Feeding Algorithms is a Full Time Job

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Most mornings after Grace Lee wakes up, she spends two hours thinking up ideas for her YouTube channel, What’s So Great About That?, a series focused around popular films and TV programmes. Lee, a 24-year-old from Peterborough, England, researches ideas, then writes scripts that help explain the concepts to her 29,000 viewers. After that, she moves… Read more »

The Youngest Tech Pioneer in Ethopia

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Source: BBC Capital Date: March 15th, 2019 Link to video: http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20190308-how-ethiopias-youngest-tech-pioneer-inspires-a-generation Discussion What do you think it takes for a 19 year old to travel her country and teach 20,000 young people how to code Is teaching young people how to code all that is needed?

Microsoft Unveils Azure Sentinel Cloud Security Program

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Microsoft Corp. unveiled two new cloud security services to help customers find and stop threats and manage their cyberdefenses by tapping experts from the software giant. Azure Sentinel, available for customer preview Thursday, is what’s called a Security Information and Event management tool. Microsoft said it’s the first of its type based in the cloud. The… Read more »

This company wants to help remote areas stay connected even during natural disasters

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When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in 2017, many residents lost power for months — and some neighborhoods are still struggling to get electricity back up and running. Puerto Rico had solar panel fields generating power before the hurricane, but much of it was inaccessible when the grid (or the network that delivers electricity to people) went down…. Read more »

Huawei: The story of a controversial company

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“it’s hard to see how – given Huawei’s role in providing equipment and key ICT services to the AU building and specifically to the AU’s data centre – the company could have remained completely unaware of the apparent theft of large amounts of data, every day, for five years.” Source: BBC Technology News Date: March 6th,… Read more »