Rohan Light

I'm all about helping the good create the worthwhile. I work on the management side of technology, particularly change risk.

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Rohan Light

2 days ago

sophisticated data governance also is needed to maintain both data sets and algorithms over time

AI just at the early stages of showing real results

healthdatamanagement.com

Rohan Light

2 days ago

Part of the problem with closing the coverage gap for contingent workers is the patchiness of the statistics on the gig economy

Gig Workers Have Scant Protection From Job Bias

bna.com

Rohan Light

2 days ago

The future of working will be people work for three months, six months, 18 months and then they change work

Universal basic income: The view from Finland

bbc.com

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2 days ago

This is far from the first time a cable company has run an astroturf campaign against potential competitors

Of course a mystery website attacking city-run broadband was run by an ISP. Of course

theregister.co.uk

Rohan Light

2 days ago

companies currently struggling to hire talent are struggling because of entrenched ideas about what employment is and isn’t

The future of work: How to thrive through IT’s latest revolution

cio.com

Rohan Light

2 days ago

What really matters is how long you can keep a qubit in superposition and entangled

What is quantum computing? A machine learning supercharger businesses can’t ignore

cio.com

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2 days ago

nothing is enough in a world in which readers crave brainjunk at the expense of all other quality content

Brainjunk and the killing of the internet mind

techcrunch.com

Rohan Light

6 days ago

Investor hype is probably the biggest factor influencing the skyrocketing prices at the end of 2017

Cryptocurrencies are plunging – but why?

thenextweb.com

Rohan Light

6 days ago

the growing interrelationship between humans and machines calls for stronger accountability at the C-level

Many executives lack a high level of trust in their organization's data, analytics, and AI

zdnet.com

Rohan Light

6 days ago

There are more thoughtful and effective ways to meet privacy concerns than simply redacting all the contact fields

EU data protection law may end up protecting scammers, experts warn

theguardian.com

Rohan Light

6 days ago

GDPR-induced changes to the WHOIS system are likely to affect users worldwide

EU data protection law may end up protecting scammers, experts warn

theguardian.com

Rohan Light

6 days ago

those who are unemployed are demonised and viewed as societal pariahs, when, for many, they are unemployed through no fault of their own

What is the future of work?

rte.ie

Rohan Light

6 days ago

If mass and permanent unemployment could well mark the future, what does this mean for a society so heavily defined by work?

What is the future of work?

rte.ie

Rohan Light

6 days ago

The digital sphere is not intrinsically democratic; rather, what matters is who owns it and how it’s organized

Data is the new lifeblood of capitalism – don't hand corporate America control

theguardian.com

Rohan Light

7 days ago

as humans work with machines, the whole idea of judgment will become increasingly important

How will companies empower their employees in the workplace of the future?

theglobeandmail.com

Rohan Light

7 days ago

We will see more and more businesses treat computation in terms of data flows rather than data

4 data analytics trends that will dominate 2018

cio.com.au

Rohan Light

7 days ago

your “a” grade players are less defined by their existing skills, but by their ability and willingness to acquire new ones

The future of work is flexibility: of culture, skills and attitude

nextconf.eu

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7 days ago

Political and economic conditions now are less favourable to workers than at any time since the 19th century

'Robot jobs' and gig economy point to need for universal basic income

smh.com.au

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7 days ago

Long-held practices for teaching and learning are some of the least-effective ways to help students with workplace-ready skills

5 Insights to Help Prepare Students for the Future of Work, From the Economist and Google

marketbrief.edweek.org

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7 days ago

The top companies of the next 10 years will treat data as a foundational advantage

CDOs Prove Their Worth in an Analytics-Driven Business World

informationweek.com

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7 days ago

Each massive organisation is an attic of data archival, a den of data duplication, a cavern of complexity

GDPR quick tip: Know what data (models) you have

gigaom.com

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7 days ago

It’s a half-baked idea with no technical foundation, an exercise in senseless posturing

Trump’s 5G proposal is destructive nonsense

theverge.com

Rohan Light

8 days ago

a better idea would be to invest in security technologies to layer on top of existing networks

Trump's 5G plan could put 'US at economic risk,' say analysts

techrepublic.com

Rohan Light

8 days ago

The idea of a government network operating separately but in concert with the commercial networks doesn’t hold water

There’s no way the government is building its own 5G network

techcrunch.com

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8 days ago

The IT departments of most organizations are unable to meet the business goals of digital transformation

Appian survey: Big obstacles to digital transformation

zdnet.com

Rohan Light

8 days ago

We embrace G.D.P.R. because it sets a strong standard for privacy and data protection rights

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

nytimes.com

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8 days ago

it’s a very tricky situation to figure out who to inform and when in order to ensure everything gets resolved

Intel reportedly notified Chinese companies of chip security flaw before the U.S. government

techcrunch.com

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8 days ago

Publishers have already recognized their need to differentiate themselves from simply being a place for eyeballs

How publishers will survive Facebook’s newsfeed change

techcrunch.com

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8 days ago

AI is in the middle of a deployment land grab today. Tomorrow the business management headaches will arrive

​Here come all the AI deployments; Now how do we manage AI?

zdnet.com

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8 days ago

If data and analytics leaders simply provide access to data and tools alone, self-service initiatives often don't work out well

BI users now producing more analysis than data scientists

itproportal.com

Rohan Light

16 days ago

When you don’t evaluate that data for strategic use, there’s an opportunity cost

3 Steps to Get Clean, Structured Data You Trust

iotforall.com

Rohan Light

16 days ago

Governance is the structure around how organizations manage content creation, use and distribution

Governance Is No Longer Optional

cmswire.com

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16 days ago

Successful data governance begins with baseline education that builds shared understanding across the organization

3 keys to simplifying data governance efforts

healthdatamanagement.com

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16 days ago

The challenge for fast-moving organizations is to capture the high value that data governance can deliver without getting mired in theory

3 keys to simplifying data governance efforts

healthdatamanagement.com

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16 days ago

When the metric doesn’t work, you stop caring about the metric, but continue caring about what it measures

Goodhart’s Law and Why Measurement is Hard

ribbonfarm.com

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17 days ago

your brain finds it easier to create a non-existent object than to fail to recognize a pattern

Goodhart’s Law and Why Measurement is Hard

ribbonfarm.com

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17 days ago

Systems outside of economics don’t (usually) have proven impossibility results, but they certainly lose dimensions in order to make the system understandable

Goodhart’s Law and Why Measurement is Hard

ribbonfarm.com

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17 days ago

the behavior of a human cultural system (such as a business) is a function of the reciprocal relationship between the system built, and the actions of the people in the system

Goodhart’s Law and Why Measurement is Hard

ribbonfarm.com

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17 days ago

there are lies, and damn lies, and the difficulty of good data collection and the flexibility of statistical methodology obscures the difference

Goodhart’s Law and Why Measurement is Hard

ribbonfarm.com

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17 days ago

Statistics, like any other discipline, is a way to think, but it can’t stop you from lying to yourself, or to others

Goodhart’s Law and Why Measurement is Hard

ribbonfarm.com

Rohan Light

17 days ago

Robots suck at being humans. Instead of asking how robots can be more like people, just make them useful

Robots that act like humans are a waste of time

thenextweb.com

Rohan Light

19 days ago

Google (well, Alphabet) spent no less than $18m in 2017 to lobby lawmakers in the US capital

Biggest Washington DC lobbyist is now a tech giant (yes, it's Google)

theregister.co.uk

Rohan Light

19 days ago

Facebook should be regulated like a cigarette company, because of the addictive and harmful properties of social media

Facebook should be 'regulated like cigarette industry', says tech CEO

theguardian.com

Rohan Light

19 days ago

All healthcare organizations must ensure that they have a secure yet still accessible health IT infrastructure

How Compliance, Data Security Needs Shift with Big Data Push

healthitsecurity.com

Rohan Light

19 days ago

Healthcare organizations need to design and implement data standards for images and associated metadata

Five ways to prepare for the surge in image-related data

healthdatamanagement.com

Rohan Light

21 days ago

the value of the human touch is deliberately discounted by data-driven decisions

Is “Murder by Machine Learning” the New “Death by PowerPoint”?

hbr.org

Rohan Light

21 days ago

Smarter algorithms require smarter risk management

Is “Murder by Machine Learning” the New “Death by PowerPoint”?

hbr.org

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21 days ago

Algorithms are, in part, our opinions embedded in code

Is “Murder by Machine Learning” the New “Death by PowerPoint”?

hbr.org

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21 days ago

AI is tantalizingly accessible for a variety of reasons

Machine Learning for the masses

zdnet.com

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21 days ago

Charities must ensure that they consider all aspects of their data; otherwise they might leave themselves at financial and reputational risk

Charity Finance Group publishes free guide to General Data Protection Regulation

thirdsector.co.uk

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