Category: Week2

Is AI > Traditional MGMT Consulting?

by on July 13, 2018 6:04 am
In 2011, the blockbuster movie Moneyball—based off of Michael Lewis’ book, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game—helped the mainstream understand the importance, and ever-increasing use, of analytics for making decisions. While many industries and professions are being disrupted with increased availability and use of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), Management Consulting is… Read more Is AI > Traditional MGMT Consulting?

Edge Computing: The Natural Evolution of the Cloud

by on July 13, 2018 4:45 am
Nearing the end of his lecture, Dean Paron talked very briefly about what he thought the future might be after the cloud computing era and he mentioned edge and fog computing as a possible successor. Although the cloud can give one unprecedented access to storage and compute power, it is ill equipped to deal with… Read more Edge Computing: The Natural Evolution of the Cloud

Accessing and Improving Latest Technologies through Cloud Services

by on July 13, 2018 3:18 am
Recently, cloud computing, the instantaneous access to applications, computational power, and data storage provided by cloud services through the internet with “pay-as-you-go pricing,” has been viewed more often as a business model for companies to optimize performance and cut down costs [1]. However, it could also be viewed as a method for scientists, engineers, and… Read more Accessing and Improving Latest Technologies through Cloud Services

Cloud Computing and Edge Computing

by on July 13, 2018 2:37 am
Cloud computing is providing many benefits to its customers including faster deployment, lower maintenance cost and the ability to scale as needed. Additionally, AI/ML aspects of Cloud Computing are playing a prominent role in its adoption across different sectors. During last week’s guest lecture, Montse Medina from PayPal(formerly Jetlore) explained how their cloud-based AI platform… Read more Cloud Computing and Edge Computing

Netflix and Cloud Computing: A lesson.

by on July 13, 2018 1:37 am
  If we talk about cloud computing, Netflix’s majority of the data ran on Amazon Web Services but with time, it slowly started to take lead in technology: did things that were not done before. Therefore, the situation required Netflix to come up with a software technology to allow their own applications to function successfully… Read more Netflix and Cloud Computing: A lesson.

Cloud and collaboration. The perfect setting for an entrepreneur.

by on July 13, 2018 1:23 am
What is the primary advantage of the cloud? Why do people use it? When there is such a big question of privacy of data attached to its usage, why more and more people are getting on it?   These were the questions that came to my mind, an economics major, when I sat down to… Read more Cloud and collaboration. The perfect setting for an entrepreneur.

They Know All About You: Personalised Customer Profiles

by on July 13, 2018 12:32 am
A case study of Square, Inc. Montse Medina talked about how Jetlore’s AI technology optimises user experience with personalised content. Their prediction platform takes consumer preferences and maps their behaviour into predictive attributes, where media companies, retailers, and hospitality services can merchandise intelligently, and market the right products for the right audience. The up and… Read more They Know All About You: Personalised Customer Profiles

Chance of Cloud and Fog: The future of computation

by on July 13, 2018 12:01 am
One of the biggest technology trends of the recent years has been the emergence of cloud computing. Cloud computing makes use of other computers to have access to the necessary memory and computation power. Similar to Uber, instead of owning all the necessary memory and computation power, you have access to the resources as needed.… Read more Chance of Cloud and Fog: The future of computation

Say Yes or No to Public Clouds

by on July 12, 2018 9:57 pm
Public cloud services can be classified as one of the most dynamic markets in the world. Today, most companies are transitioning from their own data centers to public infrastructure to be a part of this industry. In addition, as mentioned in one of the lectures, many startups are building from scratch on public cloud infrastructures,… Read more Say Yes or No to Public Clouds

Effect of medical technological advances on our society

by on July 12, 2018 8:35 pm
Medicine has evolved in a very short time span, from ancient civilisation history of healing with the use of natural resources to the conduction of MRI and CTC scans in the modern day world. The evolution of medicine has by large had a severe impact in the increment of lifespan as well as easing pain… Read more Effect of medical technological advances on our society