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EXPLORE THE CONTENTS OF AN ENTIRE SHOPPING MALL LIKE A CONNECTED CLOSET [VIDEO]

EXPLORE THE CONTENTS OF AN ENTIRE SHOPPING MALL LIKE A CONNECTED CLOSET [VIDEO]

Interesting video about the ‘inspiration corridor’ for helping you choose product mixing the ease of online shopping with the fun of shopping.

Created by DigitasLBi Paris and real estate investment company Klépierre, the Inspiration Corridor is a large booth that offers users a personalized digital shopping experience. Shoppers step into the booth and undergo a complete body scan, with the…

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Edison Innovation Awards 2014: More mobile, more data

On the 29th April, the 2014 Edison Innovation Awards Ceremony is taking place in San Francisco. …

Worlds Biggest Data Breaches Infographic

Worlds Biggest Data Breaches Infographic

The data visualization Website Information is Beautiful has unveiled an interactive infographic titled World’s Biggest Data Breaches.

It links an at-a-glance, animated, front end to a lot of detailed information about all the supposedly secure storehouses of data on the Internet that have been leaking like sieves.

Some of the interesting ones are:

NHS

Adobe

Scribd

Evernote

I think though that…

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Corporate Espionage: Hacking A Company Through A Chinese Restaurant Takeout Menu

Corporate Espionage: Hacking A Company Through A Chinese Restaurant Takeout Menu

Corporate espionage (industrial espionage) is a favorite topic of mine. I have written and presented on the subject quite a bit and, while I am never sure how my readers react when I write about this, I do carefully watch the look on my audience members’ faces when I first mention the issue. The story their eyes tell is interesting.

The story of “why should I care about this?”

At first…

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Your Big Data Is Worthless if You Don’t Bring It Into the Real World

Your Big Data Is Worthless if You Don’t Bring It Into the Real World

In a generation, the relationship between the “tech genius” and society has been transformed: from shut-in to savior, from antisocial to society’s best hope. Many now seem convinced that the best way to make sense of our world is by sitting behind a screen analyzing the vast troves of information we call “big data.”

Just look at Google Flu Trends. When it was launched in 2008 many in Silicon…

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What You May Have Missed

What You May Have Missed

1. There were many articles on #Heartbleed this week, and if you only have time to read one very interesting article about it,  this is the one.  Bruce Schneier, this blog’s favorite security expert, calls Heartbleed “catastrophic”, and thankfully he provides a link to an app that can check a site’s vulnerability to this deadly bug.

2. A big win for citizens’ privacy rights: the European Court of…

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Tips From the Pros: Sharing 250 Million Folders With 100,000 Users

Tips From the Pros: Sharing 250 Million Folders With 100,000 Users

Q: How many users and how much data are you managing?

We have in excess of 100,000 actual people, 1.5 million accounts in AD, and 250,000,000 data folders.

Q: Can you describe your overall strategy for designing shared folders?

For us, everything is based on Active Directory group membership. Every “share,” or “root folder,” has AD groups for read-only access, read-write access, and full control.…

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Using IBM Big Data & Analytics to acquire, grow and retain customers

Using IBM Big Data & Analytics to acquire, grow and retain customers

Great video from IBM about the importance of understanding your customers

Denihan Hospitality Group and the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens use IBM Big Data & Analytics to help acquire, grow and retain customers. They are able to create a 360 degree view of the customer and understand what is most important to their most valuable customers: driving increased customer service, customer…

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Breaking down Cisco’s Cloud plan for Internet of Things

Breaking down Cisco’s Cloud plan for Internet of Things

The classic saying goes, ”put your money where your mouth is.” Well, after Cisco’s latest announcement, it’s clear the company is laying down some serious money on where its mind is at, and where the company is headed.

Here’s the headline: Cisco is investing $1 billion to develop a cloud solution to deliver the Internet of Things. Just as the company’s technology is the backbone of the Internet,…

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Created by Best Computer Science Degrees, the “Understanding The Internet Of Things: Towards A Smart Planet” infographic breaks down the technological development of networked appliances into a digestible format.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS [INFOGRAPHIC]

Created by Best Computer Science Degrees, the “Understanding The Internet Of Things: Towards A Smart Planet” infographic breaks down the technological development of networked appliances into a digestible format.