Adil Sbai

Hi, I’m Adil Sbaï. I am currently living in Paris, France. My interests range from technology to entrepreneurship. I am also interested in marketing and programming. Feel free to say hello through any of the social links below.  

What Are The Performance Trends in AI

Deep learning has revolutionized the world of artificial intelligence. But how much does it improve performance?  How have computers gotten better at different tasks over time, since the rise of deep learning?In games, what the data seems to show is that exponential growth in data and computation power yields exponential improvements in raw performance. In Read More

What is Tokenization in Payments?

In the recent times, there have been lot of talks about Tokenization in Payments. Even though Tokenization has existed for quite sometime, it has gained traction only after the launch of Apple Pay. Android Pay and Samsung Pay are also using Tokenization to enhance payment security.I intend to explain what exactly is tokenization and how Read More

Biometrics and Tokenization Help Mastercard Go Signature-Free

Mastercard is almost ready to leave signatures behind. The company has announced that after April of next year, no signatures will be required for any debit or credit purchase in the US or Canada. Receipt signatures are already well on their way out the door, of course. Recognizing that they’re pretty much useless as a security tool Read More

The 10 Grand Challenges Facing Robotics in the Next Decade

Robotics research has been making great strides in recent years, but there are still many hurdles to the machines becoming a ubiquitous presence in our lives. The journal Science Robotics has now identified 10 grand challenges the field will have to grapple with to make that a reality. Source: The 10 Grand Challenges Facing Robotics in Read More

Biometric Authentication Overview, Advantages & Disadvantages

How do fingerprint and iris scanners work? And more importantly, which offers better security: biometrics or passwords? Apple’s Face ID is just one of many biometric authentication applications. Find out more about them, how they contribute to cybersecurity and what risks they pose. Source: Biometric Authentication Overview, Advantages & Disadvantages Read More

How the GDPR will disrupt Google and Facebook

Google and Facebook will be disrupted by the new European data protection rules that are due to apply in May 2018. This note explains how.  Google and Facebook will be unable to use the personal data they hold for advertising purposes without user permission. This is an acute challenge because, contrary to what some commentators have assumed, they cannot use a “service-wide” opt-in for everything. Read More

21 occupations of the future

In a new report, Cognizant, the IT services firm, identifies 21 jobs that, given economic and commercial trends, people could reasonably be expected to hold, like chief trust officer and man-machine teaming manager. Why it matters: The key question of the age of automation is whether this time of technological disruption is different from all the Read More

Facebook’s Virtual Assistant M Is Dead. So Are Chatbots

IT’S DIFFICULT TO remember now, but there was a moment in early 2016 when many in the tech industry believed chatbots—automated text-based virtual assistants—would be the next big platform. Messaging app Kik staked its company’s future on bots and “chatvertising.” Startup studio Betaworks launched an accelerator program called Botcamp. And at its 2016 F8 conference, Facebook pitched Read More

Amazon is spending more and more on shipping out your orders

Amazon is growing fast — and so are the costs of getting people the producs they order from the online retailer. As time goes by, Amazon has to spend a higher percentage of its net sales on staffing, operations, and shipping. Source: Amazon is spending more and more on shipping out your orders Read More

Ruck connected home

Here’s How Roku Plans to Stay Ahead of the Connected Home Curve

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