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Techfastly December 2020

Techfastly enables leaders around the globe to dive deeper into technology insights, to drive results - Simpler & Quicker

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Mindtrades Consulting
12 Issues

in this issue

1 min
a note from the editor

Dear readers It’s been a pleasure to bring quality content to you on a monthly basis in our monthly magazine. We’re proud to announce that we have launched a new, upgraded, and beautiful version of our website. You can visit the website here: techfastly.com. We have designed the website so that it’s easy for you to navigate the website easily and find your articles in minimum time. We also kept in mind the fact that your reading experience is optimized. This December edition of the magazine is different in a lot of ways. For example our interview with the acclaimed writer and documentary maker James Barrat is of immense importance regarding the threats and dangers of Artificial Intelligence. Elon Musk has called James Barrat’s book Our Final Invention one of the…

6 min
1 elon musk’s neuralink and its functionalities

Neuralink is Elon Musk’s neuroscience startup, which has developed a coin-sized computer chip that can be implanted in the human brain to cure neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s, dementia, and spinal cord injuries and ultimately fuse humankind with artificial intelligence. The Neuralink is a wireless implant, unlike any other neural implants. Before understanding Neuralink further, let’s understand the nervous system, neurons, neurotransmitters, and functionality of neurons to further understand the functionality of neural implants and Neuralink. Our nervous system is divided into three main parts. They are central nervous system (CNS), peripheral nervous system (PNS), and autonomic nervous system (ANS). The CNS consists of the brain and spinal cord. The PNS consists of nerves and ganglia that connect to the CNS. The ANS consists of the nerves which connect the involuntary organs like the…

5 min
2 the use of python in ai and ml

The open-source programming language Python has been around for a long time, but it continues to be a dominant force. Its popularity in the digital age is attributed to the fact that you can build many cool things with Python (like basic QA Systems). In recent years, Python’s dominance has also extended as a result of its ability to manage complex coding scenarios, especially in the domain of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning (DL). According to O’Reilly Media, Python’s popularity was fueled by ML development. In fact, Python was the most popular coding language on the platform, accounting for 10% of all usage. O’Reilly further states that Python’s popularity on its platform was driven by data scientists, AI engineers, and ML engineers. For example, AI is leveraged to build…

17 min
3 interview with james barrat

Introduction James Rodman Barrat is an American documentary filmmaker, speaker, and author of the nonfiction book Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era. He now writes, directs, and produces documentary film.[2] Broadcasters have included the National Geographic Channel, PBS NOVA, the BBC, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, Animal Planet, the Travel Channel, and The Learning Channel. Barrat has created dozens of documentaries and worked in over 70 countries. In 2014, Time magazine identified Barrat as one of the “5 Very Smart People Who Think Artificial Intelligence Could Bring the Apocalypse”. Barrat’s book was named one of eight “Definitive Tech Books of 2013” by The Huffington Post. We interview Barrat on the future of AI, the threats and dangers AI can post in the nearby future.…

6 min
4 currency transfers across international borders

Transferring currency has never been so simple as it is today. There is no need to call or visit a firm for it, just download an app, and some clicks are enough. However, there is more to this story than just some apps. The new technologies don’t just yield profits but also create new opportunities for the investor and industries. The following post will tell you more about this section, right from its evolution to the opportunities it has introduced. Evolution Of Currency Transfers The process of currency transfer is way older than you think. It started in the four-century AD, with special people appointed to transport currency in turn of a small commission. The currency transfer has come a long way since this time. However, it has faced its biggest revolution…

5 min
5 how to collect data using google analytics

Web analytics evaluates both website and web marketing actions performances. It affords to understand how many users visit a website when they visit it and for how long they browse the website, which are the sources that carry the most traffic and more. There are several web analytics tools, and Google Analytics is always the first choice. Not only because it’s free, but it provides lots of features that help to test, track, and measure customer behavior on a website. Let’s give a short checklist on how to choose a useful analytics tool: • List the goals that need to be achieved from the information available on the tool. Check whether the tool can achieve the goals.• Check if the features match your web analytics needs. Check if it is easy to…