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SearchListening

Why Search Listening?

Selfish people love talking about themselves and expose their social life disturbingly. That’s annoying and the informational outcome is minimal. More truth lies in Search and social data. Why? Because people’s search for information is, in itself, information. When and where someone searches for facts, quotes, brands, persons, things, or help tells a lot about what they really think, really desire, and fear.

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SearchListening

How do vertical search engines get their results?

Like any generic search engine, vertical search engines consist of crawlers, an index, and an algorithm. But vertical search engines are trained to optimize in their very special direction. You will not find the same level of information and ranking in generic search engines. Searchlistening in generic search engines can be like drinking water from a firehose.

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🇪🇪 Why I have joined Startup Nation eEstonia in 2017

Estonia offers a transnational digital identity available to anyone in the world interested in administering a location-independent business online. The eResident program is a “must-have experience” for any severe digital business professional. 2021, in a post-Brexit area, Estonia may become a strategic entry point for a European market entry, as the country has already established secure infrastructure, interoperability services, and e-Identity. In times were prosperous societies are still struggling with home-schooling and voting, Estonia is a role model for affordable and secure digital services.

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Why Search Listening?

Selfish people love talking about themselves and expose their social life disturbingly. That’s annoying and the informational outcome is minimal. More truth lies in Search and social data. Why? Because people’s search for information is, in itself, information. When and where someone searches for facts, quotes, brands, persons, things, or help tells a lot about what they really think, really desire, and fear.

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Everybody Lies – Google Knows

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz offers revelations that can help us understand ourselves and our lives better. Drawing on studies and experiments on how we really live and think, he demonstrates in fascinating and often funny ways the extent to which all the world is indeed a lab. On sensitive topics, every survey method will elicit substantial misreporting.

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Predictive Healthcare and Digital Services

Modern healthcare is empowered by big tech from Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are paving the way from reactive care to proactive service allocation.
A better informed and more democratized healthcare is changing healthcare goods and services and mainly benefit elderly care and predictive healthcare.

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Scoring Methodology

The following document outlines the scoring system for smart home device’s component. The weights given to each component and their properties are provided based on the threat model discussed next. Additionally, the scoring system can be adapted for any deployment environment and threat model by changing the weight distribution around the components’ properties.

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The Social Dilemma. Like my post and share it!

We tweet, we like, and we share— but what are the consequences of our growing dependence on social media? As digital platforms increasingly become a lifeline to stay connected. Less is More! We can learn a lot from great artists like Banksy, who does not share his private life with a gazillion of followers. Not Hollywood- Invisibility is a Superpower!

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Cellphone Spies – Eric Snowden on the State of Surveillance in 2020

Eric Snowden runs down the history and state of surveillance in 2020. Cellphone Spies in traditional telecommunication and internet messaging are the norm. And not all of that is bad. But data analytics needs responsibility and ethical respect. There´s no room for stupid people, as networks get even faster and more services will be connected.

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What is an Infodemic and how to report Covid19?

An infodemic is an overabundance of information – some accurate and some not – occurring during an epidemic. It makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it. Here is the Covid19 crisis story told by a set of charts and maps.

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The Wolf – espionage showcase

The Wolf – is a series of Hollywood Style Short Movies. The series showcases espionage and potential network vulnerabilities. The movies centres heavily on cyber warfare and espionage. The Wolf is starred by Christian Slater.

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David Bowie Internet Prediction 1999 – An Alien Life form, that´s just landed.

David Bowie’s Famous Interview with the BBC: “I don’t think we’ve even seen the tip of the iceberg. I think the potential of what the internet is going to do to society, both good and bad, is unimaginable. I think we’re actually on the cusp of something exhilarating and terrifying.” – 1999. Can you imagine what Bowie’s Prediction would be in December 2020 as we are living in a world of Artificial Intelligence and Ubiquitous Computing?

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How do vertical search engines get their results?

Like any generic search engine, vertical search engines consist of crawlers, an index, and an algorithm. But vertical search engines are trained to optimize in their very special direction. You will not find the same level of information and ranking in generic search engines. Searchlistening in generic search engines can be like drinking water from a firehose.

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Information warfare and Data Leaks

Information warfare systematically collects insights from data leaks on publicly available social profiles. The Trump campaign by Cambridge Analytica showcased how easy identity theft can happen. The story started as a well-executed campaign but ended as a moral disaster for Facebook and Cambridge Analytica.

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Go-To-Market Roadmap -Implementation Gateways

Go-to-market Implementation means taking a tech innovation to a new market. In our case, this refers to the European market entry of US-based Ad Technology specialists like Digital Envoy and Atlas, Microsoft Advertising. The concept is to understand the local competition before investing in local infrastructure. Recruited bridgehead partners and customers played a crucial role in the successful market entry. We were privileged to help these great clients to enter the market fast and scale their operations.

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Rework – a handbook for decentralized organizations

Corporates have to be afraid of a lot of things. Startups and decentralized tech teams can outperform them when committing to performance-based – no-bullshit work culture. Rework by Jason Fried is a perfect handbook for decentralized organizations. Tools that used to be out of reach are now easily accessible. Technology that cost thousands is now just a few pounds or even free.

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