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Turkish photographer’s works sold at Sotheby’s NFT sales

Hatice Utkan Özden
Rızacan Kumaş, a Turkish photographer who seeks a story in all his works, is in the pursuit of reality, reflecting onto its perfect moment to help the viewer to understand what is going on in the real scenery that he has captured.class=”cf”>
His work “Panoramic Portraits” was exhibited at the Natively Digital auction between Oct. 14 and 21 by Sotheby’s, one of the most respected auction houses in the world.
With the “Panoramic Portraits,” purchased by world-famous collector Pransky and offered for sale at Sotheby’s, Kumaş became the…

DeFi on Avalanche: How to get started yield farming

Get started farming on Avalanche and enjoy Ethereum dapps without the high feesIf you missed the golden days of high yield and low fees on Ethereum, then Avalanche has you covered. It is cementing itself as the DeFi hub for low-cost, high-yield farming.After a year of operation, the Ethereum competitor now hosts a whopping $10 billion of assets (TVL), making it the fourth largest economy in cryptocurrency.Despite the success, you can still easily find APRs in excess of 100% on leading asset pairs, with fees less than a dollar.This growth has been fuelled by…

Deep Dive Into Decentralised Finance: Valuing DeFi Blockchains

Decentralised Finance (DeFi) is a system that allows financial products to appear on a public blockchain network which is not regulated by a central bank or intermediary. DeFi systems, majority of which are built on the Ethereum blockchain, aim to provide an autonomous and decentralised option for financial services that are otherwise regulated by banks and national or international administration. If you are serious about crypto investing, you must have a deep understanding of decentralised finance (DeFi). Simply put, DeFi is an umbrella term for financial applications powered by public…

AI driven healthcare solution act as informative assistant

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming industries across the globe at a rapid pace. The contingencies like Covid-19 crisis act as a trigger to the technological adoption in healthcare and AI comes out as a boon to the industry. Most doctors have shifted to e-Consults on WhatsApp and other platforms now.
But still there is a gross mismatch between the huge burden of skin diseases and skills necessary to manage it, leading to a high number of untreated or poorly treated patients. An AI powered health care solution can help in timely diagnosis. Physicians now have…

Bitcoin, dogecoin, Shiba Inu, other cryptos surge today. Check cryptocurrency prices

Cryptocurrency prices today surged with Bitcoin trading above $57,000 mark. The world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency was trading at $57,699, up more than 6%. Bitcoin price had recently hit record high of around $69,000 and is up over 99% this year (year-to-date or YTD) so far. Global crypto market cap surged to $2.72 trillion, as per CoinGecko.

Ether, the coin linked to ethereum blockchain and the second largest cryptocurrency, also gained more than 7% to $4,337. Dogecoin price rallied over 3% to $0.20 whereas Shiba Inu rose more than 4%…

Explainable AI is about to become mainstream: The AI audits are here – Impact of AI recruitment bias audit in New York…

A few weeks ago, I said that we will be increasingly faced with AI audits and that I hoped such regulation would be pragmatic.  (Could AI audits end up like GDPR).
That post proved prophetic
The New York city council has passed a new bill which requires mandatory yearly audits against bias on race or gender for users of automated AI based hiring tools
Candidates can ask for an explanation or a human review
‘AI’ includes all technologies – from decision trees to neural networks
The regulation is needed and already, there is discussion about adding ageism and disabilities to this…

Bitcoin processes more dollar value than PayPal, could surpass Mastercard by 2026

Market intelligence platform Blockdata has suggested in a new report Bitcoin could outstrip credit card giant Mastercard in the number of dollar transactions value processed.Bitcoin processes more dollar value than PayPalJust recently, Bitcoin overtook the giant payment tech company, PayPal, in terms of value transfer. At the time of writing, the Bitcoin network recorded about $489 billion in processed value per quarter while PayPal’s value was around  $302 billion.While this represents a major milestone for the crypto industry, the value pales significantly against that of Mastercard…

What are blockchain ETFs? – The Economic Times

1. Blockchain ETFs offer an efficient investment vehicle to invest in a select basket of blockchain specific stocks.
2. Blockchain specific stocks are those that have blockchain technology-related operations or profit from the development and use of blockchain technology.
3. Blockchain tech enables companies that use it to cut costs and simplify their operations through decentralisation.

4. Being a theme-based investment, blockchain ETFs carry the inherent risk of non-performance, non-adaptability, or failure of the blockchain ecosystem.
5. They are different from Bitcoin ETFs which…

AMC and Sony to Give NFTs to Spider-Man Advance Ticket Buyers

Photo: Tom Cooper (Getty Images)AMC is going all-in on the blockchain. Earlier this month, the movie theater chain announced it would begin accepting payments in cryptocurrency, and now it’s giving out NFTs as ticket pre-orders freebies for the new Spider-Man movie. On Sunday, AMC announced a joint effort with Sony Pictures to give away up to 86,000 NFTs to Stubs Premiere, A-List, and AMC Investor Connect members who reserve or purchase an advanced ticket for opening-day showings of “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” NFTs are digital collectibles that have quickly become the obsession of…

Top 10 YouTube Channels Offering Free Data Science Learning

by Aratrika Dutta
August 2, 2021
Check out the top 10 YouTube channels for free data science learning.Data has become an important part of everybody’s life. Without data we are nothing. Data mining for digging insights has marked the demand to be able to use data for business strategies. Therefore, the field of data science is growing with increasing demand. Data science is not limited to only consumer goods or tech or healthcare. There is a high demand to optimize business processes using data science from banking and transport to manufacturing. Because of the increasing demand,…

A ‘Glut’ of Innovation Spotted in Data Science and ML Platforms

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These are heady days in data science and machine learning (DSML) according to Gartner, which identified a “glut” of innovation occurring in the market for DSML platforms. From established companies chasing AutoML or model governance to startups focusing on MLops or explainable AI, a plethora of vendors are simultaneously moving in all directions with their products as they seek to differentiate themselves amid a very diverse audience.
“The DSML market is simultaneously more vibrant and messier than ever,” a gaggle of Gartner analysts led by…

Hedge Fund Manager Anthony Scaramucci Compares Bitcoin to Amazon in the Year 2000, Predicts Strong…

Renowned hedge fund manager Anthony Scaramucci is comparing Bitcoin (BTC) to e-commerce giant Amazon, which was volatile in its early days but eventually became one of the best-performing stocks.
In a new interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box, the SkyBridge Capital founder says Bitcoin has grown exponentially in terms of fundamentals over the last year and that the recent correction gives investors a chance to buy at a discount.

“If you and I were on this conversation a year ago, Bitcoin had a hundred million wallets. Glassnode is saying there’s about 240 million today, so…

Twitter’s New Metaverse Shopping Feature Primed & Ready For Take-Off

Twitter is launching a transformative Live Shopping feature in collaboration with world leading retailer Walmart.
Planning to make future shopping escapades a more seamless experience, Twitter has dipped its toes into the mysterious metaverse universe.
The first demos of the E-commerce function ‘Live Shopping’ will be streamed at the beginning of Cyber Week at AEST 10:00am on the 29th November.

Kicking of proceedings, a 30-minute variety…

AMC, Sony offering NFTs to people who purchase advance Spider-Man tickets

Spider-Man Turn Off the DarkSource: spidermanonbroadway.marvel.com/AMC is the latest legacy company to get into the NFT game.The theater giant and Sony Pictures will offer 86,000 non-fungible tokens to members of its AMC Stubs Premiere, AMC Stubs A-List and AMC Investor Connect who order tickets for the Dec. 16 opening of “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in advance.Brands big and small are looking for new ways to connect with consumers and, potentially, boost some sales. With crypto-collectibles soaring in popularity, marketers have latched on to the next digital wave.Ownership of these assets is…

Large Tech Firms Prefer Building Their Own ML Components, Despite A Solution Available In Market

Machine learning has become an important cog in the wheel for the functioning of all major companies. Many companies are now building their own machine learning platform. These platforms leverage open source technologies; however, a few functions need customised solutions. For that, companies are investing in building in-house components for their machine learning platform. In this article, we take a look at a few of them.
Uber
Introduced in 2017, Uber’s Michelangelo has been in the works for two years. The goal behind building a proprietary ML-as-a-service platform is to make AI…

Amazon brings RStudio to Amazon SageMaker for machine learning • DEVCLASS

Amazon has added the RStudio development environment for the R language to its SageMaker machine learning service, claiming it as the first integrated development environment (IDE) in the cloud for data scientists working on machine learning with R.

The open source R language has long been a tool of choice for statisticians, quantitative analysts, data scientists, and machine learning engineers, according to Amazon. RStudio is one of the most popular development environments among R developers for machine learning and data science projects.

Now, in partnership…

Becoming A Digital-First Organization At Verizon

With the increasing demand for data science approaches and cognitive technologies across all industries, organizations are learning how to successfully implement and manage newer, more intelligent tools and systems. What are the challenges that enterprises encounter when adopting AI and ML models for their organizations, and how can teams work to overcome these obstacles?

Anil Kumar, Executive Director – Head of AI Industrialization at Verizon
Anil Kumar, Executive Director – Head of AI Industrialization at Verizon

At an upcoming Data for AI event, Anil Kumar, Executive…

Is your AI project doomed to fail before it begins? 

Hear from CIOs, CTOs, and other C-level and senior execs on data and AI strategies at the Future of Work Summit this January 12, 2022. Learn more

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and other emerging technologies have potential to solve complex problems for organizations. Yet despite increased adoption over the past two years, only a small percentage of companies feel they are gaining significant value from their AI initiatives. Where are their efforts going wrong? Simple missteps can derail any AI initiative, but there are ways to avoid these missteps and…

Could You Earn More in the Axie Infinity ($AXS) Metaverse Than a Goldman Sachs Salary?

Recently, 27-year old Sam Peurifoy, Director of Finance at crypto trading firm Floating Point Group, talked about his current evening/weekend hobby of playing Ethereum-powered monster-battle and non-fungible token (NFT) based game Axie Infinity.

Here is how the Axie Infinity white paper introduces this game:

“Axie Infinity is a Pokémon-inspired universe where anyone can earn tokens through skilled gameplay and contributions to the ecosystem. Players can battle, collect, raise, and build a land-based kingdom for their pets.All art assets and…

Ethereum Devs Assess Reducing Data Transfer Cost 5x, EIP-4488 Becomes Possible Solution – Technology…

The second leading crypto asset ethereum has been dealing with high fees since the end of June and today the average ethereum transaction fee is between $5 and $34 per transfer. While there’s been a lot of complaints about ether gas costs this year, Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin has recommended an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) that aims to decrease transaction costs by five times. Ethereum developer Tim Beiko discussed the idea as well, and talked about possible “challenges” both long and short term.
Moving Ether, Transferring an ERC20, and Swapping Tokens on Ethereum Is…

Don Tapscott’s ‘Platform Revolution’ book review

Enterprise blockchain started to take shape in 2016, a time when companies like IBM began to leverage private networks for supply chain management. It was also during 2016 that author Don Tapscott wrote and published Blockchain Revolution, a book that examines the way that blockchain will transform a number of industries.Following the release of Blockchain Revolution, Tapscott — who is also co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute — published Supply Chain Revolution in August 2020. Given the timing of the book’s publication, Supply Chain Revolution detailed the way the…

Shiba Inu Partners With Former Activision Executive For A Shiba Inu NFT Game; Metaverse Efforts In…

Meme crypto Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB), which has had a terrific run this year, could soon venture into gaming.
What Happened: Shiba Inu has joined forces with David Volk, former Vice President of Technology at Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), to create a play-to-earn NFT game, Shytoshi Kusama, project leader of Shiba Inu, said in an article posted on Medium.
Kusama also said the team has landed a partnership with a game studio to develop the Shiboshi NFT game. Volk will lead the game design, implementation, and completion of the game being developed by the game…

Adidas Metaverse New Four-Way Collaboration

adidas is expanding its journey into the metaverse with a new four-way collaboration with Bored Ape Yacht Club, Pixel Vault’s Punks Comic and crypto investor Gmoney.
This morning, the collaborators took to social media to reveal images of a forthcoming collaboration with the sportswear company. The posts from their respective accounts only revealed sneak peek imagery with no additional details about the…

Bitcoin Retirement Generational Wealth Planning

Before I found bitcoin, I was investing heavily into real estate to achieve early retirement and build generational wealth. When I found bitcoin and understood its value and future implications on the world, I knew that bitcoin would be the best asset I could ever buy to maximize the amount of time I could have with my family. From a generational wealth standpoint, I realized that I would be able to set my family up with a perpetual wealth-preserving machine, bitcoin. You have the same opportunity to do this for your family with as little as 0.001 ($68) or 0.01 ($680) of a bitcoin. As of…

India to Develop Blockchain Network for eGovernment Procurement Systems – OpenGov Asia

Globally, public sectors are overwhelmingly moving to information digitisation. This has been proven to be a catalyst and fuel for transformation within the public sector today, allowing them to understand trends, make decisions and better serve citizens. With this, though, comes the tremendous responsibility of managing and protecting data – in terms of privacy as well as safekeeping. This is done through policy, process and infrastructure.
While policy establishment is the purview of the government, it needs input from various stakeholders and experts. More so, as with cutting edge…