March 31, 2021

Knowledge Engineering

What Is Knowledge Engineering? Knowledge engineering is a field of artificial intelligence (AI) that creates rules to apply to data to imitate the thought process of a human expert. It looks at the structure of a task or a decision to identify how a conclusion is reached. A library of problem-solving methods and the collateral knowledge used […]

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March 31, 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

What Is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to the simulation of human intelligence in machines that are programmed to think like humans and mimic their actions. The term may also be applied to any machine that exhibits traits associated with a human mind such as learning and problem-solving. The ideal characteristic of artificial […]

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March 31, 2021

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)

What Is a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)? A central bank digital currency (CBDC) uses a blockchain-based token to represent the digital form of a fiat currency of a particular nation (or region). A CBDC is centralized; it is issued and regulated by the competent monetary authority of the country. KEY TAKEAWAYS A central bank digital currency […]

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March 31, 2021

Who Are the ETF Giants?

Mutual fund giant Vanguard popularized low-cost passive investing through index funds. It is now is a leader in the rapidly-growing market for exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These are some of the most popular and cost-effective passive investment options available to investors. Investors can purchase shares of these securities on stock exchanges just like shares in a corporation. ETFs are baskets of securities that track a […]

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March 19, 2021

Gig Economy

What Is the Gig Economy? In a gig economy, temporary, flexible jobs are commonplace and companies tend to hire independent contractors and freelancers instead of full-time employees. A gig economy undermines the traditional economy of full-time workers who often focus on their career development. KEY TAKEAWAYS The gig economy is based on flexible, temporary, or freelance jobs, often involving […]

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March 15, 2021

How Does Bitcoin Mining Work?

What is Bitcoin Mining? Cryptocurrency mining is painstaking, costly, and only sporadically rewarding. Nonetheless, mining has a magnetic appeal for many investors interested in cryptocurrency because of the fact that miners are rewarded for their work with crypto tokens. This may be because entrepreneurial types see mining as pennies from heaven, like California gold prospectors in 1849. […]

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March 15, 2021

Best MacBook Air

MacBook Air gets Apple M1 chip, longest battery life ever, fanless body, starts at $999 Available next week, the new Air with the M1 SoC promises big gains in processing and graphics performance but still up to 18 hours of battery. This story is part of Apple Event, our full coverage of the latest news from […]

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March 15, 2021

Best Surface laptop

Surface Pro 7 review: A welcome visit from a familiar friend This is still the best overall Windows two-in-one tablet, with a great (optional) keyboard and both USB-C and USB-A ports. Getting to know the Surface Pro 7 ($890 at Walmart) is like visiting an old friend. Usually around this time of year there’s a new collection of computer […]

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