The Strange Bedfellows That Make Sales AI Work


At some point, the discussion about artificial intelligence and sales is going to mature. Too many people still think AI for sales will resemble C-3PO, a bumbling assistant that gets in the way more often than not, or the Hal 9000, subverting the sales process in ways that endanger the very existence of the sales person. As the discussions mature, and as people learn more about the somewhat arcane inner workings of AI, the reality is becoming clearer: how AI will impact sales and sales people is… complicated.

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Building a NASA-Themed Mechanical Keyboard

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My obsession with custom mechanical keyboards is well-established at this point. I don’t technically need more keyboards. So, if I’m going to add to my collection, I want to make sure it’s something distinctive and cool.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256661-building-nasa-themed-mechanical-keyboard?source=Computing

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New Android malware can secretly steal your credit card data, calls and texts

At this point, we assume that most savvy Android users know to be on the lookout for suspicious apps and download prompts, but even as smartphone users become more aware of the risks of downloading apps, the creators of the most vicious malware have adapted by releasing increasingly subtle Trojans that can do a great deal of damage behind the scenes without alerting the user.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/18/new-android-malware-can-secretly-steal-your-credit-card-data-calls-and-texts.html

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Scientists have developed AI that can read your mind and predict your thoughts

At one point in our history, the most impressive example of artificial intelligence was a computer that was really, really good at chess.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/03/scientists-have-developed-ai-that-can-read-your-mind-and-predict-your-thoughts.html

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3 WannaCry Talking Points to Win Security Buy-In


By this point, most tech practitioners — and nearly all security practitioners — know about WannaCry. In fact, you might be sick of people analyzing it, rehashing it, sharing “lessons learned” about it, and otherwise laying out suggestions — in some cases, contradictory — about what you might do differently in the future. The level of unsolicited advice can border on the annoying. That said, there is one avenue that seems to be underexplored: namely, the opportunity for frank and productive discussions with executives about security goals.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84627.html?rss=1

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WikiLeaks: CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users cannot fix

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable by resetting their devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/24/wikileaks-cia-hacked-apple-devices-in-ways-users-cannot-fix.html

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New rumors claim to shed light on AMD’s upcoming Vega 10 and 11 GPUs, forecast 7nm Vega 20

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A fresh round of rumors point to a Q1 launch date for AMD’s Vega — along with some specs and potential capabilities.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/236011-new-rumors-claim-to-shed-light-on-amds-upcoming-vega-10-and-11-forecast-7nm-vega-20

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US Air Force's plan to improve radio communications? Plasma bomb the atmosphere

Radio communication is a weak point for most military operations — it is never long enough or strong enough. The Air Force’s solution to improve their long-distance calls? Supercharge the atmosphere by detonating plasma bombs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/12/us-air-forces-plan-to-improve-radio-communications-plasma-bomb-atmosphere.html

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The Macbook Pro update will finally be coming this fall, report suggests

Apple is expected to debut a new line of MacBook laptops at some point in the last quarter of the year, with the long-forgotten Macbook Pro expected to finally get an update

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/09/macbook-pro-update-will-finally-be-coming-this-fall-report-suggests.html

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HummingBad: Chinese malware infects 10 million Android devices, experts warn

Experts at cybersecurity specialist Check Point have issued an APB to all Android device users: the HummingBad malware problem is about to get worse.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/05/hummingbad-chinese-malware-infects-10-million-android-devices-experts-warn.html

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The Galaxy S7 Active has the battery all smartphones need

By this point, the recipe for Samsung to make the Galaxy S[x] Active is pretty simple: take this year’s flagship Galaxy Swhatever, add some physical buttons, a rubber exterior, some waterproofing, and then sell it to Jeep owners.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/07/galaxy-s7-active-has-battery-all-smartphones-need.html

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5 common computer problems solved

It happens to everyone at some point. You’re doing something on your computer, whether it’s an important project, some aimless browsing, or trying to beat your high score on Solitaire, and without warning something goes wrong. Your computer shuts down, or the screen flickers or freezes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/20/5-common-computer-problems-solved.html

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Germany basically had to pay people to use electricity Sunday

Germany hit a new milestone in renewable energy on Sunday, generating so much power at one point that customers were essentially being paid to turn on their lights or charge their phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/12/germany-basically-had-to-pay-people-to-use-electricity-sunday.html

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Apple ceases code signing for iOS 9.2.1 after successful iOS 9.3.1 release

Article Image Following the rollout of Apple’s latest iOS 9.3.1 point release, the company on Tuesday stopped signing code for iOS 9.2.1, meaning users can no longer downgrade to the older operating system version.

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What to do when your PC freezes or locks up

It happens to everyone at some point. Without any warning, whether you’re working on an important project, browsing aimlessly or trying to beat your high score on Solitaire, your computer suddenly freezes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/02/what-to-do-when-your-pc-freezes-or-locks-up.html

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Web link bug in iOS 9.3 causes apps to crash, freeze

Article Image In what appears to be yet another bug in Apple’s latest iOS point release, users running iOS 9.3 are reporting system stability issues when attempting to open hyperlinks in Safari, Mail, and Messages, as well as third party Web browsers like Google Chrome.

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Subgraph OS: A secure Linux for the non-technical user?

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Subgraph OS aims to provide an end point that’s “resistant against remote network exploitation,” that will run on low-powered notebook computers, and can be used (and presumably installed) by people who are not security experts.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/223619-subgraph-os-a-secure-linux-for-the-non-technical-user

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