Author: Arvid Madland Lyngnes

Amazon Sumerian

Amazon Sumerian lets you create and run virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and 3D applications quickly and easily without requiring any specialized programming or 3D graphics expertise. With Sumerian, you can build highly immersive and interactive scenes that run on popular hardware such as Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive as well as Android and iOS mobile devices. For example, you can build a virtual classroom that lets you train new employees around the world, or you can build a virtual environment that enables people to tour a building remotely. Sumerian makes it easy to create all the building...

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Making Your Business Cyber Resilient

Cybersecurity attacks are now an inevitability. In 2018, the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive) will require organisations within the EU to meet a robust level of ‘cyber resilience’. But what exactly is it? David A. Cohen, founder and CEO of blockchain based cybersecurity company Dcntral and advisor to Hashgraph, explains that there are many ways to talk about cyber resilience. Ultimately, he describes it as the convergence of blockchain and Artificial Intelligence to enable trusted, safe, and autonomous behaviour. But what can companies do to become more cyber resilient, and how will it impact...

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Schulich researchers analyze Canada’s multicultural marketplace

According to the researchers, prior consumer research has investigated the consumer behaviour, identity work, and sources of ethnic group conflict among various immigrants and indigenes. However, by continuing to focus on consumers’ lived experiences, researchers lack theoretical clarity on the institutional shaping of these individuals as ethnic consumers, which has important implications for sustaining neocolonial power imbalances between colonized (immigrant-sending) and colonizing (immigrant-receiving) cultures. Les mer...

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The Human API

API is a commonly used abbreviation for Application Programming Interface. In simple terms, APIs enable software applications to request information or perform tasks in other software applications. The Internet is already full of APIs. They are used for everything imaginable: online shopping, payments, search, messaging, calls, advertising, and so on. So far, the APIs have been used to build connected services that help people use online services more effectively, and to transfer data between applications. APIs have been a way to unleash the power of data as a tool for us humans to be more productive. Les mer...

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