Alekos Michael

Posts by Alekos Michael

Why Investors Really Care about Impact Investing

by on August 2, 2018 3:08 pm
Last week in class Milo Werner spoke about how investors are rapidly becoming more interested in impact investing but didn’t mention more to it other than this type of investing benefits the world as a whole. While this may be true, I will discuss several key reasons why investors are starting to trend toward this… Read more Why Investors Really Care about Impact Investing

The War on Cybercrime

by on July 26, 2018 4:18 pm
Costs associated with cybercrime damages are predicted to rise to six trillion annually by 2021. Cybersecurity spending is estimated to exceed one trillion from 2017 to 2021. 3.5 million new cybersecurity jobs expected to be filled by 2021. Six billion internet users anticipated by 2022, all of which are potential targets for cybercrime [1]. Global… Read more The War on Cybercrime

True or False.

by on July 19, 2018 2:40 pm
Last week, our guest speaker Craig Martell spoke of how AI is exaggerated in movies and is highly unlikely to come in the form of the Terminator or Skynet taking over control of your vehicle and driving it off the road. In reality, AI is just advanced statistics, using algorithms like logistic regression and xgboost… Read more True or False.

Do you ever feel like you're being watched?

by on July 12, 2018 4:22 pm
You start typing something into Google and it finishes your sentence, you ask Alexa to play music and she starts playing your favorite songs, the ads you see on your phone and your computer are the things you’ve been saving up to buy. Suddenly, you realize the internet is your best friend and it knows… Read more Do you ever feel like you're being watched?

The Peer-to-Peer Revolution

by on July 8, 2018 5:36 pm
Companies with cloud computing services like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Salesforce are getting a massive head start on what the future of the marketplace will be. These big players are the fuel feeding the fire of the share economy where players like Airbnb, Parking Panda, and Rover thrive. To put it… Read more The Peer-to-Peer Revolution