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Tech News Monthly

April 2018


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by Lumi IT

on Apr 04, 2018

 
 

In this edition of Tech News Monthly, we examine essential web and entrepreneurial skills for 2018, conversations regarding the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data scandal, a cautionary call for regulating the development of artificial intelligence, and a proposed blockchain-based framework to determine liability in self-driving cars.

 

In this edition of Tech News Monthly, we examine essential web and entrepreneurial skills for 2018, conversations regarding the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data scandal, a cautionary call for regulating the development of artificial intelligence, and a proposed blockchain-based framework to determine liability in self-driving cars.

 
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9 basic web skills you need to add to your entrepreneurial skills set in 2018

As a tech entrepreneur, particularly in the early stages of a startup, you have to be a jack of all trades in order to succeed. Here are 9 basic web skills every modern tech entrepreneur needs to add to their entrepreneurial skill set. Read more »

 
 
woman's hands tapping the facebook app on an ipad in a cafe
Facebook data breach shows social media's incompatibility with human rights

Facebook's actions - or inactions - facilitated breaches of privacy and human rights associated with democratic governance. Read more »

 
 
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Scientists plan to use high powered lasers to track and shoot away space junk

Space junk is a real problem that could trap humans forever on Earth — so now Australian scientists are working on powerful ground-based lasers to shoot it all away. Read more »

 
 
closeup of elon musk speaking into a microphone
AI 'more dangerous than nukes': Elon Musk still firm on regulatory oversight

The man building a spaceship to send people to Mars has used his South by Southwest appearance to reaffirm his belief that the danger of artificial intelligence is much greater than the danger of nuclear warheads. Read more »

 
 
uber self-driving cars lined up on a street
Uber self-driving car accident: Who's to blame when there's no driver?

The news that an Uber self-driving vehicle killed a pedestrian in the US made headlines around the world. Read more »

 
 
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Under Armour's MyFitnessPal Sees 150 Million Accounts Compromised

The MyFitnessPal virtual health and wellness assistant has copped to a data breach affecting 150 million accounts; hackers made off with user names, email addresses and bcrypt-hashed passwords. Read more »

 
 
illustration of a casual business team standing in front of a board with post-it notes
Agile project management: 16 tips for a smooth switch to agile

If your company is interested in making the switch to agile project management, here are some tips and strategies to help smooth the transition. Read more »

 
middle-aged woman wearing glasses using an apple computer
9 basic web skills you need to add to your entrepreneurial skills set in 2018

As a tech entrepreneur, particularly in the early stages of a startup, you have to be a jack of all trades in order to succeed. Here are 9 basic web skills every modern tech entrepreneur needs to add to their entrepreneurial skill set. Read more »

woman's hands tapping the facebook app on an ipad in a cafe
Facebook data breach shows social media's incompatibility with human rights

Facebook's actions - or inactions - facilitated breaches of privacy and human rights associated with democratic governance. Read more »

view of planet earth from space with a long green laser streak above
Scientists plan to use high powered lasers to track and shoot away space junk

Space junk is a real problem that could trap humans forever on Earth — so now Australian scientists are working on powerful ground-based lasers to shoot it all away. Read more »

closeup of elon musk speaking into a microphone
AI 'more dangerous than nukes': Elon Musk still firm on regulatory oversight

The man building a spaceship to send people to Mars has used his South by Southwest appearance to reaffirm his belief that the danger of artificial intelligence is much greater than the danger of nuclear warheads. Read more »

uber self-driving cars lined up on a street
Uber self-driving car accident: Who's to blame when there's no driver?

The news that an Uber self-driving vehicle killed a pedestrian in the US made headlines around the world. Read more »

closeup of someone's arms holding an iphone and wearing a watch with myfitnesspal app displayed on both screens
Under Armour's MyFitnessPal Sees 150 Million Accounts Compromised

The MyFitnessPal virtual health and wellness assistant has copped to a data breach affecting 150 million accounts; hackers made off with user names, email addresses and bcrypt-hashed passwords. Read more »

illustration of a casual business team standing in front of a board with post-it notes
Agile project management: 16 tips for a smooth switch to agile

If your company is interested in making the switch to agile project management, here are some tips and strategies to help smooth the transition. Read more »

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