The phenomenon of big data certainly comes with big promise. After all, having terabytes of data on customer history and behavior is certainly better than trying to extrapolate from just a few data points. The good news is, there are...Show More Summary
“Tipping Point” – Recently I have been struck by how many times I have heard that term lifted up. I heard it in reference to our atmosphere passing beyond the “tipping point” of 400 parts per million CO2. Climate change has happened – we’ve passed the tipping point. Show More Summary
The combination of complacency and incompetence that seems to have afflicted the Conservative Party is a wonder to behold. Janet Daley wrote at the weekend of her frustration at David… Continue reading The post Cameron has reached the tipping point appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Now that the same-sex marriage bill has been passed, the Cameroons will be breathing a sigh of relief. They will be hoping to put the whole issue behind them, at least for a while. What they fail to recognise, however, is that yesterday's farcical events have continued to hand political capital to Ukip. From the [...]
There are uncertainties about climate science such as tipping points and feedback effects. But these pale in comparison to the biggest source of uncertainties: people. Here are some of the major things we don’t know and really can’t know about future society: Will economic growth continue, and if so, how quickly and how uniformly? Richer […]
Premier League talking points, from Fergie's farewell to Sugar's careless tweet and John Terry's fashion tips Talking Point LAST UPDATED AT 11:16 ON Mon 20 May 2013 SO ANOTHER Premier League season has come to an end, with Arsenal claiming...Show More Summary
ByFuturistics: Software defined networking, or SDN, is the latest buzz in networking operations after virtualization, cloud, and mobility. It is gaining momentum because of its ability to decouple network logic and policies from the underlying network, resulting in security, scalability, and control in the network. Show More Summary
Harvest Moon GBC Tips! To make the Timer work correctly, here are the steps to follow: 1. Turn OFF Restore Points 2. Turn ON the Timer 3. Completely close the game -- don't just shut your 3DS lid. When you return, do not pick up where you left off (the game's 'auto quick save'), but choose RESET on the menu. Show More Summary
It’s always nice to have a business card that stands out from the crowd, but we’re giving extra points for creativity to this Brazilian cheese shop for having their cards made up as tiny, functional cheese graters. Hat Tip Link
Years ago, I was paid to help a neighbor clean out his garage. It was an old, ramshackle building with a dirt floor and over the years it had been filled with an amazing amount of crap. At the very back, under a canvas tarp, I found a long neglected late 60s Honda CB750 in [...]
The world of Minecraft can be harsh. One moment you’re happily cooking a few pieces of bacon in your oven, then next; BAM! Where’d that creep come from? Now you’re back at the respawn point – you’d better know how to get back home from...Show More Summary
The internet of things isn't a new idea, but it is finally becoming a reality. In this week's podcast, Adam Dunkels of ThingSquare explains what the tipping point was and how far we've come.
Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) seems an inescapable reality at this point for most enterprises, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t still work to be done by the IT department to make it a manageable scenario. Here are ten rapid-fire strategies to adopt to make BYOD more workable in your environment. More »
A few weeks ago I wrote a column entitled “The Barbarians Are Back,” which looked at how cash rich U.S. firms were drawing the attention of “activist investors” – a.k.a. corporate vultures. Well, American companies aren’t the only ones in their crosshairs – Japanese blue chips are too. Show More Summary
We’ve given every tip of the hat we possibly could to The 1975. So at this point, we’re just going to post their latest track “fallingforyou” — a smooth, electronic, R&B-tinged jam — and hope you’ll take our word that it’s superb. Stream it below. “fallingforyou” appears on The 1975?s upcoming IV EP, due out [...]
More enforcement actions seem inevitable, though the final showdown could be near.
When it rains it pours, and JPMorgan Chase is in the middle of a monsoon. Bloomberg is reporting the superbank itself is predicting it will soon face even more regulatory enforcement action, this time over credit card related practices. A...Show More Summary
Wednesday morning, Media Matters for America (MMFA) openly sided against the media in favor of the Obama Administration. In what might be a major tipping point against them, the hard-left, Soros-funded, 501 (c)(3) welfare queens released...Show More Summary
Tip o’ the pileus to Bill Jennings on twitter for pointing us to this very engaging item by Daniel Mendelsohn in the New Yorker … I was wondering if other Classicists were thinking about Antigone over the past week or so (I know I was … I was also picturing faceless New Englanders running around […]
The U.S. military seems increasingly incapable of policing itself or ridding its ranks of sexual predators, watchdogs charge, but the latest litany of accusations — leveled Tuesday at Fort Hood — has thrust the Pentagon to the brink of wholesale reform …