Qlik could have forgotten the tired slogans — such as "data is the new currency" — at the recent Qlik Qonnections and gone straight for the what makes Qlik stand out. That starts with their tastiest, chewiest morsel: their apparently … [Continue reading] about Qlik: serious about data literacy
I can’t help but think of the street person with a sign saying, “Will work for food” when I read about an experiment conducted at bus stops in Finland. Vassilis Kostakos at the University of Oulu in Finland and colleagues put up four large … [Continue reading] about Don’t just sit there waiting for the bus, tutor a machine
This post was originally published by TDWI (The Data Warehousing Institute) as a Flashpoint feature on January 12, 2018. One recent sunny morning there was a traffic jam on Cottage Street, a narrow street within view of my house, aptly named … [Continue reading] about Who pays for smart cities?
Robert Kaplan writes about foreign policy, but his warning about connectedness also cuts into our dreams of free-flowing connectedness at home in cities. From Sunday's New York Times review of his new book, The Return of Marco Polo's … [Continue reading] about Connectedness / the downside, but upside too?
Back when autonomous cars first scratched at reality’s doorstep, someone loaded six labradors into a self-driving Prius. It rolled down the freeway and became one of the best pranks of the day. But laugh no more. Datadoodle’s bloodhound reporters … [Continue reading] about AI / Apple to acquire autonomous-dog startup DogGone / HomeKit’s “best friend”