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How artificial intelligence is the key to unlocking big data
TechRadar
Big data and how best to utilize it has become a perennial subject, and the endless debates around it rarely come to a satisfactory conclusion. However, it is technology that will unlock the benefits, and narrow artificial intelligence in particular that will bring together big data and other sources of information to create large and informative data pictures.
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ASSOCIATION NEWS


MTBC accepting nominations for board
MTBC
The MTBC Nominating Committee is now accepting nominations to the board of directors for terms beginning Jan. 1. Nominees must be members of the MTBC in good standing. View the members of the current board on our website.
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Survey: Legislative issues important to you
MTBC
The state's 84th Legislative Session is quickly approaching and the MTBC wants to know which legislative issues are important to you and your business. Will you please take five minutes out of your schedule to complete this brief survey?
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Key trends driving business innovation
By Peter Balbus, Managing Director, Pragmaxis LLC
Virtually all businesses today face a common enemy: the forces of commoditization. While market differentiation has always been a key factor in sustained growth and profitability, the erosive effects of commoditization and the speed with which proprietary differentiation becomes industry "table stakes," have never been more rapid or more pronounced. Continual business innovation is the antidote to these forces of commodization, and much of this innovation can be generated at the juncture of advanced business and IT strategy.
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ROBOTICS


Fingertip sensor gives robot unprecedented dexterity
MIT News
Researchers at MIT and Northeastern University have equipped a robot with a novel tactile sensor that lets it grasp a USB cable draped freely over a hook and insert it into a USB port. The sensor is an adaptation of a technology called GelSight, which was developed by the lab of Edward Adelson, the John and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Vision Science at MIT, and first described in 2009. The new sensor isn't as sensitive as the original GelSight sensor, which could resolve details on the micrometer scale. But it’s smaller, and its processing algorithm is faster, so it can give the robot feedback in real time.
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Robots use RFID to find and navigate to household objects
IEEE Spectrum
Vision is, in theory, a great way for robots to identify objects. It works for us humans, so all of the stuff that we have to deal with regularly tends to have distinguishing visual characteristics, like pictures or labels. Robot vision can certainly work as a way to identify objects, but it's not easy, and often requires a ridiculous amount of computing power, whether it's on the robot or off in the cloud somewhere. And even then, if the object you want to find is facing the wrong way or behind something else, you're out of luck.
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MOBILE TECHNOLOGY


Google plans to encrypt Android data by default
InformationWeek
Following Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that Apple is unable to decrypt devices using iOS 8, Google let it be known that the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively. Android has supported user-controlled device encryption since the debut of version 2.3.4, with improvements over the years. But now Google plans to turn device encryption on by default. A company spokesperson told The Washington Post, "As part of our next Android release, encryption will be enabled by default out of the box, so you won't even have to think about turning it on."
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How mobile technology will continue enhancing national security
The Huffington Post
Mobile has disrupted every segment of the economy. From entertainment to communication, transportation and healthcare, mobile technology has transformed various traditional business models. Through real time data, and capabilities, like GPS and camera access, mobile app developers have been able to provide viable solutions to everyday consumer practices. For instance, Uber successfully simplified the taxi-ridesharing service industry, Airbnb disrupted the hotel economy and tinder revolutionized modern dating. These apps are just a few examples of how mobile has simplified day-to-day cumbersome processes.
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MAKING HEADLINES


Panel OKs deal to bring Videogame History Museum to Frisco
The Dallas Morning News
The Frisco Community Development Corp. board voted unanimously to approve the terms of an agreement to bring the nonprofit Videogame History Museum to town. The museum's collection of tens of thousands games, consoles, artifacts and memorabilia on the gaming industry has been described as the most comprehensive in the world. Most of the collection is in storage around the country, with bits and pieces used in traveling exhibits and expos. The Frisco museum would be the nation's first of its kind dedicated to the video-game industry.
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IEEE standards group wants to bring order to Internet of Things
Computerworld
The IEEE is embarking on an ambitious effort to build an overarching architecture for the Internet of Things, spanning a multitude of industries and technologies.
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The Woodstock of K-12 education
Forbes
Describing something as the "Woodstock of ..." has taken to mean a one-of-a-kind historic gathering. It happened recently when a group of educators came to the ranch to learn how to teach Lean entrepreneurship to K-12 students.
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PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT & LEADERSHIP


6 habits of unsuccessful IT pros
InformationWeek
Career stuck in the mud? It might be time to take a peek in the mirror to figure out what's going wrong. When IT pros think "mistake," they usually think in technical terms: The bugs in your code, the "whoops" moments in a production environment, the obvious-in-hindsight security hole — these things can and do happen. But technology mistakes, unless they're of the catastrophic, time-to-find-a-new-gig variety, are usually pretty straightforward. Recognize the error, fix it, learn from it and move on.
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How to be productive during a day of endless meetings
Fast Company
Few things can sap productivity like a day filled with meetings and conference calls. Conventional wisdom says to work on eliminating them, but sometimes, the organizational culture or nature of the work just lends itself to having a lot of meetings. If you work in a meeting-heavy environment, take heart. It's still possible to get stuff done.
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