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Detecting Deep Fake: The Race against disinformation
Why it matters: For more than a century, audio, images and video have functioned as a bedrock of truth. These mediums have not only been a source of recording history but also shaped the perception...
Global Impunity Index getting away with the murders of journalist
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Global Impunity Index getting away with the murders of journalist
In the past decade, at least 324 journalists have been silenced through murder worldwide & in 85% of these cases no perpetrators have been convicted - Such numbers may no longer evince horror or concern....
Gender Inquality & Alcohol Consumption
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Gender Inquality & Alcohol Consumption
“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, and in water there is bacteria.” – Benjamin Franklin While studying history, one looks for not the overt but searches for undercurrents. Sociology is much...
Analysing geospatial information is where the next big space bucks are.
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Analyzing geospatial information is where the next big space bucks are.
One of the biggest problems and opportunity areas in Data Assets is geolocation. With delivery, taxi aggregators & traffic applications/startups - geolocation services have become integral to the urban user. However, larger areas remain untapped....
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Money Matters
At Zigram, a question over beer usually turns into a data analytics exercise. Last friday someone asked - Why do certain countries prefer Pensions over Investments? Because while the instruments behind them are similar i.e...
Road Safety and Health
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Road Safety and Health
Each year, over 1.2 million people loose their lives and countries Each year, over 1.2 million people lose their lives and countries experience negative impacts on GDP at the rate of 1% to 3% due...
Do Your Data Scientists Know the ‘Why’ Behind Their Work?
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Do Your Data Scientists Know the ‘Why’ Behind Their Work?
Most Data Science initiatives & projects fail. By some estimates, when judged by practical or actionable outcomes, less than 5% of all ML, AI, Analytics and Deep Learning work may be considered successful. For a...
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A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself
"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda SaraswatiThough this may have been said by the great social leader in the context of societal, cultural and philosophical realities...
Will Netflix eventually monetize their User data?
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Will Netflix eventually monetize their User data?
Time and therefore, attention - is the only non-scalable resource available with most of us today. Never in the history of mankind have organizations tried to capture this resource in a wholesale manner. Empires have...