enterprise technology providers must help telcos embrace cloud platforms, a new IBM study suggests

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Dungeons & Dragons Online interview: Reflecting on 15 years of adventure

Venture Beast

Dungeons & Dragons Online turned 15 this year, surviving amid publisher and developer changes thanks to its wide range of options and stories. Read More.

Ex-Microsoft leaders land $5.1M from GitHub co-founder, ex-Snowflake CEO for new startup Aserto

GeekWire

Aserto co-founders Gert Drapers (left) and Omri Gazitt. Aserto Photo). Gert Drapers and Omri Gazitt have more than six decades of experience working in engineering and product leadership roles at companies including Microsoft, HP Cloud, Puppet, and Hulu.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

People analytics startup ChartHop raises $35M

Venture Beast

ChartHop, a "people analytics" startup for powering HR operations, has raised $35 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Read More.

SCCM Patching Issue with Windows 10 KB5003637 June CU | Cumulative Update Confusion | ConfigMgr | WSUS

Anoop

Hello - Here is the new HTMD Blog Article for you. Enjoy reading it. Subscribe to YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get the latest updates. link]. Read More.

The pandemic led to ‘significant’ increase in AI adoption across manufacturing, survey finds

Venture Beast

A survey commissioned by Google Cloud found that the manufacturing industry's use of AI increased 'significantly' due to the pandemic. Read More.

Apple may have accidentally confirmed the existence of an M1X MacBook Pro

The Verge

Not the new MacBook Pro, but it does have ports that are tipped to return! Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote came and went this year without a new MacBook Pro — but it looks like that wasn’t the original intent!

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Google used reinforcement learning to design next-gen AI accelerator chips

Venture Beast

In a paper published in the journal Nature, Google detailed its method for creating an AI system capable of designing computer chips. Read More.

Increase Developer Productivity with FlexDeploy Browser Extension

Flexagon

Have you ever been in the middle of development and had to open FlexDeploy to manually initiate a project build, slowing down your process? There’s a new solution to automate this and prevent some of the back and forth between applications that might be needed today.

EleutherAI claims new NLP model approaches GPT-3-level performance

Venture Beast

EleutherAI, a group of data scientists working to open-source AI research, released a language model they claim achieves leading performance. Read More.

I Would Rather Die Than Let Facebook Monitor My Heart Rate

GizModo VR

Facebook is reportedly developing a smartwatch to take on Apple, and while those of us who have been paying attention to Facebook’s shenanigans for several years now are cringing, clearly there’s a market for Facebook hardware—look at the success of its smart display, Portal. Read more.

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

How edge AI can make enterprises more agile

Venture Beast

Edge AI, or AI implemented locally, on edge hardware, can bring about enormous benefits for organizations in key industries. Read More.

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Digital driver’s licenses are coming

Vox

Apple and several states are making digital driver’s licenses a reality. Driver’s licenses stored on our phones are not too far off down the road. Apple announced earlier this week that, by this fall, its Wallet App will be expanded to include digital IDs from participating states.

Salesforce’s AI surfaces relationships to drive sales

Venture Beast

Salesforce's new tool, Einstein Relationship Insights, finds relationships between customers, prospects, and companies Read More.

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Expert: Freelancers could set your company up for cybersecurity breach

Tech Republic Security

If you're hiring gig workers, take precautions to protect your company from intentional or accidental data breach

Why Distributed Tracing is Essential for Performance and Reliability

Speaker: Daniel "spoons" Spoonhower, CTO and Co-Founder at Lightstep

Many engineering organizations have now adopted microservices or other loosely coupled architectures, often alongside DevOps practices. Together these have enabled individual service teams to become more independent and, as a result, have boosted developer velocity. However, this increased velocity often comes at the cost of overall application performance or reliability. Worse, teams often don’t understand what’s affecting performance or reliability – or even who to ask to learn more. Distributed tracing was developed at organizations like Google and Twitter to address these problems and has also come a long way in the decade since then. By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand why distributed tracing is necessary and how it can bring performance and reliability back under control.

Facebook plans first smartwatch for next summer with two cameras, heart rate monitor

The Verge

Facebook is working on its first smartwatch (note: this is not a mockup). Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge. Facebook is taking a novel approach to its first smartwatch, which the company hasn’t confirmed publicly but currently plans to debut next summer.

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What the Supreme Court’s decision on federal computer crime law means to you

Venture Beast

After last week's decision, the CFAA has no business criminally enforcing the terms of service limitations set by private parties. Read More. VB Home Page category-/Law & Government/Government/Courts & Judiciary category-/Law & Government/Legal CFAA van Buren

How to enable Nearby Share on your Chromebook

Tech Republic Cloud

Chrome OS now enjoys the Nearby Share feature found in Android. Jack Wallen shows you how to enable it for your Chromebook

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Gig workers are here to stay, but they might pose a hidden cybersecurity risk

Tech Republic Security

Whether intentional or not, gig workers can cause security breaches. Here's how to set your company up for safety

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!