Category Archives: Social

Corporate Christmas cards under threat from new EU data protection rules

Corporate Christmas cards are under threat because new EU data protection rules mean that companies need permission to send seasonal greetings via email… The Institute for Chartered Accountants in England and Wales has told its members that the cards can … Continue reading

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Volkswagen wants to use quantum computers to optimize traffic

If you’ve ever had your bus show up later than scheduled, here’s a welcome development for you. Volkswagen, with the help of D-Wave, has tapped the power of quantum computing to develop a traffic management system that can better process … Continue reading

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WHAT THE BOSTON SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULE CAN TEACH US ABOUT AI

When the Boston public school system announced new start times last December, some parents found the schedules unacceptable and pushed back… The lessons learned from Boston’s effort to use technology to improve its bus routing system and start times provides … Continue reading

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6 Reason for People to Resist by Roger Halbheer

There are only 6 reasons, why people resist, and they can be summarized by FFUUEE… An interesting model to look at and think about yourself – when are you resisting to do something? Full story here

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What Carl Sagan has to do with regulating blockchain smart contracts

If policymakers seem flummoxed by the rise of cryptocurrencies, wait until they get to smart contracts. Just ask Brian Quintenz, commissioner for the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. At a conference in Dubai this week, Quintenz expressed a sense of … Continue reading

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European Business Review Magazine October 2018

The brand new issue (October 2018) of the “European Business Review” (EBR) magazine, having as cover theme what has (and hasn’t change) a decade after the global financial crisis. The current edition includes a report on what made 2018 a … Continue reading

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In memory of Paul Allen – His quote on January 1977

“I expect the personal computer to become the kind of thing that people carry with them, a companion that takes notes, does accounting, gives reminders, handles a thousand personal tasks.” PAUL ALLEN, JANUARY 1977

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