May 30, 2017  2:26 PM

Scripps Networks goes for the gold with digital content strategy for Millennials

Linda Tucci Linda Tucci Profile: Linda Tucci

File this in your folder marked Digital content strategy for the Millennial crowd. (More on the crowd part later.) In 2015, Scripps Networks Interactive, parent to cable blockbusters HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel, launched a new business division: Scripps Lifestyle...

May 30, 2017  10:41 AM

MIT researchers: Universal basic income premature and arguably counterproductive

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Universal basic income, a monthly stipend given out by a government to help cover its citizens' basic needs, is getting a lot of attention as advances in automation exceed...

May 18, 2017  12:57 PM

‘Proof of value’ — not proof of concept — key to RPA technology

Linda Tucci Linda Tucci Profile: Linda Tucci

U.S. companies eager to implement robotic process automation  -- software that automates how humans interact with software -- are often fixated on seeing a proof of concept, said RPA technology expert David Brain. And...

May 12, 2017  9:18 AM

Cozmo the robot doubles as a study in robot-human interaction

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

Eric Daimler, former White House presidential fellow at the Office of Science and Technology Policy, was surprised that no one at the recent MassIntelligence conference in...

April 29, 2017  8:11 AM

ModelDB aims to keep track of machine learning modeling process

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

BOSTON ­-- Sam Madden, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, is hoping to help advance the field of machine learning from dark art to principled science with an open source project.

April 28, 2017  7:42 PM

Google, Facebook just fell victim to a phishing scam: The takeaway for CIOs

Brian Holak Brian Holak Profile: Brian Holak

We finally know which two big tech companies were conned millions by an email phishing scam, as reported last month, and you might recognize them. The culprit -- a Lithuanian man being charged with...

April 28, 2017  9:33 AM

Business of Blockchain event warns big money to play the long game

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

If there was one message drilled into the heads of attendees at the Business of Blockchain event co-hosted by the MIT Technology Review and the MIT Media Lab it's this: Blockchain looks like it could follow the same...

March 30, 2017  11:51 AM

Level 5 autonomous cars: Mobile offices of the future?

Mekhala Roy Mekhala Roy Profile: Mekhala Roy

The news that companies like Tesla, Google and Apple are in a race to develop Level 5 autonomous cars is stale by now. But when Intel bought Mobileye earlier this month, it...

March 10, 2017  11:26 AM

Tapping Facebook’s Terragraph to erase the digital divide in San Jose

Nicole Laskowski Nicole Laskowski Profile: Nicole Laskowski

Smart city technology promises to make city living better on many fronts -- from easing traffic jams to improving air quality. But figuring out how to finance these do-good projects is a conundrum for cities, according to the

February 22, 2017  2:21 PM

CERN offers path to rare OpenStack skills — and it’s smashing

Jason Sparapani Jason Sparapani Profile: Jason Sparapani

When CIOs start to consider using the open source computing platform OpenStack, Forrester analyst Lauren Nelson told me recently, they need to first think about

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