Posts by rakanb

A future with and without IoT

by on August 3, 2018 11:10 am
Recently, technologists, as well as pop culture, have been obsessed with the widespread use of the Internet of Things – anything connected to the Internet. Much of the hype is rooted in data collection and communication, but it has since transcended and crossed into consumer lifestyle. [1] Proponents of the widespread use of IoT highlight… Read more A future with and without IoT

The Future of Cybersecurity is Quantum

by on July 27, 2018 11:58 am
Cryptography today mainly relies on math that is easy to do in one-way, and extremely difficult to do in the opposite way. Turns out, some of that math has to do with factoring very large prime numbers. For instance, it is easier to multiply 73 by 79 to get 5767 than to factor 5767 to… Read more The Future of Cybersecurity is Quantum

AI and Art

by on July 20, 2018 8:11 am
Artificial intelligence has a somewhat defined role in many industries and applications; it makes a lot of our work more efficient, tasks easier, transportation faster, and communication wider. From autonomous vehicles, medical diagnosis, to algorithmic trading, artificial intelligence has helped firms and establishments reach many technological feats. While artificial intelligence has found its home in… Read more AI and Art

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

Big Data and Filter Bubbles

by on July 8, 2018 5:55 am
Personalized searches have a lot of benefits – obviously, search engines who have figured out better algorithms attract more users (for example, Google versus Bing or Yahoo!) because they allow the searcher to find what is most relevant to them, what they are most likely searching for, more easily and efficiently. Social networking sites like… Read more Big Data and Filter Bubbles