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The Sector Topics rubric focuses on topics that are associated with specific industry or societal sectors.

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Social Media Sentiment Analysis Using Twitter Datasets

  • Roger Brown 

Several hundreds of thousands of raw data files are uploaded by users every day to social media sites. Online user data provides access to an enormous amount of information regarding products, services, places, and events, which makes it suitable for sentiment analysis. Valuable information can be extracted by analyzing the sentiment of the data.

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DSC Weekly 15 Nov 2022 – The Dynamics of Ranked Voting

  • Kurt Cagle 

A Ranked Choice Voting system takes a different approach. In a Ranked Choice, candidates from any party (or no party) can stand for election. Voters rank their preferences, and the top three candidates then go onto a second election, where the top vote receiver wins the election. A referendum passed in this latest election cycle makes Nevada a Ranked Choice state, joining Alaska and Maine. Significantly, these states all have had a history of independent candidates.

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DSC Weekly 8 Nov 2022 – Layoffs in the Work From Home Era

  • Kurt Cagle 

This week saw the news that two major automotive companies, Ford and VW, were walking away from a multi-billion dollar investment into Argo AI, a venture intended to build self-driving vehicles. Instead, the companies hope to roll at least some of that effort back into augmenting drivers’ abilities to drive safely and efficiently.

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DSC Weekly 1 Nov 2022 – Why the Future Seldom Matches Expectations

  • Kurt Cagle 

This week saw the news that two major automotive companies, Ford and VW, were walking away from a multi-billion dollar investment into Argo AI, a venture intended to build self-driving vehicles. Instead, the companies hope to roll at least some of that effort back into augmenting drivers’ abilities to drive safely and efficiently.

Empty classroom with vintage tone wooden chairs. Back to school

DSC Weekly 8 Nov 2022 – Layoffs in the Work From Home Era

  • Kurt Cagle 

This week saw the news that two major automotive companies, Ford and VW, were walking away from a multi-billion dollar investment into Argo AI, a venture intended to build self-driving vehicles. Instead, the companies hope to roll at least some of that effort back into augmenting drivers’ abilities to drive safely and efficiently.

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DSC Weekly 1 Nov 2022 – Why the Future Seldom Matches Expectations

  • Kurt Cagle 

This week saw the news that two major automotive companies, Ford and VW, were walking away from a multi-billion dollar investment into Argo AI, a venture intended to build self-driving vehicles. Instead, the companies hope to roll at least some of that effort back into augmenting drivers’ abilities to drive safely and efficiently.

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How AI Helps the Educational Sector

  • Aileen Scott 

AI is rapidly changing the field of education. The advances in the data storage system and advancements made in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the last decade have allowed organizations to store huge amounts of data and utilize that data to produce prescriptive insights.

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Blockchain?

  • KathieAdams 

Blockchain is a sophisticated technology. It uses cryptography extensively to secure records and build a tamper-proof network, wherein records can’t be altered unless validated by a majority of participating parties on the network.

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Capturing Methane

  • Osama Rizvi 

Europe is facing one of the worst droughts in recent history. More than 60 percent of the EU and UK are trying to fight this climatic event, the effects of which are far-reaching.

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How Businesses can boost Revenue Using Blockchain Technology

  • KathieAdams 

Blockchain is a method for storing data that makes it harder to hack the system. The business blockchain is a distributed, encrypted database that its authorized users can only alter. Users have a complete say over how other users view data and what actions can be taken by other users within the network.

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How Businesses can boost Revenue Using Blockchain Technology

  • KathieAdams 

Blockchain is a method for storing data that makes it harder to hack the system. The business blockchain is a distributed, encrypted database that its authorized users can only alter. Users have a complete say over how other users view data and what actions can be taken by other users within the network.

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Challenges to Successful AI Implementation in Healthcare 

  • Roger Brown 

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have received widespread interest in recent years due to their potential to set new paradigms in healthcare delivery. It is being said that machine learning will transform many aspects of healthcare delivery, and radiology & pathology are among the specialties set to be among the first to take advantage of this technology. 

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Automation of Ports – Global Supply Chains

  • Osama Rizvi 

International trade grew to a record $28.5 trillion in 2021, according to an estimate by UNCTAD – a 25 percent increase from 2020. Recently, Covid-19 Stop-and-Go maneuvers have highlighted the difficulties that modern ports face. It includes handling an overwhelming amount of goods, their corresponding paperwork, and other administrative tasks, congestion, delays, no coordination between terminal operators, and most importantly, the dependency on manpower. In addition to these, environmental issues have taken the front seat.

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How Automation is Changing Freight Bill of Lading Data Entry

  • ManojKumar847 

For those not involved in shipping, freight billing is the process of providing an invoice that includes information concerning the transportation of a company’s goods from one place to the other. It also contains the number of charges, due dates, weight, complete goods description, and contact information, as well as names of both the receiver and the shipper, freight rates, assessorial charges, etc. These are tedious and error prone tasks. Hence, a need of automation in freight bills is required

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How Technology Aims to Revolutionize Trucking

  • Osama Rizvi 

If you look around your room, chances are that most of the things there travelled at some stage in a truck. Trucks are responsible for moving around 70 percent in the U.S. and it employs 7 million people, fifty percent of which are drivers. While technology has been improving lives in every field but the jobs of truck drivers still remain very tough. According to one estimate, some truckers walk about 3000 miles every week. However, like everything else, technology is set to alter the future of this industry. I will try to explain briefly how.

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How Automatic Outbound Calling is Important for Small Businesses

  • Aileen Scott 

Automated outbound calls are the preferred method of interaction with clients. We have all received an automated call and they will try to sell us something. When handled properly, these calls can enhance customer experience and boost productivity at your company.

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How AI/ML will Impact iOS App Development in 2023

  • Ahana Pearl 

Artificial intelligence has gained huge popularity in the last few years, with its application surging across every business sector. AI has impressively gained massive acceptance in the mobile tech world by bringing diverse facilities to our fingertips.

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Media and Entertainment Sector: Applications of Artificial Intelligence

There’s a change foot in the media and entertainment industry, and we have artificial intelligence (AI) to thank for it. The global industry is utilizing the power of AI to make visual content more interactive and exciting. It helps to serve the audience to personalize content reach while enhancing the viewing experience that is more interesting and entertaining.

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The MPAI-AIF V2 Call for Technologies

Moving Picture, Audio, and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence (MPAI), an international unaffiliated not-for-profit organization, develops AI-based Data Coding standards with associated clear licensing frameworks.

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4 Ways AI is Shaping the Future of Interactive Games

  • Evan Morris 

Gaming has moved from a niche sector to the mainstream. Games have become a part of everyday lexicon like never before, and the technological progress evident within game UIs has played a role. The gaming landscape is highly diverse.

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Using ORMs to Promote Positive Reviews

  • Karen Anthony 

Do you have a small business, or have you started a new business venture? Are people talking about it? If you stand clueless about this, then you are doing something wrong.

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How RFID Technology is Applied in Banks and Financial Institutions

  • ManojKumar847 

Banks and financial institutions offer great value and convenience to their end users. However, they are notorious for being susceptible to fraudulent attacks such as credit card identity theft. A lot has been done in adding layers of security to an individual’s banking experience.

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Image Annotation Overview 2022

  • Roger Brown 

One of the most important jobs in computer vision is image annotation. Computer vision essentially aims to give machine eyes — the capacity to perceive and comprehend the world — through various applications.

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IoT is changing the Construction Industry

  • DineshBhol 

Construction companies are increasingly adopting IoT technology to successfully address common workplace challenges and streamline operations to benefit from enhanced efficiency and improved responsiveness to the increasing demands of the industry. Flat productivity, reduced margins, more schedule overruns, and increased competition are some of the obvious challenges construction companies are considering implementing IoT technology and digitalization. IoT in construction offers benefits such as better productivity, maintenance, security, and safety. Moreover, many prominent companies are producing and launching new IoT solutions for the construction industry, which is expected to propel the global market further.

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15 Reasons to Keep Using Social Media

  • Karen Anthony 

Despite the negativity surrounding social media lately, it’s still an incredibly powerful tool that can be used for good, and any social media strategy should consider this technology’s intrinsic benefits. Here are 15 reasons to keep using social media:

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Understanding Content Moderation

  • Roger Brown 

Individuals’ online opinions published on social media channels, forums, and media publishing sites have become a substantial source to measure the credibility of businesses, institutions, commercial ventures, polls & political agendas, etc.

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