Month: February 2018

SSC Seminar Series: Shoshana Zuboff (Harvard Business School)

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – 12:30pm to 4:00pm SSC Seminar Series Surveillance Studies Centre Seminar Wednesday November 8, 12:30 – 2:00pm Goodes Hall, Room 308. Toronto as Google City: Sidewalk [ … ]

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: Shoshana Zuboff

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm Public Lecture Shoshana Zuboff Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School Thursday, November 9 2017 Reception 5:30-6:00pm, [ … ]

The Four Types of Data Analytics

Terms like “business intelligence” and “data analytics” mean different things in different contexts and the only way to hack through the Forest of Jargon is with a Machete of Specificity. Whether [ … ]

How Big Data is Changing the Insurance Industry

Big data and the Internet of Things are two technological wonders that are changing our lives. Our machines, equipment and devices are continuously connected and communicating with each other, and [ … ]

Logistic Map, Chaos, Randomness and Quantum Algorithms

The logistic map is the most basic recurrence formula exhibiting various levels of chaos depending on its parameter. It has been used in population demographics to model chaotic behavior. Here [ … ]

How to Use Location Data to Get Ahead of the Competition

It’s no longer business as usual in the retail industry. It’s not enough to know your customers and to provide them with the best services and products. One tiny piece [ … ]

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