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To store or not to store

To store or not to store

Hans Sloane who died in 1752, was a curious man.  Born in Ulster in 1660, he was rich enough to buy up most of Chelsea where Sloane Square and Sloane …

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Eye in the Sky
  • 20th June, 2017
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Eye in the Sky

Imagine a world where a satellite image instead of a non-existent income statement, is used to determine whether a small scale farmer in Mozambique …

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Once is an accident...

Once is an accident...

Last week’s election in the United Kingdom threw up another surprise. Instead of strengthening their parliamentary position as was expected, Theresa …

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Who You Gonna Call?

Who You Gonna Call?

Everybody wants success. With revenues in many industries under pressure, more and more companies seeking to transform their fortunes, now contract …

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Building a Data Driven Culture

Building a Data Driven Culture

Data science is here to stay and several business are now realizing the benefits of making data driven decisions. Many have started to put in place …

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Does size really matter?

Does size really matter?

It’s tricky to measure how big, big data really is. At the risk of revealing my age, this exchange from the Australian-American comedy movie …

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When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up

In 2012, Harvard Business Review called data science the sexiest job of the 21st century. As more companies realize the value of harnessing their …

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Programmed to Deceive

Programmed to Deceive

I’ll be visiting Kigali, Rwanda this week as one of the judges of the grand finale of the DataHack4FI Hackathon. The event brings together aspiring …

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How AI is Changing Our World

How AI is Changing Our World

In 2017, Artificial Intelligence or AI applications are more pervasive than ever before and increasingly convey the semblance of ‘thinking’. From …

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