Fri.Sep 24, 2021

Two-Factor Authentication: A Primer for Today’s IT Professional

CompTIA on Cybersecurity

2FA is widely used to improve an organization’s security. Learn why IT pros are expected to know how to explain and integrate it into IT environments

AI fairness requires fighting bias with bias

Venture Beast

Only by understanding algorithmic bias and incorporating it correctly can we build the trust in AI that is so vital to its acceptance. Read More. AI Enterprise VB Home Page AI bias algorithmic bias artificial intelligence category-/People & Society/Social Sciences/Psychology fairness

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Cisco patches three critical holes in IOS XE software

Network World

Cisco has patched three critical security holes in its IOS XE software that's used across a variety of its core routers and switches.

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Abductive inference is a major blind spot for AI

Venture Beast

While an AI winter might dampen interest in deep learning and data-driven AI, it can open a new generation exploration. Read More. AI VB Home Page artificial general intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science TechTalks

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

3 Ways to Do AIOps Right in Cloud-Native Environments

Information Week

For AIOps to deliver value for these teams, it must be fully automated, in context, and able to shift left for development and shift right for operations

AI Weekly: Researchers attempt an open source alternative to GitHub’s Copilot

Venture Beast

A group of researchers is attempting to create an open source alternative to GitHub's Copilot service, powered by OpenAI's Codex model. Read More.

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When to Pull the Plug on a Failing IT Project

Information Week

The best-laid schemes of mice and men -- often go awry. Don’t be afraid to read the signs and raise concerns

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64% of CISOs hired from outside, highlighting retention issues

Venture Beast

As the world emerges into a post-pandemic reality, the importance of a robust cybersecurity function has never been more apparent. Read More. Security VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial/Business Operations category-/Jobs & Education/Jobs/Job Listings CISO reports retention

How to improve relations between developers and security teams and boost application security

Tech Republic Security

Chris Wysopal shared a history lesson about the evolution of application security and advice on how to make all apps more secure

Roblox unveils Listening Parties for music artists

Venture Beast

Roblox unveiled listening parties for music artists, and its first one will be hosted by Grammy-nominated artist Poppy. Read More.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Pandemic Response: Lessons Learned From COVID-19

In March 2020, the world was hit with an unprecedented crisis when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. This whitepaper reviews lessons learned from applying AI to the pandemic’s response efforts, and insights to mitigating the next pandemic.

Are VPNs still the best solution for security?

Tech Republic Security

Cybersecurity professionals rely on VPNs to secure remote endpoints with an organization's home network. One expert suggests there is a better, simpler and safer approach to accomplish the same thing

25% of patients prefer communicating with their provider digitally

Venture Beast

Nearly eight in ten providers plan to make their pandemic-driven telehealth policies permanent, even after COVID-19 subsides. Read More. Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Health/Medical Facilities & Services healthcare Pandemic reports

Are You Playing the Marketing Game with a Full Deck?

Association of Information Technology Professional

We know marketing is critical to technology SMBs, but understanding where to start can feel overwhelming. Learn the steps you'll need to take to create your strategic marketing plan

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Peritus.ai automates community intelligence for cloud-native questions

Venture Beast

Peritus.ai has built a machine learning engine that helps surface the best answers to developer questions on cloud-native technologies. Read More.

Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

10,000 employees at Stanley Black & Decker go passwordless

Tech Republic Security

Here's how TruU's Passwordless Protection could make hybrid work easier and beef up security in the enterprise

Nintendo Direct, Christ Pratt, and goodbye, Jason! | GB Decides 215

Venture Beast

On GB Decides 215, the crew says goodbye to their managing editor, Jason Wilson. But before that, they have things to say about Nintendo. Read More.

Beam me up? TMZ says William Shatner will take Blue Origin suborbital space trip

GeekWire

The TMZ celebrity website says Star Trek captain William Shatner is due to fly on Blue Origin’s next crewed suborbital space trip. Left Photo: Paramount; Right Photo: Blue Origin).

The RetroBeat: Genesis on Nintendo Switch Online isn’t that exciting

Venture Beast

Look, I get it. Genesis is always the safest bet. But give me some Sega Master, Saturn, or Dreamcast games. Read More. GamesBeat category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics/Game Systems & Consoles category-/Games/Computer & Video Games Nintendo retro gaming Sega The RetroBeat

Data & Analytics Maturity Model Workshop Series

Speaker: Dave Mariani, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, AtScale; Bob Kelly, Director of Education and Enablement, AtScale

Check out this new instructor-led training workshop series to help advance your organization's data & analytics maturity. It includes on-demand video modules and a free assessment tool for prescriptive guidance on how to further improve your capabilities.

President Biden appoints AMD's Lisa Su to Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

TechSpot

In addition to Su, Nvidia chief scientist Dr. William Dally, Microsoft chief scientific officer Dr. Eric Horvitz, and Google Cloud chief information security officer Phil Venables are joining PCAST.

How stadiums can boost fan engagement and profits with pandemic-era tech

Venture Beast

Technology has provided a lifeline to stadiums during the pandemic, and it will continue to play a vital role across the industry. Read More. Enterprise category-/Arts & Entertainment category-/Business & Industrial

A teenager on TikTok disrupted thousands of scientific studies with a single video

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. Researchers were caught by surprise after a short video sent a flood of new users to a survey platform Thousands of scientific studies had to toss out weeks of data because of a 56-second TikTok video by a teenager. The July 23rd video is short and simple.

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60% of companies banked on ‘innovation’ during the pandemic, but will they see results?

Venture Beast

Several persistent organizational flaws and cracks are set to undermine this investment surge and result in huge financial waste. Read More. Enterprise category-/Business & Industrial/Business Finance innovation reports spending

AI in Manufacturing

Manufacturers want to deliver the best products on the market as quickly and ethically as possible. Learn how to solve your most urgent manufacturing and business needs with an enterprise AI platform.

Xbox gets a new Edge browser that can play Stadia games, access Discord, and more

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. Microsoft is rolling out a new Xbox dashboard that includes an updated version of the Edge browser.

Hero partners with Navajo Nation group to get elders to take medication

Venture Beast

Hero has partnered with the grassroots group Protect Native Elders to help older Native Americans with their medicines. Read More.

The ABCs of Big Oil: Why the Fossil Fuel Industry Infiltrated Schools

GizModo VR

For decades, the fossil fuel industry has been distributing propaganda to limit how Americans think about taking on the climate crisis. They haven’t just done so through political lobbying and advertising. They’ve also taken a much more insidious route: shaping schools’ curricula.

Intel breaks ground on two advanced chip fabs in Arizona

TechSpot

Earlier today, Intel broke ground on two chip plants in Arizona that are expected to become fully operational in 2024. The two manufacturing facilities are dubbed Fab 52 and Fab 62 and will be built near four existing fabs at the company's Ocotillo campus in Chandler, Arizona

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Product-Led Onboarding: How to Turn New Users into Lifelong Customers

Speaker: Ramli John, Managing Director at ProductLed and Author

Let’s face it. Today’s users are impulsive and easily distracted. They don’t have the time (or patience) to try and figure things out by themselves. They expect the product to be intuitive. Easy. And fast. Add to that a few, unfairly poor reviews and you’ll be more than just stuck. Ramli will share a simple but powerful framework to get more users to experience a product’s "Eureka!" moment and turn them into lifelong customers.

Elder-friendly technology is a growing market

Vox

Do older people needed their own dedicated devices? Westend61/Getty Images. As boomers age, a new crop of iPads and Alexas are popping up. Are they necessary? In the grim pits of 2020, ElliQ recited a poem to 81-year-old Deanna Dezern.

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Chromium-based Edge web browser arrives on Xbox One and Xbox Series X

TechSpot

As of yesterday, Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser became available on both current and last-gen Xbox consoles. When we say it's available, we mean it; this isn't a half-baked port.

The Lightning port isn’t about convenience; it’s about control

The Verge

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge. The European Commission shook the iPhone world to its roots this week, announcing a new policy that would require all smartphones to adopt USB-C ports for physical charging in an effort to reduce e-waste.

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Volvo is ditching leather in all of its EVs to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

TechSpot

Indeed, Volvo is going all in. By 2025, the automaker forecasts that 25 percent of the material in new models will be comprised of recycled and bio-based content. Furthermore, Volvo is mandating that its immediate suppliers use 100 percent renewable energy by 2025

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How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.