Big Data Predictions

Predictions are always fun to look at. Here are 17 that were made by this guy a while ago. Quite interesting many of them. Interesting on how many are coming along today.

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New Look at Machine Learning

I found this handy article that explains Machine Learning in an easy to understand way. There is obviously more to all of this but its a great start. There is much to do about this and the future is very good in this area. Today most ‘smart devices’ have some form of Machine Learning in them, a subset of AI.

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Resetting Router

Lately over the past few days it has been suggested that you reset your routers at home. I see no reason to not do that, and in fact suggest you do. Its painless and will perhaps prevent trouble in the future. Its one of those things that we probably should do more often. Its kind of like shutting down the computer once in awhile or […]

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Smartphone Stats and More

Who owns cellphones compared to smartphones is the subject of this article. The article goes further into the demographics of age, income, education and more. Pew Research is behind the study so you know there is no hanky-panky. It is also interesting to look at the section of the ‘mobile only’ and the ‘mobile dependent’ numbers. Today there is starting to be ‘mobile’ only society. […]

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The Font of Your Logo, Can Save You Money

So says NetFlix, thus making the change to theirs. The story is here. Remember this is from a Ad Publication website so they really get into all the curves and shapes and thin lines of the whole thing. I recall when I taught about fonts at the colleges most folks did not know serif from sans-serif and which was easier to read. Today there are […]

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Apple Maps v Google Maps

I for one have both on my iPhone. Each has its annoying attributes. I am beginning to favor one over the other, but cannot bring myself to deleting the least favorite as all of a sudden an ad or something will make the one unuseable and jump to the other, after all ALL I WANT IS DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO GET SOMEWHERE!! That all said […]

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Need a Self Hosted VPN, for FREE?

Alphabet’s Outline will now let you do just that, a FREE VPN and it is all self-hosted. It is a launch product of Jigsaw called Outline. Jigsaw is an incubator which is part of Google’s parent company. Yes, we will all need a big roadmap very soon to keep track of who owns whom and who is related in other ways. The product runs on […]

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