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334 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
it, agriculture, business
"RALEIGH, NC—Genera Energy and PrecisionHawk,  a terrestrial data acquisition and analysis company,  have partnered to develop new analysis algorithms. They will be specific to improving the efficiency and quality of sustainable biomass crop prod..."

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1107 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
marketing, business
"If I told you this article was written by an algorithm (and you believed me), chances are youd be creeped-out, suspicious of the content, and unable to muster much if any emotional response to it. Thats a natural response. Yet companies dont seem to ..."
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829 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Humans are biased decision makers. One well-known and troubling example of this is the tendency for interviewers to hire candidates who remind them of themselves, resulting in workplace homogeneity. In the tech sector, this homogeneity has been parti..."

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673 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Algorithmic trading refers to the use of electronic systems, which can potentially execute thousands of orders on the stock exchange in less than a second. The regulator has been holding discussions on rules which could help create a more level playi..."

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2531 words • intermediate • 7 years, 4 months ago
it
TED
We live in a world run by algorithms, computer programs that make decisions or solve problems for us. In this riveting, funny talk, Kevin Slavin shows how modern algorithms determine stock prices, espionage tactics, even the movies you watch. But, he asks: If we depend on complex algorithms to manage our daily decisions -- when do we start to lose control?
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545 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"The most dramatic advances in human development over the past century can be summed up in two words: “if” and “then.”  With only slight oversimplification, all marketing can be translated into if/then processes.  Look no further than  Moo..."

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660 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images. Recent turbulence in the share markets has caused some experts to point the finger of culpability at computerised High-Frequency Trading (HFT). There are few complaints about HFT when computers push share markets up,..."

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203 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil was $2 a barrel higher on Wednesday after the U.S. government reported a crude inventory build squarely within market expectations, extending gains after an earlier rally triggered by what the market described as a big algori..."
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1427 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
startups, business
"Google has announced a flurry of deals in Europe from its venture capital fund, but a key partner has left and there are rumours of dissent within Google Ventures' London outpost. Other VC firms also wonder whether Google Ventures in London is too sm..."
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3570 words • intermediate • 3 years, 12 months ago
it
TED
What happens when we teach a computer how to learn? Technologist Jeremy Howard shares some surprising new developments in the fast-moving field of deep learning, a technique that can give computers the ability to learn Chinese, or to recognize objects in photos, or to help think through a medical diagnosis. (One deep learning tool, after watching hours of YouTube, taught itself the concept of “cats.”) Get caught up on a field that will change the way the computers around you behave … sooner than you probably think.

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1347 words • advanced • 3 years, 11 months ago
"Is your company poised to build the next Uber? Have you started imagining how cryptocurrencies could be used to shore up your companys digital security? Have you considered that the algorithms your company uses might inadvertently be lying to you? At..."
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134 words • advanced • 4 years, 1 month ago
"AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has managed to pull off something fairly impressive.He has his company's revenue growing.Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, for all her accolades as product person, has yet to see real sales growth. How has Armstrong gotten AOL growing? T..."

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111 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
it
"The informatics team cuts across functions and projects at NSIDC, and is much larger than the names listed below. These people hold informatics-related research grants and have their own profile pages. Siri Jodha Singh Khalsa Remote sensing and geog..."

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776 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"For the last few years, the stock market has been a race among high-speed traders. The game was simple: The fastest traders won the most profits. Since speed was all that mattered, trading got exponentially faster. In the last five years, the time it..."
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839 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Last week, Marissa Mayer took a big step toward undoing one of her predecessor's business deals by renegotiating Yahoo's search contract with Microsoft. Before, Yahoo and Bing had an exclusive search deal. All of Yahoo's search listings and paid sear..."

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733 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Two years ago, when looking at the first available public data out of HFT frontrunning powerhouse Virtu, we observed the surge in net income from FX at the expense of all other traditional product categories, and reported what we thought was "The One..."
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744 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Flickr/IBMIts getting harder to be a human - at least a human making a good living in the financial markets. High frequency trading, algorithmic trading, dark pools, and a variety of other technical finance concepts are upending the once cushy job of..."
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442 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Twitter 's user growth is flat and the company's stock has been in the toilet, but CEO Jack Dorsey said during the Q4 earnings call Wednesday that the platform's much-maligned new timeline should help pull the company out of its rut. Twitter offic..."
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"If the recent layoffs and pay cuts on Wall Street have you worried, a former Wall Streeter's startup may be able to keep you ahead of the game. Launched in June, Roletroll is a job matching platform that pairs your resume and interests with relevant ..."
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348 words • advanced • 3 years, 12 months ago
"Everyone following the Federal Reserve today was wondering if it would keep the phrase "considerable time" to characterize the period between the present and the date of the first interest rate hike. At 2:00 p.m. ET, we learned the Fed ditched "consi..."
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