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Hu Yoshida
“Stephen Hawking – will AI kill or save humankind” was the title of a blog post by Rory Cellan-Jones on BBC News. This was a report on a speech by Stephen Hawking at an event in Cambridge in October of last year at the opening of the Centre for the Future of Intelligence. Stephen Hawking summarized his speech by saying “"In short, the rise of… (Show more)
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Data is the foundation for digital transformation and the strategy for digital transformation requires data management, data governance, data mobility, and data analytics. While IT has a pretty good understanding of what is required by management, mobility and analytics, governance is not as well understood. IT people shudder when compliance… (Show more)
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AI stands for Artificial Intelligence, computer systems that can achieve intelligent activities like those of human brains such as learning, reasoning, and judgment. The learning method employed by early AI systems was to have computers learn the rules and logically find solutions based on the rules. As such, the systems were limited in that they… (Show more)
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If you are going to commit your unstructured data to long term storage and want to ensure that it will be available as your data scales to petabytes across generations of technology, the choice of storage will need to be an object storage system that can scale beyond the limitations of hierarchical file systems, does not require backup, and… (Show more)
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I included this phrase in my blog post  Email Investigations Made Easier with HCP/HCI to explain that while the data scientist will interpret and represent data mathematically and the storage specialist will focus on storing, protecting and retrieving data; the lawyer is only interested in finding evidence to prove or disprove that something has… (Show more)
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  Emails are the primary communications tool for enterprise business. We exchange documents and make agreements through email. Emails contain private information of people and companies.  Almost everything we do is documented in email and leaves an electronic trail. Therefore, e-mail has become a dominant area of focus for all corporate… (Show more)
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I began my career in IT during the mainframe days. Now 40 years later, the mainframe and I are still around. Next week SHARE, the volunteer-run user group for IBM mainframe computers, will be holding its annual conference at the San Jose Convention Center, March 5-10. SHARE was founded in 1955 and is a forum for exchanging technical information… (Show more)
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This past week I was in the Nordics talking to customers from Sweden, Norway and Finland, about Data Governance. This is a topic of high interest due to a new EU regulation around data privacy which is due to be implemented by May 25, 2018. This regulation, known as the  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted by the EU in April… (Show more)
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EMC Centera is becoming obsolete according to a report published by Gartner in June of last year. Gartner recommended that organizations make immediate plans to migrate off of the EMC Centera platform. It is rare for Gartner to make such a strong recommendation on a vendor product.   Tony Asaro points out in SearchStorage that there appears to… (Show more)
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The Productivity Paradox   Over the last 10 years, the exponential growth and power of technology have brought some fascinating, if not mind-bending, opportunities. Machines talk to one another with computer-connected humans on the other end observing, analyzing, and acting on the explosion of Big Data generated. Doctors use algorithms that… (Show more)
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