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Important: Microsoft Patch Tuesday Today
If you've disabled automatic updates and / or amended your "active hours" - because like most of us you can't afford those intrusive update routines to begin, clog your machine and require restarts in the middle of doing actual work -- Please make a note, budget some time tonight and see that you run those updates.
Is Ageism Really Ingrained / What is Corp. HR up to?
A great friend asked me: "David do you think what we perceive as ageism is really ingrained in our society, or that perhaps we just refuse to put up with the sort of corporate HR bs foisted upon job seekers today?" Great question. What do you think? MIT Research on Ageism in Technology Review Mag.…
AI Tech Spending Forcast: Exploding 60% yr/yr through 2020 – IDC
Business that have a wealth of unstructured data, a desire to harness insights from this information, and an openness to innovative technologies - will be early AI/Cognitive adopters and experience huge benefits.
FaaS – Getting Used to the Cloud Enterprise
If your operations are spread across any geographic scale and if you need mobile access, you should be studying trends like "Faas."
“AI First” successor to “Mobile First”
The pace of change in technology is accelerating... "AI First" is an underlying strategic theme, henceforth. It was just 2012 when we launched the "Mobile First" theme. Read the abstracts at NextBigFuture.com here: http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/02/ex-google-ceo-underestimated-ai-but-new.html?m=1 Google's current CEO Sundar Pichai has described the world as having entered an "AI-first" era. The preceding phase was a focus…
Creatives Driving HR Talent Search Online
Narrowing the candidate pool is where most HR organizations invest the lion's share of their time. Trivago just condensed the process to minutes. And with this method, stars will shine.
SMB’s Not Investing Online, Lack Web Presence Effectiveness: Harvard SMB Digital Trends Study
Harvard Technology and Entrepreneurship Center 2017 Small Business Digital Trends Report indicates that few SMB's investing enough online and loose Web Presence opportunities.
Language Support: Evolution of Online Tools
https://www.grammarly.com I started with the Google Chrome plugin and have added it to my Mac Desktop. The system makes college-level suggestions that I sometimes miss. I'll be using the interface as a pre-processor / content refinery for client work and for my own stuff (but over which, admittedly I'm much less particular.) For instance, I'm…
And yet another reason to hate big Telecom
Comcast / Xfinity drivers horrendously insensitive to public safety. The next time you're frustrated with your Mobile Phone carrier? Remember this video and you'll realize how deeply embedded disregard for customers remains in big telcos. Merry Christmas. https://youtu.be/sCEzEVJkO1U