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Inorganic Growth In Tech: Getting Shredded with Acquisitions
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Inorganic Growth In Tech: Getting Shredded with Acquisitions

Acquisitions happen quite often in the tech industry and are far more complicated to pull off successfully than popping a pill.

On the Evolution of Languages: Natural, Mathematical, and Computational
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On the Evolution of Languages: Natural, Mathematical, and Computational

Comparing the evolution of natural languages, which are used by people all over the world, with two artificial languages: the language of mathematics and programing...

AI's Jurassic Park Moment
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AI's Jurassic Park Moment

New systems like chatGPT are enormously entertaining, and even mind-boggling, but also unreliable, and potentially dangerous.

Logical Beats Sequential
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Logical Beats Sequential

Often, "we do this and then we do that" is just a lazy way of stating "to do that, we must have achieved this."

Data Loss Prevention vs. Data-Centric Audit and Protection: What Is the Difference?
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Data Loss Prevention vs. Data-Centric Audit and Protection: What Is the Difference?

A look at the typical tasks solved by DCAP systems, and how they differ from those solved by DLP systems.

The Legacy of Barry Boehm
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The Legacy of Barry Boehm

One of the founders of software engineering as we know it.

Common Mistakes When Building BI Dashboards
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Common Mistakes When Building BI Dashboards

Business Intelligence is not only about reporting; you should be telling a story through data.

A Standard Plan for Modern Requirements
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A Standard Plan for Modern Requirements

The ambitious systems that we develop today need a proper requirements structure. The plan defined here organizes requirements specification along four books, the...

Understanding NoSQL Database Types: Document
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Understanding NoSQL Database Types: Document

Document databases are particularly useful in app development.

NoSQL: A Beginner's Guide
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NoSQL: A Beginner's Guide

What exactly is NoSQL, and why should it matter in today's hyper-connected society?

Closing the 'Trust Gap' in Contact Tracing/Exposure Notification Technology
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Closing the 'Trust Gap' in Contact Tracing/Exposure Notification Technology

The digitization of contact tracing presents an array of challenges.

Automatic Translators are Not Really Capable of Learning
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Automatic Translators are Not Really Capable of Learning

One does not get the impression the Google Translate and DeepL translation programs are self-learning and have made real progress.

Hacking the Axis
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Hacking the Axis

The role of early high-performance computing capabilities in World War II.

Fake Translations?
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Fake Translations?

Inconsistencies in translation programs.

Google Translate Does Not U­nderstand the Content of the Texts
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Google Translate Does Not U­nderstand the Content of the Texts

How well do translation programs translate?

What Went Wrong? Facebook and 'Sharing' Data with Cambridge Analytica
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What Went Wrong? Facebook and 'Sharing' Data with Cambridge Analytica

The road to the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal is strewn with failures.

Student Liaison Program Debuts at SIGIR 2017
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Student Liaison Program Debuts at SIGIR 2017

The SIGIR Student Liaison Program supports an environment in which all students thrive.

Keynotes at SIGIR 2017
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Keynotes at SIGIR 2017

This article summarizes the keynotes in the main session and from the Workshop on Conversational Approaches to Information Retrieval.

SIGIR 2017: Diversity and Inclusion
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SIGIR 2017: Diversity and Inclusion

This article describes activities to support diversity and inclusion at SIGIR 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

SIGIR 2017 Day 1: Neural Networks For IR
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SIGIR 2017 Day 1: Neural Networks For IR

Blog on a one-day tutorial on Neural Networks at SIGIR 2017.
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