DSP x BizTech: Technology in the New Age – Questrom School of Business

By: Dennis Karpovitch Over the past few weeks, BizTech members have had the chance to attend a few different conferences that offered insights into innovation and emerging technologies. Here’s what they saw! DSP x BizTech: Technology in the New Age – Questrom School of Business The first annual Technology in the New Age conference attractedContinue reading “DSP x BizTech: Technology in the New Age – Questrom School of Business”

Data-Driven vs. Data-Informed

By: Joshua Tan I am sure all of you have heard of data and how many companies nowadays, either startups or incumbents, have claimed that they are a data-driven or a data-informed company. Nevertheless, with today’s technologies, such as the IoT (Internet of Things) and Big Data, I believe that there is no reason whyContinue reading “Data-Driven vs. Data-Informed”

What is Data Science?

By: Michael Korovkin Data science isn’t a new concept — for years, corporations have utilized data science teams, consisting of statisticians and computer scientists, to provide consistent solutions to constantly evolving problems such as market trends, customer profiling, and predictive business analytics. However, in the past few years, the demand for data scientists has beenContinue reading “What is Data Science?”

Mind Uploading: Digital Immortality

By: Sunny Zhao Mind uploading is the theoretical process of scanning one’s mental state, including memories and “self”, and copying it to a computer. The computer can then run a simulation of the brain’s information processing such that it is indistinguishable from the real brain and experiences having a conscious mind. The simulation could resideContinue reading “Mind Uploading: Digital Immortality”