Day: April 11, 2020

Why we are hardwired to focus on the wrong parts of our product

Did you know TNW Conference has a track fully dedicated to exploring new design trends this year? Check out the full ‘Sprint’ program here.

In his book Thinking, Fast and Slow, Noble Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman discusses the psychological phenomenon of loss aversion, which he, along with Amos Tversky, first identified back in 1979. At its core, loss aversion refers to the tendency of the human brain to react more strongly to losses than it does to gains. Or, as Wikipedia puts it, people “prefer avoiding losses to acquiring equivalent gains: it is better to not lose $5 than to

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UPDATE 4-10: How enterprise networking is changing with a work-at-home workforce

As the coronavirus spreads, public and private companies as well as government entities are requiring employees to work from home, putting unforeseen strain on all manner of networking technologies and causing bandwidth and security concerns.  What follows is a round-up of news and traffic updates that Network World will update as needed to help keep up with the ever-changing situation.  Check back frequently!

UPDATE 4.10

Verizon Wireless cell-network data indicates how well its customers in the U.S. are staying put during the coronavirus pandemic, with some regions of the country doing far better than others.

The carrier sees a general

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AWS makes COVID-19 datasets freely available

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has formed a public AWS COVID-19 data lake, a centralized repository of datasets related to the spread of the novel coronavirus and associated illnesses.

AWS on April 8 said it was working with partners to make the growing collection of COVID-19 datasets freely available and keep it up-to-date. AWS has seeded the data lake with COVID-19 case tracking data from Johns Hopkins and the New York Times, hospital bed availability from Definitive Healthcare, and more than 45,000 research articles about COVID-19 and related coronaviruses from the Allen Institute for AI. AWS will regularly add more

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AWS makes COVID-19 datasets freely available

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has formed a public AWS COVID-19 data lake, a centralized repository of datasets related to the spread of the novel coronavirus and associated illnesses.

AWS on April 8 said it was working with partners to make the growing collection of COVID-19 datasets freely available and keep it up-to-date. AWS has seeded the data lake with COVID-19 case tracking data from Johns Hopkins and the New York Times, hospital bed availability from Definitive Healthcare, and more than 45,000 research articles about COVID-19 and related coronaviruses from the Allen Institute for AI. AWS will regularly add more

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