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A blockchain/IoT combo could reduce food fraud by $131B in five years

Blockchain is gaining ground in the supply chain arena, verifying not only the provenance of goods, but enabling suppliers of meats and produce to verify their origins and ensure regulatory rules are met.

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BlackBerry refreshes its UEM suite, focuses on zero-trust access

BlackBerry's latest version of its flagship Enterprise Mobility Suite is aimed at enabling management of all devices and apps across all vendor platforms.

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How Tableau is fitting into the Salesforce family

Salesforce has been talking up the capabilities of the analytics vendor that it bought last year, but any vision of the future for the combined vendors remains muddy

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Yes, Google's using your healthcare data – and it's not alone

There's a multi-billion dollar industry built around collecting healthcare data and anonymizing it so it can be used for research; it's perfectly legal.

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Analysis paralysis

If an ad is served in the forest with no one around …

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Why Amazon Care may be the new model for corporate healthcare

Amazon's pilot program for providing healthcare to Seattle-area employees through telemedicine and at-home visits is only the latest in a concerted effort by companies to cut costs and improve care for employees.

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Poorly designed systems make doctors 'a slave to their EHR'

Problems with clunky electronic health record workflows – and the inability to share patient information between clinics – are driving some physicians right out of healthcare. But some facilities have figured out how to make things...

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Financial firms bank on A.I. as pilot projects head to production

While AI is a buzzword in financial services, companies must be sure of a business use case even before putting together an AI dev team.

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From coffee bean to cup: Starbucks brews a blockchain-based supply chain with Microsoft

While the coffee chain explores a new tracking system and mobile app, two surveys show that not everyone is fully on board with the much-hyped distributed ledger technology.

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FDA to pilot A.I., consider blockchain, to track and trace food

The FDA plans to pilot artificial intelligence and machine learning technology in its legacy food-screening systems – and it's exploring how to build out blockchain internally and industry-wide to increase the scale, efficiency and...

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Why wearables, health records and clinical trials need a blockchain injection

The future of healthcare could rely on the open transmission of patient data for any number of reasons – from treatment data to clinical trials – and one technology could serve as a secure conduit: blockchain.

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Businesses to succeed faster in fact-driven economy: Sudheesh Nair, ThoughtSpot

Sudheesh Nair has a new role at ThoughtSpot, the fast growing unicorn in the Silicon Valley. Now, he leads a company that provides solutions in the niche domain of augmented AI, and empowers C-suite executives and front-line employees...

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4 data wrangling tasks in R for advanced beginners

R is mighty, but it can be complex for data tasks. Learn how to get summaries, sort and do other tasks with relative ease. (Now updated with dplyr examples.)

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How to write your own R package

When you hear “R package,” you may think something to share with other people. But an R package can also be a good way to organize your own work

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Run Python in R code

While R is a useful language, Python is also great for data science and general-purpose computing. See how to run Python code within an R script and pass data between Python and R

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R tip: Write your own RStudio addins

This RStudio Addins tutorial shows step by step how to create an addin for the RStudio IDE

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R tip: Creating color-coded calendars

See how well you’re achieving daily goals with a color-coded calendar made in R

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R tip: Addins and keyboard shortcuts

Discover an easy way to use key-value pairs in R

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R tip: Quick lookup tables with named vectors

Learn an easy method to use key-value pairs in R

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Useful R functions you might not know

One of the best way to find cool, new-to-you R functions is to see what other useRs have uncovered. Here are some of mine -- and yours.

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