AI training: Leverage your tech skills and send your career soaring

If you feel like your tech career is a little stalled, all you have to do is build on the skills you already have to move up in data science, game development, IoT, cybersecurity and more.

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Artificial intelligence is used in everything from the Internet of Things to fighting cybersecurity attacks, so those cutting-edge skills will be in high demand for quite some time to come, which makes them a perfect choice for turbocharging your mid-level tech career. The Machine Learning Master Class Bundle can take your intermediate skills and boost them in a number of different directions, including data science and gaming.

If you have some math and Python experience, then go straight for the main overview, “Machine Learning For Absolute Beginners,” which will provide hands-on learning with nine actual projects. And if you’re interested in data science, which every industry from medical to tech relies

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Deloitte launches Dimension10 Studio to build metaverse experiences with AR, VR, IoT and 5G

Consulting firm will use lessons from running its own virtual space to help customers build training tools, apps and metaverse worlds.

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Deloitte is adding a new capability to its list of consulting services: guide to the metaverse. The company announced its new Dimension10 Studio on Thursday. The service will help customers create “Unlimited Reality” experiences that combine artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, Internet of Things architecture and 5G connectivity.

The studio team will help clients design, prototype and market test virtual services. Frances Yu, partner, Deloitte Consulting, said that Dimension10 studios is both a virtual and physical space, a business concept, as well as the “maker” engine of the Unlimited Reality services.  

“The studio is a multidisciplinary team of AI/ML engineers, spatial designers, UX designers, software architects, game developers, XR creators and strategists from across our sector portfolios,” Yu said.

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3 things to consider before implementing business process automation

The COVID pandemic forced companies to automate business processes far faster than they had planned. How are they doing?

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With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies shifted to digital operations and adopted business automation. Even in the face of a major pandemic, companies moved forward, implementing new technologies and automating operations, because they could no longer depend upon staff being on site.

“Time to value, time savings, controlled cost management, business agility, superior customer experiences and breakaway growth are all results one can expect from business process automation if it’s done in the most optimal way,” said Jan Arendtsz, CEO and founder of Celigo, which provides automated integration.

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Arendtsz points to these business process automation success stories:

  • One company reported cutting its workload in half, allowing its resources to focus on advancing the product rather than integrating applications.
  • Another
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iA Writer is the productivity app every Apple user needs

Mac, iPad and iPhone users who frequently write reports, social media posts and other material need the features and assistance iA Writer provides that other Markdown apps don’t. Find out why.

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If you’re a Mac or iPad user who regularly drafts copy, authors reports, produces blog and social media posts or otherwise writes material professionally, iA Writer may be the most helpful application you didn’t know you need. This fact remains true even if all you usually compose are email messages, Google document notes and Microsoft Teams posts.

What are the benefits and features of Markdown apps like iA Writer?

Because iA Writer uses Markdown, the lightweight markup language that simplifies formatting, you can write text that can be used in multiple locations — a common need when preparing product, service, advertising, marketing, technical and financial performance information. This means you don’t have to suffer repeated frustrations when

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The future of work: The office reimagined as a clubhouse

A recent essay suggests that the days of the office as a workplace are numbered, and the replacement should be more of a social club.

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A recent Wall Street Journal essay provided a novel suggestion for repurposing large offices: turning them into a “clubhouse” or social space of some sort. Like many who have experienced remote work over the course of the pandemic, the author suggests that remote work lies somewhere on the spectrum of tolerable to preferable for most of us when it comes to actual heads-down work. This is likely news to no one, and most organizations have seen minor flashes of rebellion when suggesting mandatory return-to-office policies.

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However, most remote workers readily acknowledge that in-person encounters are superior for some activities, where human interaction is the focus rather than heads-down time on

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