Posts Tagged ‘Big Data‘

Rudy de Waele on Big Data, IoT and co-Innovation

In our series “The Futures Agency Speakers Videos“, here’s a short interview with digital transformation strategist Rudy de Waele taken at The Drum’s Disruption Day on Big Data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and co-Innovation: Rudy says the industry is still in the “early frame” of utilising big

Can anything curb the dominance of the internet’s big guns?

The internet companies bargain hard to ensure that the new rules will not destroy their business, and the regulators and spies meet them there – it’s inconceivable that a regulator would tell Google that it must change its search business so fundamentally that it had

Why we need computers that can think

By Tim Cole As we enter the age of Big Data, computers as we know them are simply no longer capable of crunching the numbers fast enough. This is do to the limitations imposed by what is known as the “Von Neuman model” or “Princton

Bitcoin and the Digital-Currency Revolution

The digital currency known as bitcoin is only six years old, and many of its critics are already declaring it dead. But such dire predictions miss a far more important point: Whether bitcoin survives or not, the technology underlying it is here to stay. In

Digital Bedouin seeks digital oasis

There is no avoiding the fact that digital networks will change the way we work. The question that remains, however, is this: How will we cope? After all, we can’t all hope to profit equally; there are always winners and losers. The Industrial Revolution, says

Ultra-connectivity: the Devil’s in the Details

For better or for worse the world that we already inhabit runs on high-grade information fuel, much of it personal. The resulting ‘big data’ is sliced, diced, amalgamated, analysed and stored, and the distilled knowledge is used to target advertisements, improve brand image and finesse