Posts by zareen

IoT: The good and the bad

by on August 3, 2018 12:07 pm
The internet of things , better known as iot, is a phenomenon that is set to change the world. The internet of things refers to the network of various items embedded with unique identifiers (UID) allowing these things to exchange and transfer data. The items in question can refer to any physical device, mechanical and… Read more IoT: The good and the bad

Big data and politics.

by on July 27, 2018 1:22 am
Big data can be explained by the three concepts of volume, velocity and variety. Volume talks about the actual amount of data and how it matters. This requires processing of high volumes of unstructured and low density data. This can include data that has no value or of no use to the user. Velocity refers… Read more Big data and politics.

How AI is helping our planet.

by on July 20, 2018 2:03 am
It’s easy for us land-dwellers to forget just how vital the oceans are. They cover about 71 percent of the Earth’s surface and account for 91 percent of its living space. The oceans are where life began and our species has been linked to it ever since. Let’s talk about an organisation that is using… Read more How AI is helping our planet.

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.

You say artificial intelligence, I say Alexa. 

by on July 9, 2018 11:32 am
  This revolutionary device has remodelled lifestyles and brought significant changes in the small things we do. Amazon’s Echo, Alexa, is a voice controlled personal assistance with a physical presence. This excellent innovation is 20cm tall, contains wifi, seven microphones, connection to the cloud as well as two speakers. It hangs ever so subtly on… Read more You say artificial intelligence, I say Alexa.