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Katherine Noyes
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It's a rare business today that doesn't take at least some steps to optimize its website for search-engine rankings, but how best to do that remains an open question. A new study published Wednesday suggests that inbound links are even more critical than you may think.
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Harry Potter fans, take note: Scientists have made an object "disappear" using a cloaking device similar in many ways to the invisibility cloak imagined by author J.K. Rowling.
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+Gonzalo Velasco C. Frodo's is a bit high tech with added side effects(vertigo).
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An upcoming update to the Salesforce1 mobile app will dramatically reduce the number of supported devices and effectively leave users of all but the latest and most popular devices out in the cold.
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Much virtual ink gets spilled each week enumerating the many horrors that could be ours in an AI-filled world, but top researchers in the field are already thinking ahead and making plans to ensure none of that happens.
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"human aware"

So they'll be able to know just exactly how stupid we really are.

Well, better than skynet I guess
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Salesforce on Tuesday stepped up its efforts to woo security-conscious businesses by adding "bring your own key" encryption to its Salesforce Shield set of cloud services.
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On Wednesday, retail brand Macy's announced that it's testing out a new mobile service that lets in-store shoppers ask Watson for help.
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The difficult part will be answering questions people would actually ask.

Bathroom locations, elevators. Asking for actual help

They're on the right track.
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The FBI is using antiquated computer systems to deliberately foil requests made under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, a new lawsuit alleges.
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Privacy-minded people have long relied on Tor for anonymity online, but a new system from MIT promises better protection and faster performance.
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Blogger and techie Max Deutsch fed the first four Harry Potter books into a computer algorithm and asked it produce a new chapter. Read the results. "...
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AlphaGo's uncanny success at the game of Go was taken by many as a death knell for the dominance of the human intellect, but Google researcher David Silver doesn't see it that way.
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In tests, popular bug finders missed 98 percent of the vulnerabilities in researchers' code
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Senior Correspondent
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Writing, reporting, business, technology, blogging, online journalism, linux, enterprise software
Employment
  • IDG
    Senior Correspondent, 2015 - present
    Senior technology correspondent for IDG News Service covering enterprise software.
  • Fortune Magazine
    Writer, 2014 - 2015
    Writer covering business and technology.
  • PCWorld
    Writer, 2010 - 2013
    Tech blogger with a focus on Linux and open source software.
  • Springwise
    Writer, 2007 - 2013
    Writer covering startups, entrepreneurs and new business ideas.
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Arkansas
Previously
Canada - Boston - Bloomington, IN - Athens, GA - Boulder, CO
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Enterprise software, c'est moi. :)
Introduction
All-around geek with a particular interest in big data, analytics, quantum computing, AI and Linux.  Also rabbits.  :)
Bragging rights
Graduated high school at 15 and haven't looked back. Also, read all 7 Harry Potter books aloud to my kids. :)
Education
  • Queen's University
    BA English
  • Bentley University
    MBA
    International business and MIS
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Female
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Linux Girl :)